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NOVEMBER 5

Howard Schwach was born.

Brian Van Dexter was born.

 1872 - Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for trying to vote in the presidential election (she was trying to vote for President Grant).

1994 - At 45, George Foreman, became the oldest heavyweight champion when he knocked out Michael Moorer in the 10th round of their WBA fight in Las Vegas.

 

NOVEMBER 6

William Hickey was born.

Vinnie Furlong was born.

 1860 - Abraham Lincoln was elected president of the United States.

1913 - Mohandas Gandhi led a march of miners in South Africa. He was arrested three times in the first four days of the march.

 

NOVEMBER 7

Chris Romulo was born.

Don Olsen was born.

Mickey Green was born.

Brian Hullah was born.

Victoria Meier was born.

 1917 - Vladimir Lenin's forces overthrew Alexander Kerensky's government in Russia's Bolshevik Revolution.

1944 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt won a fourth term in office, defeating Thomas E. Dewey.

 

NOVEMBER 8

Courtney Barcavage was born.

 1892 - Former president Grover Cleveland beat incumbent Benjamin Harrison and became the only president to win nonconsecutive terms in the White House.

 

NOVEMBER  9

Ellen Rayder Collins was born.

John Doherty was born.

 1888 - Jack the Ripper killed his last victim, Mary Jane Kelly.

1989 - Borders between East and West Germany were opened and the Berlin Wall began to be dismantled the next day.

 

NOVEMBER 10

Mick Schramm was born.

Mark Mina was born.

Ryan Woerner was born.

 1871 - Journalist and explorer Henry Stanley found the missing David Livingstone in Central Africa and made his famous comment, "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"

1969 - Sesame Street premiered on PBS TV.

 

NOVEMBER 11

1620 - The Mayflower Compact was signed by Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower.

 

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