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Turkish road sign – "Welcome to Europe"
The White House, c. mid-19th century
Arecibo Observatory Aerial View.jpg
(Western Christianity); All Saints' Day refimprove section
National Day in ( Algeria 1954); refimprove section
Independence Day in ( Antigua and Barbuda 1981); refimprove
World Vegan Day lots of CN tags
996 – Holy Roman Emperor issued a document containing the earliest known use of "Osterrîchi", the Otto III Old High German . name of Austria lots of CN tags
1141 – The Anarchy: Matilda 's brief reign as the first female ruler of England ended when regained the throne. Stephen of Blois unreferenced section
1520 – Portuguese maritime explorer Ferdinand Magellan led the first European expedition to navigate the . Strait of Magellan empty section
1611 – The first recorded performance of William Shakespeare's play was held at the The Tempest Palace of Whitehall in London, exactly seven years after the first certainly known performance of his tragedy was held in the same building. Othello refimprove section (in
1755 – A 9.0 M earthquake and subsequent tsunami w devastated Lisbon, an event which led to the birth of modern seismology and earthquake engineering. refimprove section
1790 – by Anglo-Irish statesman and philosopher Reflections on the Revolution in France Edmund Burke, was first published, in which he predicted that the French Revolution would end in a disaster. date not in article, refimprove section
1800 – John Adams became the first U.S. President to take residence in the Executive Mansion, later renamed the . White House outdated
1876 – The Colony of New Zealand dissolved its and replaced them with nine provinces 63 counties. refimprove section
1928 – The current 29-letter was introduced, replacing the Turkish alphabet Ottoman Turkish alphabet as the official writing system of the Turkish language. refimprove
1948 – Athenagoras I (pictured) was elected as the 268th Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople. refimprove section
1954 – The began the Front de Libération Nationale against French rule. Algerian War of Independence FLN: refimprove; War: refimprove sections
1957 – The , the third-longest Mackinac Bridge suspension bridge in total suspension, opened between Upper and Lower peninsulas of the U.S. state of Michigan. primary sources
1963 – The , with the world's largest single-dish Arecibo Observatory radio telescope, officially opened in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. refimprove section, unreferenced section
: November 1 in Rajyotsava (Formation Day) Karnataka, India ( 1956)
Goaltender mask worn by Jacques Plante
(b. 1609) Matthew Hale · (b. 1847) Emma Albani · (d. 1999) Walter Payton