Chicago Tribune (Sunday) - - OBITUARIES -

In 1620 aboard the Mayflower an­chored off the Mas­sachusetts coast, 41 Pil­grims signed the Mayflower Com­pact, set­ting ba­sic rules for their new set­tle­ment.

In 1831 for­mer slave Nat Turner, who had led a vi­o­lent in­sur­rec­tion, was ex­e­cuted in Jerusalem, Va.

In 1917

Lil­i­uokalani, Hawaii’s first and only queen and its last monarch, died in Hon­olulu; she was 79.

In 1918 fight­ing in World War I came to an end with the sign­ing of an ar­mistice be­tween the Al­lies and Ger­many.

In 1921 the Tomb of the Un­known Soldier, now known as the Tomb of the Un­knowns, was ded­i­cated in Ar­ling­ton Na­tional Ceme­tery at an Ar­mistice Day (now Vet­er­ans Day) cer­e­mony at­tended by Pres­i­dent Warren Hard­ing.

In 1942 dur­ing World War II, Ger­many com­pleted its oc­cu­pa­tion of France.

In 1972 the Army turned over its base at Long Binh to the South Viet­namese, sym­bol­iz­ing the end of di­rect U.S. mil­i­tary in­volve­ment in the Viet­nam War.

In 1981 stunt­man Dan Good­win scaled the out­side of Chicago’s John Han­cock Cen­ter in nearly 6 hours.

In 2004 Pales­tinian leader Yasser Arafat died at a mil­i­tary hos­pi­tal in Paris; he was 75.

In 2009 a Du­Page County jury sen­tenced Brian Du­gan to death for the 1983 kid­nap­ping, rape and mur­der of 10-year-old Jea­nine Ni­carico.

In 2014 Lee Joon-seok avoided the death penalty when South Korean judges found him not guilty of mur­der in the April 2014 sink­ing of the Se­wol ferry ship he com­manded, in which more than 300 peo­ple died. He was sen­tenced to 36 years in prison for pro­fes­sional neg­li­gence re­sult­ing in death.

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