English preacher and author John Bunyan (The Pilgrim's Prgress) born in Elstow, Bedfordshire, England.
Death of Basho, the Japanese haiku poet.
Poet, painter, and printer William Blake born in London.
Thanksgiving was first observed as a regular American holiday.
Proclaimed by President Lincoln, the event would be observed annually on the fourth Thursday in November.
The Rolling Stones release Let It Bleed.
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
French Republican Calendar
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