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November 4, 1922 - Tomb of Tutankhamun, King of Egypt, discovered.
November 4, 1995 - Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel, assassinated.
November 9, 1938 - Kristallnacht, when Jewish businesses and synagogues throughout Germany were attacked by the Nazis.
November 9, 1989 - Opening of the Berlin Wall, Germany.
November 9, 1953 - Cambodia became independent.
November 11 - Remembrance Day, the armistice that ended World War I was signed on this date in 1918.
November 11, 1880 - Ned Kelly, Australian bushranger, hanged.  Ned Kelly Timeline Scavenger Hunt 
November 17, 1869 - Suez Canal opened.
November 22, 1963 - U.S. President John F. Kennedy assassinated.
November 23, 1923 - Radio broadcasting began in Australia.
November 25, 1880 - John Flynn, founder of the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia, born.
November 26, 1855 - The name Van Diemen's Land was officially replaced by Tasmania.
November 27, 1849 - Te Rauparaha, New Zealand Maori chief, died.

November 7, 1867 - Marie Curie, French physicist. View TIMELINE 
November 8, 1656
- Edmond Halley, British astronomer.
November 13, 1850 - Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish novelist.
November 14, 1840 - Claude Monet, French painter.
November 19, 1917 - Indira Gandhi, first woman Prime Minister of India.
November 22, 1819 - George Eliot, English novelist.
November 29, 1832 - Louisa M. Alcott, American author.
November 30, 1667 - Jonathan Swift, English author.
November 30, 1835 - Mark Twain, American author.
November 30, 1874 - Sir Winston Churchill, British statesmen. View TIMELINE 

 

Who is this person born on November 7, 1926?
Clue:
An Australian operatic soprano who won acclaim for her brilliant vocal technique.
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•  Electronic Games  •  England: A Brief History  •  Hurricanes  •  Inca  •  Mohandas Gandhi 
•  Russian Revolution of 1917  •  Sun  •  United Kingdom to 1707, A History of 
•  United Kingdom since 1707, A History of  •  Vikings: Across the Seas  •  Women in Science
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•  Hurricanes  •  Inca  •  Mohandas Gandhi  •  Russian Revolution of 1917  •  Sun 
•  United Kingdom to 1707, A History of  •  United Kingdom since 1707, A History of 
•  Vikings: Across the Seas  •  Women in Science
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