November 1st Events

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November 1st, 2005 (November 01 2005)EventFirst part of the Gomery Report, which discusses allegations of political money manipulation, is released in Canada.
November 1st, 1998 (November 01 1998)EventThe European Court of Human Rights is instituted.
November 1st, 1993 (November 01 1993)EventThe Maastricht Treaty takes effect, formally establishing the European Union.
November 1st, 1991 (November 01 1991)EventThree faculty, and one staff member of the department of physics and astronomy, were killed, along with one administrator, when physics graduate student Gang Lu went on a shooting rampage at the University of Iowa.
November 1st, 1982 (November 01 1982)EventHonda becomes the first Asian automobile company to produce cars in the United States with the opening of their factory in Marysville, Ohio. The Honda Accord is the first car produced there.
November 1st, 1981 (November 01 1981)EventAntigua and Barbuda gain independence from the United Kingdom.
November 1st, 1973 (November 01 1973)EventWatergate Scandal: Leon Jaworski is appointed as the new Watergate Special Prosecutor.
November 1st, 1973 (November 01 1973)EventThe Indian state of Mysore was renamed as Karnataka to represent all the regions within Karunadu .
November 1st, 1970 (November 01 1970)EventA fire at a dance hall in Saint-Laurent-du-Pont, France kills 144 young people.
November 1st, 1963 (November 01 1963)EventThe Arecibo Observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, with the largest radio telescope ever constructed, officially opens.
November 1st, 1960 (November 01 1960)EventWhile campaigning for President of the United States, John F. Kennedy announces his idea of the Peace Corps.John F. Kennedy Quotes
November 1st, 1957 (November 01 1957)EventThe Mackinac Bridge, the world s longest suspension bridge between anchorages at the time, opens to traffic connecting Michigan s upper and lower peninsulas.
November 1st, 1956 (November 01 1956)EventFormation of Indian state of Andhra Pradesh with its capital as Hyderabad, formerly known as Nizam state.
November 1st, 1956 (November 01 1956)EventFormation of the Indian state of Karnataka (1973), formerly known as Mysore State.
November 1st, 1956 (November 01 1956)EventFormation of Kerala state in India.
November 1st, 1955 (November 01 1955)EventThe bombing of United Airlines Flight 629 occurs.
November 1st, 1954 (November 01 1954)EventThe Front de Liberation Nationale fires the first shots of the Algerian War of Independence.
November 1st, 1952 (November 01 1952)EventOperation IvyThe United States successfully detonates the first large hydrogen bomb, codenamed "Mike" ["M" for megaton], in the Eniwetok atoll, located in the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean. The explosion had a yield of 10 megatons.
November 1st, 1951 (November 01 1951)EventAmerican soldiers are exposed to an atomic explosion for training purposes in Desert Rock, Nevada. Participation was not voluntary.
November 1st, 1950 (November 01 1950)EventPuerto Rican nationalists Griselio Torresola and Oscar Collazo attempt to assassinate US President Harry S. Truman at Blair House.Harry S. Truman Quotes
November 1st, 1950 (November 01 1950)EventPope Pius XII witnesses "The Miracle of the Sun" while at the Vatican.
November 1st, 1950 (November 01 1950)EventPope Pius XII claims Papal Infallibility when he formally defines the dogma of the Assumption of Mary.
November 1st, 1948 (November 01 1948)EventOff southern Manchuria, 6,000 people are killed as a Chinese merchant ship explodes and sinks.
November 1st, 1946 (November 01 1946)EventThe New York Knicks played against the Toronto Huskies at the Maple Leaf Gardens, in the first Basketball Association of America game. The Knicks would win 68-66.
November 1st, 1945 (November 01 1945)EventThe official North Korean newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, is first published under the name Chongro. Australia joins the United Nations.
November 1st, 1944 (November 01 1944)EventWorld War II: Units of the British Army land at Walcheren in the Netherlands.
November 1st, 1943 (November 01 1943)EventWorld War II: Battle of Empress Augusta Bay, United States Marines, the 3rd Marine Division, land on Bougainville in the Solomon Islands. Solomon Quotes
November 1st, 1943 (November 01 1943)EventWorld War II: In support of the landings on Bougainville, U.S. aircraft carrier forces attack the huge Japanese base at Rabaul.
November 1st, 1942 (November 01 1942)EventMatanikau Offensive begins during the Guadalcanal Campaign and ends on November 4.
November 1st, 1941 (November 01 1941)EventAmerican photographer Ansel Adams takes a picture of a moonrise over the town of Hernandez, New Mexico that would become one of the most famous images in the history of photography.
November 1st, 1939 (November 01 1939)EventThe first rabbit born after artificial insemination is exhibited to the world.
November 1st, 1938 (November 01 1938)EventSeabiscuit defeats War Admiral in an upset victory during a match race deemed "the match of the century" in horse racing.
November 1st, 1937 (November 01 1937)EventStalinists executed by shooting Pastor Paul Hamberg and seven members of Azerbaijan s Lutheran community (including three women).
November 1st, 1928 (November 01 1928)EventThe Law on the Adoption and Implementation of the Turkish Alphabet, replacing the version of the Arabic alphabet previously used, comes into force in Turkey.
November 1st, 1922 (November 01 1922)EventThe last sultan of the Ottoman Empire, Mehmed VI, abdicates.
November 1st, 1920 (November 01 1920)EventAmerican Fishing Schooner Esperanto defeats the Canadian Fishing Schooner Delawana in the First International Fishing Schooner Championship Races in Halifax.
November 1st, 1918 (November 01 1918)EventMalbone Street Wreck: the worst rapid transit accident in US history occurs under the intersection of Malbone Street and Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, New York City, with at least 93 deaths.
November 1st, 1918 (November 01 1918)EventWestern Ukraine gains its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
November 1st, 1916 (November 01 1916)EventPaul Miliukov delivers in the State Duma the famous "stupidity or treason" speech, precipitating the downfall of the Boris Sturmer government.
November 1st, 1915 (November 01 1915)EventParris Island is officially designated a Marine Corps Recruit Depot.
November 1st, 1914 (November 01 1914)EventWorld War I: the first British Royal Navy defeat of the war with Germany, the Battle of Coronel, is fought off of the western coast of Chile, in the Pacific.
November 1st, 1911 (November 01 1911)EventThe first dropping of a bomb from an airplane in combat, during the Italo-Turkish War.
November 1st, 1901 (November 01 1901)EventSigma Phi Epsilon, the largest national men s collegiate fraternity is established at Richmond College, in Richmond, VA.
November 1st, 1896 (November 01 1896)EventA picture showing the unclad (bare) breasts of a woman appears in National Geographic magazine for the first time.
November 1st, 1894 (November 01 1894)EventNicholas II becomes the new Tsar of Russia after his father, Alexander III, dies.
November 1st, 1886 (November 01 1886)EventAnanda College, a leading Buddhist school in Sri Lanka was established with 37 students.
November 1st, 1884 (November 01 1884)EventThe Gaelic Athletic Association is set up in Hayes s Hotel in Thurles, County Tipperary.
November 1st, 1876 (November 01 1876)EventNew Zealand s provincial government system is dissolved.
November 1st, 1870 (November 01 1870)EventIn the United States, the Weather Bureau (later renamed the National Weather Service) makes its first official meteorological forecast.
November 1st, 1861 (November 01 1861)EventAmerican Civil War: US President Abraham Lincoln appoints George B. McClellan as the commander of the Union Army, replacing the aged General Winfield Scott.Abraham Lincoln Quotes
November 1st, 1859 (November 01 1859)EventThe current Cape Lookout, North Carolina, lighthouse was lit for the first time. Its first-order Fresnel lens can be seen for about 19 miles (30 kilometers), in good conditions.
November 1st, 1848 (November 01 1848)EventIn Boston, Massachusetts, the first medical school for women, The Boston Female Medical School (which later merged with the Boston University School of Medicine), opens.
November 1st, 1814 (November 01 1814)EventCongress of Vienna opens to re-draw the European political map after the defeat of France, in the Napoleonic Wars.
November 1st, 1805 (November 01 1805)EventNapoleon Bonaparte invades Austria during the War of the Third Coalition.Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes
November 1st, 1802 (November 01 1802)EventDelegates meet at Chillicothe, Ohio to form a state constitutional convention.
November 1st, 1800 (November 01 1800)EventUS President John Adams becomes the first President of the United States to live in the Executive Mansion (later renamed the White House).John Adams Quotes
November 1st, 1790 (November 01 1790)EventEdmund Burke publishes Reflections on the Revolution in France, in which he predicts that the French Revolution will end in a disaster.Edmund Burke Quotes
November 1st, 1765 (November 01 1765)EventThe British Parliament enacts the Stamp Act on the 13 colonies in order to help pay for British military operations in North America.
November 1st, 1755 (November 01 1755)EventLisbon earthquake: In Portugal, Lisbon is destroyed by a massive earthquake and tsunami, killing between sixty thousand and ninety thousand people.
November 1st, 1683 (November 01 1683)EventThe British crown colony of New York is subdivided into 12 counties.
November 1st, 1612 (November 01 1612)Event(22 October O.S.) Time of Troubles in Russia: Moscow, Kitai-gorod, is captured by Russian troops under command of Dmitry Pozharsky
November 1st, 1611 (November 01 1611)EventWilliam Shakespeare s romantic comedy The Tempest is presented for the first time, at Whitehall Palace in London.William Shakespeare Quotes
November 1st, 1604 (November 01 1604)EventWilliam Shakespeare s tragedy Othello is presented for the first time, at Whitehall Palace in London.William Shakespeare Quotes
November 1st, 1520 (November 01 1520)EventThe Strait of Magellan, the passage immediately south of mainland South America, connecting the Pacific and the Atlantic Oceans, is first navigated by Ferdinand Magellan during his global circumnavigation voyage.
November 1st, 1512 (November 01 1512)EventThe ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, painted by Michelangelo, is exhibited to the public for the first time.
November 1st, 0996 (November 01 0996)EventEmperor Otto III issues a deed to Gottschalk, Bishop of Freising, which is the oldest known document using the name Ostarrichi (Austria in Old High German).

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