On November 7, 2000, Hillary Clinton created history by winning a New York Senate seat. On the same day in 1966, NASA launched the spacecraft Lunar Orbiter 2. Some other important events that took place on the same day in different years are mentioned below.
1805: – Lewis and Clark sighted the Pacific Ocean for the very first time.
1820: – James Monroe was elected as the 5th President of the US.
1865: – The oldest surviving journal called London Gazette was found.
1867: – The well-known physicist Marie Curie was born on this day.
1872: – Cargo ship Mary Celeste sailed from Staten Island for Genoa and then mysteriously found abandoned a month later.
1916: – Jeannette Rankin became the first woman to b elected to the US House of Representative.
1944: – Franklin D. Roosevelt became the first person who won a fourth term as the president.
1954: – The US spy plane was shot down in North of Japan.
1966: – NASA launched the spacecraft Lunar Orbiter 2.
1972: – President Richard Nixon was re-elected as the US President defeating George McGovern.
1983: – A bomb exploded in Washington D.C. and caused a heavy damage but no injuries.
1989: – Douglas Wilder was elected as the 1st black governor of the United States.
2000: – Hilary Clinton won a New York Senate seat. She was the first former First Lady to be elected to the Senate.
Days observed on November 7: –
- National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day
- Hug a Bear Day
- Notary Public Day