by Chris Rowan
originally the ninth month on the Roman calendar, and its name
came from the Latin word for nine, “novem.” In 46
B.C. Julius Caesar(100 B.C.– 44 B.C.) reformed the calendar
and gave November its present 30 days.
In 1621, Governor William Bradford of Plymouth Colony authorized
a three-day Celebration of the Harvest. The celebration wasn’t
repeated the following year, and it wasn’t until the 1800’s that
states began celebrating Thanksgiving as an annual custom. (New
York adopted the holiday in 1817). Thanksgiving became a national
holiday when President Lincoln proclaimed a national day of observance
in 1863. It now falls on the fourth Thursday
Since 1954, all Americans who served in wartime have been honored
on November 11th. Veteran’s Day replaced Armistice Day –
which commemorated the day in 1918 when fighting ended in World
9th-Revolution, Rampage, Unity
In 1918, Revolutionists overthrew the Germany Monarchy.
In 1938, Anti-Jewish mobs went on rampages throughout Nazi Germany.
This event became known as Kristallnacht – Night
of the Broken Glass.
In 1989, the Berlin Wall came down, effectively ending the Cold
War division of Germany.
22 – Assassination
In 1963, President John F. Kennedy was shot to death in Dallas.#
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