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It happened on a… November 3

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It happened on a… November 3


New York’s 104-storey One World Trade Center officially opens 13 years after the September 11 attacks.


“Shakespeare in Love” directed by John Madden and starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Joseph Fiennes premieres in New York (Best Picture 1999).


Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant becomes the then youngest player to make his NBA debut (18 years, 2 months, 11 days).


Toronto Raptors basketball team beats the New Jersey Nets 94-79, and Vancouver Grizzlies thump the Portland Trail Blazers 92-80 on opening night; first games for Canada’s new NBA expansion teams.


First PlayStation console released by Sony Interactive Entertainment in Japan.


French McLaren driver Alain Prost wins his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship.


Elvis Presley went on maneuvers for the first time with the US Army’s 32nd Tank Regiment near the German, Czech border.


Soviet Union launches Sputnik 2 with space dog Laika aboard, a mostly-Siberian husky, the 1st animal in space.


Chevrolet Motor Car Company was founded by Louis Chevrolet and William C. Durant.


The Bank of Montreal opens its first branch and trades its first shares.


Leonardo DaVinci was commissioned by the husband of Lisa Gherardini to paint her. The work is known as the Mona Lisa.

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