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On this day: November 13

The "frankfurter" is born, the Holland Tunnel opens to traffic, the Supreme Court integrates Alabama's public buses, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated, and water is found on the moon, all on this day.

On this day: November 12

The Loch Ness Monster smiles for the camera -- sort of, Ellis Island closes, actor William Holden dies, and Madonna releases "Like a Virgin," all on this day.

On this day: November 10

The Marine Corps is formed, Stanley meets Livingstone, "God Bless America" makes its debut, "Sesame Street" premieres, and the Edmund Fitzgerald is lost, all on this day.

On this day: November 9

Pilgrims on the Mayflower spot land, Jack the Ripper kills for the last time, the PGA integrates, Rolling Stone magazine debuts, and the Berlin Wall begins to fall, all on this day.

On this day: November 8

Gunslinger Doc Holliday dies, the X-ray is discovered by accident, the Florida recount begins, and Donald Trump wins the presidency, all on this day.

On this day: November 7

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid die in Bolivia, Marie Curie wins her second Nobel Prize, FDR wins an unprecedented fourth term, Steve McQueen dies, and Magic Johnson announces he is HIV-positive, all on this day.

On this day: November 6

Abraham Lincoln is elected president, New Jersey hosts the first intercollegiate football game, and the punk band the Sex Pistols make their debut, all on this day.

On this day: November 5

Guy Fawkes is caught red-handed, Susan B. Anthony votes, George Foreman becomes the oldest heavyweight boxing champion ever, Saddam Hussein is sentenced to death, and tragedy strikes Fort Hood, all on this day.

On this day: November 2

Gen. George Washington says goodbye to his troops, cheerleading is born, the "Spruce Goose" takes off, Truman defeats Dewey, and the Cubs finally win a world title, all on this day.

On this day: November 1

The Sistine Chapel's ceiling is unveiled, the National Weather Service makes its first forecast, the U.S. explodes its first hydrogen bomb, and Honda opens its first U.S. factory, all on this day.