Events of Early November

Answer the questions about things that happened in the first days of the eleventh month.
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Last updated: September 22, 2012
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Nov. 1, 1957 – The mile-and-a-half long Mackinac Bridge is completed, connecting the two parts of this U.S. state.
Nov. 2, 1920 – The first regular radio broadcasts begin. Station KDKA in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania reports the results of the Presidential elections, won by this man.
Warren G. Harding
Nov. 2, 1889 – This state, home of Mount Rushmore, becomes the 40th state to enter the Union.
South Dakota
Nov. 3, 1718 – Birthday of John Montague, better known as the Earl of ________. Things named after him include a food item and, formerly, the Hawaiian Islands.
Nov. 3, 1868 – During the period of Reconstruction, John W. Menard of Louisiana becomes the first _______-________ elected to the U.S. Congress.
Nov. 4, 1924 – This legendarily taciturn man is elected U.S. President in a landslide victory.
Calvin Coolidge
Nov. 5, 1911 – Birthday of Leonard Slye, better known by this name he used as a singing actor in over 100 cowboy movies.
Roy Rogers
Nov. 5, 1940 – This man is elected U.S. President for a record third time.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Nov. 6, 1861 – James Naismith is born in Ontario. In 1891 he invented this game, using two peach baskets and a soccer ball.
Nov. 6, 1860 – This man becomes the first member of the Republican Party to be elected U.S. President.
Abraham Lincoln
Nov. 6, 1814 – This man, inventor of a musical instrument he named after himself, is born in Belgium.
Adolphe Sax
Nov. 7, 1874 – This cartoonist becomes the first to use the elephant as symbol of the Republican Party.
Thomas Nast
Nov. 8, 1889 – This state, one of the largest in the U.S., becomes the 41st to join the Union.
Nov. 11, 1918 – This war ends, and the date becomes a holiday originally known as Armistice Day, now called Veterans Day.
World War I
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