Historical Dates for November 11th

1493 Columbus discovers Saba
1620 41 pilgrims land in Mass, sign Mayflower Compact (just & equal laws)
1647 Massachusetts passes 1st US compulsory school attendance law
1648 Dutch & French agree to divide St Maarten, Leeward Islands
1675 Gottfried Leibniz demonstrated integral calculus for the first time to find the
area under the graph of y = f(x) function.
1725 Georg F Handel’s opera “Tamerlano,” premieres in London
1790 Chrysanthemums are introduced into England from China
1811 Cartagena Columbia declares independence from Spain
1851 Alvan Clark patents telescope
1862 Opera “La Forza Del Destino” )…The Force of Destiny is produced in
St Petersburg,Russia, an Italian opera by Giuseppe Verdi.
1918 Armistice Day-WW I ends (at 11 AM on Western Front)
1925 Louis Armstrong records 1st of Hot Five & Hot Seven recordings
1926 U.S. Route 66 is established.
1933 “Great Black Blizzard” 1st great dust storm in Great Plains
1959 1st episode of “Rocky & His Friends” airs
1969 Beatles with Billy Preston release “Get Back” in UK
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