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This Day In History (04. 11. 2018)

  • 672 Deusdedit III begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
  • 1689 William III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of England, Scotland and Ireland.
  • 1775 The last execution for witchcraft in Germany takes place.
  • 1814 Napoleon abdicates unconditionally; he is exiled to Elba.
  • 1895 Anaheim completes its new electric light system.
  • 1919 The International Labour Organization is founded.
  • 1933 Hermann Goering becomes Premier of Prussia.
  • 1953 US Department of Health, Education and Welfare created.
  • 1966 Emmett Ashford becomes 1st African American major league umpire.
  • 1966 Frank Sinatra records “Strangers in the Night” single for his album of the same name. Later reaches #1 Billboard charts.
  • 1970 Beatles’ “Let It Be” single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks.
  • 1980 Paul McCartney releases “Coming Up”.
  • 1987 Yankees score 12 runs in 7th inning vs KC Royals.
  • 1991 “Miss Saigon” opens at Broadway Theater NYC.
  • 2001 Detained crew of a United States EP-3E aircraft that landed in Hainan, People’s Republic of China after a collision with an J-8 fighter are released.
  • 2002 An attempted coup d’état takes place in Venezuela against President Hugo Chávez .
  • 2012 Prime Minister of Greece, Lucas Papademos, resigns and calls an election for May 6

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