On November 9:
Family de’ Medici became rulers of Florence.
1620 Pilgrims aboard the
sighted land at Mayflower Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
1769 Captain Cook observed
the transit of Mercury.
Edward VII was born.
The Atlantic magazine was founded in Boston.
Marie Dressler, Canadian actress, was born.
United States received rights to Pearl Harbour, Hawaii.
Anthony Asquith, British film director, was born.
Joseph Stalin entered the provisional government of the USSR.
Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany abdicated after the German Revolution, and Germany was proclaimed a Republic.
Spiro Agnew, 39th Vice President of the United States, was born.
White New Zealand policy was introduced. The Immigration Restriction Amendment Act 1920 made it necessary for immigrants to apply for a permanent residence permit before they arrived in New Zealand.
Albert Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work with the photoelectric effect..
Mary Travers was born.
Roger McGough, English poet, was born.
Cambodia beccame independent from France.
Karen Dotrice, British actress
Karen Dotrice and Matthew Garber
in a publicity photo for Mary Poppins
1967 The First issue of
Rolling Stone Magazine was published.
Fall of the Berlin Wall. Communist-controlled East Germany opened checkpoints in the Berlin Wall allowing its citizens to travel to West Germany. People started demolishing the Berlin Wall.
View in 1986 from the west side of graffiti art on the wall’s infamous “death strip”
chemical element Darmstadtium was discovered.
1998 Brokerage houses were ordered to pay 1.03 billion
USD to cheated NASDAQ investors to compensate for their price-fixing.
Sourced from NZ History Online & Wikipedia.