Remember, Remember the 4th of November

Here are some interesting things that have happened on November 4.

  • 1646 Massachusetts uses death penalty for denying that Holy Bible is God’s word
  • 1783 W.A. Mozart‘s Symphony No. 36 is premiered in Linz, Austria.
  • 1841 First wagon train arrives in California
  • 1845 First nationally observed uniform election day in US
  • 1846 Benjamin Palmer patents artificial leg
  • 1914 Vogue holds 1st model show (“Fashion Fete”, NYC)
  • 1921 The Sturmabteilung or SA (the “Brown Shirts”) is formally formed by Adolf Hitler
  • 1948 American-born British poet T. S. Eliot wins Nobel Prize for literature
  • 2008 Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be elected President of the United States
  • 2016 The Beards of Vermillion, SD give a performance that has nearly a dozen people declaring, “That was an acceptable show. I’m not mad we got a babysitter.”

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