This day in History 0811

This day in #history 0811

November 8th

1494 – Uprising against Piero de’ Medici in Florence

1519 – 1 st meeting of Montezuma & Hernán Cortés
in Mexico

1842 – Belgium King Leopold I proclaims child labor
laws ( for 1889 )

1864 – Abraham Lincoln ( R) elected to his 2 nd term
as American President

1884 – German government
recognizes King Leopold II’ s Congo Free State

1889 –
Montana admitted as 41st state of the Union

1892 – Grover Cleveland (D ) elected president.

1895 – German physicist Wilhelm Röntgen produces
and detects electromagnetic radiation in a
wavelength range today known as X -rays or
Röntgen rays

1942 – Hitler proclaims fall of Stalingrad from
Munich beer hall

2002 – Iraq disarmament crisis : UN Security Council
Resolution 1441 – The United Nations Security
Council unanimously approves a resolution on Iraq ,
forcing Saddam Hussein to disarm or face “serious

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