A Look at These Two Weeks in History


Nov. 5, 1605: Guy Fawkes plot to kill the king was discovered and stopped
Nov. 6, 1860: Abraham Lincoln elected as the 16th president
Nov. 7, 1916: Jeannette Rankin elected first woman in Congress
Nov. 8, 1519:  Moctezuma II meets the Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortez  
Nov. 9, 1906: Teddy Roosevelt is the first president to visit another country
Nov. 10, 1911: Andrew Carnegie forms Carnegie Corporation
Nov. 11, 1503: Pope Julius II is elected pope
Nov. 12, 1933: Nazi’s recieve 92% of vote in Germany 
Nov. 13, 1789: Benjamin Franklin writes his famous quote “Nothing…certain but death and taxes”
Nov. 14, 1851: Moby Dick is published
Nov. 15, 1720: Famous pirate Anne Bonny is captured
Nov. 16, 1939: Al Capone is freed from Alcatraz
Nov. 17, 1894: H H Holmes is arrested by the Pinkertons
Nov. 18, 1865: Mark Twain publishes “Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”
Nov. 19, 1911: NY receives first wireless telephone call 
Nov. 20, 1889: Edwin Hubble’s birthday 

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