1789 – 1st National Thanksgiving in America.
1842 – The University of Notre Dame is founded.
1865 – “Alice in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll is published in America.
1916 – Addressing the Chamber of Commerce in Cincinnati, US President Woodrow Wilson declares that ‘The business of neutrality is over. The nature of modern war leaves no state untouched’
1941 – Japanese naval carrier force left its base & moves east toward Pearl Harbor.
1943 – Last Judy Garland-Mickey Rooney movie “Girl Crazy” released.
1948 – 1st polaroid camera sold for $89.75 in Boston at the Jordan Marsh department store. The Land Camera model 95 becomes prototype for all Polaroid Land cameras for next 15 years.
1956 – “The Price is Right” debuts on NBC.
1960 – Minneapolis-St Paul baseball club takes the name Twins.
1963 – Cincinnati 2nd baseman Pete Rose wins NL Rookie of Year.
1969 – Lottery for Selective Service draftees bill signed by President Nixon.
1973 – Nixon’s personal secretary Rose Mary Woods, tells a federal court she accidentally caused part of 18 1/2 minute gap in a key Watergate tape.
1980 – Mike Schmidt is unanimous choice as NL MVP.
1984 – John W. Mercom, Jr. announces New Orleans Saints are up for sale for $75 million.
1990 – Buffalo Bills become 6th 1st place NFL team to lose on same weekend.
1995 – Dolphins Dan Marino sets NFL record with 343rd touchdown pass.
2012 – The cost of Hurricane Sandy to New York is announced to be $32 Billion.
2018 – NASA’s InSight mission lands on Mars after a 7 month voyage.
2018 – General Motors announces it will close five factories in North America, cutting 14,000 jobs.Share: