Lost and Found – November 20th Edition

What to remember about November 20th…

  • 1789  New Jersey becomes 1st states to ratify the Bill of Rights ; 1st 10 amendments to the United States Constitution
  • 1942  Future 47th Vice President of the United States Joseph Robinette “Joe” Biden, Jr. is born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • 1945  War crimes trials of 24 Nazis begin at Nuremberg
  • 1947  Princess Elizabeth marries Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey; in 1957 becomes Queen Elizabeth II of United Kingdom
  • 1962  After removal of Soviet weapons, Cuban Missile Crisis ends with lifting of quarantine of the island
  • 1979  Islamic militants seize Grand Mosque at Mecca, days of clashes with Saudi and French troops leave at least 250 dead and 500 wounded
  • 1985  Microsoft releases Windows 1.0 operating system
  • 1998  Zarya is the 1st module of the International Space Station launched into orbit

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