Historical Events for 7th November 2023

1775 – Lord Dunmore promises freedom to male slaves who join British army
1900 – In Canada, the Liberal Government led by Wilfrid Laurier retains its majority
1967 – LBJ signs a bill establishing Corporation for Public Broadcasting
1972 – Attorney Joe Biden is elected to the US Senate, representing the state of Delaware after defeating longtime incumbent J. Caleb Boggs by just over 3,000 votes; Biden would win re-election 6 times
1983 – Bomb explodes in US Capitol, causing heavy damage but no injuries
1990 – New York City Opera’s limited run production of Stephen Sondheim’s musical “A Little Night Music” closes at New York State, NYC, after 11 performances
2000 – Margaret Atwood wins the Booker Prize for her novel “The Blind Assassin”
2001 – 35th Country Music Association Award: Tim McGraw, Lee Ann Womack and Toby Keith win
2018 – Actress Emma Thompson is made a Dame of the British Empire by Prince William at Buckingham Palace, London
2019 – Queen Elizabeth II confirms she is no longer buying clothes made with real fur

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