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This Day in History for November 25 – JFK Buried at Arlington and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1947 – The “Hollywood Ten” are blacklisted by Hollywood movie studios (More info)

1952 – Agatha Christie’s murder-mystery play ‘The Mousetrap’ opens at the Ambassadors Theatre in London, eventually becoming the longest continuously-running play in history (More info)

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This Day in History for November 24 – Darwin Publishes ‘Origin of Species’ and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1859 – Charles Darwin publishes ‘On the Origin of Species,’ which immediately sells out its initial print run (More info)

1932 – The FBI Crime Lab officially opens in Washington, DC (More info)

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Ronald Martinez / Getty Images
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Walter Cronkite Breaks News of JFK Assassination — This Week In History [VIDEO]

It was 48 years ago yesterday that JFK was shot and killed while traveling in a motorcade in Texas. Shortly after the terrible incident, CBS News interrupted a broadcast of ‘As the World Turns’ and Walter Cronkite broke the news to a shocked nation.

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Dallas Morning News, Wikimedia Commons
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This Day in History for November 22 – President Kennedy Assassinated and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1718 – Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard, is killed off the coast of North Carolina (More info)

1943 – President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Chinese leader Chiang Kai-Shek meet in Cairo, Egypt to discuss ways to defeat Japan (More info)

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PEOPLE Magazine
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This Day in History for November 21 – J.R.’s Shooter Revealed and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1920 – In Dublin, 31 people are killed in what became known as “Bloody Sunday” (More info)

1922 – Rebecca Latimer Felton of Georgia takes the oath of office, becoming the first female United States Senator (More info)

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This Day in History for November 20 – Nuremberg Trials Begin and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1945 – Trials against 24 Nazi war criminals start at the Palace of Justice at Nuremberg (More info)

1947 – Princess — now Queen — Elizabeth marries Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey in London (More info)

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The White House
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This Day in History for November 19 – Reagan Meets Gorbachev and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1863 – President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the military cemetery ceremony at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (More info)

1943 – The Nazis liquidate Janowska concentration camp in western Ukraine, murdering at least 6,000 Jews after a failed uprising and mass escape attempt (More info)

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9 Towns with Tasty Thanksgiving Names

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Thanksgiving is upon us. For good pilgrims all across the country, it's a special day to gather together with beloved friends and beloved and/or kind of beloved family to celebrate with a bountiful cornucopia of gravy, green beans and Cool Whip. But f

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Janette Pellegrini, Getty Images
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This Day in History for November 18 – Mickey Mouse Debuts and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1883 – American and Canadian railroads institute five standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times (More info)

1926 – George Bernard Shaw refuses to accept the money for his Nobel Prize, saying, “I can forgive Alfred Nobel for inventing dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize” (More info)

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This Day in History for November 17 – Suez Canal Opens and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1869 – The Suez Canal, linking the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea, opens in Egypt (More info)

1968 – Viewers of the Raiders–Jets football game are denied the opportunity to watch its exciting finish when NBC broadcasts the movie ‘Heidi’ instead, prompting changes to sports broadcasting in the US (More info)

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epicharmus, Flickr
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This Day in History for November 16 – Federal Reserve Bank Opens and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1907 – Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory collectively enter the United States as Oklahoma, the 46th state (More info)

1914 – The Federal Reserve Bank of the United States officially opens (More info)

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This Day in History for November 15 – Jefferson Memorial Cornerstone Laid and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1777 – After 16 months of debate, the Continental Congress approves the Articles of Confederation (More info)

1867 – The first stock ticker is unveiled in New York City (More info)

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