History of 07 November
1914 – The “New Republic” magazine was printed for the first time.
1916 – Jeanette Rankin of Montana became the first woman elected to the U.S. Congress.
1917 – Russia’s Bolshevik Revolution took place. The provisional government of Alexander Kerensky was overthrown by forces led by Vladimir Ilyich Lenin.
1918 – During World War I, a false report through the United Press announced that an armistice had been signed.
1929 – The Museum of Modern Art in New York City opened to the public.
1932 – “Buck Rogers in the 25th Century” was broadcast for the first on CBS Radio.
1933 – Voters in Pennsylvania eliminated sports from Pennsylvanian “Blue Laws.”
1940 – The middle section of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington state collapsed during a windstorm. The suspension bridge had opened to traffic on July 1, 1940.
1944 – U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt became the first person to win a fourth term as president.
1963 – The comedy “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” premiered in Hollywood.
1963 – Elston Howard, of the New York Yankees, became the first black player to be named the American League’s Most Valuable Player.
1965 – The “Pillsbury Dough Boy” debuted in television commercials.
1967 – Carl Stokes was elected the first black mayor Cleveland, OH, becoming the first black mayor of a major city.
1967 – U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed a bill establishing the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
1967 – The U.S. Selective Service Commission announced that college students arrested in anti-war demonstrations would lose their draft deferments.
1973 – New Jersey became the first U.S. state to permit girls to play on Little League baseball teams.
1973 – The U.S. Congress overrode President Nixon’s veto of the War Powers Act, which limits a chief executive’s power to wage war without congressional approval.
1983 – A bomb exploded in the U.S. Capitol. No one was injured.
1985 – The Colombian army stormed the country’s Palace of Justice. The siege claimed the lives of 100 people, including 11 Supreme Court Justices. The Palace had been seized by leftist guerrillas belonging to the April 19 Movement.
1987 – Tunisia’s president Habib Bourguiba was overthrown. He had been president since the country’s independence in 1956.
1988 – Sugar Ray Leonard knocked out Donnie LaLonde.
1989 – L. Douglas Wilder won the governor’s race in Virginia, becoming the first elected African-American state governor in U.S. history.
1989 – David Dinkins was elected and become New York City’s first African-American mayor.
1989 – Richard Ramirez, convicted of California’s “Night Stalker” killings, was sentenced to death.
1991 – Magic Johnson (NBA) announced that he had tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS and that he was retiring from basketball.
1991 – Pro- and anti-Communists rallies took place in Moscow on the 74th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution.
1991 – Actor Paul Reubens, a.k.a. Pee-Wee Herman pled no contest to charges of indecent exposure. Reubens had been arrested in Sarasota, FL, for exposing himself in a theater.
1995 – In a Japanese courtroom, three U.S. military men admitted to the rape of a 12-year-old Okinawan schoolgirl.
1999 – Tiger Woods became the first golfer since Ben Hogan in 1953 to win four straight tournaments.
2000 – Hillary Rodham Clinton made history as the first president’s wife to win public office. The state of New York elected her to the U.S. Senate. (New York)
2001 – The new. BIZ domain extension was officially launched.
2001 – After a 16-month stoppage, the Concorde resumed flying commercially.
2004 – Iraq War: The interim government of Iraq calls for a 60-day “state of emergency” as U.S. forces storm the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah.
2007 – Jokela school shooting in Tuusula, Finland, resulting in the death of nine people.
2012 – An earthquake off the Pacific coast of Guatemala kills at least 52 people.
2017 – Shamshad TV is attacked by armed gunmen and suicide bombers. A security guard was killed and 20 people were wounded. ISIS claims responsibility for the attack.
Celebrating Birthday Today
- 1981 – Muhammad Hassan, American wrestler, and educator
- 1981 – Nana Katase, Japanese model, actress, and singer
- 1981 – Anushka Shetty, Indian actress
- 1981 – Rina Uchiyama, Japanese actress, and model
- 1982 – Pascal Leclaire, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1983 – Adam DeVine, American actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer, and singer
- 1983 – Forrest Kline, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1983 – Esmerling Vásquez, Dominican baseball player
- 1984 – Mihkel Aksalu, Estonian footballer
- 1984 – Jonathan Bornstein, American soccer player
- 1984 – Gervais Randrianarisoa, Malagasy footballer
- 1984 – Amelia Vega, Dominican actress, and singer, Miss Universe 2003
- 1985 – Sebastian Aldén, Swedish motorcycle racer
- 1985 – Lucas Neff, American actor
- 1986 – Andy Hull, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1986 – David Nelson, American football player
- 1986 – Doukissa Nomikou, Greek model and television host
- 1987 – Mitch Brown, Australian rugby league player
- 1987 – Marek Semjan, a Slovak tennis player
- 1988 – Alexandr Dolgopolov, a Ukrainian tennis player
- 1988 – Simone Favaro, Italian rugby player
- 1988 – Thomas Schneider, German sprinter
- 1988 – Tinie Tempah, English rapper and producer
- 1989 – Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Russian singer and political activist
- 1990 – Daniel Ayala, Spanish footballer
- 1990 – Matt Corby, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1990 – David de Gea, Spanish footballer
- 1990 – Joelle Hadjia, Australian singer-songwriter
- 1991 – Felix Rosenqvist, Swedish race car driver
- 1992 – Apisai Koroisau, Australian-Fijian rugby league player
- 1994 – Haruna Iikubo, Japanese singer and actress
- 1996 – Lorde, New Zealand singer-songwriter
- 1997 – Erika Hendsel, an Estonian tennis player
- 1997 – Nana Okada, Japanese singer