November 1, 1848 – The first medical school for women opened as the Boston Female Medical College.
November 2, 1947 – The only flight of Howard Hughes’ “Spruce Goose” flying boat occurred in Long Beach Harbor, California. It flew about a mile at an altitude of 70 feet.
Spruce Goose: http://www.evergreenmuseum.org/the-museum/aircraft-exhibits/the-spruce-goose/
November 11, 1938 – Irving Berlin’s God Bless America was first performed. He had written the song especially for radio entertainer Kate Smith.
November 13, 1942 – The five Sullivan Brothers were lost during the sinking of the cruiser USS Juneau by a Japanese torpedo off Guadalcanal.
November 19, 1863 – President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address during ceremonies dedicating 17 acres of the battlefield as a National Cemetery.
Gettysburg Address: http://www.d.umn.edu/~rmaclin/gettysburg-address.html
November 22, 1718 – Blackbeard the pirate (Edward Teach) was killed off the coast of North Carolina by Lt. Robert Maynard.
And of course on November 22, 1963 – At 12:30 p.m., shots rang out on Elm Street in Dallas Texas. President John F. Kennedy was struck in the back, then in the head. At 1 p.m., John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th President of the United States, was pronounced dead.
Happy Thanksgiving: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIDPdOyZN7c