TODAY IN HIS­TORY

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - KICKOFF -

TODAY’S HIGH­LIGHT Nov. 5, 1916

The “Everett Mas­sacre” took place in Wash­ing­ton state when a dock­side con­fronta­tion be­tween mem­bers of the In­dus­trial Work­ers of the World and cit­i­zen-deputies erupted into gun­fire that left at least five “Wob­blies” and two deputies dead.

ALSO ON THIS DATE 1872

Suf­frag­ist Su­san B. An­thony de­fied the law by at­tempt­ing to cast a vote for Pres­i­dent Ulysses S. Grant. (An­thony was con­victed by a judge and fined $100, but she never paid the penalty.)

1935

Parker Broth­ers be­gan mar­ket­ing the board game “Mo­nop­oly.”

1940

Pres­i­dent Franklin D. Roo­sevelt won an un­prece­dented third term in of­fice as he de­feated Repub­li­can chal­lenger Wen­dell L. Wil­lkie.

1974

Demo­crat Ella T. Grasso was elected gov­er­nor of Con­necti­cut, be­com­ing the first woman to win a gu­ber­na­to­rial of­fice without suc­ceed­ing her hus­band.

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