On this date in 1886, President Grover Cleveland dedicated the Statue of Liberty as a gift from the people of France.
In October 1959 people saw the dark side of the moon for the first time.
The first TV transmission happened on this date 1936.
Today is Halloween!
The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was shown for the first time on this date in 1512.
Tutankhamun’s tomb was discovered on this date in 1922.
Tonight is Guy Fawkes Night (Bonfire Night).
Henry Fairfield Osborn, the paleontologist who named the Tyrannosaurus Rex, died on this date in 1935.
Marie Curie was born on this date in 1867.
X-rays were discovered on this date in 1895.
Today is Armistice Day.
Saturn’s rings were caught on film for the first time in 1980.
On this date in 1985, there was a catastrophic volcanic eruption in northern Colombia.
On this date in 1922 the British Broadcasting Company began radio service in the United Kingdom.
The artist Georgia O’Keeffe was born on this date in 1887.
On this date in 1963, the first push button telephone was invented.
The first National Lottery in the UK happened on this date in 1994.
Today is Universal Children’s Day.
The first hot air balloon flight by Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent d’Arlandes happened on this date in 1783
Toy Story was released on this date in 1996.
The crysanthamum is the flower of November.
The Mars Rover was launched on this date in 2011.
The historical Germanic name for November is Nebel-mond (fog month).
Lady Astor became the first female Member of Parliament on this date in 1919
CS Lewis was born on this day in 1898.