November 11th in History
1836: – Chile declared war on Peru and Bolivia.
1851: – Alvan Clark was granted a patent for telescope.
1865: – Mary Edward Walker, the first US Army female surgeon was awarded with Medal of Honor.
1918: – The German army surrendered to the allied forces.
1921: – The US President Warren G. Harding dedicated the Tomb of Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery.
1925: – Robert A. Millikan announced the discovery of cosmic rays.
1931: – Cornerstones were laid for Opera House and Veteran’s Building.
1973: – A peace treaty was signed between Israel and Egypt after a long series of arguments.
1983: – Ronald Reagan became the first US President to address Japan’s legislature.
1985: – The space shuttle Challenger flew back to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB.
1989: – Jaguar became a subsidiary of Ford Motor Company.
1992: – The Church of England approved the ordination of female priests.
1994: – Bill Gates bought Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Codex’ in $30,800,000.
2014: – Ford Motor Company began using aluminium instead of steel in the body of F-150, its most popular truck.
Days on November 11: –
- Christian Feast Day
- National Independence Day (Poland)
- Veterans Day
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