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On this day: November 20

The Nuremberg Trials begin, Princess Elizabeth gets married, Windows 1.0 is released, and Michael Jackson is arrested, all on this day.

On this day: November 19

Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address, Ford discontinues the Edsel, Milli Vanilli lose their Grammy, and the first Wii goes on sale, all on this day.

On this day: November 18

William Tell shows off his archery skills, railroads create the first time zones, and Jim Jones leads his Peoples Temple cult in a mass murder-suicide, all on this day.

On this day: November 17

The Elizabethan era begins, Congress holds its first session in Washington, D.C., the computer mouse is patented, John Lennon releases his final album, and "Twilight" premieres, all on this day.

On this day: November 16

Coca-Cola patents its iconic contoured bottle, Al Capone leaves prison, Harry Potter makes his movie debut, and Prince William and Kate Middleton announce their engagement, all on this day.

On this day: November 15

Sherman begins his march to the sea, FDR lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial, and Elvis Presley makes his movie debut, all on this day.

On this day: November 14

America's first library opens, a plane crash kills most of the Marshall University football team, Princess Anne marries a commoner, and Michael Jackson premieres his "Black or White" video, all on this day.