On the 18th November 1916, the Battle of the Somme ended when German troops retired from the final large British attack at the Battle of the Ancre amid worsening weather.
The Russian Social Democratic Labour Party split into the Bolshevik and Menshevik factions.
On the 16th November 1945, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation – otherwise known as UNESCO – was founded.
Over 500,000 protesters marched on Washington D.C. as part of the national Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam.
On the 14th November 1990, Margaret Thatcher’s fifteen year leadership of the British Conservative Party was challenged by Michael Heseltine, a former cabinet minister.
The United States Supreme Court upheld the District Court’s ruling in Browder v. Gayle that segregation on public buses and transportation in Alabama was illegal.
On the 12th November 1990, British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee published the first formal proposal for the World Wide Web.
On the 11th November 1918, fighting on the First World War’s Western Front ended when representatives from the Allies and Germany signed the Armistice of Compiègne.
On the 10th November 1969, the American children’s television show Sesame Street was broadcast for the first time.
Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicated as German Emperor and King of Prussia after the German Revolution took hold.
On the 8th November 1923, the Beer Hall Putsch took place when Adolf Hitler along with First World War hero Erich Ludendorff led an attempted coup against the Weimar Government by trying to seize power…
The oldest meteorite with a known date of impact crashed into a wheat field outside the Alsatian town of Ensisheim.
On the 6th November 1975, the Sex Pistols played their first gig at St. Martin’s College of Art in London.
Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected for an unprecedented third term as President of the United States.