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Notable Historical Events for November 7th

1916Jeannette Rankin (Rep-R-Mont) elected to Congress as its first woman Representative

1962Glenn Hall set NHL record of 503 consecutive games as goalie

1848General Zachary Taylor elected as 12th President of US

1966Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship

1512Medici's discharge Niccolo Machiavelli from Florence

1651King Louis XIV of France (13) declared of full age

1918Robert Goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rockets

1811Battle of Tippecanoe: Gen. William Henry Harrison defeats the Native Americans of the Tecumesh Confederation

1917October Revolution (Oct 25 OS) in Russia, Lenin and the Bolsheviks seize power, capture the Winter Palace, overthrowing Provisional Government

1944FDR wins 4th term in office, defeating Thomas E Dewey (R)

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Notable Birthdays on November 7th

1943Michael Spence, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate

1913Albert Camus, Algeria, author (The Just-Nobel 1957), (d. 1960)

15Agrippina the Younger [Julia Agrippina], Oppidum Ubiorum, Roman Empress (sister of Caligula, wife of Claudius, mother of Nero)

1975Marcus Luttrell, Houston Texas, United States Navy SEAL ("Lone Survivor")

1996Lorde [Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor], Auckland, New Zealand Singer (Royals)

1879Leon Trotsky[Leib Bronstein], Bronshtein, Russian Empire, Russian revolutionary and Theorist [OS 26-10-1879], (d. 1940)

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Notable Weddings on November 7th

1951Entertainer Frank Sinatra (34) marries 2nd wife film star Ava Gardner (26)

1957Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin (23) weds Valentina Ivanovna Goryacheva

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Notable Divorces on November 7th

1957Actress Ingrid Bergman (42) divorces Roberto Rossellini after 7 years of mariage

1982Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 7th divorce from politician John Warner

November 7th Divorces
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Notable Deaths on November 7th

1908Butch Cassidy [Robert LeRoy Parker], American train and bank robber, shot by Bolivian soldiers at 42

2011Joe Frazier, Olympic Heavyweight Boxer, dies of liver cancer at 67

1962Eleanor Roosevelt, 1st Lady (1933-1945), dies at 78 in NYC

1913Alfred Russel Wallace, British naturalist and biologist (b. 1823)

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