- 18 Nov - 24 Nov, 2017
WEEK IN HISTORY
- 04 Nov - 10 Nov, 2017
November 4, 2008: Barack Obama became the first African-American to be elected President of the United States.
November 5, 1935: Parker Brothers launched the current version of ‘Monopoly’, a game of real estate and capitalism.
November 6, 1988: Hollywood star Emma Stone was born in Scottsdale, Arizona. She won a Young Hollywood Award for her film debut in Superbad (2007), and received positive media attention for her role in Zombieland (2009)
November 7, 1994: The world’s first internet radio broadcast originated from WXYC, the student radio station of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
November 8, 1895: X-rays (electromagnetic rays) were discovered by Wilhelm Roentgen at the University of Wuerzburg in Germany.
November 9, 1938: Nazis kill 35 Jews, arrest thousands and destroy Jewish synagogues, homes and stores throughout Germany. The event becomes known as Kristallnacht, the night of the shattered glass.
November 10, 1483: Martin Luther was born in Eisleben. He was a German professor of theology, composer, priest, monk and a seminal figure in the Protestant Reformation.