November 7 holidays in 2018

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Diwali
Suriname Public Holiday
Diwali/Deepavali
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Day of the Great October Socialist Revolution
Kyrgyzstan Public Holiday
October Revolution Day
Belarus National Holiday
Kali Puja
- Hindu
National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
- Weird
National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day
- Weird

Historical Events on November 7

  • 1837: Abolitionist printer Elijah P. Lovejoy is killed by a mob in Alton, Illinois as he was trying to protect his printing shop from being destroyed again. It had previously been destroyed on two previous occasions.
  • 1861: General Ulysses S. Grant overtakes a Confederate camp in Belmont, Missouri but have to retreat when Confederate reinforcements show up.
  • 1893: The state of Colorado becomes the second state in the United States to give women the right to vote.
  • 1900: In Cuba, the People’s Party is founded.
  • 1941: While evacuating the wounded and refugees, the Soviet hospital ship Armenia is attacked and sunk by German planes. It’s been estimated that 5,000 people died in the attack.
  • 1944: Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected for a fourth term as President of the U.S.A
  • 1957: The conclusion of the Gaither Report is that America needs more nuclear missiles and more fallout shelters.
  • 1967: The first elected African-American may of a major American city is Carl B. Stokes after he’s elected Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio.
  • 1967: The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is established when United States President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967.
  • 1973: The veto of the War Powers Resolution by President Nixon is overturned when the U.S Congress overrides it.
  • 1996: The Mars Global Surveyor is launched by NASA.

Famous Birthdays on November 7

  • Polish chemist and Nobel Prize laureate, Marie Curie is born in 1867.
  • American actress Lucille La Verne is born in 1872.
  • American actress Leatrice Joy is born in 1893.
  • American historian and author Margaret Leech is born in 1893.
  • French novelist, philosopher and Nobel Prize laureate, Albert Camus is born in 1913.
  • American actor and screenwriter Archie Campbell is born in 1914.
  • Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is born in 1943.
  • American general and Director of the CIA, David Petraeus is born in 1952.

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