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Importance of 05th November in History

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1999
US Federal District Court Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson ruled that Microsoft enjoyed monopoly power in the computer operating systems market and was stifling innovation and hurting consumers
1997
Death of Sir Isaiah Berlin, Latvian-born British philosopher, historian, lecturer and essayist (Founder of the discipline of intellectual history)
1994
Former US President Ronald Reagan revealed that he was suffering from Alzheimers disease
1991
Robert Maxwell drowns at sea
1989
Death of Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American classical pianist
1982
Death of Jacques Tati, French actor and film director (Noted for his 'Monsieur Hulot' comedies)
France
1979
Death of Al Capp, American cartoonist, created the comic strip Lil Abner
1975
Sex Pistols play 1st ever gig
1969
Bobby Seale, American founder of the Black Panthers, was sentenced to four years in prison for inciting a riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago
1968
Richard Nixon was elected 37th President of the United States .
1968
Shirley Chisholm of New York became the first African-American woman to be elected to the US Congress.
1927
1st traffic lights start to operate in UK
Great Britain
1807
Death of Angelica Kauffman, Swiss born painter and one of the 36 founder members of the Royal Academy.
1605
Gunpowder plot at Westminster (Guy Fawkes, etc)
Great Britain
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