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Pope Celebrates Baptisms In The Sistine Chapel
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This Day in History for November 1 — Sistine Chapel Ceiling Opens, and More

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1512: The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome, one of Italian artist Michelangelo's finest works, is exhibited to the public for the first time (more info)

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This Day in History for October 31 — Mount Rushmore Completed, and More

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1864: Nevada is admitted as the 36th state in the U.S. (more info)

1926: Magician Harry Houdini dies of gangrene and peritonitis that developed after his appendix ruptured (more info)

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Mussolini
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This Day in History for October 30 — Mussolini Comes to Power, and More

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1534: The English parliament passes the Act of Supremacy, making King Henry VIII head of the English church (more info)

1922: Benito Mussolini becomes prime minister of Italy (more info)

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Statue of Liberty
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This Day in History for October 28 — Dedication of Statue of Liberty, and More

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1886: In New York Harbor, President Grover Cleveland dedicates the Statue of Liberty (more info)

1919: The US Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson's veto, paving the way for Prohibition to begin the following January (more info)

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This Day in History for October 27 — Cuban Missile Crisis Ends, and More

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1787: The first of the Federalist Papers, which called for the ratification of the US Constitution, is published (more info)

1904: The first underground New York City Subway line opens (more info)

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This Day in History for October 26 — Erie Canal Opens, and More

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1825: The Erie Canal opens, connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean via the Hudson River (more info)

1881: Wyatt Earp, his two brothers, and Doc Holliday are involved in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona (more info)

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This Day in History for October 25 — Kamikaze Bombings Begin, and More

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1854: The Charge of the Light Brigade takes place at Balaklava during the Crimean War (more info)

1944: The Japanese deploy kamikaze suicide bombers against American warships for the first time (more info)

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Concorde
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This Day in History for October 24 — The Last Concorde Flight, and More

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1901; Annie Edson Taylor becomes the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel (more info)

1929: The "Black Thursday" stock market crash occurs on the New York Stock Exchange (more info)

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This Day in History for October 23 — First Meeting of United Nations General Assembly, and More

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42 B.C.: Marcus Junius Brutus, a leading conspirator in the assassination of Julius Caesar, commits suicide after his defeat at the second battle of Philippi (more info)

1850: The first National Women's Rights Convention begins in Worcester, Massachusetts (more info)

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This Day in History for October 22 — First American Casualties in Vietnam, and More

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1934: Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd is shot by FBI agents in a cornfield in East Liverpool, Ohio (more info)

1957: The United States suffers its first casualties in Vietnam (more info)

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