November 1: Sistine Chapel Unveiled!
NOVEMBER 1, 1512 —SISTINE CHAPEL UNVEILED!
The Story of a Special Day
On November 1, 1512, Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel ceiling was unveiled and first shown to the public. Other November 1 events include the first US President to live in the White House (1800), the first medical school for women opens (1848), and Thomas Edison films sharpshooter Annie Oakley (1894)!
November 1 is the birthday of baseball star Fernando Valenzuela, golfer Gary Player, and writer Stephen Crane. Comic Phil Silvers, running back Walter Payton, and self-help guru Dale Carnegie died.
In Mexico, November 1 is the Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead), and in the US it’s National Toothbrushing Day. Its zodiac signs are Scorpio (traditional) and Libra (sidereal). November’s birthstone is Topaz, its birth flower is chrysanthemum.
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