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    On this very day, 23 November ...

    ... in 800 AD - 'CHARLEMAGNE' AKA 'CHARLES THE GREAT' AKA 'CAROLUS MAGNUS'AKA 'KING OF THE FRANKS' AKA 'KING OF THE LOMBARDS' AKA 'KING OF THE ROMANS' AKA 'PATER EUROPAE' arrives in Rome for the purpose of investigating possible crimes of Pope Leo III. Leo crowned Charlemagne 'EMPEROR OF THE ROMANS' under the 'DIVINE RIGHT OF KINGS' and Charlemagne granted protection to Rome and to Leo.

    ... in 1923 AD - The premier of 'THE TEN COMMANDMENTS' by Cecil B DeMille.

    ... in 1947 AD - 'SLINGIN' Sammy Baugh, quarterback of the WASHINGTON REDSKINS threw for six touchdowns in a 45-21 victory over the CHICAGO CARDINALS.

    "Buy a man eat fish, the day, teach a man to a life time! "
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    ... in 1921 AD President Harding signed "anti-beer bill" On November 23, 1921, President Warren G. Harding signed the Willis-Campbell Act, popularly termed the "anti-beer bill", prohibiting doctors from prescribing beer or liquor for medicinal purposes. Read David Kyvig, America Sobers Up (chapter 2 of Repealing National Prohibition, 1979).
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    Julius Caeser was attending the gladiatorial competitions in the Coliseum.

    He sees a beer vendor and raises his ring and middle fingers saying "GIVE ME FIVE BEERS!"
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    On this very day, 25 November ...

    ... in 1500 AD - Forces of the of the Governor of Santo Domingo, 'THE MOST EXCELLENT' Francisco Fernandez de Bobadilla arrest Cristofero Colombo AKA 'Christopher Columbus. Charges were incompetence and cruelty. Columbus was placed in chains and returned to Spain. In Spain the evidence was deemed to be insufficient.

    ... in 1949 AD - The brilliant Johnny Marks tune, played by Gene Autry and published by 'MONTGOMERY-WARD' department stores ... 'RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER' ... first made the charts, on it's way to NUMBER ONE on the US charts.

    ... in 1983 - Larry Holmes knocked out Marvis Frazier in the first round tho retain the 'INTERNATIONAL BOXING FEDERATION' and 'RING MAGAZINE' heavyweight boxing titles.
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    Onthis very day, 27 November ...

    ... in 1826 AD - Englishman John Walker, accidentally, invents the 'FRICTION MATCH.'

    ... in 1966 AD - The WASHINGTON REDSKINS, AKA WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM, defeats the NEW YORK GIANTS bt a score of 72-41 in the highest total points scored game in the history of the NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE.

    ... in 1991 AD - Mark William 'THE UNDERTAKER' Calaway defeats Terry Eugene 'HULK HOGAN' Bollea ... with help from Richard Morgan 'RIC FLAIR. Flihr ... to win the then 'WORLD WRESTLING FEDERATION HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP.'
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    On this very day, 28 November ...

    ... in 1814 AD - The 'TIMES OF LONDON' begins printing with German manufactured steam powered presses. This made newspapers available to the masses.

    ... in 1895 AD - The 'CHICAGO TIMES HERALD' sponsored America's first auto race ... from Chicago to Evanston and back ... is ran. James Frank Duryea was the winner, covering the 55 miles at a breathtaking average speed of 7 MPH.

    ... in 1932 AD - Julius Henry 'GROUCHO' Marx performed on radio for the very first time.
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    On this very day, 29 November ...

    ... in 1877 AD - Thomas Alva Edison for the very first time displayed his hand cranked gramophone AKA phonograph.

    ... in 1963 AD - The BEATLES released, in the UNITED KINGDOM, the hit single 'I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND.'

    ... in 1976 AD - Reginald Martinez Jackson signed a five year contract with the NEW YORK YANKEES for a total of $2.96M total.
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    ... in 1947 AD - UN divided Palestine between Arabs and Jews. On November 29, 1947, the UN General Assembly voted to partition Palestine into Jewish and Arab territories, leading to the establishment of a Jewish state the following year. Read UN General Assembly Resolution 181. Listen to a backgrounder from NPR.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    ... in 1947 AD - UN divided Palestine between Arabs and Jews. On November 29, 1947, the UN General Assembly voted to partition Palestine into Jewish and Arab territories, leading to the establishment of a Jewish state the following year. Read UN General Assembly Resolution 181. Listen to a backgrounder from NPR.
    You left out that they also established a Palestinian homeland ... Transjordan.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LWW View Post
    You left out that they also established a Palestinian homeland ... Transjordan.
    I didn’t leave out anything. I went to a legal site for this day in legal history and I put what was there. I omitted nothing.
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