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Thursday, November 2, 2017

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Today in History

A tidal wave in the North Sea destroys the sea walls from Holland to Jutland. More than 1,000 people are killed.
The first Committees of Correspondence are formed in Massachusetts under Samuel Adams.
The property of the church in France is taken away by the state.
The second Afghan War begins.
Sheriff Wild Bill Hickok loses his re-election bid in Ellis County, Kan.
James A. Garfield is elected the 20th president of the United States.
Newly elected John Poe replaces Pat Garrett as sheriff of Lincoln County, New Mexico Territory.
North Dakota is made the 39th state.
South Dakota is made the 40th state.
Lawmen surround outlaws Ned Christie and Arch Wolf near Tahlequah, Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma). It will take dynamite and a cannon to dislodge the two from their cabin.
London’s Daily Mirror newspaper is first published.
Russia declares war with Turkey.
The first radio broadcast in the United States is made from Pittsburgh.
Charlotte Woodward, who signed the 1848 Seneca Falls Declaration calling for female voting rights, casts her ballot in a presidential election.
Margaret Sanger and Mary Ware Dennett form the American Birth Control League.
U.S. Navy aviator H.J. Brown sets a new world speed record of 259 mph in a Curtiss racer.
The Air Commerce Act is passed, providing federal aid for airlines and airports.
The first high-definition public television transmissions begin from Alexandra Palace in north London by the BBC.
Lieutenant General Dwight D. Eisenhower arrives in Gibraltar to set up an American command post for the invasion of North Africa.
The Battle of Empress Augusta Bay in Bougainville ends in a U.S. Navy victory over Japan.
Howard Hughes’ Spruce Goose flies for the first and last time.
Harry S Truman is elected the 33rd president of the United States.
Charles Van Doren confesses that the TV quiz show 21 is fixed and that he had been given the answers to the questions asked him.
A British jury determines that Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence is not obscene.
South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem is assassinated.
Jimmy (James Earl) Carter is elected the 39th president of the United States.
Reagan signs a bill establishing Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.
Serial killer Velma Barfield becomes the first woman executed in the US since 1962.
The first resident crew arrives at the International Space Station.

Out for votes

Virginia Democrat Danica Roem has been called a man by wingnut opponents attacking her views on LGBT rights as she campaigns to become the United States’ only transgender state legislator.

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FBI investigates Puerto Rico Whitefish power contract

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Tyson Foods Linked to the Largest Toxic Dead Zone in U.S. History

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Russian troll farm launched racist campaign to convince wingnuts black people hate Xmas

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Black Hole Jets

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