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Famous Events For November 8

Famous Events For November 8 – Today In History

What Happened on November 8 in World History?

Early Centuries – November 8 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. November 8, 0392 – Roman King Theodosius declares that Christianity is the state religion
2. November 8, 0911 – installation of Duke Koenraad I as king of Germany
3. November 8, 1322 – Pope John XXII nominates John van Diest as Bishop of Utrecht
4. November 8, 1494 – rebellion against Piero de Medici in Florence Italy
5. November 8, 1519 – first discussion meeting between Moctezuma II and Herman and Hernan Cortes in Tenochtitlan, Mexico
6. November 8, 1520 – The Danish army attacks Sweden resulting in the loss of approximately 100 at the Stockholm War

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7. November 8, 1575 – a peace agreement between Roman Catholics of France and Huguenots
8. November 8, 1576 – alliance forces sign an agreement to drive out Spanish mercenary troops
9. November 8, 1598 – Bernardino de Mendoza leads the Spanish army to vanquish Doetinchem
10. November 8, 1602 – inauguration of the Bodleian Library at Oxford University
11. November 8, 1620 – War fought near Prague, Bohemia
12. November 8, 1627 – George Villiers, commander of the English Navy departs from Ile de Re
13. November 8, 1658 – The War of the Sound took place near Sound, north of Copenhagen during the 2nd Northern War. Sweden defeats the Dutch

18th Century – What Happened on November 8 – The 1700s

14. November 8, 1701 – Privileges granted by William Penn to the inhabitants of Pennsylvania
15. November 8, 1731 – inauguration of the 1st library in Philadelphia by Benjamin Franklin in North American settlements
16. November 8, 1734 – establishment of Free Masons Lodge in the Netherlands by Vincent la Chapelle, chief chef to many nobles and royals
17. November 8, 1789 – Elijah Craig in Bourbon, Kentucky extracts Bourbon Whiskey from corn

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19th Century – November 8 This Day That Year – The 1800s

18. November 8, 1833 – In a train accident by a derailment at Hightstown, New Jersey, two lost their lives
19. November 8, 1837 – establishment of the 1st US college for women at Mount Holyoke Seminary in Massachusetts
20. November 8, 1838 – debut performance of ‘Ruy Blas’ by Victor Hugo
21. November 8, 1842 – declaration of child labor laws by Belgium Emperor Leopold I
22. November 8, 1861 – A minor war at Mount Ivy, Kentucky during the American Civil War
23. November 8, 1861 – Warship USS San Jacinto under the direction of Charles Wilkes seized two envoys from the British vessel Trent triggering war between the US and the UK
24. November 8, 1864 – Abraham Lincoln reelected as President of America for the 2nd term
25. November 8, 1870 – Tennessee populace vote for a Democratic governor
26. November 8, 1880 – US premiere of Sarah Bernhardt, French Actress, at New York’s Booth Theater
27. November 8, 1883 – A fast military English plane Neser stuck at Atjeh
28. November 8, 1884 – German administration identifies King Leopold II’s Congo Free State
29. November 8, 1889 – Montana declared as the 41st state of the Union
30. November 8, 1892 – Democrat Grover Cleveland voted as the 24th UD President
31. November 8, 1895 – invention and production of electromagnetic radiation by Wilhelm Rontgen viz Rontgen rays/X-rays

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20th Century – Important Events On This Day November 8 – The 1900s

32. November 8, 1900 – circulation of the book ‘Sister Carrie’ by Theodore Dreiser
33. November 8, 1900 – promotion of David Beatty as captain for his effective participation in the assistance rendered to the naval task force
34. November 8, 1901 – rebellion in Athens for interpreting the Gospels into common Greek
35. November 8, 1904 – Republican President Theodore Roosevelt triumphs over Alton B. Parker, a Democrat, in the American Presidential
36. November 8, 1904 – Copyright is given to technocrat Harvey Hubbell for his invention of the electric plug. He was the first to receive a US copyright for his invention
37. November 8, 1907 – A favorable judgment for Australia, from the Court of Conciliation and Arbitration that the Sunshine Harvester Work to pay wages agreeable to both parties
38. November 8, 1910 – 1st voting in Washington where women could vote
39. November 8, 1910 – The first socialist in the Congress and Democrat to win the voting since 1894 was Victor L Berger of Milwaukee
40. November 8, 1910 – first U.S copyright given to William H. Frost for his invention of the electrical gadget to kill the insect
41. November 8, 1915 – nearly 200 lost their life when an Austrian-Hungarian submarine destroyed and sank an Italian vessel “Ancona” without giving any indication
42. November 8, 1917 – Lenis, Trotsky, and Stalin were authorized by People’s Commissars to assume power during the October Revolution
43. November 8, 1917 – In response to the first advertisement by Telephone Co, for an Army Operator post, nearly 7000 applicants applied
44. November 8, 1918 – stepping down of Pro-German Chief of Army, Cutters

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45. November 8, 1920 – a baseball meeting is scheduled for Nov.12th to remove Ban Johnson
46. November 8, 1923 – a failed coup attempt by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party – Beer Hall Putsch – to capture power in Munich
47. November 8, 1924 – The chancellor of Austria, Ignaz Seipal steps down after a failed attempt on life
48. November 8, 1924 – inauguration of Fortune Theatre in London
49. November 8, 1926 – debut performance of the musical “Oh, Kay” by George Gershwin in NYC
50. November 8, 1928 – debut performance of the musical “Treasure Girl” by George and Ira Gershwin in NYC
51. November 8, 1929 – debut performance of “Amphitryon’38” by Jean Giraudoux in Paris
52. November 8, 1930 – “Die Matrosen von Cattaaro” by Friedrich Wolf debuts in Berlin
53. November 8, 1932 – “Make Mine Music” premieres
54. November 8, 1932 – Even during the recession, Franklin D. Roosevelt, a Democrat elected as President of the US vanquished Republican, present president Herbert Hoover
55. November 8, 1933 – US President FDR approves Civil Works Administration
56. November 8, 1934 – Ford Frick, presently publicity director selected NL president
57. November 8, 1935 – “Mutiny on the Bounty” guided by Frank Lloyd and featuring Charles Laughton and Clark Gable debuts in New York (Best Picture 1936)
58. November 8, 1937 – the inauguration of Der ewige Jude (“The Eternal Jew) in Munich
59. November 8, 1938 – Crystal Bird Fauset of Philadelphia was the first African-American lady legislator
60. November 8, 1939 – An attempt to eliminate Adolf Hitler in Burgerbraukeller, Munich failed
61. November 8, 1939 – debut performance of “Life with Father” by H Lindsay and R Crouse in NYC
62. November 8, 1940 – Adolf Hitler promises to avenge the bombing of Munich by RAF
63. November 8, 1941 – establishment of Albanian Communist Party
64. November 8, 1942 – American force make a journey to Africa during WWII
65. November 8, 1942 – Surrender of Stalingrad from Munich by Adolf Hitler
66. November 8, 1942 – US and UK forces under the guidance of Eisenhower arrive in French North Africa.
67. November 8, 1942 – ambassadorial level connections between Vichy-France and US canceled
68. November 8, 1943 – Lebanon abolishes the French directive; and gets arrested by France

69. November 8, 1944 – Nazis employ 25000 loaned Hungarian Jews on forced labor
70. November 8, 1944 – The remaining German army at Walcheren lay down arms
71. November 8, 1945 – premiere of “Girl from Nantucket” at Adelphi Theatre NYC for 12 presentations
72. November 8, 1945 – in a tragical accident off Hong Kong, a riverboat sinks killing 1550 persons
73. November 8, 1946 – debut presentation of “La Putain Respecteuse” by Jean-Paul Sartre in Paris.
74. November 8, 1847 – In a first-class cricket match between Australia Vs Victoria, Bradman scores his 99th century.
75. November 8, 1949 – a movie based on the theme of the Pulitzer-winning story, “All The King’s Men” guided by Robert Rossen and featuring Broderick Crawford debuts in New York (Best Picture 1950)
76. November 8, 1950 – During the first jet-to-jet combat, a US warplane destroys a North Korean plane in the Korean War.
77. November 8, 1950 – Walt Dropo of Boston Red Sox achieves the AL Rookie of the Year
78. November 8, 1951 – Yogi Berra of NY Yankee Catcher achieves his 1st of the three MVP awards
79. November 8, 1953 – All the parliamentary seats in Portugal were won by the party led by Salazar
80. November 8, 1954 – Shifting of Philadelphia A to Kansas City on approval by AL
81. November 8, 1956 – UN stresses USSR to vacate Hungary
82. November 8, 1957 – Atomic test by Great Britain at Christmas Island
83. November 8, 1958 – valedictory of “Maria Golovin” at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 5 presentations
84. November 8, 1959 – TV transmission channel 17 in Bakersfield, CA airs its first programme on NBC

85. November 8, 1959 – Nes Destour party led by Tunisian president Habib Bourguiba secures all seats
86. November 8, 1960 – The incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon, a Republican nominee, was defeated by John F. Kennedy to become the President of the United States
87. November 8, 1961 – Cy Young Award was awarded to Whitey Ford against Warren Spahn
88. November 8, 1962 – The 12-sided nickel in Canada was ordered to be made round in shape by the Canadian government
89. November 8, 1964 – Great Britain obtains a loan of $1 billion from the IMF
90. November 8, 1964 – TV transmission channel 13 in Garden City, KS commences broadcasting on ABC
91. November 8, 1965 – debut performance of “Days of Our Lives” on TV
92. November 8, 1965 – Indian Ocean Territory established
93. November 8, 1965 – The allied armies of the US, Australia, and New Zealand started Operation Hump, an action to find and demolish near Bien Hoa in South Vietnam.
94. November 8, 1966 – The 1st African American to be voted to the US Senate was Edward W. Brooke
95. November 8, 1966 – AL MVP awarded to Frank Robinson
96. November 8, 1966 – Actor Ronald Regan voted as Governor of California
97. November 8, 1966 – Anti-trust immunity to AFL-NFL amalgamation approved by President Lyndon B. Johnson
98. November 8, 1967 – The first British radio station – Radio Leicester – commences airing the programs on VHF.

99. November 8, 1967 – the price of silver reaches a very high of $1.951 an ounce in London
100. November 8, 1967 – atomic test by the US at Nevada Test Site
101. November 8, 1967 – introduction of points system in housing distribution in North Ireland on a request by a Nationalist to Londonderry Corporation
102. November 8, 1970 – Tom Dempsey of New Orleans Saints achieves an NFL-best 63-yard field goal
103. November 8, 1970 – Australia defeats Great Britain, 12-7 at the 5th Rugby League World Cup
104. November 8, 1973 – Nevada accepts mutual betting on Jai Alai
105. November 8, 1974 – British Earl of Lucan vanishes not to be found again after his caretaker was killed in London
106. November 8, 1974 – Debi Kent, a target of Ted Bundy, serial killer, vanishes in Salt Lake City, Utah
107. November 8, 1974 – 11th musical collection “Greatest Hits” by Elton John announced
108. November 8, 1975 – NWA championship achieved by Nick Bockwinke by defeating Verne Gagne in St Paul
109. November 8, 1976 – The Greek city of Thessaloniki, was emptied for fear of a series of earthquakes
110. November 8, 1977 – finding of the grave of Philip II of Macedon at Virgena by the Greek Archaeologist Manolis Andronikos
111. November 8, 1977 – ED Koch is voted to power as Mayor of New York
112. November 8, 1978 – Debut presentation of “Night and Day” by Tom Stoppard in London
113. November 8, 1979 – Debut performance of “Romantic Comedy” by Bernard Slade in NYC
114. November 8, 1979 – “Iran Crisis: American Held Hostage” aired by ABC with Frank Reynolds
115. November 8, 1979 – establishment of The Chilean Communist Party (Proletarian Action)
116. November 8, 1980 – Finding of the 15th moon of planet Saturn by spacecraft Voyager 1
117. November 8, 1980 – The Christian Democrat Party was defeated in the Belgium parliamentary voting

118. November 8, 1981 – LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic achieved by Patty Sheehan
119. November 8, 1983 – election of Martha Layne Collins (D) as the 1st female governor of Kentucky
120. November 8, 1983 – Spacecraft STS-9 shifted to the hurling pad
121. November 8, 1983 – election of W Wilson Goode (D) as the 1st black mayor of Philadelphia
122. November 8, 1984 – Wasim Akram plays his first 1st-class cricket 2 months before his first test match
123. November 8, 1984 – the first “mom” to go into space was Anna Fisher
124. November 8, 1984 – STS 51-A spacecraft hurled
125. November 8, 1985 – Atlantis shifted to Vandenberg AFB for pairing with STS 61-B mission
126. November 8, 1986 – Valedictory of “Sond & Dance” after 474 presentations at Royale Theater, NYC
127. November 8, 1987 – World Cup won by Australia by defeating England by 7 runs
128. November 8, 1987 – 11 lost their lives in a bomb attack by IRA in Enniskillen, North Ireland
129. November 8, 1987 – LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic achieved by Yuko Moriguchi
130. November 8, 1988 – earthquake devastates China killing 900
131. November 8, 1988 – inauguration of the Arco Stadium in Sacramento CA; Sac Kings defeated by Seattle, 97-75
132. November 8, 1988 – election of Vice President George H.W. Bush as President of the United States defeating the Democrat Michael Dukakis
133. November 8, 1988 – electing Rafael Fernandez Colon as president of Puerto Rico
134. November 8, 1989 – NL Rookie of the Year awarded to Cubs Jerome Walton
135. November 8, 1989 – election of Douglas Wilder as the 1st African American as Governor of Virginia and any state since restructuring
136. November 8, 1989 – the inauguration of MTR Lam Tin Station in Hong Kong
137. November 8, 1989 – An English television series, “Byker Grove” airs on the ABC
138. November 8, 1990 – premiere of “6 Degrees of Separation” at Vivian Beaumont NYC to give 496 presentations
139. November 8, 1990 – Persian Gulf reinforced with 100,000 extra US army
140. November 8, 1990 – appointment of Darryl Strawberry for 5 years with the LA Dodgers
141. November 8, 1990 – Crowning of Gina Marie Tolleson, USA, 21 as 40th Miss World
142. November 8, 1990 – Saddam dismisses his chief of the Army and portends to demolish the Arabian Peninsula
143. November 8, 1990 – unsubstantiated reports that Bush may declare airlifting of supplies to the US consulate in Kuwait, prompt military clash

144. November 8, 1990 – a musical “Wicked Game” by Chris Isaak announced
145. November 8, 1991 – debut TV presentation of Carol Burnett event on CBS
146. November 8, 1991 – Paul Coffey achieves NHL defenseman mark with 311th goal
147. November 8, 1992 – premiere of “Solitary Confinement” at Nederlander Theater, NYC to give 25 presentations
148. November 8, 1992 – rebellion against racism in Berlin by 300000 demonstrators
149. November 8, 1992 – Nigel Mansell achieves the 43rd Formula One WDC by 52 points
150. November 8, 1994 – Cleveland Cavaliers and Hous Rockets play the 1st play in the Gund Stadium, Hous Rockets defeat Cleveland Cavaliers, 100-98
151. November 8, 1994 – Smarck Michel forms the Haitian government
152. November 8, 1994 – Tom Ridge, a Republican, wins the Pennsylvania Governor’s election with 45 percent of the vote
153. November 8, 1997 – Larry Rothschild becomes the first manager of Tampa Bay Devil Rays, American Baseball Team
154. November 8, 1997 – Countess Diana, Elmhurst, Ajina, Spinning World, Favourite Trick, Chief Bearhaart, Skip Away vie for Horse Racing Breeder’s Cup Championship.
155. November 8, 1999 – debut performance of the 19th James Bond movie “The World is Not Enough”, featuring Pierce Brosnan, Robert Carlyle and Denise Richards in Los Angeles
156. November 8, 1999 – The musical collection of Tenor Andrea Bocelli, “Sacred Arias” known to be the world’s best-selling traditional album by a single performer announced

21st Century – November 8 This Day In History – The 2000s

157. November 8, 2002 – Saddam Hussein was asked to disarm or face grave consequences, as per the UN Security Council decision 1441 accepted without any opposition to Iraq’s disarmament emergency
158. November 8, 2004 – Battle in Iraq: A small unit of the army of Iraq and 10,000 or more US army combined to take part in capturing the rebellious group HQ of Fallujah
159. November 8, 2004 – Shania Twain releases her musical, “Greatest Hits” (Billboard Album of the Year 2005)
160. November 8, 2008 – The coalition Labor-led government by Prime Minister Helen Clark was defeated by John Key of the National Party in New Zealand in the general voting
161. November 8, 2011 – A theatrically dangerous small planet 2005YU55 passes near Earth at about 324600 k.m.
162. November 8, 2013 – In a car bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia, 11 people lost their lives
163. November 8, 2013 – Cyclone Haiyan makes landfall in the Philippines, the strongest documented at landfall, killing 6,000 people
164. November 8, 2013 – Miguel and Tamar Braxton were awarded the 27th Soul Train Music Awards
165. November 8, 2014 – rebellion throughout New Zealand protesting against the guarded Trans-Pacific Partnership discussions

166. November 8, 2014 – The apprehensions between America and Russia over Ukraine have resulted in a new Cold War as cautioned by Mikhail Gorbachev
167. November 8, 2014 – US President Barack Obama orders the sending of 1500 extra army personnel to help the Iraqi and Kurdish army to combat Islamic State radicals
168. November 8, 2016 – Donald Trump, the Republican nominee, elected President of the United States of America, defeating Hillary Clinton, a Democrat by 2.9 million votes
169. November 8, 2016 – Narendra Modi, Indian P.M, announces during a non-scheduled television broadcast about the demonetization of Rs.500 and Rs.1000 currency thus withdrawing 86% of the notes in circulation to eliminate corruption
170. November 8, 2017 – stepping down of UK Minister, Priti Patel, due to confidential meetings with Israeli bureaucrats
171. November 8, 2017 – The largest art museum on the Arabian Peninsula, the Louvre Abu Dhabi is opened
172. November 8, 2017 – Pollution in Delhi forces Indian officials to close all schools for a few days in a week
173. November 8, 2017 – Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa surpasses the world’s best for surfing the highest wave at 24.4 m at Nazare, Portugal

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