This day in #History 0711


This day in #history 0711

November 7th

1820 – James Monroe elected 5th US president .

1848 – General Zachary Taylor elected as 12 th
President of US

1917 – October Revolution (Oct 26 OS) in Russia ,
Lenin seizes power

1982 – Turkey adopts constitution

1990 – Mary Robinson elected as 1 st female
president of Ireland

2000 – Hillary Rodham Clinton is elected to the
United States Senate , becoming the first former First
Lady to win public office in the United States,
although actually she still was the First Lady.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1867 – Marie Curie, Warsaw , discovered radium (Nobel 1903 , 1911) , (d . 1934)

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

FAMOUS DEATHS

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

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