This day in history - November 7

This day in history - November 7.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, November 7, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on November 7 revolved around events relating to the Ensisheim Meteorite Striking the Earth, Offer of Emancipation for Slaves in North America, Formation of the Oldest Musical Organization in the United States, Murder of Elijah P. Lovejoy, Deaths of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, First Transportation of Commercial Air Cargo, Great Lakes Storm, Museum of Modern Art, Bombing of the United States Senate and Announcement of HIV and Retirement by Magic Johnson. Many famous people were associated with these important events including Sebastian Brant, John Murray, Elijah Dunbar, Elijah P. Lovejoy, Robert Leroy Parker and Harry Alonzo Longabaugh, Phil Parmalee, William H. Alexander, Abby Aldrich Rockerfeller, Lillie P. Bliss, Mary Quinn Sullivan, Laura Whitehorn, Linda Evans and Earvin Johnson Jr.

Ensisheim Meteorite Striking the Earth - November 7, 1492: On this day in history, November 7, 1492, significant events took place today in Alsace, France, respecting the Ensisheim Meteorite Striking the Earth. The Ensisheim meteorite struck the Earth on November 7, 1492. It landed in a wheat field just outside of Ensisheim, Alsace and is now kept in Ensisheim's museum. The event was observed by Sebatian Brant who recorded it the poem 'Loose Leaves Concerning the Fall of the Meteorite'. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 7, 1492 were Sebastian Brant. Facts on this day in History November 7: Events on this day in history: Ensisheim Meteorite Striking the Earth *** Date: November 7, 1492 *** Place: Alsace, France *** Category: Astronomy *** Historical Period: 15th Century *** This day in history ***

Offer of Emancipation for Slaves in North America - November 7, 1775: On this day in history, November 7, 1775, significant events took place today in Virginia, USA, respecting the Offer of Emancipation for Slaves in North America. Dunmore's Proclamation was signed by John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore and Governor of Virginia, on November 7, 1775. The proclamation promised to free any slaves, of American revolutionaries, who were willing and able to join the Royal Forces. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 7, 1775 were John Murray. Facts on this day in History November 7: Events on this day in history: Offer of Emancipation for Slaves in North America *** Date: November 7, 1775 *** Place: Virginia, USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Formation of the Oldest Musical Organization in the United States - November 7, 1786: On this day in history, November 7, 1786, crucial events took place today in Massachusetts, USA, relating to the Formation of the Oldest Musical Organization in the United States. A group of 25 male singers formed a singing society in the town of Stoughton, Massachussetts, on November 7, 1786. They are now the oldest musical organization in the United States. Their first President was singer and conductor, Elijah Dunbar. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 7, 1786 were Elijah Dunbar. Facts on this day in History November 7: Events on this day in history: Formation of the Oldest Musical Organization in the United States *** Date: November 7, 1786 *** Place: Massachusetts, USA *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Murder of Elijah P. Lovejoy - November 7, 1837: On this day in history, November 7, 1837, momentous events took place today in Illinois, USA, with regard to the Murder of Elijah P. Lovejoy. Presbyterian Minister and Newspaper Editor Elijah P. Lovejoy was an abolitionist who expressed his anti slavery views in his newspaper. His presses were targeted several times by pro slavery mobs. On November 7, 1837, a mob approached a warehouse, where he kept his presses, and began firing into it. Lovejoy and his men fired back, and when he came out he was shot and killed. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 7, 1837 were Elijah P. Lovejoy. Facts on this day in History November 7: Events on this day in history: Murder of Elijah P. Lovejoy *** Date: November 7, 1837 *** Place: Illinois, USA *** Category: Murder *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Deaths of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid - November 7, 1908: On this day in history, November 7, 1908, critical events took place today in San Vicente, Bolivia, regarding the Deaths of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Notorious train and bank robbers, Robert Leroy Parker (Butch Cassidy) and Harry Alonzo Longabaugh (Sundance Kid), escaped the lawmen by heading into Argentina, then later into Chile. Eventually they headed for Bolivia. After a tip off from a boarding house owner, their lodging house was surrounded by soldiers and police. A gunfight ensued which led to the deaths of Cassidy and Sundance on November 7, 1908. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 7, 1908 were Robert Leroy Parker and Harry Alonzo Longabaugh. Facts on this day in History November 7: Events on this day in history: Deaths of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid *** Date: November 7, 1908 *** Place: San Vicente, Bolivia *** Category: Crime *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Transportation of Commercial Air Cargo - November 7, 1910: On this day in history, November 7, 1910, significant events took place today in Ohio, USA, respecting the First Transportation of Commercial Air Cargo. Wright Company pilot Phil Parmalee flew two bolts of dress silk from Dayton, Ohio, to Columbus, Ohio, on November 7, 1910. This 65 mile flight was the first to transport commercial air cargo. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 7, 1910 were Phil Parmalee. Facts on this day in History November 7: Events on this day in history: First Transportation of Commercial Air Cargo *** Date: November 7, 1910 *** Place: Ohio, USA *** Category: Aviation *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Great Lakes Storm - November 7, 1913: On this day in history, November 7, 1913, critical events took place today in Great Lakes, USA and Canada, regarding the Great Lakes Storm. On November 7, 1913, the Great Lakes Basin was hit by a blizzard with hurricane force winds. The storm lasted until November 10, causing widespread damage, including the destruction of 19 ships and the deaths of more than 250 people. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 7, 1913 were William H. Alexander. Facts on this day in History November 7: Events on this day in history: Great Lakes Storm *** Date: November 7, 1913 *** Place: Great Lakes, USA and Canada *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Museum of Modern Art - November 7, 1929: On this day in history, November 7, 1929, critical events took place today in New York, USA, regarding the Museum of Modern Art. The Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan, New York, was established on November 7, 1929 by Abby Aldrich Rockerfeller, Mary Quinn Sullivan and Lillie P. Bliss. The museum relocated several times before settling in its current location. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 7, 1929 were Abby Aldrich Rockerfeller, Lillie P. Bliss, Mary Quinn Sullivan. Facts on this day in History November 7: Events on this day in history: Museum of Modern Art *** Date: November 7, 1929 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: The Arts *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Bombing of the United States Senate - November 7, 1983: On this day in history, November 7, 1983, momentous events took place today in Washington D.C., USA, with regard to the Bombing of the United States Senate. A bomb exploded in the United States Senate on the evening of November 7, 1983. The bomb was planted by the left wing extremist group 'Resistance Conspiracy'. No deaths or injuries occurred and only superficial damage was caused. The group carried out two more bombings before being arrested in 1988. Two of the group, Laura Whitehorn and Linda Evans, were given custodial sentences, while charges were dropped against the others. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 7, 1983 were Laura Whitehorn, Linda Evans. Facts on this day in History November 7: Events on this day in history: Bombing of the United States Senate *** Date: November 7, 1983 *** Place: Washington D.C., USA *** Category: Terrorism *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Announcement of HIV and Retirement by Magic Johnson - November 7, 1991: On this day in history, November 7, 1991, momentous events took place today in California, USA, with regard to the Announcement of HIV and Retirement by Magic Johnson. Earvin 'Magic' Johnson announced that he was HIV positive, and would immediately retire from basketball, at a press conference on November 7, 1991. Johnson is in the Basketball Hall of Fame and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 7, 1991 were Earvin Johnson Jr. Facts on this day in History November 7: Events on this day in history: Announcement of HIV and Retirement by Magic Johnson *** Date: November 7, 1991 *** Place: California, USA *** Category: Sport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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