Tibetan troops occupy Chang’an capital of Chinese Tang Dynasty, occupy for fifteen days
Peshwa surrendered in Battle of Alegaon.
Nagapatnam of South India was captured by the British troops.
First meteor shower on record. Andrew Ellicott makes this first known record of a meteor shower observation in the U.S, from a ship off the coast of Florida Keys.
Pudge Heffelfinger becomes first pro football player
British troops reach Durban Natal
In Germany, Adolf Hitler arrested for attempt to seize power on November 8
First ‘Round Table Conference’ started in London. Only Muslim League party was present at the conference and there was no representative of Congress. 16 Indian Kings, 23 British representatives and other 56 Indians took part in this conference. The Muslim League consisted of Sir Agha Khan, Mohammed Ali Jauhar, Quaid-e-Azam, Sir Mohammed Shafi, Fazl-ul-Haq, Chaudhary Zafarullah and Ghulam Hussain.
First known photo of so-called Loch Ness monster is taken
Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo sentenced to death by war crimes tribunal
On this day in 1954, Ellis Island, the gateway to America, shuts it doors after processing more than 12 million immigrants since opening in 1892. Today, an estimated 40 percent of all Americans can trace their roots through Ellis Island, located in New York Harbor off the New Jersey coast and named for merchant Samuel Ellis, who owned the land in the 1770s.
Satyajit Ray gets the award for best direction at the San Francisco International Film Festival.
Indira Gandhi, who was expelled from Congress for indiscipline during Presidential elections, made a large split and formed her own Congress Party with Jagjivan Ram as President. The party is recognised as Congress (I).
Zaheer Abbas gets his 100th 100 in Test Cricket v India, goes to 215
Rajiv Gandhi elected Congress (I) President.
Vice President of the United States Al Gore symbolically signs the Kyoto Protocol.
Uttar Pradesh Government raises the reservation for Backward Classes in direct recruitment to State Services from 15 to 27 percent.
Tim Berners-Lee publishes a formal proposal for the World Wide Web
India elected to the executive board of UNESCO.
The former Soviet republic of South Ossetia holds a referendum on independence from Georgia.
Jackie Chan awarded honorary Oscar for his film achievements at 8th Annual Governors Awards ceremony