On This Day November 11
On This Day in history:
1851- The telescope is patented by Alvan Clark.
1889- Washington becomes the 42nd state in the U.S.
1918- World War I comes to an end and the Allies and Germany sign an armistice. This becomes known as Veteran's Day in America.
1940- The Jeep makes its debut.
1946- The New York Knicks, then the New York Knickerbockers, play their first game at Madison Square Garden.
1965- Walt Disney announces a project in Florida.
1967- The Supremes' "In And Out Of Love" is released.
1970- "Plastic Ono Band" is released by John Lennon.
1976- KISS releases the album, "Rock and Roll Over."
1987- Vincent Van Gogh's, "Irises" is sold for a (then) record of 53.9 million dollars in New York.
1992- The Church of England voted to ordain women as priests.
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