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November 9, 2018

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1938-Nazis launch Kristallnacht - a night of damage and violence towards Jewish homes, businesses, synagogues, and people - in Germany

November 8, 2018

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1895-German scientist discovers x-rays

November 7, 2018

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1944-Franklin Delano Roosevelt is elected US President for a record fourth time

November 7, 2018

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1962-United Nations condemns the practice of apartheid in South Africa.

November 5, 2018

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2009-13 people are killed by a U.S. Army officer in Fort Hood.

November 2, 2018

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1947-The wooden "Spruce Goose," the largest aircraft ever built, takes to the air for the first and only time.

November 1, 2018

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1512-The Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted in Rome by Michelangelo, is opened to the public for viewing.

October 31, 2018

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1517-Martin Luther posts the 95 theses on the door of a church, starting the Protestant Reformation.

October 30, 2018

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1938-Orson Welles causes a mass panic across the country with a realistic radio broadcast that told of a Martian invasion.

October 29, 2018

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1929-The US Stock Market crashes in a day now called "Black Tuesday," leading to the Great Depression.

October 26, 2018

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1881-A shootout occurs at the OK Corral

October 25, 2018

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1881-The groundbreaking artist Pablo Picasso is born

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