1604 Othello by William Shakespeare was first performed at Whitehall Palace in London.
1952 The U.S. detonated its first hydrogen bomb, “Ivy Mike,” in the Marshall Islands.
1995 First all-
1734 Daniel Boone was born.
1839 Beginning of the first Opium War between China and Britain.
1948 Dewey Defeats Truman banner headline on the front page of the Chicago Tribune.
1979 Iranian militants stormed the U.S. Embassy in Teheran and took hostages that they held captive for 444 days.
1995 Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated by an extremist Israeli.
1854 John Philip Sousa was born in Washington, D.C.
2012 Barack Obama was re-
1926 Opera singer Joan Sutherland was born.
2000 Hillary Rodham Clinton was elected a United States Senator from New York.
1519 Cortés conquered Mexico for Spain.
1847 Bram Stoker was born.
1960 John F. Kennedy was elected 35th President of the United States of America.
1965 The Great Blackout of the Northeast began at 5:16 p.m. Eastern time.
1775 U.S. Marine Corps founded at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia by Samuel Nicholas.
1939 Russell Means was born.
1969 Sesame Street debuted on PBS.
1933 First known alleged photographs of the Loch Ness Monster taken by Hugh Gray.
1957 California artist Dennis John Mudgett was born.
1940 Fantasia, the animated musical film by Walt Disney, was first released.
1971 Intel released the world’s first commercial single-
1954 General Gamal Abdel Nasser became Egyptian head of state.
1805 Fidelio, Ludwig van Beethoven’s only opera, premiered in Vienna, Austria.
1917 Ukraine was declared a republic.
1899 Songwriter Hoagy Carmichael was born.
1941 Donald “Duck” Dunn was born.
2000 Klayton Farmer was born.
1947 The “Hollywood Ten” were blacklisted by Hollywood movie studios.
1789 Thanksgiving Day observed in the United States, proclaimed by President George Washington at the request of Congress.
1582 William Shakespeare & Anne Hathaway paid a £40 bond for their marriage license
1777 Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe -
1939 Peter Bergman was born.
1947 Palestine was partitioned into Jewish and Arab land by the U.N. General Assembly.