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Forward Planner: News Anniversaries for the next 6 months

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November 2018

1 Year (2017)
Nov 02: Indonesia - A new species of orangutan is identified in Indonesia, becoming the third known species of orangutan as well as the first great ape to be described for almost a century.
Nov 03: Syria - Syrian Civil War: both Deir ez-Zor in Syria and Al-Qa'im in Iraq are declared liberated from ISIL on the same day.
Nov 05: The German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung publishes 13.4 million documents leaked from the offshore law firm Appleby, along with business registries in 19 tax jurisdictions that reveal offshore financial activities on behalf of politicians, celebrities, corporate giants and business leaders. 
Nov 12: Iraq / Iran – A magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes the border region between Iraq and Iran leaving at least 530 dead and over 70,000 homeless.
Nov 15: USA - A Leonardo da Vinci painting, Salvator Mundi, sells for US$450 million at Christie's in New York, a new record price for any work of art.
Nov 15: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is placed under house arrest, as the military take control of the country. He resigns six days later, after 37 years of rule.
Nov 20: Nature publishes an article recognising the high-velocity asteroid ?Oumuamua as originating from outside the Solar System, i.e. the first known interstellar object.
Nov 22: Bosnia - The International Court of Justice finds Ratko Mladi? guilty of genocide committed in Srebrenica during the 1990s Bosnian War, the worst massacre in Europe since World War II. He is sentenced to life in prison.
Nov 24: A mosque attack in Sinai, Egypt kills 305 worshippers and leaves hundreds more wounded.

2 Years (2016)
Nov 04: UK: 8 men in Rotherham jailed over 100 years in total for sex abuse of young girls.
Nov 06: USA: FBI says its no evidence of criminality in latest Hillary Clinton emails.
Nov 07: Death of British singer & broadcaster Sir Jimmy Young aged 95.
Nov 09: UK: 5 killed and 50 injured when a tram overturns in Croydon, South London.
Nov 09: USA elects Republican Donald Trump as President v Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Nov 11: Death of Canadian singer, songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen, aged 82.
Nov 11: Death US actor Robert Vaughn, 83 ('Man from U.N.C.L.E.'; 'Magnificent Seven')
Nov 16: UK: Ex footballer Andy Woodward reveals abuse from aged 11 by a club coach.
Nov 23: UK: Thomas Mair guilty of murder of Labour MP Jo Cox, 41, in West Yorkshire.
Nov 23: Death of German-born UK actor Andrew Sachs, 86 ( 'Manuel' in 'Fawlty Towers' ).
Nov 25: Turkish President Erdogan threatens to let thousands of migrants travel into EU.
Nov 25: UK serial killer Stephen Port given whole life prison term for poisoning 4 men.
Nov 26: Death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro aged 90.
Nov 28: Ex-youth football coach Barry Bennell, 62 in child abuse scandal, in hospital.
Nov 28: Paul Nuttall elected leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP).
Nov 29: Air crash, Colombia. 81 on board, including a Brazilian club football team.
Nov 30: Gareth Southgate confirmed as new England football manager.
Nov 30: Death Michael 'Jim' Deligigatti, 98 (inventor of McDonald's 'Big Mac' burger).

5 Years (2013)
Nov 29: Police helicopter crashes onto Clutha Pub, Glasgow. 9 killed.

10 Years (2008)
Nov 04: Barack Obama elected 44th & 1st African-American US President.

15 Years (2003)
Nov 17: US: Lee Boyd Malvo guilty of one of the Washington sniper random murders.
Nov 22: England win Rugby World Cup in Sydney defeating Auistralia 20-17.

20 Years (1998)
Nov 25: UK Govt unveils plan to abolish Hereditary Peers sitting in House of Lords.

25 Years (1993)
Nov 29: UK Govt admits to holding secret ceasefire negotiations with outlawed IRA.

35 Years (1983)
Nov 01: Official creation of European Union as Maastricht Treaty comes into effect.
Nov 16: Rioting by England football fans after match v Luxembourg. Over 50 arrested.
Nov 26: Brinks Mat Warehouse robbery, Heathrow. Armed gang steal £25m gold bullion.

40 Years (1978)
Nov 12: BBC TV broadcasts 1st episode of hit comedy 'Last of the Summer Wine'.
Nov 18: Over 900 cult members die in mass suicide in Guyana, South America.
Nov 20: Ex Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe charged over plot top kill a male model.
Nov 23: UK: Birmingham night club ordered to lift its ban on black and Chinese people.

45 Years (1973)
Nov 14: UK: Westminster Abbey wedding: Princess Ann & Lieutenant Mark Phillips.
Nov 14: UK: Westminster Abbey wedding: Princess Anne & Lieutenant Mark Phillips.
Nov 25: Greek Army deposes the civilian government in Greece.

50 Years (1968)
Nov 06: Republican Richard Nixon defeats Hubert Humphrey to become US President.
Nov 26: UK introduces Race Relations Act top stop racial discrimination.
Nov 30: UK introduces Trade Descriptions Act to clampdown on fraudulent trading.

55 Years (1963)
Nov 22: Assassination of US President John F.Kennedy in Dallas, Texas.
Nov 23: US Vice President Lyndon B.Johnson sworn is as US President.
Nov 24: US: Assassination suspect Lee Harvey Oswalkd shot & killed in Dallas, Texas.
Nov 25: US: State funeral for assassinated US President John F.Kennedy.
Nov 29: Over 100 killed in Canadian air crash after take-off from Montreal.

65 Years (1953)
Nov 02: UK: North Sea Flood on Lincs, Norfolk, Esxsex coastline. Over 300 killed.
Nov 26: UK: House of Lords backs proposals to allow commercial TV in Britain.

70 Years (1948)
Nov 14: Birth of Prince Charles: 1st child & heir of Queen El;izabeth II.

80 Years (1938)
Nov 09: Infamous 'Kristallnacht', Gemany: Jewish homes, shops & synagogues attacked.

95 Years (1923)
Nov 26: Birth of British actress Pat Phoenix ('Elsie Tanner' in 'Coronation Street').

100 Years (1918)
Nov 11: Official end of World War 1 at the 11th hour, of 11th day, of 11th month.

105 Years (1913)
Nov 02: Birth of US film actor Burt Lancaster ('From Here to Eternity', 'The Train').
Nov 05: Birth of English actress Vivien Leigh ('Scarlett O'Hara' in 'Gone With the Wind').
Nov 05: Birth of British actress Vivien Leigh ('Fire Over England', 'Gone With The Wind').
Nov 09: Birth Austrian-born Hollywood actress Hedy Lamarr ('Algiers', 'Samson & Delilah').

110 Years (1908)
Nov 14: Birth US senator Joseph McCarthy (staunch anti-Communist campaigner).

125 Years (1893)
Nov 05: Birth US industrial designer Raymond Loewy (Coca Cola bottle, Shell logo).


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