November 11 in History
1417November 11, 1417:
Martin V becomes the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church.
1831November 11, 1831:
Nat Turner, an African-American slave is executed by hanging for leading a slave rebellion which killed about 60 white people.
1852November 11, 1852:
“The Rival Painters: A Story of Rome” is published in the Saturday Evening Gazette as Louisa May Alcott’s first story.
1865November 11, 1865:
Mary Edwards Walker, a doctor who performed surgeries during the American Civil War, is presented with the US Medal of Honor as the first female recipient.
1918November 11, 1918:
World War I ends with the signing of the armistice document by the Allied Powers and Germany.
1920November 11, 1920:
Unknown soldiers from World War I are buried in tombs in Paris and London to mark Armistice Day, the anniversary of the War.
1966November 11, 1966:
The Gemini 12 spacecraft is launched.
1985November 11, 1985:
The made-for-television film, “An Early Frost” centered on AIDS is shown on television for the first time.
1992November 11, 1992:
The Church of England votes to approve the ordination of women as priests.
2013November 11, 2013: