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  1. Lazy Storm Trooper Force Ghost

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    On This Day:

    October 31, 2011: The global population of humans reaches 7 billion.
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  2. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    Heh hilarious that that was announced on Halloween.
  3. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 1, 1952, the United States exploded the first hydrogen bomb, in a test at Eniwetok in the Marshall Islands.
  4. timmoishere Chosen One

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    Isn't November 1st the day that ET died and came back to life?
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  5. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    Well now you're going to cause Juliet to explode.
  6. Ramza JC Head Admin and RPF Manager

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    Andrezj Mostowski was born today in Austria-Hungary. He would go on to prove an awesome lemma about transitive classes. He was also the academic genealogical brother of my current set theory instructor, which is fun.
  7. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 2, 1976, former Gov. Jimmy Carter of Georgia defeated Republican incumbent, Gerald R. Ford, becoming the first American president from the Deep South since the Civil War.
  8. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 3, 1936, President Franklin D. Roosevelt was re-elected in a landslide over Republican Alfred M. ''Alf'' Landon.
  9. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 4, 2008, Barack Hussein Obama was elected the 44th president of the United States, as the country chose him as its first black chief executive.
  10. Lazy Storm Trooper Force Ghost

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    November 4, 1956 – Soviet troops enter Hungary to end the Hungarian revolution against the Soviet Union, that started on October 23. Thousands are killed, more are wounded, and nearly a quarter million leave the country.
  11. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 5, 1968, Republican Richard M. Nixon won the presidency, defeating Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and third-party candidate George C. Wallace.
  12. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 6, 1860, former Illinois congressman Abraham Lincoln defeated three other candidates for the U.S. presidency.
  13. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 7, 1917, Russia's Bolshevik Revolution took place as forces led by Vladimir Ilyich Lenin overthrew the provisional government of Alexander Kerensky.
  14. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    FOR GLORY OF MOTHERLAND
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  15. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    ON THIS DAY

    On November 8, 1960, Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts defeated Vice President Richard M. Nixon for the presidency.
  16. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 9, 1965, the great Northeast blackout occurred as several states and parts of Canada were hit by a series of power failures lasting up to 13 1/2 hours.
  17. Lazy Storm Trooper Force Ghost

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    November 9, 1979 – Nuclear false alarm: the NORAD computers and the Alternate National Military Command Center in Fort Ritchie, Maryland detected purported massive Soviet nuclear strike. After reviewing the raw data from satellites and checking the early warning radars, the alert is cancelled.
  18. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    Nobody could check for Star Wars news even though none of that was in existence!!!
  19. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 10, 1982, the newly finished Vietnam Veterans Memorial was opened to its first visitors in Washington, D.C.
  20. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 11, 1918, fighting in World War I came to an end with the signing of an armistice between the Allies and Germany.
  21. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 12, 1942, the World War II naval Battle of Guadalcanal began. The Americans eventually won a major victory over the Japanese.
  22. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    And nobody ever died ever again.
  23. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    That would have been a nice thought (and I'm sure what everybody thought at the time when signing that armistice).
  24. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    That's what Wilson clung onto when he tried forming the League of Nations.
  25. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 13, 1956, the Supreme Court struck down laws calling for racial segregation on public buses.