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On This Day: November 01st

This is 305th day of the year and 60 days remain in the year.

in history
1512
Michelangelo's paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel were shown to the public for the first time.
1755
Earthquake, fires, and tsunami leveled Lisbon and claimed 70,000 lives.
1765
The Stamp Act, the first direct tax on the American colonies, went into effect.
1870
The U.S. Weather Bureau made its first meteorological observations.
1936
Benito Mussolini described the new alliance between Nazi Germany and Italy as an "axis" running between Berlin and Rome.
1952
The United States exploded the first hydrogen bomb in a test in the Marshall Islands.
1993
The Maastricht Treaty was enacted, establishing the European Union.
November 01 BirthdaysSholem Asch1880–1957, Jewish novelist and playwright, born in Poland.
Gary Playergolfer
Naomi Mitchisonwriter
Lyle Lovettmusician, singer, songwriter
William Merritt Chasepainter
Stephen Cranenovelist, poet.



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