Archive for November 6th, 2007

06
Nov
07

On This Day: 11-6

Compiled from The History Channel.
1813

Mexico declares its independence from Spain.

1860

Republican candidate Abraham Lincoln is narrowly elected 16th US President.

1900

In the United States of America, Republican President William McKinley is re-elected – defeating the Democrat challenger, William Jennings Bryan.

1932

In Germany, the Nazi Party led by Adolf Hitler emerges as the largest single party in the general election.

1935

In Britain, the RAF’s first monoplane fighter, the ‘Hawker Hurricane’ makes its maiden flight.

1942

In Britain, the Church of England relaxes its rule that women must wear hats in church.

1956

A ceasefire is announced between Egyptian, French and British forces fighting for control of the Suez Canal.

I’ve added a new link for The History Channel web page.  I’m sifting through my photos from this past weekend and hope to post some this week.

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