November 7 events in history

335 Athanasius is banished to Trier, on charge that he prevented a grain fleet from sailing to Constantinople
680 The Sixth Ecumenical Council commences in Constantinople
1426 Lam Sơn uprising: Lam Sơn rebels emerge victorious against the Ming army in the Battle of Tốt Động – Chúc Động taking place in Đông Quan, in now Hanoi
1492 The Ensisheim meteorite, the oldest meteorite with a known date of impact, strikes the Earth around noon in a wheat field outside the village of Ensisheim, Alsace, France
1619 Elizabeth Stuart is crowned Queen of Bohemia
1665 The London Gazette, the oldest surviving journal, is first published
1775 John Murray, the Royal Governor of the Colony of Virginia, starts the first mass emancipation of slaves in North America by issuing Lord Dunmore's Offer of Emancipation, which offers freedom to slaves who abandoned their colonial masters in order to fight with Murray and the British
1786 The oldest musical organization in the United States is founded as the Stoughton Musical Society
1811 Tecumseh's War: The Battle of Tippecanoe is fought near present-day Battle Ground, Indiana, United States
1837 In Alton, Illinois, abolitionist printer Elijah P. Lovejoy is shot dead by a mob while attempting to protect his printing shop from being destroyed a third time
1861 American Civil War: Battle of Belmont: In Belmont, Missouri, Union forces led by General Ulysses S. Grant overrun a Confederate camp but are forced to retreat when Confederate reinforcements arrive
1874 A cartoon by Thomas Nast in Harper's Weekly, is considered the first important use of an elephant as a symbol for the United States Republican Party
1885 The completion of Canada's first transcontinental railway is symbolized by the Last Spike ceremony at Craigellachie, British Columbia
1893 Women's suffrage: Women in the U.S. state of Colorado are granted the right to vote, the second state to do so
1900 Battle of Leliefontein, a battle during which the Royal Canadian Dragoons win three Victoria Crosses
1907 Delta Sigma Pi is founded at New York University
1907 Jesús García saves the entire town of Nacozari de García by driving a burning train full of dynamite six kilometers (3.7 miles) away before it can explode
1908 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid are reportedly killed in San Vicente, Bolivia
1910 The first air freight shipment (from Dayton, Ohio, to Columbus, Ohio) is undertaken by the Wright brothers and department store owner Max Moorehouse
1912 The Deutsche Opernhaus (now Deutsche Oper Berlin) opens in the Berlin neighborhood of Charlottenburg, with a production of Beethoven's Fidelio
1913 The first day of the Great Lakes Storm of 1913, a massive blizzard that ultimately killed 250 and caused over $5 million (about $118,098,000 in 2013 dollars) damage. Winds reach hurricane force on this date
1914 The first issue of The New Republic magazine is published
1914 The German colony of Kiaochow Bay and its centre at Tsingtao are captured by Japanese forces
1916 Jeannette Rankin is the first woman elected to the United States Congress
1917 The Gregorian calendar date of the October Revolution, which gets its name from the Julian calendar date of 25 October. On this date in 1917, the Bolsheviks storm the Winter Palace
1917 World War I: Third Battle of Gaza ends: British forces capture Gaza from the Ottoman Empire
1918 The 1918 influenza epidemic spreads to Western Samoa, killing 7,542 (about 20% of the population) by the end of the year
1918 Kurt Eisner overthrows the Wittelsbach dynasty in the Kingdom of Bavaria
1919 The first Palmer Raid is conducted on the second anniversary of the Russian Revolution. Over 10,000 suspected communists and anarchists are arrested in twenty-three different U.S. cities
1920 Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow issues a decree that leads to the formation of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia
1929 In New York City, the Museum of Modern Art opens to the public
1931 The Chinese Soviet Republic is proclaimed on the anniversary of the October Revolution
1933 Fiorello H. La Guardia is elected the 99th mayor of New York City
1940 In Tacoma, Washington, the original Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapses in a windstorm, a mere four months after the bridge's completion
1941 World War II: Soviet hospital ship Armenia is sunk by German planes while evacuating refugees and wounded military and staff of several Crimean hospitals. It is estimated that over 5,000 people died in the sinking
1944 A passenger train derails in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico from excessive speed when descending a hill. Sixteen people are killed and 50 are injured
1944 Soviet spy Richard Sorge, a half-Russian, half-German World War I veteran, is hanged by his Japanese captors along with 34 of his ring
1944 Franklin D. Roosevelt elected for a record fourth term as President of the United States of America
1949 The first oil was taken in Oil Rocks (Neft Daşları), oldest offshore oil platform
1956 Suez Crisis: The United Nations General Assembly adopts a resolution calling for the United Kingdom, France and Israel to immediately withdraw their troops from Egypt
1957 Cold War: The Gaither Report calls for more American missiles and fallout shelters
1963 Wunder von Lengede: In Germany, eleven miners are rescued from a collapsed mine after 14 days
1967 Carl B. Stokes is elected as Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, becoming the first African American mayor of a major American city
1967 US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, establishing the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
1973 The United States Congress overrides President Richard M. Nixon's veto of the War Powers Resolution, which limits presidential power to wage war without congressional approval
1975 In Bangladesh, a joint force of people and soldiers takes part in an uprising led by Colonel Abu Taher that ousts and kills Brigadier Khaled Mosharraf, freeing the then house-arrested army chief and future president Maj-Gen. Ziaur Rahman. The day is occasionally observed as the National Revolution and Solidarity Day
1983 United States Senate bombing: A bomb explodes inside the United States Capitol. No one is injured, but an estimated $250,000 in damage is caused
1987 In Tunisia, president Habib Bourguiba is overthrown and replaced by Prime Minister Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
1987 Singapore's first Mass Rapid Transit line was opened, starting with train services between Yio Chu Kang and Toa Payoh stations
1989 Douglas Wilder wins the governor's seat in Virginia, becoming the first elected African American governor in the United States