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Karen Silkwood, a nuclear plant worker and whistleblower. On November 13, 1974, she set out to meet a reporter to go public with evidence of extensive safety violations. She was later found dead; her car appeared to have been run off the road and the documents she had with her were missing.

Every November in South Korea, there's a day where everyone makes silence to help students concentrate for their most important exam of their lives. Planes are grounded, constructions are paused, banks close and even military training ceases. This day is called Suneung.

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  1. The World Bank stopped tracking inflation in Zimbabwe in November 2008, when it reached 79.6 billion percent. One year later, the country abandoned its currency. The exchange rate at the time was $35 quadrillion Zimbabwean dollars to $1 USD.

  2. While on a hunting trip, guitarist Jerry Cantrell of Alice In Chains forgot that November only had 30 days, missing a scheduled performance on December 1st. The next day, he received a calendar as a gift from Columbia records.

  3. The film '100 Years', due to be released in November 2115. Written by and starring John Malkovich, the film is kept in a high-tech, bulletproof glass safe that will open automatically on its release date, 100 years after its announcement

  4. The very last Peanuts comic strip, in which creator Charles Schultz ended the story of Charlie Brown and said farewell to his fans, was drawn by Schultz in November of 1999. He would die in his sleep three months later — the night before the final comic was published.

  5. María Santos Gorrostieta Salazar, the mayor of Tiquicheo Mexico, survived three assassination attempts and despite her wounds refused to resign. In 2011 her term as mayor ended and her police protection was withdrawn. In November 2012 she was abducted, stabbed and brutally beaten to death.

  6. India celebrates Children's Day on November 14th, exactly 9 months after Valentines Day.

  7. The guitar Slash plays on November Rain is a 59 Les Paul that Aerosmiths Joe Perry used in the 1970s before selling it. Perry wanted it back but lost track of it until a friend saw it in a magezine article about Slash. Slash didn't want to sell, but gave it to Perry for his 50th birthday.

  8. There were no reports of violent crime in all of New York City on November 26, 2012. This is the first time this was known to have happened.

  9. Oslo, Norway. Has donated a Christmas tree every year to the United Kingdom since the 1940's. The tree is usually cut down in November and held up at Trafalgar Square throughout the Christmas holiday.

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Emma Morano, the only living person to have been born in the 1800s. On November 29th she will be one of only 5 other people in history to have reached 117 years of age.

No violent crimes were reported in New York City on November 28, 2012, possibly for the first time ever. Not a single person was murdered, shot, slashed, or stabbed until 11:20 am the next day. Officials couldn’t remember it ever happening before. - source

In 1872, Victoria Woodhull became the first woman to run for President. She did it almost 50 years before the ratification of the 19th Amendment and on Election Day, November 5, 1872, she couldn’t even vote for herself - source

In November 1994, Tim Allen starred in the highest grossing film, Disney's "The Santa Clause", topped the New York Times best-seller list with his book "Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man" and appeared in the top rated TV series "Home Improvement", all within the span of one week.

Jerry Seinfeld met his wife while she was engaged to another man. She married the other guy in June 1998, went on a three week honeymoon, came back and moved in with Seinfeld, divorced her husband by October, and was engaged to Seinfeld before the year was out, November 1998. - source

When the first escalator in London was installed at Harrods in November 1898, customers were offered brandy at the top of the escalator “to revive them after their ordeal.”

November 28, 2012 was the most peaceful day NYC ever had - without a single reported murder, shooting, stabbing or other incident of violent crime.

Phoenix is the only city to have a complete "sports equinox", when all four major sports teams from a city play on the same day. On November 4th, 2001 the Cardinals (NFL), the Coyotes (NHL), and the Suns (NBA) all lost, while the Diamondbacks won game 7 of the World Series.

The Bible contains a passage where it says it became dark in daytime during the crucifixion of Jesus. NASA discovered a total eclipse did actually occur in Jerusalem on 24 November 29 CE at around 11AM. This fact got dismissed by the Church because the date is not in accordance with Easter.

Guy Fawkes is the reason we call guys "guys". From the tradition of burning hideous effigies of him on 5 November, the word came to mean "ugly man", and then just "man"

November 5th 1999 was "Burn All GIFs" Day, when the internet banded together to put an end to the GIF once and for all. It didn't work.

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In Idaho, at least 12 children of faith healers have died as a result of medically-preventable conditions since 2011 but as of November 2014 no charges have been filed. Idaho’s religious exemption law describes prayer as a spiritual “treatment” that can act as a legal substitute for medical care

When Marjorie Gross, writer for Seinfeld (and others) was dying of Ovarian Cancer, she found humor in her imminent death by joking that she wanted to hold on until November 1996 so that she wouldn't be reincarnated as Madonna's child as she was pregnant at the time.

According to the Monsters Inc DVD commentary track, the sushi restaurant was originally blown up by the CDA. After the events of September 11, Pixar changed the scene to show the restaurant covered in a plasma dome. They managed to pull this off in time for the November 2 release date.

On November 20, 2004, at the annual Harvard–Yale football game Yale students, costumed as a Harvard "pep squad", gave out placards to a section of Harvard fans which, when raised together, read "WE SUCK".

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British politician John Stonehouse faked his death in November 1974, leaving a pile of clothes on a beach in Miami. It was presumed he had gone swimming and drowned. But Stonehouse was actually en route to Australia to set up a new life with his mistress and secretary, Sheila Buckley.

The Memorial hall of the Canadian War Museum was designed in such a way that sunlight will only frame the original headstone of the unknown soldier once each year on the 11th of November at 11:00 am

NASA will etch your name on a microchip and be placed aboard the InSight Spacecraft, which will on Mars in November 2018. Tomorrow is the last day to get your boarding pass!

On his last day at school, Sir Richard Branson's headmaster told him he would either end up in prison or become a millionaire. The man is now worth around $5.1 billion (as of November 2017 by Forbes)

In November 2000, Japan passed their first anti-stalking law after a 21 year old student was murdered by her stalker the previous year. She had been turned away multiple times by the police who denied and falsely portrayed her as a promiscuous flirt on the media.

9th November is known as the ‘day of fate’ in German history- on the same day, Robert Blum was executed in 1848, Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicated in 1918, Hitler’s Munich Putsch occurred in 1923, Kristallnacht occurred in 1938, and the Berlin Wall came down in 1989.

A French mathematician named Abraham de Moivre claimed that he noted that he was sleeping an extra 15 minutes each night and calculated the date of his death as the day when the sleep time reached 24 hours, the date was November 27, 1754. On that exact same day, Moivre was found dead in London.

That, on 16 november 1949, students in Ghent (Belgium) stormed the medieval castle, lowered the portculis and threw fruit from the walls at the police to protest a new tax on beer. The event is still commemorated yearly by the city as the greatest student prank in its history.

Eugene O'Neill was born on October 16, 1888 in a hotel at Times Square, he also died on November 27, 1953 in another hotel in Boston. His last words were "I knew it. I knew it. Born in a hotel room and died in a hotel room."

Because President Kennedy had named From Russia with Love among his ten favourite books of all time, producers Broccoli and Saltzman chose this as the second Bond movie. From Russia with Love was the last film Kennedy saw at the White House on 20 November 1963 before going to Dallas.

The International System of Units is expected to receive its first overhaul since 1960 in November 2018 - changing the kilogram, ampere, kelvin, and mole to be defined by observable constants - thus making SI wholly derivable from natural phenomena as originally envisioned

On November 22, 1963, just hours after JFK's assassination, comedian Lenny Bruce performed a scheduled nightclub gig. Bruce walked up on stage and stood in silence for a few moments. Then, referring to the famed JFK impersonator, he stated in a sad voice "Boy, is Vaughn Meader fucked."

In November 2001, a body of a now-extinct pregnant baiji dolphin was found. This is probably the last time a baiji, a species that is 19 million years old, ever reproduced.

The infamous homecoming parade at the end of Animal House occurs on November 21st, 1963 (the day before Kennedy was assassinated) because it symbolized the last day of a more innocent time in America

On November 11, 1918 on the last day of WW1 , General Pershing sent American troops to fight the Germans to “teach them a lesson” even though he knew an armistice was signed. Over 3,000 Americans were killed, wounded , or captured.

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