November 12, 1936 — The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened. It cost $78 million and was the longest bridge ever attempted.

The First World War was a horror of gas, industrialized slaughter, fear, and appalling human suffering. —Nick Harkaway

November 11, 1918 — Germany signs an armistice agreement with the Allies in a railroad car in the forest of Compiègne and WW I ends.

It’s funny, to me, the way people refer to childbirth as a miraculous event. A miracle is something that defies nature.  Only, childbirth has got to be the most natural thing in the world. Top three anyway.  But, on the other hand, when

November 10, 1969 — Sesame Street, a children’s show, premiered on the National Education Television network (NET), which later became PBS.

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