This day in history - November 1

This day in history - November 1.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, November 1, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on November 1 were associated with events relating to the Discovery of the Strait of Magellan, Premiere of Shakespeare's Tragedy Orthello, First Occupancy of the White House by a President, Boston Female Medical College, Malbone Street Wreck, First International Fishing Vessel Championship, End of the Ottoman Empire, Introduction of the Motion Picture Association of America's Film Rating System, Death of Phil Silvers and Treaty on European Union. Many famous people were associated with these important events including Ferdinand Magellan, William Shakespeare, John Adams, Samuel Gregory, Edward Luciano, Martin Leander Welch, Mehmed VI, Jack Valenti, Philip Silver and President Jacques Delors.

Discovery of the Strait of Magellan - November 1, 1520: On this day in history, November 1, 1520, important events took place today in South America, in respect of the Discovery of the Strait of Magellan. During the first circumnavigation of the earth, Ferdinand Magellan navigated from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean by way of the strait that now bears his name. He entered the Strait of Magellan on November 1, 1520. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 1, 1520 were Ferdinand Magellan. Facts on this day in History November 1: Events on this day in history: Discovery of the Strait of Magellan *** Date: November 1, 1520 *** Place: South America *** Category: Exploration *** Historical Period: 16th Century *** This day in history ***

Premiere of Shakespeare's Tragedy Orthello - November 1, 1604: On this day in history, November 1, 1604, momentous events took place today in London, England, with regard to the Premiere of Shakespeare's Tragedy Orthello. The premiere of Shakespeare's Othello took place at the Whitehall Palace, London, on November 1, 1604. Othello is a tragedy that, it is believed, William Shakespeare wrote in 1603. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 1, 1604 were William Shakespeare. Facts on this day in History November 1: Events on this day in history: Premiere of Shakespeare's Tragedy Orthello *** Date: November 1, 1604 *** Place: London, England *** Category: The Arts *** Historical Period: 17th Century *** This day in history ***

First Occupancy of the White House by a President - November 1, 1800: On this day in history, November 1, 1800, important events took place today in Washington D.C., USA, in respect of the First Occupancy of the White House by a President. President John Adams became the first President to reside in the White House. Adams moved in on November 1, 1800, when the construction had been completed. Since Adams, every President has resided in the White House. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 1, 1800 were John Adams. Facts on this day in History November 1: Events on this day in history: First Occupancy of the White House by a President *** Date: November 1, 1800 *** Place: Washington D.C., USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Boston Female Medical College - November 1, 1848: On this day in history, November 1, 1848, crucial events took place today in Massachussetts, USA, relating to the Boston Female Medical College. The Boston Female Medical College was founded, by Dr. Samuel Gregory, to promote the use of women in childbirth. It was the first medical school for women, and the first classes took place on November 1, 1848. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 1, 1848 were Samuel Gregory. Facts on this day in History November 1: Events on this day in history: Boston Female Medical College *** Date: November 1, 1848 *** Place: Massachussetts, USA *** Category: Education *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Malbone Street Wreck - November 1, 1918: On this day in history, November 1, 1918, important events took place today in New York, USA, in respect of the Malbone Street Wreck. A five car elevated train entered a tunnel heading toward Prospect Park Station on the evening of November 1, 1918. Inside the tunnel was a curve with a speed limit of 6 mph, which the train approached at a speed of 30 to 40 mph, causing 3 of the 5 coaches to come off the tracks. The crash that followed left at least 93 people dead. The driver, Edward Luciano, was a crew dispatcher who had only 2 hours training to help cover striking drivers. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 1, 1918 were Edward Luciano. Facts on this day in History November 1: Events on this day in history: Malbone Street Wreck *** Date: November 1, 1918 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First International Fishing Vessel Championship - November 1, 1920: On this day in history, November 1, 1920, critical events took place today in Nova Scotia, Canada, regarding the First International Fishing Vessel Championship. The first International Fishing Vessel Championships were held at Halifax, Nova Scotia, on November 1, 1920. The America fishing schooner Esperanto, captained by Martin Leander Welch, beat the Canadian fishing schooner Delawana of Riverport, to become the first winner. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 1, 1920 were Martin Leander Welch. Facts on this day in History November 1: Events on this day in history: First International Fishing Vessel Championship *** Date: November 1, 1920 *** Place: Nova Scotia, Canada *** Category: Sport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

End of the Ottoman Empire - November 1, 1922: On this day in history, November 1, 1922, critical events took place today in Turkey, regarding the End of the Ottoman Empire. After World War I, the Ottoman Empire was occupied and divided by the Allies. The Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT), established by a Turkish national movement, waged war against the Constantinople Government. The war was won by GNAT who went on to remove Sultan Mehmed VI and end the Ottoman empire which had existed for more than 600 years. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 1, 1922 were Mehmed VI. Facts on this day in History November 1: Events on this day in history: End of the Ottoman Empire *** Date: November 1, 1922 *** Place: Turkey *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Introduction of the Motion Picture Association of America's Film Rating System - November 1, 1968: On this day in history, November 1, 1968, momentous events took place today in Washington D.C., USA, with regard to the Introduction of the Motion Picture Association of America's Film Rating System. President of the Motion Picture Association of America, Jack Valenti, revised the outdated Motion Picture Production Code. He devised four advisory ratings which came into effect on November 1, 1968. They were 'G' For General Audiences, 'M' for Mature Audiences (parental discretion), 'R' Restricted - Over 16s only unless with an adult and 'X' Over 16s Only. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 1, 1968 were Jack Valenti. Facts on this day in History November 1: Events on this day in history: Introduction of the Motion Picture Association of America's Film Rating System *** Date: November 1, 1968 *** Place: Washington D.C., USA *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Death of Phil Silvers - November 1, 1985: On this day in history, November 1, 1985, critical events took place today in California, USA, regarding the Death of Phil Silvers. Phil Silvers was an American actor and comedian. He is best known for playing Master Sergeant Ernest Bilko in The Phil Silvers Show, although he also apppeared on Broadway and in several films. Silvers died, of natural causes, in his sleep on November 1, 1985. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 1, 1985 were Philip Silver. Facts on this day in History November 1: Events on this day in history: Death of Phil Silvers *** Date: November 1, 1985 *** Place: California, USA *** Category: Death *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Treaty on European Union - November 1, 1993: On this day in history, November 1, 1993, momentous events took place today in Maastricht, Netherlands, with regard to the Treaty on European Union. On February 1, 1993, the Treaty on European Union (Maastricht Treaty) signed on February 7, 1992, came into effect under the administration of Jaques Delors. It led to the creation of the 'Euro' currency, and the three pillars structure, which was abandoned when the Treaty of Lisbon came into effect. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 1, 1993 were President Jacques Delors. Facts on this day in History November 1: Events on this day in history: Treaty on European Union *** Date: November 1, 1993 *** Place: Maastricht, Netherlands *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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