Historical Events for November 1

0079 Pompei buried by Mt Vesuvius
0996 1st use of name “Austria” for Ostarrichi/in oorkonde
1512 Michelangelo’s paintings on ceiling of Sistine Chapel, 1st exhibited
1604 William Shakespeare’s tragedy “Othello” 1st presented
1611 Shakespeare’s romantic comedy “Tempest” 1st presented
1787 1st free school in NYC (African Free School) opens
1848 In Boston, Massachusetts, the first medical school for women,
The Boston Female Medical School (which later merged with the
Boston University School of Medicine), opens
1867 “Harpers Bazaar” publishes
1894 Vaccine for diphtheria announced by Dr Roux of Paris
1896 1st bare women breast (Zulu) to appear in National Geographic Magazine
1910 1st issue of “Crisis” published by editor W E B Du Bois
1941 American photographer Ansel Adams takes a picture of a moonrise over
the town of Hernandez, New Mexico that would become one of the most
famous images in the history of photography.
1945 1st issue of Ebony magazine published by John H Johnson
1946 Charles S Johnson becomes 1st black president of Fisk University
1969 Beatles’ “Abbey Road,” album goes #1 & stays #1 for 11 weeks

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