TODAY IN HISTORY
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT Nov. 11, 1921
The remains of an unidentified American service member were interred in a Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in a ceremony presided over by President Warren G. Harding.
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41Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower, anchored off Massachusetts, signed a compact calling for a “body politick.”
Former slave Nat Turner, who’d led a violent insurrection, was executed in Jerusalem, Virginia.