November 7 Events in History - November 7 Birthdays - November 7 Deaths
2014 Loretta Lynch, U.S. attorney for Eastern New York, is nominated U.S. Attorney General to replace Eric Holder; Lynch must be confirmed before taking the position
2014 A series of hidden online markets are taken down after raids by U.S. and European authorities and the arrest of 17 people; the markets were used to secretly trade illegal goods
2013 Falkland Island voters head to the polls to participate in their general election and elect Legislative Assembly members
2013 Disney and Netflix announce a deal in which ABC Television Studios and Marvel TV will produce four serialized programs run over multiple years; the programs will feature popular Marvel characters Daredevil, Iron Fist, Luke Cage and Jessica Johns
2012 The U.S. elections result in three states approving same-sex marriage: Maine, Maryland and Washington
2012 U.S. voters in the state of Massachusetts approve a referendum legalizing the use of medical marijuana; Colorado and Washington approve the legalization of recreational use of the drug
2011 Physician Conrad Murray, is found guilty of manslaughter in the death of the American entertainer Michael Jackson
2010 Queen Elizabeth II launches a page on Facebook; no one is allowed to 'poke' or 'befriend' her
2010 Over 40,000 runners compete in the New York Marathon; Gebre Gebremariam wins the men's marathon and Edna Kiplagat wins the women's marathon
2009 Eight Eastern Europeans are accused of stealing $9 million in a huge computer payroll scam
2000 Al Gore wins the popular vote but loses the electoral vote to George W. Bush
2000 Hilary Clinton is the first former First Lady elected to the Senate
1997 "Bean" opens in US
1996 "3 Sisters" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City
1996 NFL/Heisman Trophy Winner Mike Rozier, is shot several times
1996 Wasim Jaffer gets 314* in 2nd cricket FC game for Mumbai vs. Saurashtra
1995 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on WXDX 105.9 FM
1995 Howard Stern's 2nd book "Miss America" released (fastest selling ever)
1993 Betsy King wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup Golf Tournament
1992 1st NBA game at America West Arena, Phoenix Suns beat Clippers 111-105
1991 "Brigadoon" opens at New York State Theater New York City for 12 performances
1991 "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard" opens at Music Box New York City
1991 1st NBA game in Delta City, Utah Jazz beats Seattle 103-95
1991 Magic Johnson announces he has HIV virus and retires from Los Angeles Lakers
1990 "Little Night Music" closes at New York State New York City after 11 performances
1990 "Those Were The Days" opens at Edison Theater New York City for 126 performances
1990 Cleveland Indian Sandy Alomar, Jr. wins AL Rookie of Year, unanimously
1990 Mary Robinson elected as 1st female president of Ireland
1989 Balt's Gregg Olson is 1st relief pitcher to win AL Rookie of Year
1989 Douglas Wilder elected 1st U.S. black governor (D-Va)
1989 New York City elects it's 1st black mayor (Dinkins) and female comp (Holtzman)
1988 MLB all stars beats Japan 16-8 (Game 3 of 7)
1988 Sugar Ray Leonard KO's Donnie LaLonde
1987 Tunisian premier Zine al-Abidine fires president Habib Bourguiba
1985 Colombian troops end 27-hour siege of Bogota's Palace of Justice
1984 STS-51-A launch scrubbed because of high shear winds
1983 Ali Haji-Sheikh kicks his 2nd New York Giant record 56 yard field goal
1983 Bomb explodes in U.S. Capitol, causing heavy damage but no injuries
1982 "Your Arms are Too Short to Box" closes at Alvin New York City after 69 performances
1982 Liz Taylor's 7th divorce (John Warner)
1982 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
1982 Turkey adopts constitution
1981 France performs nuclear test
1979 Cub reliever Bruce Sutter wins NL Cy Young Award
1978 Boston Red Sox Jim Rice wins AL MVP
1978 CDA-chairman W Aantjes resigns due to his war past
1976 'Gone With the Wind' televised
1975 Kidnapped AKZO director Herrema freed in Ireland
1974 63rd Davis Cup: South Africa beats India in (w/o)
1973 New Jersey becomes 1st state to allow girls into little league
1973 U.S. and Egypt announce restoration of full diplomatic links
1972 President Nixon (R) re-elected defeating George McGovern (D)
1970 "Purlie" closes at Broadway Theater New York City after 689 performances
1970 Race riots in Daytona Beach Florida
1969 John and Yoko release their 2nd album "Wedding Album" in UK
1968 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
1967 Carl B. Stokes elected 1st black mayor of a major city-Cleveland, Ohio
1967 Lyndon Baines Johnson signs a bill establishing Corporation for Public Broadcasting
1967 Richard G. Hatcher elected mayor of Gary, Indiana
1967 St. Louis Cardinals Orlando Cepeda is 1st unanimous NL MVP
1967 Surveyor 6 launched for soft landing on Moon
1966 Jean-Claude van Itallie's "America Hurrah," premieres in New York City
1966 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1966 Lunar Orbiter 2 launched by US
1965 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open
1964 NL keeps Braves in Milwaukee in 1965, may move to Atlanta in 1966
1963 Carole Joan Crawford, 20, of Jamaica, crowned 13th Miss World
1963 New York Yankee Elston Howard is 1st black ever voted AL MVP
1962 Glenn Hall set NHL record of 503 consecutive games as goalie
1961 France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
1960 KNRR TV channel 12 in Pembina, ND (IND) begins broadcsting
1959 13th Ryder Cup: U.S. wins 8 -3 at Eldorado CC California
1957 Phillies pitcher Jack Sanford wins NL Rookie of Year
1957 WEEQ (now WWTO) TV channel 35 in La Salle, IL (IND) 1st broadcast
1954 U.S. spy plane shot down North of Japan
1954 Cleveland Browns' Chet Hanulak sets club record with 7 punt returns and win by their largest margin of victory (59) beating Washington 62-3
1953 WIS TV channel 10 in Columbia, South Carolina (NBC) begins broadcasting
1951 Constitution of Jordan passes
1950 Carlo Terron's "Processo Agli Innocenti," premieres in Milan
1950 French women and children leaves Hanoi/Tonkin-delta
1949 King Faruk disbands Egyptian parliament
1946 "Bal Negre" opens at Belasco Theater New York City for 54 performances
1944 Franklin D. Roosevelt wins 4th term in office, defeating Thomas E Dewey (R)
1944 Train crashes in tunnel of Aguadilla Spain; about 500 die
1943 Detroit Lions 0, New York Giants 0; last scoreless tie in NFL
1942 1st U.S. president to broadcast in a foreign language-FDR in French
1942 Bicyclist Fausto Coppi establishes world record (45,848 km)
1941 British air attack on Berlin, Mannheim and Ruhrgebied
1940 Stravinsky's Symfonie in C premieres in Chicago
1940 Tacoma Narrows (Galloping Gertie) Bridge collapses, Wash
1936 Battle of Madrid begins
1935 23rd CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Winnipegs defeats Hamilton Tigers, 18-12
1934 Arthur L Mitchell, becomes 1st black Democratic congressman (Ill)
1933 Pennsylvania voters overturn blue law, by permitting Sunday sports
1932 1st broadcast of "Buck Rogers in the 25th century" on CBS-radio
1932 Bradman scores 238 NSW vs. Victoria, 200 minutes, 32 fours
1931 Chinese People's Republic proclaimed by Mao Tse Tung
1929 Museum of Modern Art opens in New York City
1928 Herbert Hoover (R) elected president
1925 Italians liberal-national party joins fascist
1921 Ed Wynn's musical "Perfect Fool," premieres in New York City
1919 U.S. police raid offices of Union of Russian Workers
1918 Goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rockets
1918 United Press erroneously reports WW I armistice had been signed
1918 Vladimir Mayakovsky's "Misteriya Buff," premieres in Petrograd
1917 British capture Gaza Palestine from Turks
1917 October Revolution (Oct 26 OS) in Russia, Lenin seizes power
1916 Grand duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns czar of uprising
1916 Jeannette Rankin, Representative-R-Montana 1917 - 1919 and 1941 - 1943, elected 1st woman Representative
1916 Woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected president
1915 Austrian submarine torpedoes Italian passenger ship (272 killed)
1914 Japan attack German concession on Chinese peninsula of Shanghai
1909 Knights and Ladies of St. Peter Claver organizes in Mobile Alabama
1908 Dutch capture Venezuelan navy
1907 Dynamite explodes on locomotive kills engineer Jesus Garcia in Mexico
1907 Test tokens are struck in 1st production of Canadian coins
1893 State Colorado accept female suffrage
1885 Canadian Pacific Railway completed at Craigellachie
1876 Edward Bouchet, is 1st African-American to receive a PhD in U.S. college, Yale
1876 Meharry Medical College forms at Central Tennesse College
1876 President Rutherford B Hayes and Samuel J Tilden claim presidential victory Tilden (D) wins election but Electoral college selects Hayes (R)
1875 Verney Cameron is 1st European to cross equitorial Africa
1874 1st cartoon depicting elephant as Republican Party symbol, by T Nast
1872 U.S. cargo ship Mary Celeste set sail from New York on a journey which ended when it is found mysteriously abandoned the following month
1865 London Gazette, oldest surviving journal, is founded
1864 2nd session of congress of Confederate States of America reconvenes
1863 Battle of Rappahannock Station and Kelly's Ford, VA
1861 Battle of Belmont, MO
1861 Battle of Port Royal Bay, South Carolina (Ft. Walker, Ft. Beauregard)
1848 General Zachary Taylor elected as president of US
1831 State Gran Colombia disbands
1824 St. Petersburg flood
1820 James Monroe elected 5th U.S. president
1814 1st sitting of States-general in Hague
1805 Lewis and Clark 1st sights Pacific Ocean
1794 French troops conquer Nijmegen
1775 Lord Dunmore, promises freedom to male slaves who join British army
1747 Organgist in Netherlands revolt under Daniel Raap
1733 France and Spain sign Escoriaal Treaty
1722 Richard Steele's "Conscious Lovers," premieres in London
1667 Jean Racine's "Andromaque," premieres in Paris
1665 1st edition of "London Gazette"
1659 Peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV and Spanish king Philip IV
1651 King Louis XIV of France (13) declarer of full age
1637 Anne Hutchinson banished from Mass bay colony as a heretic
1631 Pierre Gassendi observes transit of Mercury predicted by Kepler
1597 Emilia of Nassau weds Dom Emanuel of Portugal
1581 Queen Elizabeth I and Francois of Anjou wed
1558 French king Henri II occupies Calais
1519 University of Leuven convicts teaching of Luther
1512 Medici's discharge Niccolo Machiavelli from Florence
921 Treaty of Bonn: East France and West France recognize each other
680 3rd Council of Constantinople (6th ecumenical council) opens