Monday, November 1, 2010

Wednesday: World History

What had gone in our world this week?

Nov. 1

  • 1512 - Michelangelo's paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel were first exhibited to the public.

Nov. 2

  • 1721 - Peter the Great (Peter I), ruler of Russia, changed his title to emperor

November 3

  • 1507 - Leonardo DaVinci was commissioned by the husband of Lisa Gherardini to paint her. The work is known as the Mona Lisa.

  • 1796 - John Adams was elected the 2nd U.S. President.

  • 1957 - Sputnik II was launched by the Soviet Union. It was the second manmade satellite to be put into orbit and was the first to put an animal into space, a dog named Laika.

  • 1975 - "Good Morning America" premiered on ABC-TV.

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Thank you for playing along...:)


  1. That was really interesting Nancy. Thanks a lot.

  2. Hi, Nancy.
    I don't really know just what to do here but hoping I can join you next week.
    I usually have my week's postings in draft so I am ahead each week.
    I will try to join you soon, tho..
    xo bj