On 27th of November 1896 Also Sprach Zarathustra by Richard Strauss is performed in Frankfurt for the first time.
On 20th of November 1695 Zumbi, the last King of the Quilombo dos Palmares in early Brazil and ex-slave, was executed and decapitated.
On 13th of November 1940, the Walt Disney animated film Fantasia premiered.
On 6th of November 2009, President of the USA Barack Obama signed a congressional resolution conferring honorary U.S. citizenship to Revolutionary War hero Casimir Pulaski.
On October 30th 1938, “The War of the Worlds” was a Halloween episode of the radio series The Mercury Theatre on the Air directed and narrated by Orson Welles as an adaptation of H. G. Wells’s novel The War of the Worlds (1898).
On 23rd of October 1941, the animated Disney film Dumbo was released.
On October 16th 1936, Jean Batten, New Zealand aviator, completed the first solo flight from England to New Zealand
With this document Australia adopted an Act of the British Parliament which set out as law the independence of the governments of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Eire and Newfoundland.
On 25th of September 1956 the first Trans Atlantic telephone cable (TAT 1) came into operation linking up Newfoundland, Canada to Oban, Scotland.
On 18th of September 1914 the Irish Home Rule Bill was enacted – The Government of Ireland Act 1914.