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 This day in History - November 7
341 Historic Events for November 7
1915

Austrian submarine torpedoes Italian passenger ship (272 kill)

Event
1916

Jeannette Rankin (Rep-R-Mont) elected 1st woman Representative

Event
1916

Grand duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns czar of uprising

Event
1916

Woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected president

Event
1916

Joe Bushkin, NYC, jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes)

Birth
1917

October Revolution (Oct 26 OS) in Russia, Lenin seizes power

Event
1917

British capture Gaza Palestine from Turks

Event
1917

Andras Mihaly, composer

Birth
1918

United Press erroneously reports WW I armistice had been signed

Event
1918

Goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rockets

Event
1918

Vladimir Mayakovsky's "Misteriya Buff," premieres in Petrograd

Event
1918

Billy Graham, Charlotte NC, Baptist evangelist (Crusades)

Birth
1919

Hugo Haase, German MP (SPD), murdered at 56

Death
1919

US police raid offices of Union of Russian Workers

Event
1921

Ed Wynn's musical "Perfect Fool," premieres in NYC

Event
1922

Al Hirt, New Orleans LA, jazz trumpeter (Greatest Horn in the World)

Birth
1923

Matthew Coady, journalist

Birth
1924

Wolf Mankowitz, British(?) playwright

Birth
1925

Italians liberal-national party joins fascist

Event
1926

Joan Sutherland, Sydney Australia, operatic soprano (Met Opera)

Birth
1927

Hiroshi Yamauchi, Kyoto Japan, owner (Seattle Mariners)

Birth
1928

Herbert Hoover (R) elected president

Event
1929

Ruggero Mastroianni, film editor

Birth
1929

Museum of Modern Art opens (NYC)

Event
1930

Rudy Boschwitz, (Sen-R-Mn, 1978- )

Birth