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1

Day of the Dead/All Saints' Day

World Vegan Day

Stamp Act in Effect (1765)

2

Balfour Declaration in Support of Jewish National Homeland in Palestine (1917)

3

First Dog Orbited Earth (1957)

Queen Opened First North Sea Oil Pipeline (1975)

4

Poet Wilfred Owen Killed (1918)

King Tut's Tomb Discovered (1922)

5

Guy Fawkes Night (1605)

6

End of Battle of Passchendaele (WWI) (1917)

7

Last Public Hanging in Britain (1783)

Chemist Marie Curie Born (1867)

Mary Celeste Set Sail from New York (1872)

8

World Town Planning Day

Wilhelm Röntgen Discovered X-Rays (1895)

Alleged Yeti Tracks Discovered (1951)

9

Kristallnacht Began (1938)

Act Banning Capital Punishment Enacted in Britain (1965)

Berlin Wall Opened (1989)

10

Theologian Martin Luther Born (1483)

Great Wall of China Opened for World Tourism (1970)

11

First Supernova Discovered (1572)

Pilgrims Signed Mayflower Compact (1620)

WWI Armistice Signed (1918)

Church of England Voted to Allow Women Priests (1992)

12

Joseph Stalin Became Ruler of Soviet Union (1927)

World War II Battle of Guadalcanal Began (1942)

13

St. Brice's Day Massacre (1002)

Writer Robert Louis Stevenson Born (1850)

14

Remembrance Sunday

World Diabetes Day

Painter Claude Monet Born (1840)

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Born (1948)

15

Germany Bombed Coventry to Destruction (1940)

Anglo-Irish Agreement Signed (1985)

16

International Day for Tolerance

Oodaaq Island Discovered (1978)

17

Celebration of Guru Nanak (Sikh)

Queen Elizabeth I Ascended Throne (1558)

Suez Canal Opened in Egypt (1869)

18

William Tell Shot Apple from Son's Head (1307)

End of the Battle of the Somme (1916)

Mickey Mouse Debuted (1928)

19

Abraham Lincoln Delivered the Gettysburg Address (1863)

Indira Gandhi Born (1917)

20

World Philosophy Day

Astronomer Edwin Hubble Born (1889)

Nuremberg Trial of Nazi Leaders Began (1945)

21

World Hello Day

World Television Day

First Hot-Air Balloon Flight (1763)

22

Cutty Sark Launched on the River Clyde (1869)

President John F. Kennedy Shot Dead (1965)

23

Dr. Who Broadcast for the First Time (1963)

24

Abel Tasman Discovered Van Diemen's Land – Later Renamed Tasmania (1642)

Darwin's Origin of the Species Published (1859)

25

International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

U.S. Thanksgiving Day

Engineer Karl Benz Born (1844)

26

Footballer Danny Welbeck Born (1990)

27

Astronomer Anders Celsius Born (1701)

Nobel Prize Established (1895)

28

Poet William Blake Born (1757)

Lady Astor Became First Woman in British Parliament (1919)

Margaret Thatcher Resigned as Prime Minister (1990)

29

Novelist Louisa May Alcott Born (1832)

Novelist C.S. Lewis Born (1898)

Jewish Homeland Established in Palestine (1947)

Beatles Released I Want to Hold Your Hand (1963)

30

St. Andrew's Day

Start of Advent (Christian)

First International Football Match (England v. Scotland) (1872)

Winston Churchill Born (1874)

Barbados Independent of Great Britain (1966)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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