Thursday, November 1, 2007

November 1

Today, November 1, is the 305th day of the year, which would seem to indicate that there are 60 days left of 2007.

These important and random things happened on this day in history:

1512-The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel is exhibited to the public for the first time.
1604-Shakespeare's "Othello" is presented for the first time.
1755-Lisbon, Portugal is destroyed by a massive earthquake and tsunami, killing 60-90,000.
1848-The first medical school for women opens in Boston.
1896-The first pair of naked breasts is shown in "National Geographic."
1998-The European Court of Human rights is instituted.
2007-Hackers find a way to unlock extra violence in a video game. (most viewed news story on Yahoo today)

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