On this day… November 5

John Vang, Editor

1500 – -6th Nov astronomer Copernicus observes a lunar eclipse in Rome

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1935 – Parker Brothers launches game of Monopoly


1944 – German troops blow-up Heusden North Brabant city hall, 134 die

1994 – Tony Rominger bicycles world record for distance covered in one hour for second time (55.291 km)

2007 – China’s first lunar satellite, Chang’e 1 goes into orbit around the Moon.