On November 6th, 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected President of the Confederate States of America.
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On November 21st, 1916, the HMHS Britannic sank into the Aegean Sea.
A thought for the day: It's difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato. - - Lewis Grizzard
On this date in history:
In 1789, New Jersey became the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights.
In 1910, the Plan de San Luis Potosi was issued by Francisco I. Madero calling for the overthrow of ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis, first commissioner of baseball, in 1866
- astronomer Edwin Hubble in 1889
- U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, D-N.Y., in 1925
- actor...Read More
Today is Monday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2017 with 41 to follow.
The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Jupiter, Mars and Venus.
On November 20th, 1917, the Battle of Cambrai in World War I began.