On this day November 3-9, 2019 (week 45) infographic
Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries on each day for the week.


On this day November 3-9, 2019 (week 45)

By Julie Mullins

November 3, 2019 - November 9, 2019 - Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries for each day of the week.This week features the opening of One World Trade Centre, the seizure of the U.S Embassy in Iran, the Voyager 2 space probe, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, the life of Leonard Cohen, wildfires in California, and the fall of the Berlin Wall.

November 3, 2014: One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the western hemisphere, opened 13 years after the original twin towers were destroyed on September 11, 2001

November 4, 1979: Iranian supporters of Ayatollah Khomeini’s Islamic Revolution seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and captured 90 hostages, 52 of whom were held for 444 days

November 5, 2018: The Voyager 2 space probe, launched in 1977, became the second manmade object to leave the Solar System, six years after its twin craft, Voyager 1

November 6, 2018: House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi led the celebrations as her party won back control of the House of Representatives in the U.S. midterm elections

November 7, 2016: Leonard Cohen, Canadian singer, songwriter and poet whose best known songs included Hallelujah, Suzanne and Bird on a Wire, died at age 82

November 8, 2018: California’s deadliest wildfire killed at least 85 people and all but destroyed the town of Paradise. Another blaze swept through luxury homes in Malibu

November 11, 1989: Jubilant Berliners celebrated the fall of the Berlin Wall as the East German government threw open its border to West Berlin and West Germany

PUBLISHED: 31/10/2019; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press
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