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This Day in History for November 26 – Tut’s Tomb Discovered and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1898 – A powerful early winter storm batters the New England coast, killing at least 450 people in New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts (More info)

1922 – Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon become the first people to enter the tomb of King Tut in over 3,000 years (More info)

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This Day in History for November 24 – Darwin Publishes ‘Origin of Species’ and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1859 – Charles Darwin publishes ‘On the Origin of Species,’ which immediately sells out its initial print run (More info)

1932 – The FBI Crime Lab officially opens in Washington, DC (More info)

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This Day in History for November 20 – Nuremberg Trials Begin and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1945 – Trials against 24 Nazi war criminals start at the Palace of Justice at Nuremberg (More info)

1947 – Princess — now Queen — Elizabeth marries Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey in London (More info)

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This Day in History for November 19 – Reagan Meets Gorbachev and More

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1863 – President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the military cemetery ceremony at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (More info)

1943 – The Nazis liquidate Janowska concentration camp in western Ukraine, murdering at least 6,000 Jews after a failed uprising and mass escape attempt (More info)

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9 Towns with Tasty Thanksgiving Names

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Thanksgiving is upon us. For good pilgrims all across the country, it's a special day to gather together with beloved friends and beloved and/or kind of beloved family to celebrate with a bountiful cornucopia of gravy, green beans and Cool Whip. But f

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This Day in History for November 13 – Vietnam Veterans Memorial Dedicated and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1841 – James Braid first sees a demonstration of animal magnetism, which leads to his study of the subject he eventually calls hypnotism (More info)

1927 – The Holland Tunnel opens to traffic as the first Hudson River car tunnel linking New Jersey to New York City (More info)

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This Day in History for November 12 – Ellis Island Closes and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1927 – Leon Trotsky is expelled from the Soviet Communist Party, leaving Joseph Stalin in undisputed control of the Soviet Union (More info)

1954 – Ellis Island, the gateway to America, shuts it doors after processing more than 12 million immigrants since opening in 1892 (More info)

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Why 11/11/11 Holds Special Significance — or Doesn’t

As you’re almost surely aware, Friday’s date is November 11, 2011 — or, more commonly put, 11/11/11. And people are observing the once-in-a-century occurrence in a variety of ways.

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Soldier’s WWII Helmet Returned to Family After Being Lost for 66 Years [VIDEO]

66 years after it was lost during D-Day, a WWII helmet will finally be returned to the soldier’s family thanks to the efforts of a collector in Minnesota.

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FDR’s D-Day Prayer For Memorial Being Opposed [VIDEO]

June 6, 1944.  The beginning of the end for what seemed to be a lengthy war already.    The Allied invasion was getting ready to begin in France. 

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This Day in History for November 7 – Magic Johnson’s HIV Announcement and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1908 – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid are reportedly killed in San Vicente, Bolivia (More info)

1916 – Jeannette Rankin becomes the first woman elected to the United States Congress (More info)

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This Day in History for November 6 – Abraham Lincoln Elected and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1860 – Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president of the United States (More info)

1913 – Mohandas Gandhi is arrested while leading a march of Indian miners in South Africa (More info)

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