History November 8th

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  1. JcMinJapan

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    0911 - Duke Koenraad I chosen German king

    1575 - French Roman Catholics and Huguenots signs treaty

    1638 - Anne Hutchinson banished from Massachusetts

    1731 - In Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin opens 1st US library

    1734 - Cook Vincent la Chapelle forms Free Masons Lodge

    1789 - Bourbon Whiskey, 1st distilled from corn (by Elijah Craig, Bourbon Ky)

    1793 - Louvre in Paris, opens

    1805 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific Ocean

    1864 - Abraham Lincoln (R) elected to his 2nd term as president

    1884 - German govt recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State

    1889 - Montana admitted as 41st state

    1892 - Grover Cleveland (D) elected president

    1895 - Wilhelm Roentgen (Germany) discovers X-rays

    1904 - Pres Theodore Roosevelt (R) defeats Alton B Parker (D)

    1910 - 1st Washington State election in which women could vote

    1932 - Franklin Delano Roosevelt (D) elected 32nd president for 1st time

    1966 - Movie actor Ronald Reagan elected governor of California

    1980 - Voyager 1 space probe discovers 15th moon of Saturn

    1983 - STS-9 vehicle again moves to launch pad

    1984 - STS 51-A mission; launch