Historical Events on 3rd November

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644 - Umar ibn al-Khattab, the second Muslim caliph, is killed by a Persian slave in Medina.
1394 - Jews are expelled from France by Charles VI
1468 - Liège is sacked by Charles I of Burgundy's troops.
1493 - Christopher Columbus discovers island of Dominica
1527 - Ferdinand of Austria/Bohemia chosen as king of Hungary
1529 - London - 1st sitting of the Reformation Parliament
1534 - English parliament accepts Act of Supremacy: Henry VIII becomes Head of Church of England
1620 - Great Patent granted to Plymouth Colony
1629 - Prince Frederik Hendrik festival in The Hague
1640 - English Long Parliament forms
1655 - England & France sign miltary & economic treaties
1656 - Treaty of Vilnius Russia/Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant [NS]
1676 - Kara Mustafa succeeds Ahmed Kiprulu as Turkish grand vizier
Russian Tsar Peter the GreatRussian Tsar Peter the Great 1716 - Pacification Treaty of Warsaw: Czar Peter the Great guarantees Saxon monarch August I's Polish kingdom
1752 - George Frideric Handel undergoes (failed) eye operation
1760 - Battle at Torgau, Saxony: Prussia beats Austria
1762 - Britain & Spain sign Treaty of Paris
1762 - Spain acquires Louisiana
1783 - Washington orders Continental Army disbanded
1783 - John Austin, a highwayman, is the last to be publicly hanged at London's Tyburn gallows.
1791 - Battle at Wabash: indians assault general St Clair/killed 637 soldiers
1793 - French playwright, journalist and feminist Olympe de Gouges is guillotined.
Composer George Friedrich HandelComposer George Friedrich Handel 1794 - French troops conquer Maastricht
1796 - John Adams elected president of the United States of America
1812 - Napoleonic armies defeated at Vyazma
1813 - US troops under General Coffee destroy Indian village at Talladega Ala
1820 - Cuenca Ecuador declares independence
1838 - The Times of India, the world's largest circulated English language daily broadsheet newspaper is founded as The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce.
1839 - 1st opium war - 2 British frigates engage several Chinese junks
1839 - Palace of Gulhane Turkey, freedom of religion proclaimed
French Emperor Napoleon BonaparteFrench Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte 1848 - Johan Thorbeckes revises Great Force
1856 - A British fleet bombards Canton.
1862 - Battle until the 5th November between gunboats at Bayou Teche, a waterway in Louisiana
1863 - Battle of Grand Coteau in Southwestern Louisiana in the American Civil War
1867 - Battle at Mentana: French/pontifical troops beat Garibaldi
1868 - 1st black Congressman elected (John W Menard, Louisiana)
1868 - Ulysses Grant (R) wins US presidential election over Horatio Seymour (D)
1869 - Canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club forms
1874 - James Theodore Holly, elected bishop of Haiti
US President & Union General Ulysses S. GrantUS President & Union General Ulysses S. Grant 1883 - Race riots in Danville Virginia (4 blacks killed)
1883 - US Supreme Court decides Native Americans can't be Americans
1883 - American Old West: Self-described "Black Bart the poet" gets away with his last stagecoach robbery, but leaves an incriminating clue that eventually leads to his capture.
1885 - Tacoma vigilantes drive out Chinese, burn their homes & businesses
1886 - Friars of Tilburg arrives on Curacao
1888 - Amsterdam: 1st concerto of Concert worker, under Willem Kes
1889 - Chaplain Ariëns founds 1st roman catholic workers group
1896 - J H Hunter patents portable weighing scales
1896 - Martha Hughes Cannon of Utah elected 1st female senator
25th US President William McKinley25th US President William McKinley 1896 - William McKinley (R) defeats William Jennings Bryan (D) for president
1899 - james j jeffries beats Tom Sharkey in 25 for heavyweight boxing title
1900 - 1st US automobile show opens at Madison Square Garden (NYC)
1903 - Colombia grants independence to Panama
1903 - Giovanni Giolitti becomes Permier of Italy; a progressive liberal, he will hold his post through most of the next decade and introduce social, agrarian and labor reforms
1905 - Csar Nicholas II of Russia signs a document of amnesty for the political prisoners.
1908 - William Howard Taft (R) elected 27th pres over William Jennings Bryan
27th US President William Howard Taft27th US President William Howard Taft 1911 - Chevrolet officially enters the automobile market in competition with the Ford Model T.
1913 - The USA introduces an income tax.
1916 - Treaty establishes British suzerainity over Qatar
1917 - 1st class US mail now costs 3 cents per ounce
1918 - Austro-Hungarian Empire disolves
1918 - Poland proclaims independence from Russia after WW I
1920 - "Emperor Jones" opens at Provincetown Theater
1922 - Greek parliament bans prince Andreas for life
1926 - 15th party congress CPSU ends/5 year plan begins
1926 - Ty Cobb resigns as Detroit Tigers manager
1927 - 22.3 cm rainfall at Somerset, Vermont (state record)
1927 - Rodgers & Hart's musical "Connecticut Yankee," premieres in NYC
MLB Legend Ty CobbMLB Legend Ty Cobb 1927 - Tropical storm flooding kills 84 in Winooski River Valley (Vt)
1928 - Turkey switches from Arabic to Roman alphabet
1930 - 1st vehicular tunnel to a foreign country (Detroit-Windsor) opens
1930 - Bank of Italy becomes Bank of America
1930 - Getúlio Dornelles Vargas became Head of the Provisional Government in Brazil after a bloodless coup on October 24.
1931 - 1st commercially produced synthetic rubber manufactured
1934 - Although Lou Gehrig wins Triple Crown, Mickey Cochrane wins AL MVP
1934 - Dizzy Dean chosen as NL MVP
1935 - George II returns to Greece & regains monarchy
Baseball Player Lou GehrigBaseball Player Lou Gehrig 1935 - Kitei Son runs world record marathon (2:26:42)
1936 - President FDR (D) wins landslide victory over Alfred M Landon (R)
1937 - Maurice Archambaud bicycles world record for distance in one hour (45.796 km)
1937 - NHL Howie Morenz Memorial Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 6-5 in Mont
1939 - Clare Booth's "Margin for Error," premieres in NYC
1941 - Hirohiti's accord on Yamamoto's attack plan on Pearl Harbor fails
1942 - 12th day of battle at El Alamein: Scottish assault
1942 - Despite Ted Williams winning Triple Crown, Yanks Joe Gordon wins AL MVP
Baseball Player Ted WilliamsBaseball Player Ted Williams 1942 - Mort Cooper wins NL MVP
1942 - William L Dawson elected to Congress from Chicago
1943 - Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 8th Symphony premieres in Moscow
1943 - P-47D Thunderbolt shot down above North-Holland
1944 - Allied commandos lands at Westkapelle Walcheren
1944 - German troops in Vlissingen surrenders
1944 - Pro-German government of Hungary flees
1944 - US 28th Infantry division occupies Schmidt Hurtgenwald
1945 - Lindsay Hassett scores 187 & 124* for Aust Services at Delhi
1946 - Emperor Hirohito proclaims new Japanese constitution
1948 - 2nd NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-1 at Chicago
1952 - Clarence Birdseye markets frozen peas
1952 - Egypt protests German retribution payments to Israel
1953 - 1939 sacrifice fly rule restored: no time at bat for sac fly
1953 - 1st live color coast-to-coast telecast (NYC)
1954 - Nobel for physics awarded to Max Born & Walter Bothe
1955 - 1st virus crystallized (announced)
1955 - Alabama woman bruised by a meteor
1955 - Argentine ex-president Peron arrives in Nicaragua
1955 - Australia takes control of Cocos Islands
1955 - Bernardus J Alfrink installed as archbishop of Utrecht
1956 - "Wizard of Oz" 1st televised (CBS-TV)
1957 - USSR launches Sputnik 2 with a dog (Laika), 1st animal in orbit
1958 - USSR performs nuclear test
First Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-GurionFirst Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion 1959 - David Ben-Gurion's Mapai party wins Israeli parliamentary election
1960 - Tammy Grimes "Unsinkable Molly Brown" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 532 perfs
1960 - Ivory Coast adopts constitution
1960 - Pittsburgh Pirates' Vern Law wins Cy Young Award
1961 - General Assembly unanimously elects U Thant acting secretary general
1962 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1962 - Wilt Chamberlain of NBA SF Warriors scores 72 points vs LA Lakers
1963 - Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Cavern City Golf Open
1964 - LBJ (D) soundly defeats Barry Goldwater (R) for pres
1964 - Phila voters approve $25 million to build a new sports stadium
36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson 1965 - Sandy Koufax wins NL Cy Young Award unanimously
1967 - Boston's Jim Lonborg wins AL Cy Young
1967 - Vietnam War: The Battle of Dak To begins.
1968 - Bob Packwood is elected senator of Oregon
1968 - Ex-premier Papandreou buried. 300,000 demonstrate against fascist junta
1968 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Canyon Ladies Golf Classic
1968 - NY Jet Jim Turner kicks 6 field goals to beat Buffalo 25-21
1969 - Congo president Mobutu visits Belgium
1970 - "President's Daughter" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 72 perfs
1970 - Bob Gibson wins NL Cy Young Award
1970 - Pres Nixon promises gradual troop removal of Vietnam
1970 - Salvador Allende inaugurated as president of Chile
1971 - "Play Misty For Me" premieres
1973 - Mariner 10 launched-1st Venus pics, 1st mission to Mercury
1974 - "Lorelei" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 320 performances
1974 - Chako Higuchi wins Japan LPGA Golf Classic
1975 - Good Morning America premieres on ABC (David Hartman & Nancy Dussault)
1976 - Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA/Japan Mizuno Golf
1977 - Debbie Massey wins LPGA Mizuno-Japan Golf Classic
1978 - 1st broadcast of "Diff'rent strokes" on NBC TV
1978 - Dominica gains independence from UK & adopts constitution
1978 - Michiko Okada wins LPGA Mizuno-Japan Golf Classic
1978 - USSR & Vietnam sign peace & friendship treaty
1979 - 5 mortally wounded during anti-Ku Klux Klan demonstration in NC
1979 - Amy Alcott wins LPGA Mizuno Japan Golf Classic
1979 - Marocco offensive against Polisario
1980 - Ianford Wilsons "5th of July," premieres in NYC
1980 - Walter Hass Jr becomes CEO of Oakland A's
1981 - Brewers reliever Rollie Fingers wins AL Cy Young Award
1982 - Detroit blocks 20 Cleve Cav shots tying NBA regulation game record
1982 - Pete Vuckovich becomes Milwaukee's 2nd consecutive AL Cy Young
1983 - Jesse Jackson launches his 1st campaign for presidency (D)
1983 - Nashville Network begins on cable TV
1984 - 3,000 die in 3 day anti-Sikh riot in India
1984 - Body of assassinated Indian PM Indira Gandhi cremated
1985 - Argentine pres Alfonsíns Radical Burgerunie wins elections
1985 - Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Nichirei Cup Team Match Golf Tournament
1986 - Federated States of Micronesia signs Compact of Free Association with US
1986 - Joaquim Chissano elected president Mozambique
1986 - John Lennon "Menlove Avenue" album released posthumously
1986 - Lebanese magazine Ash Shirra reveals secret US arms sales to Iran
1986 - Northern Mariana Islands becomes a Commonwealth associated with US
MLB First Baseman Mark McGwireMLB First Baseman Mark McGwire 1987 - Oakland 1st baseman Mark McGwire wins AL Rookie of Year
1987 - On Wall Street, after 5 consecutive gains, Dow Jones down 50.56
1988 - Pakistan claims it downed Afghan warplane
1988 - President Reagan signs credit-card disclosure-bill
1988 - Soviet Union agrees to allow teaching of Hebrew
1988 - Talk-show host Geraldo Rivera's nose is broken as Roy Innis brawls with skinheads at TV taping
1989 - 100s of Bulgarian demonstrate in Sofia for democratic rights
1989 - Lou Piniella is named manager of the Reds, replacing banned Pete Rose
1989 - Minn Timberwolves' 1st NBA game, loses to Seattle, 106-94
MLB Player and Manager Pete RoseMLB Player and Manager Pete Rose 1990 - Gro Harlem Brundtland installed as premier of Norway
1991 - 21st NYC Women's Marathon won by Liz McColgan of Scotland in 2:27
1991 - 22nd NYC Marathon won by Salvador Garcia of Mexico in 2:09:28
1991 - Ayrton Senna wins shortest Formula One race ever run (17 laps)
1992 - Bill Clinton (D) wins US presidential election over President Bush (R)
1992 - Carol Moseley Brown elected 1st black female in US Senate
1993 - Ken Daneyko sets NJ Devil 'Ironman' record by playing 322nd cons game
1994 - Dutch & British astronomers find spiral nebula Dwingeloo 1
42nd US President Bill Clinton42nd US President Bill Clinton 1994 - Space shuttle STS-66 (Atlantis 13), launches
1994 - Susan Smith who claimed her two children were carjacked arrested for murder
1994 - Total solar eclipse in South America (4m23s)
1995 - 1st NBA game at FleetCenter, Boston Celtics lose to Mil Bucks, 101-100
1995 - 1st NBA game at Rose Garden, Port Trailblazers lose to Grizzlies 92-80
1995 - 1st NBA game at Skydome, Toronto Raptors beat NJ Nets 94-79
1996 - "It's a Slippery Slope," opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC
1996 - 26th NYC Women's Marathon won by Anuta Catuna of Romania in 2:28:18
1996 - 27th NYC Marathon won by Giacomo Leone of Italy in 2:09:54
1996 - Mayumi Hirase wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup
1996 - Toray Japan Queens Cup
1997 - Boston shortstop Nomar Garciaparra is 6th unanimous AL Rookie of Year
1997 - California law ends affirmative-action
1997 - David Duval wins Championship at the Champions Golf Club
1997 - Phillies 3rd baseman Scott Rolen selected unanimous Rookie of Year
2003 - Pat LaFontaine is inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame
2007 - Pervez Musharraf declared emergency rule across Pakistan. He suspended the Constitution, imposed State of Emergency, and fired the chief justice of the Supreme Court.
King of Pop Michael JacksonKing of Pop Michael Jackson 2009 - 23rd Soul Train Music Awards: Michael Jackson, Charlie Wilson & Chaka Khan win
2012 - Syrian rebels launch a major assault on Taftanaz airbase
2013 - 8 people are killed and 10 are injured after a turboprop plane crashes in northern Bolivia
2013 - 6 people are killed after an overcrowded ferry sinks in Pattaya, Thailand
2013 - Bobby Orr's autobiography "Orr: My Story" debuts at the #8 position on The New York Times best seller list for nonfiction

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