7 November It Happened Today


1659  The Franco-Spanish war ends.

1867  Birth of Marie Curie.

1885  Canadian Pacific railway completed.

1916  Jeanette Rankin of  Montana becomes first female member of US Congress.

1961  Konrad Adenauer elected West German Chancellor for the fourth time.

1978  Death of American heavyweight boxer Gene Tunney.

1980  Death of actor Steve McQueen.


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