These articles are about historic events during the month of November.
Batman Series History
Why did civilian Bruce Wayne choose "Batman" as the superhero legend that was to save the dark and crime infested Gotham City? Read about the many factors from Wayne's childhood that helped him create the hero Batman.
Charles DeGaulle Dies November 9
Charles DeGaulle dedicated his life to the military. During his turbulent career he was captured by the German Army and held as a prisoner of war as well as court marshalled by his own country.
Darwin’s The Origin of Species
Charles Darwin was a lucky man. He was financially supported by a wealthy family and never had to support himself. He was able to focus on his research and eventually published his groundbreaking research in "The Origin of Species" November 24, 1859.
Georgia O'Keefe Born November 15
Georgia O'Keefe's career spanned over seven decades and her artwork always appeared ahead of her time. Her personal choices were unique, as was her artistic choices, leaving others to consider her somewhat odd.
Giulini Elected Mayor Nov 2 1993
On November 2, 1993 Rudolph William Giuliani was elected the 107th mayor of New York City. He decreased the crime rate and improved the economy, but he will be remembered most for his heroic handling of the terrorist attack of the World Trade Center.
Mark Twain Born November 30
Samuel Langhorne Clemens was born November 30, 1835. He later became the famous literary icon Mark Twain. Twain found himself in successful in many careers throughout his lifetime, but achieved true stardom with his writing career. And yet, despite all of his hard work he was always in debt.
Rose-Mar Killings (November 13, 1966)
Robert Benjamin Smith just wanted to make a name for himself. Following in the footsteps of his new "heroes," he did just that on November 13, 1966 when he shot and killed five women--including a 3 year old child--at the Rose-Mar College of Beauty in Mesa, AZ.
RuPaul Drag Queen Today in History Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Today in History Site Map
When RuPaul was born his mom declared that he would be a star because of his unusual name. Little did she know that he would become famous for his transgender life as well as his historical accomplishment of becoming the first drag queen supermodel.
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