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
1716 - Pacification Treaty of Warsaw: Tsar Peter the Great guarantees Saxon monarch August I's Polish kingdom
1752 - George Frideric Handel undergoes (failed) eye operation
Composer George Friedrich HandelComposer George Friedrich Handel 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.
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
French Emperor Napoléon BonaparteFrench Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte 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
1848 - Johan Thorbeckes revises the Constitution of the Netherlands
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 & Papal troops beat Garibaldi
1868 - First 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
US President & Union General Ulysses S. GrantUS President & Union General Ulysses S. Grant 1874 - James Theodore Holly, elected bishop of Haiti
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 first roman catholic workers group
1896 - J H Hunter patents portable weighing scales
1896 - Martha Hughes Cannon of Utah elected 1st female senator
1896 - William McKinley (R) defeats William Jennings Bryan (D) for president
1899 - James J Jeffries beats Tom Sharkey in 25 for heavyweight boxing title
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion James J. JeffriesBoxer and World Heavyweight Champion James J. Jeffries 1900 - First 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
The 1910 Model T FordThe 1910 Model T Ford

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
1918 - Thousands of revolutionary German sailors with the fleet at Kiel mutiny, seize the city, and set up councils of workers and sailors
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
MLB Legend Ty CobbMLB Legend Ty Cobb 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
1927 - Tropical storm flooding kills 84 in Winooski River Valley (Vt)
1928 - Turkey switches from Arabic to Roman alphabet
1930 - First 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 - First 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
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
Baseball Player Ted WilliamsBaseball Player Ted Williams 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 - First live color US coast-to-coast telecast (NYC)
1954 - Nobel for physics awarded to Max Born & Walter Bothe
1955 - First 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
1963 - 14th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Joe Weatherly wins
1964 - LBJ (D) soundly defeats Barry Goldwater (R) for pres
1964 - Phila voters approve $25 million to build a new sports stadium
1965 - Sandy Koufax wins NL Cy Young Award unanimously
1967 - Boston's Jim Lonborg wins AL Cy Young
36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson 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
1968 - 19th Formula One WDC: Graham Hill wins by 12 points
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
LPGA Golfer Kathy WhitworthLPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth 1974 - Chako Higuchi wins Japan LPGA Golf Classic
1975 - Good Morning America premieres on ABC (David Hartman & Nancy Dussault)
1975 - U.S. advice columnist Ann Landers asks in a mail-in survey if they could do it all over, would parents still become parents?
1976 - Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA/Japan Mizuno Golf
1977 - Debbie Massey wins LPGA Mizuno-Japan Golf Classic
1978 - First broadcast of "Different 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 - Five people mortally wounded during anti-Ku Klux Klan demonstration in NC
1979 - Amy Alcott wins LPGA Mizuno Japan Golf Classic
LPGA Golfer Donna CaponiLPGA Golfer Donna Caponi 1979 - Moroccan offensive against Polisario Front
1980 - Ianford Wilson's "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 Prime Minister Indira Gandhi cremated
1985 - Argentine presdent Alfonsíns Radical Burgerunie wins elections
1985 - Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Nichirei Cup Team Match Golf Tournament
1985 - 36th Formula One WDC: Alain Prost wins by 20 points
4th Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi4th Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi 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
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
MLB Player and Manager Pete RoseMLB Player and Manager Pete Rose 1989 - Minn Timberwolves' 1st NBA game, loses to Seattle, 106-94
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)
1991 - 42nd Formula One WDC: Ayrton Senna wins by 24 points
1992 - Bill Clinton (D) wins US presidential election over President Bush (R)
1992 - Carol Moseley Brown elected first African American woman 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
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)
42nd US President Bill Clinton42nd US President Bill Clinton 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
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
1998 - "Shakespeare in Love" directed by John Madden and starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Joseph Fiennes premieres in New York (Best Picture 1999)
2003 - Pat LaFontaine is inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame
NHL Star Pat LaFontaineNHL Star Pat LaFontaine 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.

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