on this day 11/21


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1776
Washington orders General Lee to New Jersey »
1927
Holland Tunnel appears on the cover of Time »
1861
Judah Benjamin becomes Confederate secretary of war »
1975
Congressional report charges U.S. involvement in assassination plots »
1986
Oliver North starts feeding documents into the shredding machine »
1916
Britannic sinks in Aegean Sea »
1783
Men fly over Paris »
1877
Edison’s first great invention »
1985
Israeli spy arrested in United States »
1976
Rocky premieres »
1694
Voltaire’s birthday »
1934
Ella Fitzgerald wins Amateur Night at Harlem’s Apollo Theater »
1860
Tom Horn is born in Missouri »
1864
Lincoln allegedly writes to mother of Civil War casualties »
1967
Westmoreland tells media the communists are losing »
1970
U.S. force raids Son Tay prison camp »
1916
Emperor Franz Josef of Austria dies »
1941
Nazi chief architect requests POWs to labor for a new Berlin »
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