6th November 1665 – The London Gazette, the oldest surviving journal, is first published.
1916 – The Kingdom of Poland is proclaimed by the Act of November 5th of the emperors of Germany and Austria-Hungary.
4th November 2008 – Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be elected President of the United States.
Protests and demonstrations against Vietnam War War (1967)
Thomas Edison invented the incandescent electric lamp. (1879)
25,000 women marched gin New York City demanding the right to vote. (1915)
The United Nations came into existence. (1945)
President Theodore Roosevelt's birthday. (27th October 1858). The "Teddy bear" was named after him.