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

1095 – Pope Urban II declares the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont (More info)

1895 – At the Swedish-Norwegian Club in Paris, Alfred Nobel signs his last will and testament, setting aside his estate to establish the Nobel Prize after he dies (More info)

1924 – In New York City, the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is held (More info)

1965 – Gordie Howe from the Detroit Red Wings scores his 600th goal, becoming the first NHL player to reach the milestone (More info)

1978 – In San Francisco, California, city mayor George Moscone and openly-gay city supervisor Harvey Milk are assassinated by former supervisor Dan White (More info)

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