On This Day: November 11th

This is 315th day of the year and 50 days remain in the year.

in history
1620
The Mayflower Compact was signed by Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower. It would provide the basis for all governments of the American colonies.
1831
Former slave Nat Turner was executed.
1889
Washington became the 42nd state.
1918
The Allies and Germany signed an armistice ending World War I.
1965
Rhodesia proclaimed its independence from Britain.
1992
The Church of England voted to ordain women as priests.
2004
Yasir Arafat, chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, died in Paris. Mahmoud Abbas was elected to take his place.
November 11 Birthdays
Feodor Dostoyevsky1821–1881, Russian novelist.
Leonardo DiCaprioactor
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.science fiction writer
LaVern Bakersinger
George Pattongeneral
Howard Fastauthor
Carlos Fuenteswriter, editor, and diplomat
Barbara Boxersenator
Calista Flockhartactress
Maude Adamsactress



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