On November 10, 1775, the United States Marine Corps is founded at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia by Samuel Nicholas. The US Marine Corps culture is unique in the US and
On November 9, 1989, the enforcement of the Berlin Wall falls. East Germany opens its checkpoints. German citizens from East German can now freely cross into West Berlin. Understanding the
On November 8, 1987, a Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) bomb exploded near the Enniskillen’s war memorial during a Remembrance Sunday ceremony being held to commemorate British military war dead.
On November 7, 1837, abolitionist printer Elijah P. Lovejoy is shot dead by a mob while attempting to protect his printing shop from being destroyed a third time in Alton,
On November 6, 1860, Abraham Lincoln is elected as the 16th President of United States and the first Republican to win the presidency. There are countless wonderful books about Lincoln.
On November 5, 1605, a Catholic revolutionary, Guy Fawkes was arrested for attempting to overthrow the government of King James I. He tried to do this by bombing the Houses of Parliament
On November 4, 2008, Michael Crichton, passes away. During his life he was known as a physician, author, director, producer, and screenwriter. His best known story is likely Jurassic Park,
On November 3, 1534, English Parliament passes the first Act of Supremacy. This act makes King Henry VIII head of the Anglican Church, supplanting the pope and the Roman Catholic
November 2 marks the second half of Día de Muertos. It is also celebrated as All Souls Day by the Catholic world. Caitlin Doughty’s book From Here to Eternity details customs practiced all
November 1 marks the first part of Día de Muertos or the Day of the Death in English-speaking regions of Mexico and the United States. Día de Muertos began as a