November In History
The world's time zones were set as a treaty went into effect that established Greenwich, England, as the Prime Meridian (1884). The Wizard of Oz was broadcast for the first time on television to 45 million viewers (1956). President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address (1863). Irma Rombauer self-published America's favorite all-purpose cookbook, "The Joy of Cooking" (1931). American musician Jimi Hendrix was born in Seattle, Washington (1942). The Berlin Wall was opened for the first time in 28 years (1989).