The first national Thanksgiving Day in the U.S. was proclaimed by President George Washington.
Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon became the first to enter the tomb of King Tutankhamen (Tut) since it was sealed in 1323 B.C.
The Nazis began to force Warsaw’s Jews to live in a walled ghetto.
China entered the Korean War.
Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme, a follower of Charles Manson, was found guilty of trying to assassinate President Ford.
Tony Blair became the first British prime minister to speak to the Irish parliament.
Katherine Harris certified George W. Bush the winner in Florida’s presidential balloting.