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  • Warsaw, Congress Poland, Russian Empire (Now Poland)
    Thursday Nov 7, 1867

    Marie Curie

    Born

    Warsaw, Congress Poland, Russian Empire (Now Poland)
    Thursday Nov 7, 1867

    Maria Skłodowska was born in Warsaw, in Congress Poland in the Russian Empire, on 7 November 1867, the fifth and youngest child of well-known teachers Bronisława, née Boguska, and Władysław Skłodowski.




  • Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
    Monday Nov 7, 1910

    The Wright brothers

    First known commercial air cargo

    Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
    Monday Nov 7, 1910

    The Wright Company transported the first known commercial air cargo on November 7, 1910, by flying two bolts of dress silk 65 miles (105 km) from Dayton to Columbus, Ohio, for the Morehouse-Martens Department Store, which paid a $5,000 fee.




  • Thessaloniki, Greece
    Tuesday Nov 7, 1911

    David Ben-Gurion

    A Jewish city that has no equal in the world

    Thessaloniki, Greece
    Tuesday Nov 7, 1911

    On 7 November 1911, Ben-Gurion arrived in Thessaloniki in order to learn Turkish for his law studies. The city, which had a large Jewish community, impressed Ben-Gurion, who called it "a Jewish city that has no equal in the world". He also realized there that "the Jews were capable of all types of work".




  • Jiangsu, China
    Tuesday Nov 7, 1911

    Xinhai Revolution

    Jiangsu Restoration

    Jiangsu, China
    Tuesday Nov 7, 1911

    On 5 November, Jiangsu constitutionists and gentry urged Qing governor Cheng Dequan to announce independence and established the Jiangsu Revolutionary Military Government with Cheng himself as the governor. Unlike some of the other cities, anti-Manchu violence began after the restoration on 7 November in Zhenjiang. Qing general Zaimu agreed to surrender, but because of a misunderstanding, the revolutionaries were unaware that their safety was guaranteed. The Manchu quarters were ransacked, and an unknown number of Manchus were killed. Zaimu, feeling betrayed, committed suicide. This is regarded as the Zhenjiang Uprising.




  • Guangxi, China
    Tuesday Nov 7, 1911

    Xinhai Revolution

    Guangxi Uprising

    Guangxi, China
    Tuesday Nov 7, 1911

    On 7 November, the Guangxi politics department decided to secede from the Qing government, announcing Guangxi's independence. Qing Governor Shen Bingkun was allowed to remain governor, but Lu Rongting would soon become the new governor.Lu Rongting would later rise to prominence during the "warlord era" as one of the warlords, and his bandits controlled Guangxi for more than a decade. Under the leadership of Huang Shaohong, the Muslim law student Bai Chongxi enlisted in a Dare to Die unit to fight as a revolutionary.




  • Anhui, China
    Tuesday Nov 7, 1911

    Xinhai Revolution

    Anhui Uprising

    Anhui, China
    Tuesday Nov 7, 1911

    Members of Anhui's Tongmenghui also launched an uprising on 7 November and laid siege to the provincial capital. The constitutionists persuaded Zhu Jiabao, the Qing Governor of Anhui, to announce independence.




  • Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Wednesday Nov 7, 1917

    Joseph Stalin

    October Revolution

    Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Wednesday Nov 7, 1917

    In the early hours of 25 October, Stalin joined Lenin in a Central Committee meeting in the Smolny Institute, from where the Bolshevik coup—the October Revolution—was directed. in the old-style, it was 25/10.


  • California, U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 7, 1950

    Richard Nixon

    Winning 1950 United States Senate election in California

    California, U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 7, 1950

    In 1949, Nixon began to consider running for the United States Senate against the Democratic incumbent, Sheridan Downey. and entered the race in November. Downey, faced with a bitter primary battle with Representative Helen Gahagan Douglas, announced his retirement in March 1950. Nixon and Douglas won the primary elections and engaged in a contentious campaign in which the ongoing Korean War was a major issue. Nixon tried to focus attention on Douglas's liberal voting record. As part of that effort, a "Pink Sheet" was distributed by the Nixon campaign suggesting that, as Douglas's voting record was similar to that of New York Congressman Vito Marcantonio (believed by some to be a communist), their political views must be nearly identical.Nixon won the election by almost twenty percentage points.


  • U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 7, 1951

    Frank Sinatra

    2nd Marriage

    U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 7, 1951

    Sinatra was married to Hollywood actress Ava Gardner in 1951.


  • Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 0EP England
    Wednesday Nov 7, 1956

    Prince Charles

    Education

    Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 0EP England
    Wednesday Nov 7, 1956

    Buckingham Palace announced in 1955 that Charles would attend school rather than have a private tutor, making him the first heir apparent to be educated in that manner. On 7 November 1956, Charles commenced classes at Hill House School, in west London.


  • U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 7, 1956

    United Nations

    UN peacekeeping force was established to end the Suez Crisis

    U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 7, 1956

    On 7 November 1956, the first UN peacekeeping force was established to end the Suez Crisis; however, the UN was unable to intervene against the USSR's simultaneous invasion of Hungary following that country's revolution.


  • England
    Monday Nov 7, 1966

    FIFA World Cup

    Stolen one

    England
    Monday Nov 7, 1966

    The 1966 World Cup, hosted by England, was the first to embrace marketing, featuring a mascot and official logo for the first time. The trophy was stolen in the run-up to the tournament but was found a week later by a dog named "Pickles".


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 7, 1972

    Richard Nixon

    One of The Largest Landslide Election Victories In American History

    U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 7, 1972

    Nixon was ahead in most polls for the entire election cycle, and was reelected on November 7, 1972 in one of the largest landslide election victories in American history. He defeated McGovern with over 60 percent of the popular vote, losing only in Massachusetts and the District of Columbia.


  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Wednesday Nov 7, 1984

    Diego Maradona

    Maradona married Claudia

    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Wednesday Nov 7, 1984

    Maradona married long-time fiancée Claudia Villafañe on 7 November 1984 in Buenos Aires, and they had two daughters, Dalma Nerea (born 2 April 1987) and Gianinna Dinorah (born 16 May 1989), by whom he became a grandfather in 2009.


  • Russia
    Thursday Nov 7, 1991

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Former Soviet Union

    Russia
    Thursday Nov 7, 1991

    By 7 November 1991, most newspapers referred to the country as the 'former Soviet Union'.


  • Seoul, South Korea
    Friday Nov 7, 1997

    1997 Asian financial crisis

    Seoul stock exchange fell

    Seoul, South Korea
    Friday Nov 7, 1997

    The Seoul stock exchange fell by 4% on 7 November 1997.


  • Barcelona, Spain
    Saturday Nov 7, 2009

    Zlatan Ibrahimović

    Ibrahimović Suffered a Thigh Injury

    Barcelona, Spain
    Saturday Nov 7, 2009

    On 7 November, however, he suffered a thigh injury that kept him out for three weeks.


  • Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Thursday Nov 7, 2013

    Muhammad Yunus

    The Parliament Passed The New Grameen Bank Law

    Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Thursday Nov 7, 2013

    The new Grameen Bank law was passed by parliament on 7 November 2013, and replaced the Grameen Bank Ordinance, the law that underpinned the creation of Grameen Bank as a specialised microcredit institution in 1983.


  • China
    Monday Nov 7, 2016

    Hong Kong independence

    National People's Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) interpreted the Article 104 of the Basic Law of Hong Kong to "clarify" the provision of the legislators to swear allegiance to Hong Kong as part of China when they take office

    China
    Monday Nov 7, 2016

    Their oaths were invalidated by the LegCo secretary-general Kenneth Chen and were subsequently challenged by the government in the court. On 7 November 2016, the National People's Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) interpreted the Article 104 of the Basic Law of Hong Kong to "clarify" the provision of the legislators to swear allegiance to Hong Kong as part of China when they take office. The spokesman of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office stated that "[Beijing] will absolutely neither permit anyone advocating secession in Hong Kong nor allow any pro-independence activists to enter a government institution."


  • U.S.
    Thursday Nov 7, 2019

    Visa Inc.

    A settlement of US$6.24 billion has been reached and a court is scheduled to approve or deny the agreement

    U.S.
    Thursday Nov 7, 2019

    Plaintiffs allege that Visa and Mastercard fixed interchange fees, also known as swipe fees, that are charged to merchants for the privilege of accepting payment cards. In their complaint, the plaintiffs also alleged that the defendants unfairly interfere with merchants from encouraging customers to use less expensive forms of payment such as lower-cost cards, cash, and checks. A settlement of US$6.24 billion has been reached and a court is scheduled to approve or deny the agreement on November 7, 2019.


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