History November 21st

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  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    0235 - St Anterus begins his reign as Catholic Pope

    1620 - Mayflower Compact signed by Pilgrims in Cape Cod

    1783 - Pilƒtre de Rozier and Marquis d'Arlandes make 1st free balloon flight

    1871 - Moses F Gale patents a cigar lighter (NYC)

    1871 - The 1st human cannonball, Emilio Onra, is shot

    1877 - Tom Edison announces his "talking machine" invention (phonograph)

    1942 - Tweety Bird, aka Tweety Pie, debuts in "Tale of Two Kitties"

    1946 - Georgi Dimitrov elected premier of Bulgaria

    1977 - 1st flight of Concorde (London to New York)
     
  2. pineappleupsidedown

    pineappleupsidedown Premium Member

    1898 Rene Magritte (artist) is born

    1965 Bjork (singer) is born