23 November 2011

Timeline Nov 23 to 26

Nov 23
1889  The jukebox made its debut, at the Palais Royale Saloon in San Francisco.
1903  Singer Enrico Caruso made his American debut at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, appearing in "Rigoletto."
1936  The first issue of the Globe and Mail appeared.
1936  Life magazine, created by Henry R. Luce, was first published.

Nov 24
1807  Joseph Brant (Thayendanegea), a chief of the Six Nations, died at Wellington Square (now Burlington)
1859  British naturalist Charles Darwin published "On the Origin of Species," which explained his theory of evolution.

Nov 25
1783  The British evacuated New York, their last military position in the United States, during the Revolutionary War.
1830  Ontario's first Mechanics Institute - a social and educational organization - was created in York (Toronto).
1835  Andrew Carnegie, Scottish born steel Industrialist and philanthropist, was born in Dunfermline, Scotland. Died Aug. 11, 1919.

Nov 26
1922  Charles Schulz, American cartoonist and creator of the "Peanuts" comic strip, was born. Died Feb. 12, 2000.
1926  Prime Minister Mackenzie King appointed Vincent Massey as the first Canadian Minister to the US.

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