November 11th

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Can you name the significant events that happened on November 11th?

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The island of Saba is discovered by this famous Spanish sponsored Italian explorer.1493
John Pym is imprisoned in this infamous London prison.1640
The Dutch & French agree to divide this Caribbean island.1648
Over forty people are killed when a combined force of British and Iroquois troops attack the US State of New York in this massacre.1778
Cartagena, Colombia declares independence from this European power.1811
Sherman's troops destroy the town of Rome during their march to the sea in this US state.1864
This state is admitted as 42nd state of the United States.1889
The construction of this US navy base located in Oahu begins.1909
Emperor Charles I abdicates the throne of this European country possessing a dual monarchy.1918
Armistice Day is declared when at this time the guns across Europe fall silent.1918
This country surrenders thus ending the First World War.1918
The Tomb of the Unknowns is officially dedicated by President Harding and is located in this US cemetery.1921
The Eternal flame is lit at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier at this famous Parisian archway.1923
This famous American jazz musician records the 1st of the Hot Five & Hot Seven recordings.1925
The Nobel Prize is awarded to C. J. Davisson & GP Thomson in this category.1937
Willys unveils its General Purpose vehicle that is known by this 4 letter name.1940
Jimmy Dykes succeeds Marty Marion as the manager of this Baltimore baseball team.1953
This New York basketball team has its largest ever crowd at Madison Square Garden.1960
A military coup against President Ngo Dinh Diem, president of this now dissolved South East Asian country, fails.1960
The city of Stalingrad is renamed to this non-Stalin centric name.1961
This hockey player nicknamed the 'Rocket' has his 544 goal record tied by Gordie Howe.1963
Floyd Patterson is KO'ed by this heavyweight born to the name 'Cassius Clay'.1965
This Doors frontman gets arrested on an airplane by the FBI for drunkenness.1969
This US President becomes the first president to address Japan's legislature.1983
Judge Anthony M. Kennedy is nominated to this highest federal court in the US.1987
Roger Clemens wins consecutive awards named after this notable MLB pitcher.1987
The Church of England votes in favour of allowing women to be ordained in this religious position.1992
Bill Gates buys the 'Codex' of this Italian polymath for $30,800,000.1994
Yasser Arafat is confirmed dead by this liberation organization based in Palestine.2004
This ship dubbed the QE2 set sail on her final voyage to Dubai.2008

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