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November Happenings

These things happen(ed) in November. Based on the clues, guess what they are.
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Date
Year
Clue
Answer
Nov 1
1957
The Mackinac Bridge connects the two peninsulas of this U.S. state
Nov 2
1930
Haile Selassie is crowned emperor of this country
Nov 3
1903
Prodded by the United States, this country separates from Colombia
Nov 4
1979
Hostages are seized from the US embassy in this country
Nov 5
1605
This gunpowder plot conspirator is captured
Nov 6
1861
This man became president of the Confederate States of America
Nov 7
1991
This basketball player announces that he is HIV positive
Nov 8
1519
This conquistador enters Tenochtitlán
Nov 9
1989
This came tumbling down
Nov 10
1871
Henry Stanley presumably finds this explorer in the interior of Africa
Nov 11
1918
This war ends
Nov 12
1927
This dictator gains undisputed control over the Soviet Union
Nov 13
1982
This name-filled memorial is dedicated in Washington D.C.
Nov 14
1948
This British prince is born
Nov 15
1969
Dave Thomas opens the first location of this restaurant chain
Nov 16
1988
Benazir Bhutto is elected prime minister of this country
Nov 17
1869
This canal, connecting the Mediterranean to the Red Sea, is inaugurated
Nov 18
1978
Over 900 Jonestown cult members commit suicide by drinking cyanide mixed with this popular beverage
Nov 19
1990
This pop duo is stripped of their Grammy because they didn't actually sing any of the songs on their album
Nov 20
1820
The whaling ship Essex is attacked by this species of whale
Nov 21
1905
This scientist publishes his famous formula: E = MC2
Nov 22
1963
He is assassinated in Dallas
Nov 23
1992
This Disney channel sensation is born in Nashville
Nov 24
1859
This naturalist publishes On the Origin of Species
Nov 25
1835
This American steel tycoon is born in Scotland
Nov 26
2008
Pakistani terrorists attack targets in this city
Nov 27
1924
The first Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade is held in this city
Nov 28
1994
This infamous cannibal is killed in prison
Nov 29
1877
Thomas Edison first demonstrates this gadget
Nov 30
2004
This Jeopardy champ finally loses, after 74 straight wins
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TedMosby
(39)
It's "Colombia" actually, not "Columbia". At least that you like that way even when it's incorrect (as in the Myanmar situation).
Nov 6, 2012
Quizmaster
Fixed the spelling of Colombia. Thanks! And by Myanmar, do you mean Burma?
Nov 6, 2012
Jezilly
(58)
More time please. Another minute or so.
Nov 6, 2012
(60)
Jim Jones gave his followers Flavor-Aid.
Nov 6, 2012
BestLoser
(46)
Agreed. I think you should still accept Kool aid, but Flavor Aid is the answer that should be shown.
Nov 6, 2012
tscomeau36
(0)
First Macy's thanksgiving parade not held in NYC. Haverhill Massachusetts. Little known to the world, but fact.
Feb 19, 2013
(42)
thought of phonograph at the last second then spelled it wrong
Mar 26, 2013
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