November 1st-This Day In History

November 1 is the 305th day of the year. There are 60 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Friday or Saturday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Wednesday (56).

+ 1800 – John Adams becomes the first President of the United States to live in the Executive Mansion (later renamed the White House).

+ 1870 – In the United States, the Weather Bureau (later renamed the National Weather Service) makes its first official meteorological forecast.

+ 1894 – Thomas Edison films American sharpshooter Annie Oakley, which is instrumental in her hiring by Buffalo Bill for his Wild West Show.

+ 1896 – A picture showing the bare breasts of a woman appears in National Geographic magazine for the first time.

+ 1901 – Sigma Phi Epsilon, the largest national male collegiate fraternity, is established at Richmond College, in Richmond, Virginia.

+ 1938 – Seabiscuit defeats War Admiral in an upset victory during a match race deemed "the match of the century" in horse racing.

+ 1950 – Puerto Rican nationalists Griselio Torresola and Oscar Collazo attempt to assassinate US President Harry S. Truman at Blair House.

+ 1960 – While campaigning for President of the United States, John F. Kennedy announces his idea of the Peace Corps.

( Births )

 

+ 1937 – Bill Anderson, American country music singer-songwriter

+ 1942 – Larry Flynt, American publisher, founded Larry Flynt Publications

+ 1944 – Kinky Friedman, American singer-songwriter and author

+ 1957 – Lyle Lovett, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

+ 1960 – Fernando Valenzuela, Mexican baseball player, coach, and sportscaster

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