It happened today – this day in history – November 24

1434: The River Thames freezes over in London. 1542: The English beat Scottish King James V at the Battle of

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It happened today – this day in history – November 15

1492: Christopher Columbus makes the first recorded reference to tobacco. 1515: Thomas Wolsey is invested as a cardinal. 1532: Pope

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It happened today – this day in history – November 12

1035: Death of King Canute. 1439: Plymouth becomes the first town incorporated by Parliament. 1555: Parliament re-establishes Catholicism. 1661: Scientist

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It happened today – this day in history – November 11

1158: Frederick Barbarossa declares himself ruler of North Italy. 1493: Christopher Columbus discovers the Caribbean island of Saba. 1640: Thomas

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It happened today – this day in history – November 2

1470: Edward V is born in Westminster. 1734: Birth of American frontiersman Daniel Boone in Pennsylvania. 1755: Birth of Marie

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