9th November 1938
Kristallnacht: pogrom against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and Austria on 9–10 November. 80 years.
9th November 1953
Dylan Marlais Thomas, Welsh poet and writer best known for Under Milk Wood, died. 65 years.
10th November 1668
François Couperin, French organist and composer, was born. 350 years.
10th November 1938
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder of the Republic of Turkey, dies. 80 years.
10th November 1958
The Hope Diamond is donated to the Smithsonian Institution by New York diamond merchant Harry Winston. 60 years.
10th November 2008
Miriam Makeba, South African singer-songwriter, actress, and activist, died. 10 years.
11th November 1868
Jean-Édouard Vuillard, French painter and printmaker associated with the Nabis, was born. 150 years.
11th November 1918
WWI: Germany signs the armistice with the Allies in a railroad car in the forest of Compiègne, France. The fighting officially ends at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. 100 years.
13th November 1868
Gioachino Rossini, Italian composer who wrote The Barber of Seville, died. 150 years.
14th November 1948
Charles Philip Arthur George, Prince of Wales, was born. 70 years.
15th November 1958
Tyrone Power, American actor, singer, and producer, died. 60 years.
17th November 1793
ago 1793 Charles Lock Eastlake, English painter, historian, and academic, was born. 225 years.
17th November 1928
Arman, French-American painter and sculptor, was born. 90 years.
18th November 1493
Christopher Columbus first sights the island now known as Puerto Rico. He will go ashore on the 19. 525 years.
18th November 1923
Alan Bartlett "Al" Shepard, American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, flag officer, and the first American to travel into space, was born. 95 years.
20th November 1978
Giorgio de Chirico, Greek-Italian painter and sculptor, died. 40 years.
22nd November 1718
Off the coast of North Carolina, British pirate Edward Teach (best known as "Blackbeard") was killed in battle with a boarding party led by Royal Navy Lieutenant Robert Maynard. 300 years.
22nd November 1928
The premier performance of Ravel's Boléro takes place in Paris. 90 years.
22nd November 1958
Jamie Lee Curtis, American actress, daughter of Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, was born. 60 years.
22nd November 1963
JFK, 35th President of the US, was fatally shot in Dallas' Dealey Plaza, at 12:30 p.m. Central Standard Time. 55 years.

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