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- 11/20/18--21:02: EVENTS OF THIS DAY IN THE PAST. 21/11
- 164 BC – Judas Maccabeus, son of Mattathias of the Hasmonean family, restores the Temple in Jerusalem. This event is commemorated each year by the festival of Hanukkah.
- 235 – Pope Anterus succeeds Pontian as the nineteenth pope. During the persecutions of emperor Maximinus Thrax he is martyred.
- 1009 – Lý Công Uẩn is enthroned as emperor of Đại Cồ Việt, founding the Lý dynasty.
- 1386 – Timur of Samarkand captures and sacks the Georgian capital of Tbilisi, taking King Bagrat V of Georgia captive.
- 1620 – Plymouth Colony settlers sign the Mayflower Compact (November 11, O.S.)
- 1676 – The Danish astronomer Ole Rømer presents the first quantitative measurements of the speed of light.
- 1783 – In Paris, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent d'Arlandes, make the first untethered hot air balloon flight.
- 1789 – North Carolina ratifies the United States Constitution and is admitted as the 12th U.S. state.
- 1832 – Wabash College is founded in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
- 1861 – American Civil War: Confederate President Jefferson Davis appoints Judah Benjamin Secretary of War.
- 1877 – Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a machine that can record and play sound.
- 1894 – Port Arthur, China falls to the Japanese, a decisive victory of the First Sino-Japanese War; Japanese troops are accused of massacring the remaining inhabitants.
- 1902 – The Philadelphia Football Athletics defeated the Kanaweola Athletic Club of Elmira, New York, 39–0, in the first ever professional American football night game.
- 1905 – Albert Einstein's paper that leads to the mass–energy equivalence formula, E = mc², is published in the journal Annalen der Physik.
- 1910 – Sailors on board Brazil's warships including the Minas Geraes, São Paulo, and Bahia, violently rebel in what is now known as the Revolta da Chibata (Revolt of the Lash).
- 1916 – Mines from SM U-73 sink the HMHS Britannic, the largest ship lost in the First World War.
- 1918 – The Flag of Estonia, previously used by pro-independence activists, is formally adopted as the national flag of the Republic of Estonia.
- 1918 – A pogrom takes place in Lwów (now Lviv); over three days, at least 50 Jews and 270 Ukrainian Christians are killed by Poles.
- 1920 – Irish War of Independence: In Dublin, 31 people are killed in what became known as "Bloody Sunday".
- 1922 – Rebecca Latimer Felton of Georgia takes the oath of office, becoming the first female United States Senator.
- 1927 – Columbine Mine massacre: Striking coal miners are allegedly attacked with machine guns by a detachment of state police dressed in civilian clothes.
- 1942 – The completion of the Alaska Highway (also known as the Alcan Highway) is celebrated (however, the highway is not usable by standard road vehicles until 1943).
- 1944 – World War II: American submarine USS Sealion sinks the Japanese battleship Kongō and Japanese destroyer Urakaze in the Formosa Strait.
- 1945 – The United Auto Workers strike 92 General Motors plants in 50 cities to back up worker demands for a 30-percent raise.
- 1950 – Two Canadian National Railway trains collide in northeastern British Columbia in the Canoe River train crash; the death toll is 21, with 17 of them Canadian troops bound for Korea.
- 1953 – The Natural History Museum, London announces that the "Piltdown Man" skull, initially believed to be one of the most important fossilized hominid skulls ever found, is a hoax.
- 1959 – American disc jockey Alan Freed, who had popularized the term "rock and roll" and music of that style, is fired from WABC-AM radio over allegations he had participated in the payola scandal.
- 1961 – The "La Ronde" opens in Honolulu, first revolving restaurant in the United States.
- 1962 – The Chinese People's Liberation Army declares a unilateral ceasefire in the Sino-Indian War.
- 1964 – The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge opens to traffic. At the time it is the world's longest bridge span.
- 1964 – Second Vatican Council: The third session of the Roman Catholic Church's ecumenical council closes.
- 1967 – Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland tells news reporters: "I am absolutely certain that whereas in 1965 the enemy was winning, today he is certainly losing."
- 1969 – U.S. President Richard Nixon and Japanese Premier Eisaku Satō agree on the return of Okinawa to Japanese control in 1972. The U.S. retains rights to bases on the island, but these are to be nuclear-free.
- 1969 – The first permanent ARPANET link is established between UCLA and SRI.
- 1970 – Vietnam War: Operation Ivory Coast: A joint United States Air Force and Army team raids the Sơn Tây prisoner-of-war camp in an attempt to free American prisoners of war thought to be held there.
- 1971 – Indian troops, partly aided by Mukti Bahini (Bengali guerrillas), defeat the Pakistan army in the Battle of Garibpur.
- 1972 – Voters in South Korea overwhelmingly approve a new constitution, giving legitimacy to Park Chung-hee and the Fourth Republic.
- 1974 – The Birmingham pub bombings kill 21 people. The Birmingham Six are sentenced to life in prison for the crime but subsequently acquitted.
- 1977 – Minister of Internal Affairs Allan Highet announces that the national anthems of New Zealand shall be the traditional anthem "God Save the Queen" and "God Defend New Zealand".
- 1979 – The United States Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, is attacked by a mob and set on fire, killing four.
- 1980 – A deadly fire breaks out at the MGM Grand Hotel in Paradise, Nevada (now Bally's Las Vegas). Eighty-seven people are killed and more than 650 are injured in the worst disaster in Nevada history.
- 1985 – United States Navy intelligence analyst Jonathan Pollard is arrested for spying after being caught giving Israel classified information on Arab nations. He is subsequently sentenced to life in prison.
- 1986 – National Security Council member Oliver North and his secretary start to shred documents allegedly implicating them in the Iran–Contra affair.
- 1992 – A major tornado strikes the Houston, Texas area during the afternoon. Over the next two days the largest tornado outbreak ever to occur in the US during November spawns over 100 tornadoes.
- 1995 – The Dayton Agreement is initialed at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, near Dayton, Ohio, ending three and a half years of war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
- 1996 – Humberto Vidal explosion: Thirty-three people die when a Humberto Vidal shoe shop explodes.
- 2002 – NATO invites Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia to become members.
- 2004 – The second round of the Ukrainian presidential election is held, giving rise to massive protests and controversy over the election's integrity.
- 2004 – Dominica is hit by the most destructive earthquake in its history. The northern half of the island sustains the most damage, especially the town of Portsmouth. In neighboring Guadeloupe, one person is killed.
- 2004 – The Paris Club agrees to write off 80% (up to $100 billion) of Iraq's external debt.
- 2006 – Anti-Syrian Lebanese politician and government minister Pierre Gemayel is assassinated in suburban Beirut.
- 2009 – A mine explosion in Heilongjiang, China kills 108.
- 2012 – At least 28 are wounded after a bomb is thrown onto a bus in Tel Aviv.
- 2013 – Fifty-four people are killed when the roof of a shopping center collapses in Riga, Latvia.
- 2013 – Massive protests start in Ukraine after President Viktor Yanukovych suspended signing the Ukraine–European Union Association Agreement.
- 2014 – A stampede in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe caused by the police firing tear gas kills at least eleven people and injures 40 others.
- 2015 – The government of Belgium imposed a security lockdown on Brussels, including the closure of shops, schools, public transportation, due to potential terrorist attacks.
- 2017 – Robert Mugabe formally resigns as President of Zimbabwe, after thirty-seven years in office.
- 1495 – John Bale, English bishop and historian (d. 1563)
- 1567 – Anne de Xainctonge, French saint, founded the Society of the Sisters of Saint Ursula of the Blessed Virgin (d. 1621)
- 1631 – Catharina Questiers, Dutch poet (d. 1669)
- 1692 – Carlo Innocenzo Frugoni, Italian poet and academic (d. 1768)
- 1694 – Voltaire, French historian, playwright, and philosopher (d. 1778)
- 1718 – Friedrich Wilhelm Marpurg, German composer, critic, and theorist (d. 1795)
- 1729 – Josiah Bartlett, American physician and politician, 6th Governor of New Hampshire (d. 1795)
- 1760 – Joseph Plumb Martin, American sergeant (d. 1850)
- 1768 – Friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologian, philosopher, and scholar (d. 1834)
- 1785 – William Beaumont, American surgeon, "Father of Gastric Physiology" (d. 1853)
- 1787 – Samuel Cunard, Canadian businessman, founded the Cunard Line (d. 1865)
- 1811 – Zeng Guofan, Chinese general and politician, Viceroy of Liangjiang (d. 1872)
- 1818 – Lewis H. Morgan, American lawyer, anthropologist, and theorist (d. 1881)
- 1835 – Hetty Green, American businesswoman and financier (d. 1916)
- 1840 – Victoria, Princess Royal of England (d. 1901)
- 1851 – Désiré-Joseph Mercier, Belgian cardinal and theologian (d. 1926)
- 1852 – Francisco Tárrega, Spanish guitarist and composer (d. 1909)
- 1853 – Hussein Kamel of Egypt (d. 1917)
- 1854 – Pope Benedict XV (d. 1922)
- 1866 – Sigbjørn Obstfelder, Norwegian poet and author (d. 1900)
- 1866 – Konishiki Yasokichi I, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 17th Yokozuna (d. 1914)
- 1870 – Alexander Berkman, Lithuanian-American activist and author (d. 1936)
- 1870 – Joe Darling, Australian cricketer and politician (d. 1946)
- 1870 – Stanley Jackson, English cricketer and politician (d. 1947)
- 1876 – Olav Duun, Norwegian author and educator (d. 1939)
- 1877 – Sigfrid Karg-Elert, German composer and educator (d. 1933)
- 1878 – Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer and politician, German Minister of Justice (d. 1949)
- 1886 – Harold Nicolson, English author and politician (d. 1968)
- 1894 – Cecil M. Harden, American politician (d. 1984)
- 1897 – Mollie Steimer, Russian-American activist (d. 1980)
- 1898 – René Magritte, Belgian painter (d. 1967)
- 1899 – Jobyna Ralston, American actress (d. 1967)
- 1899 – Harekrushna Mahatab, Indian journalist and politician, 1st Chief Minister of Odisha (d. 1987)
- 1902 – Foster Hewitt, Canadian sportscaster (d. 1985)
- 1902 – Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish-American novelist and short story writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1991)
- 1902 – Mikhail Suslov, Russian soldier, economist, and politician (d. 1982)
- 1904 – Coleman Hawkins, American saxophonist and clarinet player (d. 1969)
- 1907 – Buck Ram, American songwriter and music producer (d. 1991)
- 1908 – Leo Politi, Italian-American author and illustrator (d. 1996)
- 1908 – Elizabeth George Speare, American author and educator (d. 1994)
- 1912 – Eleanor Powell, American actress and dancer (d. 1982)
- 1913 – John Boulting, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1985)
- 1913 – Roy Boulting, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2001)
- 1913 – Gunnar Kangro, Estonian mathematician, author, and academic (d. 1975)
- 1914 – Nusret Fişek, Turkish physician and politician, Turkish Minister of Health (d. 1990)
- 1914 – Henri Laborit, French physician and philosopher (d. 1995)
- 1915 – Norm Smith, Australian footballer and coach (d. 1973)
- 1916 – Sid Luckman, American football player and soldier (d. 1998)
- 1919 – Paul Bogart, American director and producer (d. 2012)
- 1920 – Ralph Meeker, American actor (d. 1988)
- 1920 – Stan Musial, American baseball player and manager (d. 2013)
- 1921 – Donald Sheldon, American pilot (d. 1975)
- 1922 – Abe Lemons, American basketball player and coach (d. 2002)
- 1924 – Joseph Campanella, American actor (d. 2018)
- 1924 – Milka Planinc, Yugoslav politician, 28th Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (d. 2010)
- 1924 – Christopher Tolkien, English author and academic
- 1925 – Veljko Kadijević, Croatian general and politician, 5th Federal Secretary of People's Defence (d. 2014)
- 1926 – William Wakefield Baum, American cardinal (d. 2015)
- 1927 – Georgia Frontiere, American businesswoman (d. 2008)
- 1929 – Marilyn French, American author and academic (d. 2009)
- 1929 – Laurier LaPierre, Canadian historian, journalist, and politician (d. 2012)
- 1930 – Marjan Rožanc, Slovenian journalist, author, and playwright (d. 1990)
- 1931 – Lewis Binford, American archaeologist and academic (d. 2011)
- 1931 – Revaz Dogonadze, Georgian chemist and physicist (d. 1985)
- 1931 – Stanley Kalms, Baron Kalms, English businessman
- 1931 – Malcolm Williamson, Australian pianist and composer (d. 2003)
- 1932 – Beryl Bainbridge, English author and screenwriter (d. 2010)
- 1932 – Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Danish composer
- 1933 – Henry Hartsfield, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2014)
- 1933 – Etta Zuber Falconer, American educator and mathematician (d. 2002)
- 1933 – Jean Shepard, American country music singer-songwriter (d. 2016)
- 1934 – Laurence Luckinbill, American actor, director, and playwright
- 1934 – Peter Philpott, Australian cricketer
- 1936 – Victor Chang, Chinese-Australian surgeon (d. 1991)
- 1937 – Ingrid Pitt, Polish-English actress (d. 2010)
- 1937 – Marlo Thomas, American actress, producer, and activist
- 1939 – R. Budd Dwyer, American educator and politician, 30th Treasurer of Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
- 1940 – Freddy Beras-Goico, Dominican comedian and television host (d. 2010)
- 1940 – Dr. John, American singer-songwriter and pianist
- 1940 – Richard Marcinko, American commander and author
- 1940 – Natalia Makarova, Russian ballerina, choreographer, and actress
- 1941 – Juliet Mills, English-American actress
- 1941 – David Porter, American songwriter, musician, and producer
- 1942 – Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, German educator and politician
- 1943 – Phil Bredesen, American businessman and politician, 48th Governor of Tennessee
- 1943 – Jacques Laffite, French race car driver and sportscaster
- 1944 – Dick Durbin, American lawyer and politician
- 1944 – Earl Monroe, American basketball player and sportscaster
- 1944 – Harold Ramis, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2014)
- 1945 – Goldie Hawn, American actress, singer, and producer
- 1948 – Michel Suleiman, Lebanese general and politician, 16th President of Lebanon
- 1948 – George Zimmer, American businessman, founded Men's Wearhouse
- 1948 – Lonnie Jordan, American singer-songwriter War (band)
- 1948 – Alphonse Mouzon, American jazz drummer (d. 2016)
- 1950 – Gary Pihl, Guitarist Boston (band)
- 1950 – Hisham Barakat, Egyptian lawyer and judge (d. 2015)
- 1950 – Livingston Taylor, American singer-songwriter and musician
- 1952 – Mervyn Davies, Baron Davies of Abersoch, Welsh banker and politician
- 1952 – Janne Kristiansen, Norwegian lawyer and jurist
- 1952 – Lorna Luft, American actress and singer
- 1953 – Tina Brown, English-American journalist and author
- 1954 – Fiona Pitt-Kethley, English journalist, author, and poet
- 1955 – Peter Koppes, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1955 – Cedric Maxwell, American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster
- 1955 – Glenn Ridge, Australian radio and television host and producer
- 1956 – Cherry Jones, American actress
- 1959 – Sergei Ratnikov, Estonian footballer and manager
- 1960 – Mark Bailey, English rugby player, author, and educator
- 1960 – Brian McNamara, American actor, director, and producer
- 1960 – Brian Ritchie, American bass player and songwriter
- 1961 – João Domingos Pinto, Portuguese footballer and manager
- 1962 – Steven Curtis Chapman, American Christian music singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, actor, author, and social activist
- 1962 – Alan Smith, English football player
- 1963 – Dave Molyneux, Manx motorcycle racer
- 1963 – Nicollette Sheridan, English actress
- 1964 – Shane Douglas, American wrestler and manager
- 1964 – Liza Tarbuck, English actress, television & radio presenter
- 1964 – Charles Dunstone, English businessman, co-founded Carphone Warehouse
- 1964 – Olden Polynice, Haitian-American basketball player and coach
- 1964 – Stefan Sonnenfeld, American businessman, co-founded Company 3
- 1965 – Björk, Icelandic singer-songwriter
- 1965 – Reggie Lewis, American basketball player (d. 1993)
- 1966 – Troy Aikman, American football player and sportscaster
- 1966 – Evgeny Bareev, Russian chess player and coach
- 1966 – Thanasis Kolitsidakis, Greek footballer
- 1967 – Ken Block, American race car driver
- 1967 – Tripp Cromer, American baseball player
- 1967 – Toshihiko Koga, Japanese martial artist
- 1967 – Amanda Lepore, American model and singer
- 1968 – Andrew Caddick, New Zealand-English cricketer
- 1968 – Alex James, English singer-songwriter, bass player
- 1968 – Antonio Tarver, American boxer, sportscaster, and actor
- 1969 – Ken Griffey Jr., American baseball player and actor
- 1970 – Karen Davila, Filipino journalist
- 1970 – Justin Langer, Australian cricketer and coach
- 1971 – Michael Strahan, American football player, actor, and talk show host
- 1972 – Rich Johnston, English author and critic
- 1972 – Rain Phoenix, American actress and singer
- 1976 – Saleem Elahi, Pakistani cricketer
- 1976 – Martin Meichelbeck, German footballer
- 1976 – Daniel Whiston, English figure skater
- 1976 – Michael Wilson, Australian footballer
- 1977 – Michael Batiste, American former professional basketball player
- 1977 – Yolande James, Canadian lawyer and politician
- 1977 – Jonas Jennings, American football player
- 1978 – Daniel Bradshaw, Australian footballer
- 1978 – Lucía Jiménez, Spanish actress and singer
- 1979 – Vincenzo Iaquinta, Italian footballer
- 1979 – Stromile Swift, American basketball player
- 1979 – Alex Tanguay, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1980 – Hank Blalock, American baseball player
- 1980 – Alec Brownstein, American author and director
- 1980 – Leonardo González, Costa Rican footballer
- 1981 – Wesley Britt, American football player
- 1981 – Ainārs Kovals, Latvian javelin thrower
- 1981 – Jonny Magallón, Mexican footballer
- 1982 – Ioana Ciolacu, Romanian fashion designer
- 1982 – Georgios Kalogiannidis, Greek archer
- 1983 – Jamie Langley, English rugby player
- 1984 – Álvaro Bautista, Spanish motorcycle racer
- 1984 – Jena Malone, American actress and singer
- 1985 – Carly Rae Jepsen, Canadian singer-songwriter and actress
- 1985 – Jesús Navas, Spanish footballer
- 1985 – Nicola Silvestri, Italian footballer
- 1986 – Colleen Ballinger, American comedian, actress, and singer
- 1986 – Ben Bishop, American ice hockey player
- 1986 – Kristof Goddaert, Belgian cyclist (d. 2014)
- 1987 – Stefan Glarner, Swiss footballer
- 1987 – Eesha Karavade, Indian chess player
- 1988 – Len Väljas, Canadian skier
- 1988 – Preston Zimmerman, American soccer player
- 1989 – Will Buckley, English footballer
- 1989 – Dárvin Chávez, Mexican footballer
- 1989 – Justin Tucker, American football player
- 1989 – Fabian Delph, English footballer
- 1990 – Dani King, English cyclist
- 1990 – Georgie Twigg, English field hockey player
- 1991 – Almaz Ayana, Ethiopian sprinter
- 1991 – Lewis Dunk, English footballer
- 1991 – Peni Terepo, New Zealand rugby league player
- 1992 – Conor Maynard, English singer-songwriter
- 1994 – Saúl Ñíguez, Spanish footballer
- 615 – Columbanus, Irish missionary and saint (b. 543)
- 933 – Al-Tahawi, Arab imam and scholar (b. 853)
- 1011 – Reizei, emperor of Japan (b. 950)
- 1136 – William de Corbeil, English archbishop (b. 1070)
- 1150 – García Ramírez of Navarre (b. 1112)
- 1325 – Yury of Moscow, Prince of Moscow and Vladimir
- 1361 – Philip I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1346)
- 1555 – Georgius Agricola, German mineralogist, philologist, and scholar (b. 1490)
- 1566 – Annibale Caro, Italian poet and author (b. 1507)
- 1579 – Thomas Gresham, English merchant and financier (b. 1519)
- 1639 – Henry Grey, 8th Earl of Kent, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire (b. 1583)
- 1652 – Jan Brożek, Polish mathematician, physician, and astronomer (b. 1585)
- 1695 – Henry Purcell, English organist and composer (b. 1659)
- 1775 – John Hill, English botanist and author (b. 1719)
- 1782 – Jacques de Vaucanson, French engineer (b. 1709)
- 1811 – Heinrich von Kleist, German poet and author (b. 1777)
- 1844 – Ivan Krylov, Russian poet and playwright (b. 1769)
- 1859 – Yoshida Shōin, Japanese academic and politician (b. 1830)
- 1861 – Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire, French priest and activist (b. 1802)
- 1870 – Karel Jaromír Erben, Czech historian and poet (b. 1811)
- 1874 – Marià Fortuny, Spanish painter (b. 1838)
- 1881 – Ami Boué, German-Austrian geologist and ethnographer (b. 1794)
- 1899 – Garret Hobart, American lawyer and politician, 24th Vice President of the United States (b. 1844)
- 1907 – Harry Boyle, Australian cricketer (b. 1847)
- 1907 – Paula Modersohn-Becker, German painter (b. 1876)
- 1908 – Carl Friedrich Schmidt, German-Russian geologist and botanist (b. 1832)
- 1909 – Peder Severin Krøyer, Norwegian-Danish painter (b. 1851)
- 1916 – Franz Joseph I of Austria (b. 1830)
- 1922 – Ricardo Flores Magón, Mexican journalist and activist (b. 1874)
- 1926 – Edward Cummins, American golfer (b. 1886)
- 1928 – Heinrich XXVII, Prince Reuss Younger Line (b. 1858)
- 1934 – John Scaddan, Australian politician, 10th Premier of Western Australia (b. 1876)
- 1938 – Leopold Godowsky, Polish-American pianist and composer (b. 1870)
- 1941 – Henrietta Vinton Davis, American actress and playwright (b. 1860)
- 1942 – Count Leopold Berchtold, Austrian-Hungarian politician, Foreign Minister of Austria-Hungary (b. 1863)
- 1942 – J. B. M. Hertzog, South African general and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of South Africa (b. 1866)
- 1945 – Robert Benchley, American humorist, newspaper columnist, and actor (b. 1889)
- 1945 – Al Davis, American boxer (b. 1920)
- 1945 – Ellen Glasgow, American author (b. 1873)
- 1945 – Alexander Patch, American general (b. 1889)
- 1947 – William McCormack, Australian politician, 22nd Premier of Queensland (b. 1879)
- 1953 – Felice Bonetto, Italian race car driver (b. 1903)
- 1953 – Larry Shields, American clarinet player and composer (b. 1893)
- 1957 – Francis Burton Harrison, American general and politician, 6th Governor-General of the Philippines (b. 1873)
- 1958 – Mel Ott, American baseball player, manager, and sportscaster (b. 1909)
- 1959 – Max Baer, American boxer, referee, and actor (b. 1909)
- 1963 – Artur Lemba, Estonian composer and educator (b. 1885)
- 1963 – Robert Stroud, American ornithologist and author (b. 1890)
- 1967 – C. M. Eddy, Jr., American author (b. 1896)
- 1970 – Newsy Lalonde, Canadian lacrosse and ice hockey player (b. 1887)
- 1970 – C. V. Raman, Indian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888)
- 1973 – Thomas Pelly, American lawyer and politician (b. 1902)
- 1974 – John B. Gambling, American radio host (b. 1897)
- 1974 – Frank Martin, Swiss-Dutch pianist and composer (b. 1890)
- 1975 – Gunnar Gunnarsson, Icelandic author (b. 1889)
- 1980 – Sara García, Mexican actress (b. 1895)
- 1981 – Harry von Zell, American actor and comedian (b. 1906)
- 1982 – John Hargrave, English activist and author (b. 1894)
- 1984 – Ben Wilson, American basketball player (b. 1967)
- 1986 – Jerry Colonna, American singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1904)
- 1988 – Carl Hubbell, American baseball player and scout (b. 1903)
- 1989 – Harvey Hart, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1928)
- 1989 – Margot Zemach, American author and illustrator (b. 1931)
- 1990 – Dean Hart, Canadian wrestler and referee (b. 1954)
- 1991 – Sonny Werblin, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1907)
- 1992 – Kaysone Phomvihane, Laotian soldier and politician, 2nd President of Laos (b. 1920)
- 1992 – Ricky Williams, American singer-songwriter and drummer (b. 1956)
- 1993 – Bill Bixby, American actor (b. 1934)
- 1994 – Willem Jacob Luyten, Dutch-American astronomer and academic (b. 1899)
- 1995 – Peter Grant, English actor and manager (b. 1935)
- 1995 – Noel Jones, Indian-English diplomat, British ambassador to Kazakhstan (b. 1940)
- 1996 – Bernard Rose, English organist and composer (b 1916)
- 1996 – Abdus Salam, Pakistani-English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1926)
- 1999 – Quentin Crisp, English actor, author, and illustrator (b. 1908)
- 2000 – Ernest Lluch, Spanish economist and politician (b. 1937)
- 2002 – Hadda Brooks, American singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1916)
- 2005 – Alfred Anderson, Scottish soldier (b. 1896)
- 2005 – Hugh Sidey, American journalist and academic (b. 1927)
- 2006 – Hassan Gouled Aptidon, Somalian-Djiboutian politician, 1st President of Djibouti (b. 1916)
- 2006 – Pierre Amine Gemayel, Lebanese lawyer and politician (b. 1972)
- 2007 – Fernando Fernán Gómez, Spanish actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1921)
- 2007 – Tom Johnson, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (b. 1928)
- 2007 – Noel McGregor, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1931)
- 2009 – Konstantin Feoktistov, Russian engineer and astronaut (b. 1926)
- 2010 – Norris Church Mailer, American author (b. 1949)
- 2010 – David Nolan, American activist and politician (b. 1943)
- 2010 – Margaret Taylor-Burroughs, American painter and author, co-founded the DuSable Museum of African American History (b. 1917)
- 2011 – Anne McCaffrey, American science fiction and fantasy author (b. 1926)
- 2012 – Emily Squires, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1941)
- 2012 – Austin Peralta, American pianist (b. 1990)
- 2013 – John Egerton, American journalist and author (b. 1935)
- 2013 – Fred Kavli, Norwegian-American businessman and philanthropist, founded The Kavli Foundation (b. 1927)
- 2013 – Dimitri Mihalas, American astronomer and author (b. 1939)
- 2013 – Vern Mikkelsen, American basketball player and coach (b. 1928)
- 2013 – Bernard Parmegiani, French composer (b. 1927)
- 2013 – Tôn Thất Đính, Vietnamese general (b. 1926)
- 2013 – Maurice Vachon, Canadian-American wrestler (b. 1929)
- 2014 – J. C. Gilbert, American soldier, farmer, and politician (b. 1922)
- 2014 – John H. Land, American soldier and politician (b. 1920)
- 2014 – Robert Richardson, English general (b. 1929)
- 2015 – Gil Cardinal, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1950)
- 2015 – Ameen Faheem, Indian-Pakistani poet and politician (b. 1939)
- 2015 – Bob Foster, American boxer and police officer (b. 1938)
- 2015 – Anthony Read, English screenwriter and producer (b. 1935)
- 2015 – Joseph Silverstein, American violinist and conductor (b. 1932)
- 2016 – Hassan Sadpara, Pakistani mountaineer and adventurer (b. 1963)
- 2017 – David Cassidy, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1950)
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- 11/21/18--05:51: Article 8
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- 11/21/18--05:58: Article 4
- 11/21/18--06:14: ΕΟΡΤΑΣΜΟΣ ΤΟΥ ΑΓΙΟΥ ΣΤΥΛΙΑΝΟΥ ΣΤΟ ΑΣΥΛΟ ΤΟΥ ΠΑΙΔΙΟΥ
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Τα σημαντικότερα γεγονότα - εσωτερικά και εξωτερικά - που σχετίζονται με τη διακυβέρνηση της χώρας από τους δικτάτορες και την πάλη για την ανατροπή τους...
4.500 φωτιστικά σώματα Led και 10.000 λαμπτήρες
Πολυτελές ξενοδοχείο και θεματικό πάρκο στην Ασπροβαλτα
FOUR SEASONS RESORT SAYAN UBUD, BALI
Στις σουίτες του πιο
|November 21st: On this Day|
|1954, American singer and actress Rosemary Clooney was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'This Ole House.' This song was also a No.1 for Shakin' Stevens in 1981. Her nephew, George Clooney was a pallbearer at her funeral in 2002.|
|1955, RCA Records purchased Elvis Presley's recording contract from Sam Phillips at Sun Records for an unprecedented sum of $35,000. In September 1931, RCA Victor introduced the first 33⅓ rpm records sold to the public, and later in 1949, RCA Victor introduced the 7-inch 45 rpm fine-grooved vinyl record.|
|1960, Maurice Williams and The Zodiacs went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Stay', the shortest ever US No.1 single at one minute 37 seconds. A No.14 hit in the UK in 1961.|
|1960, The Beatles played at the Kaiserkeller Club in Hamburg, Germany without George Harrison. The guitarist had been deported on this day for being underage (he was 17) and not legally allowed to remain in a nightclub after midnight.|
|1970, The Partridge Family started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'I Think I Love You'. The song was featured in the first episode of the Partridge Family TV series, made by the same company that made The Monkees.|
|1970, Two months after his death Jimi Hendrix was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Voodoo Child (Slight Return)' the closing track on Electric Ladyland, the third and final album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience. This was the guitarist's only UK No.1 single. Hendrix's solo on the track was named the 11th greatest solo of all-time in Guitar World's 100 Greatest Guitar Solos.|
|1971, Elton John kicked off a 13-date UK tour at The Coventry Theatre, promoting his new album Madman Across The Water. The album cover for Madman Across the Water was embroidered over two weeks by Janis Larkham, wife of the album art director David Larkham. She used the back of an old Levi's jacket, and the original was gifted to John.|
|1974, Wilson Pickett was arrested in New York City for possession of a dangerous weapon after he pulled a gun during an argument.|
|1975, At the start of Elton John week in Los Angeles, the singer received a Star on Hollywood's Walk Of Fame.|
|1976, The Stranglers supported by Chelsea appeared at The Nashville, London, England. This was Billy Idol's last gig with Chelsea, who then joined fame in the punk band Generation X before becoming a solo artist.|
|1980, Don Henley was arrested after a naked 16-year old girl was found at his home in Los Angeles suffering from a drug over-dose, he received a $2,000 fine with two years probation.|
|1981, Olivia Newton John started a ten week run at No.1 in the US singles chart with 'Physical', the singers fourth US No.1 went on to sell over 2 million copies, a became a No.7 hit in the UK.|
|1981, Queen and David Bowie were at No.1 in the UK with Under Pressure. They recorded the song together when both acts were working in a German recording studio. It was David Bowie's first released collaboration with another recording artist.|
|1983, Michael Jackson's 14-minute video for Thriller was premiered in Los Angeles. Directed by John Landis and co-starring former Playboy centerfold Ola Ray. The video (like the song) contains a spoken word performance by horror film veteran Vincent Price. The video was filmed at the Palace Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, the zombie dance sequence at the junction of Union Pacific Avenue and South Calzona Street in East Los Angeles and the final house scene in the Angeleno Heights neighborhood at 1345 Carroll Avenue.|
|1987, Billy Idol knocked Tiffany from the No.1 single position on the US singles chart with his version of Tommy James ' Mony Mony'. Tiffany had been at No.1 with another Tommy James song ' I Think We're Alone Now.'|
|1988, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page set out on his first ever-solo tour at The Hummingbird, Birmingham, appearing with John Miles and the son of Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, Jason Bonham.|
|1990, Mick Jagger married Jerry Hall in Bali. The marriage was declared 'null and void' on 13th August 1999 after a judge ruled that the six- hour ceremony in Bali was never registered.|
|1991, Aerosmith made a guest appearance in the Simpsons TV animated comedy. Other acts who have appeared on the show included: Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Smashing Pumpkins, Sonic Youth, U2, The Moody Blues, The B-52's, The Who,R.E.M., Phish, Blink-182, Metallica, and The White Stripes.|
|1992, Charles and Eddie were at No.1 in the UK singles chart with 'Would I Lie To You' the debut single by the pop-soul duo and their only chart topper.|
|1994, After a five-year wait, The Stone Roses released the single 'Love Spreads'. In true Roses fashion the group turn down an appearance on BBC 1's TV show Top Of The Pops to promote the single.|
|1995, Legendary manager of Led Zeppelin Peter Grant died from a heart attack aged 60. Known as being one of the shrewdest and most ruthless managers in rock history, Grant secured 90% of concert gate money and intimidated record store owners who dealt in bootlegs. The former wrestler, also worked as a film extra and bodyguard. During the early 60’s Grant worked as a tour manager for Bo Diddley,The Everly Brothers, Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent and The Animals.|
|1995, The Beatles Anthology 1 was released in the US, featuring 60 tracks including the track 'Free As A Bird', a song originally composed and recorded in 1977 as a home demo by John Lennon. In 1995 a studio version of the recording, incorporating contributions from Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr was released as a single by The Beatles.|
|2003, An acoustic guitar on which the late Beatle George Harrison learned to play fetched £276,000 at a London auction. His father originally bought the Egmond guitar for Harrison for £3.50. Another item auctioned was a signed invitation to the post-premiere celebrations for The Beatles Hard Days Night film, which went for £17,250.|
|2003, Record producer Phil Spector appeared before a California court and was formally charged with murder. B-movie actress Lana Clarkson had been found at his mansion in February of this year with a fatal gunshot wound to her face. Spector pleaded not guilty to her murder during a brief hearing in Alhambra, near Los Angeles and was released on $1m bail.|
|2004, Eminem was at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Encore', his third US No.1 album. Girls Aloud started a two week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with their version of the Pretenders 'I'll Stand By You.' This was 2004's single for the Children In Need appeal with its proceeds going towards the charity.|
|2007, The Red Hot Chili Peppers were suing a US network over the name of its TV show, Californication saying the title was "immediately associated in the mind of the consumer" with its 1999 album and single release. The band filed a lawsuit against Showtime Network - the makers of the TV show, which featured David Duchovny as a writer going through a mid-life crisis. "For some TV show to come along and steal our identity is not right," said the band's singer, Anthony Kiedis. He described Californication as "the signature CD, video and song of the band's career".|
|2009, Pete Doherty was arrested on suspicion of possessing a controlled drug, moments after escaping a prison sentence at a court-hearing. The Babyshambles singer allegedly dropped a wrap of ‘little blue crystals’ when he was being frisked by security as he entered the court.|
|2012, Stone Roses guitarist John Squire's art studio burnt down at his home in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, after it caught fire. Two paintings from Squire's recent Celebrity series were lost but no other works were in the studio at the time.|
|November 21st: Born on this day|
|1940, Born on this day, Dr John, (Malcolm John Rebennack), US R&B pianist, guitarist, singer, wrote 'I Walk On Guilded Splinters.'|
|1941, Born on this Day, Andrew Love, saxophone player based in Memphis, Tennessee, best known for being a member of The Memphis Horns. With trumpet player Wayne Jackson, the two created the signature horn sound at Stax on hit records by Otis Redding, Sam & Dave and others such as Neil Diamond, Elvis Presley and Dusty Springfield. Love died on 12th April 2012 aged 70.|
|1948, Born on this day, American singer-songwriter Lonnie Jordan from American funk band War. Their album The World Is a Ghetto was the best-selling US album of 1973. They also scored the 1973 US No.2 single 'Cisco Kid'.|
|1950, Born on this day, Livingston Taylor, singer, songwriter, (brother of James Taylor), 1978 US No. 30 single 'I Will Be In Love With You').|
|1950, Born on this day, American singer, songwriter, musician David Williams who was best known for his work as a prolific session rhythm guitarist, working with artists including Earth, Wind & Fire, The Jacksons, Boz Scaggs, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Bryan Ferry, Herbie Hancock and the Temptations. Williams died of cardiac arrest on March 6, 2009, in Hampton, Virginia aged 58.|
|1950, Born on this day, American guitarist Gary Pihl best known for playing with Sammy Hagar (from 1977 - 1984) and in the band Boston who he joined in 1986.|
|1965, Born on this day, Icelandic singer, songwriter, actress, record producer, and DJ. Bjork Gudmundsdottir. Was a member of The Sugarcubes whose 1987 single 'Birthday' was a hit on US and UK indie stations. Björk embarked on a solo career in 1993 and several of Björk's albums have reached the top 20 on the Billboard chart, plus she has had 30 singles reach the top 40 on pop charts around the world.|
|1967, Born on this day, Margret Ornolfsdottir, keyboards, The Sugarcubes, (1992 UK No.17 single 'Hit').|
|1968, Born on this day, Alex James, bassist with Blur who scored the 1995 UK No.1 single 'Country House', plus over 12 other UK Top 40 singles. Their 1994 UK No.1 album 'Parklife' spent over 2 years on the UK chart. Also a member of Me Me Me, (with Stephen Duffy), who scored the 1996 UK No.19 single 'Hanging Around'. James has become notable for his production of award-winning cheeses including 'Alex James Presents'– a range of British artisan cheeses – 'Good Queen Maude', 'Blue Monday', 'Little Wallop', 'Farleigh Wallop', and most recently 'Goddess.'|
|1970, Born on this day, Francis Macdonald, drummer, Teenage Fanclub, (1992 UK No.31 single 'What You Do To Me') The Pastels.|
|1985, Born on this day, Canadian singer, songwriter, and actress, Carly Rae Jepsen. Her 2012 single 'Call Me Maybe' reached No.1 in 18 countries and culminating as the year's best-selling single globally.|
1877: "ο Αμερικανός εφευρέτης Τόμας Έντισον ανακοινώνει, ότι ανακάλυψε το φωνόγραφο, ένα μέσο καταγραφής και αναπαραγωγής ήχου, τον οποίο ονομάζει ""Ομιλούσα Μηχανή""."
1879: παραπέμπεται στο Στρατοδικείο ο δεκανέας Βογιατζής, που κατηγορείται, ότι πρόδιδε μυστικά στον πρόξενο της Τουρκίας στον Πειραιά.
1888: αποφασίζεται στην Αγγλία, ότι η νίκη στο ποδόσφαιρο ισοδυναμεί με δύο βαθμούς, η ήττα με μηδέν και η ισοπαλία με ένα. Οι πρώτοι αγώνες παίζονται στις 8/9/1888 αλλά θα περάσει ένας αιώνας περίπου για να αλλάξει το σύστημα σε 3-0-1
1889: εγκαθίστανται οι ελληνικές αρχές στη Δυτική Θράκη.
1897: υπογράφεται στην Κωνσταντινούπολη Συνθήκη Ειρήνης Ελλάδας-Τουρκίας με επαχθείς όρους για την πρώτη.
1898: γεννιέται ο Βέλγος σουρεαλιστής ζωγράφος, Ρενέ Μαγκρίτ.
1902: γεννιέται ο Μιχαήλ Σουσλόφ. ’Αφησε εποχή ως καθοδηγητής στο Κομουνιστικό Κόμμα της Σοβιετικής Ένωσης.
1904: γεννιέται ο Κόλμαν Χόκινς, Αμερικανός μουσικός της Τζαζ.
1912: συνάπτεται ανακωχή μεταξύ Τούρκων και Βουλγάρων, ως εκπροσώπων και της Σερβίας και του Μαυροβουνίου.
1920: γεννιέται ο Stan Musial, Αμερικανός παίκτης του μπέιζμπολ και μάνατζερ, που παίζοντας για 22 χρόνια στους St. Louis Cardinals, έκανε τα περισσότερα ρεκόρ από κάθε άλλο παίκτη.
1920: "ο IRA (Δημοκρατικός Ιρλανδικός Στρατός) εκτελεί 14 Βρετανούς πράκτορες κατά την πρώτη ""Αιματηρή Κυριακή"", της Βρετανίας, όπως έμεινε γνωστή."
1923: "εκλέγεται αρχηγός της Δημοκρατικής Ένωσης ο ""κοινωνιολόγος""Αλέξανδρος Παπαναστασίου."
1931: συλλήψεις αξιωματικών γίνονται στη Λάρισα, ως ενεχομένων σε στρατιωτική συνωμοσία.
1932: στη Γερμανία, ο Χίτλερ δε δέχεται το αξίωμα του καγκελάριου με περιορισμένες αρμοδιότητες, που πρότεινε ο Πρόεδρος Χίντενμπουργκ.
1934: ξεκινά το δημοφιλές μιούζικαλ, Anything Goes, στο Μπρόντγουέι.
1937: ο Ευγένιος Μραβίνσκι διευθύνει στο Λένινγκραντ την πρώτη ερμηνεία της Πέμπτης Συμφωνίας του Ντιμίτρι Σοστακόβιτς.
1941: στις ΗΠΑ, 12 απεργοί εργάτες ορυχείων στο Έντενμπορν της Πενσιλβάνια σκοτώνονται σε ταραχές.
1942: ο σκιτσογράφος Μπομπ Κλάμπετ δημιουργεί τον χαρακτήρα κινουμένων σχεδίων Τουίτι Μπερτ, τον αιώνιο στόχο του γάτου Σιλβέστερ.
1942: πεθαίνει ο Τζέιμς Χέρτζογκ, ο Νοτιοαφρικανός πολιτικός (πρωθυπουργός μεταξύ 1924-1939) και στρατηγός των Μπόερς.
1945: γεννιέται η Αμερικανίδα ηθοποιός Γκόλντι Χόουν.
1945: το ενωμένο συνδικάτο των εργατών στην αυτοκινητοβιομηχανία κάνει την πρώτη μεταπολεμική απεργία στις εγκαταστάσεις της Τζένεραλ Μότορς στο Ντιτρόιτ του Μίσιγκαν.
1949: ο ΟΗΕ αποφασίζει, ότι από το 1952 η Λιβύη θα ανακηρυχθεί ανεξάρτητο κράτος.
1951: σοβαρά άρρωστος είναι ο πρωθυπουργός Νικόλαος Πλαστήρας ενώ με τηλεγράφημα ζητείται η επίσπευση της επιστροφής του Σοφοκλή Βενιζέλου από τις ΗΠΑ.
1962: η Κίνα ανακοινώνει κατάπαυση του πυρός στην εμπόλεμη ζώνη των ορίων με την Ινδία, δηλώνοντας, ότι θα αποσύρει τα στρατεύματά της 12 μίλια πίσω από τη γραμμή των συνόρων, που υπήρχαν το 1959.
1963: η ελληνική σημαία κατέχει την 5η θέση στην παγκόσμια ναυτιλία.
1963: το Κονγκό απομακρύνει τους Σοβιετικούς συμβούλους και αποκόπτει τους δεσμούς του με τη Μόσχα.
1965: γεννιέται η Ισλανδή τραγουδίστρια, συνθέτρια και ηθοποιός Μπιοργκ.
1969: οι ΗΠΑ θέτουν σε τροχιά τον πρώτο βρετανικό ραδιοφωνικό δορυφόρο.
1970: αεροπλάνα των ΗΠΑ διεξάγουν βομβαρδιστικές επιδρομές στο βόρειο Βιετνάμ.
1973: με αφορμή της ισραηλινοαιγυπτιακή διαμάχη, οι Μπράιαν και Μαικλ ΜακΚόμακ από το Μπέβερλι Χιλς της Καλιφόρνιας καθιερώνουν την 21η Νοεμβρίου ως Παγκόσμια Ημέρα Χαιρετισμού (World Hello Day).
1977: την παρθενική του πτήση κάνει το υπερηχητικό επιβατικό αεροσκάφος Concorde από το Λονδίνο στη Νέα Υόρκη.
1980: ο καθολικός βουλευτής Γιέρζι Οζολόφσκι διορίζεται αντιπρόεδρος της κυβέρνησης στην Πολωνία.
1981: αρχίζει η δίκη του δολοφόνου του Αιγυπτίου Προέδρου Ανουάρ Σαντάτ.
1985: συλλαμβάνεται ο Ισραηλινός Jonathan Polard, αναλυτής πληροφοριών στρατιωτικής σκοπιμότητας του αμερικανικού ναυτικού, με την κατηγορία διαρροής πληροφοριών ασφαλείας σχετικά με τα αραβικά κράτη στο Ισραήλ.
1991: 20 άτομα σκοτώνονται, όταν επιβατικό αεροπλάνο των αερογραμμών του Αζερμπαϊτζάν συντρίβεται στο Ναγκόρνο Καραμπάχ.
1991: σβήνει και η τελευταία από τις φλεγόμενες πετρελαιοπηγές του Κουβέιτ. Ο πόλεμος με το Ιράκ είχε τελειώσει 9 μήνες νωρίτερα.
1991: στη Σομαλία, εκατοντάδες είναι οι νεκροί από τις συγκρούσεις που ξεσπούν, λίγες μέρες μετά την εκδήλωση πραξικοπήματος.
1992: αποκλεισμένη για πέμπτη μέρα είναι η Θράκη, καθώς συνεχίζονται οι κινητοποιήσεις των κατοίκων, με αφορμή την απόφαση για οικονομική εκκαθάριση τριών μεγάλων βιομηχανιών.
1992: ο Αμερικανός γκαρντ του Ηρακλή Στιβ Μπαρτ παίζει τον τελευταίο του αγώνα στην Ελλάδα εναντίον του Σπόρτιγκ στα Πατήσια για την 9η αγωνιστική και σημειώνει τους 36 από τους 78 πόντους της ομάδας του. Λίγες ημέρες μετά, συλλαμβάνεται στο αεροδρόμιο για κατοχή ναρκωτικών και απελαύνεται.
1992: σε ηλικία 72 ετών, πεθαίνει ο Πρόεδρος του Λάος, Κέιζον Πομβιχάνε.
1993: 115 άτομα σκοτώνονται, όταν αεροσκάφος των αερογραμμών της Δημοκρατίας των Σκοπίων προσκρούει και συντρίβεται σε χιονισμένη βουνοπλαγιά, κοντά στην Αχρίδα.
1994: με δίχτυα τυλίγουν τις πρεσβείες της Γαλλίας και της Ιταλίας στην Αθήνα, μέλη της Greenpeace για να διαμαρτυρηθούν για τη χρήση αφρόδικτων, που σκοτώνουν χιλιάδες δελφίνια κάθε χρόνο στη Μεσόγειο.
1994: περίπου 10.000 Παλαιστίνιοι διαδηλώνουν στη Λωρίδα της Γάζας υπέρ του Γιάσερ Αραφάτ, μετά τα αιματηρά γεγονότα, στα οποία θα χάσουν τη ζωή τους 14 άτομα.
1994: το ΝΑΤΟ ξεκινά εναέρια επίθεση χωρίς προηγούμενο εναντίον κατεχόμενης από τους Σέρβους αεροπορικής βάσης των επαναστατών στην Κροατία. Πρόκειται για την μεγαλύτερη τέτοιου είδους επιδρομή στην 45χρονη ιστορία της Συμμαχίας.
1995: βγαίνει στις αίθουσες η ταινία Toy Story.
1995: εγκαινιάζεται ο πολιτικός διάλογος Κύπρου-Δυτικοευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης (ΔΕΕ), ώστε μετά την ένταξη της Μεγαλονήσου στην Ε.Ε, να προχωρήσει η ένταξή της και στην ΔΕΕ.
1995: η Γαλλία ανακοινώνει, ότι προέβη στην τέταρτη κατά σειρά πυρηνική της δοκιμή στην ατόλη Μουρουρόα, στο νότιο Ειρηνικό.
1995: κατά τη διάρκεια του Παγκοσμίου Πρωταθλήματος ’Αρσης Βαρών που διεξάγεται στην Κίνα ο Πύρρος Δήμας θριαμβεύει με 2 χρυσά, 1 αργυρό και ένα παγκόσμιο ρεκόρ σηκώνοντας 212 κιλά στο ζετέ. Ο Κάχι Καχιασβίλι σαρώνει στα 99 κιλά με 2 χρυσά, 1 χάλκινο, 3 πανελλήνια ρεκόρ και ισοφάριση του παγκοσμίου ρεκόρ στο ζετέ, ο Βαλέριος Λεωνίδης κερδίζει 3 αργυρά, ο Βίκτωρ Μήτρου 2 χάλκινα, η Γιώτα Αντωνοπούλου 3 χάλκινα στα 83 κιλά και η Μαρία Χριστοφορίδου 1 χάλκινο μετάλλιο.
1995: στις ειρηνευτικές συνομιλίες του Ντέιτον στο Οχάιο των ΗΠΑ, οι αντιμαχόμενες πλευρές στη Βοσνία συμφωνούν ανακωχή.
1996: η Τουρκία ανακοινώνει ότι δεν θα αποδεχθεί τα ευρωπαϊκά κονδύλια του προγράμματος MEDA, σε περίπτωση επιβολής όρων για τη χρησιμοποίησή τους.
1997: στην πρώην Γιουγκοσλαβία, οι πρώην εμπόλεμοι καταστρέφουν 6.600 περίπου κομμάτια οπλισμού, βάσει της ειρηνευτικής συμφωνίας.
2000: "πεθαίνει ο Εμίλ Ζάτοπεκ, η ""ατμομηχανή""του παγκόσμιου στίβου. Κατέκτησε συνολικά 4 ολυμπιακά μετάλλια στα 5 χιλιόμετρα, στα 10 χιλιόμετρα και στον μαραθώνιο."
Το reality θα προβάλλεται ταυτόχρονα σε Ελλάδα και Τουρκία όπως μετέδωσε πρωινή εκπομπή του ΑΝΤ1 - Πότε είχε ξανασυμβεί κάτι τέτοιο.