11 November 2012

Timeline November 11

November 11
1620  Forty-one Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower, anchored off Massachusetts, signed a compact calling for a "body politick." The Mayflower Compact.
1778  Cherry Valley Massacre: Loyalists and Seneca Indian forces attack a fort and village in eastern New York during the American Revolutionary War, killing more than forty civilians and soldiers.
1813  War of 1812: Battle of Crysler's Farm – British and Canadian forces defeat a larger American force, causing the Americans to abandon their Saint Lawrence campaign.
1869  Victor Emmanuel III, Italian king (1900-47), was born.
1918  Fighting in World War I came to an end with the signing of an armistice between the Allies and Germany.
1930  Patent number US1781541 is awarded to Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd for their invention, the Einstein refrigerator.
1992  The General Synod of the Church of England votes to allow women to become priests.

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