History November 17th

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Nov 18, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    1558 - Elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary

    1785 - Church of England organizes in New England

    1800 - Congress held 1st session in Wash DC in incompleted Capitol building

    1800 - John Adams is 1st pres to move into the White House

    1863 - Lincoln begins 1st draft of his Gettysburg Address

    1869 - Suez Canal (Egypt) opens, links Mediterranean and Red seas

    1913 - Panama Canal opens

    1970 - Russia lands Lunokhod 1 unmanned remote-controlled vehicle on Moon
     
  2. pineappleupsidedown

    pineappleupsidedown Premium Member

    1925 Rock Hudson (actor) is born

    1942 Martin Scorsese (film director) is born

    1944 Danny DeVito (actor) is born