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  1. The World Bank stopped tracking inflation in Zimbabwe in November 2008, when it reached 79.6 billion percent. One year later, the country abandoned its currency. The exchange rate at the time was $35 quadrillion Zimbabwean dollars to $1 USD.

  2. In November 2008 at the height of hyperinflation, 1 US dollar was equal to 2,621,984,228,675,650,147,435,579,309,984,228 Zimbabwe dollars

  3. There is a law named the "Internet Tax Nondiscrimination Act" that bans Internet taxes in the US. It expired on November 1, 2014.

  4. The last official declaration of jihad by a caliph was on November 11, 1914, when the Ottoman Empire entered World War 1.

  5. Robert Rodriguez & John Malkovich made a movie called "100 Years" that will be released when a high-tech safe automatically opens on November 18th, 2115. 1,000 guests possess metal tickets for a viewing, which they may pass down to their descendants.

  6. 1951 he got permission to establish a branch of the Los Alamos Laboratory at Princeton, known as Project Matterhorn, and on November 1, 1953 the hydrogen bomb Matterhorn developed was tested at Enewetak Atoll.

  7. National holidays in Mexico include Independence Day (September 16), Día de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Las Posadas (December 16 to December 24), Noche Buena (December 24), Navidad (December 25), Año Nuevo (December 31 to January 1), Twelfth Night of Christmas (January 5), and the Day of the Dead (November 2).

  8. On November 12th, 1970, a dead 45-foot sperm whale was blown up by the Oregon Highway Division with a half-ton of dynamite. They used too much -- large meat chunks rained down as far as 1,500 feet away. A military veteran's brand-new Oldsmobile was flattened by a chunk of falling blubber.

  9. The Bolsheviks came to power in Russia on November 8, 1917 with Vladimir Lenin as their leader and the new head of the Communist Russian state.

  10. McClellan replaced Winfield Scott as the general-in-chief of the Union Army on November 1, 1861.

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After the Civil War, Sheridan continued to serve in the military in roles such as advisor in Europe, on the western frontier, and finally as commanding general of the United States army, which he attained on November 1, 1883.

The biggest wild American black bear ever recorded was a male from New Brunswick, shot in November 1972, that weighed 902 lb after it had been dressed, meaning it weighed an estimated 1,100 lb in life and measured 7.9 ft long.

Botanically speaking, fruit of hawthorn is a berry-like, fleshy pome. Fruit is also known as haw. It contains 1 to 5 seed covered with tough membrane. Fruit is arranged in clusters and it ripens during October and November.

Mating season is reserved for April and May. Female gives birth to 1-3 cubs in November or December. She takes care of them in a special "maternity dens" for three months. During that time, she doesn"t eat, drink or defecate.

Females produce 1.000 to 16.000 eggs per season. They are arranged in the sticky mass of eggs, called frogspawn, that floats on the surface of the water. Tadpoles emerge from the eggs and transform into froglets between April and November. Marsh frogs reach sexual maturity between the age of 1 to 4 years.

In 2017 Vice Journalist Oobah Butler created a fake venue called The Shed that became the top-rated restaurant in London on TripAdvisor by only receiving reviews from Butler´s friends. The Shed opened for only one night in november of the same year, serving £1 ready meals to ten costumers.

There was an island named Elugelab and is no longer in existence. It was increased in size, and then destroyed by the world's first test of a hydrogen bomb on November 1, 1952.

In November 2013 four prisons in Sweden were closed due to a significant drop in the number of inmates. This was considered "out-of-the-ordinary" by the head of Sweden's prison and probation services, with prison numbers in Sweden falling by around 1% a year since 2004.

There is a film, directed by Robert Rodriguez and starring John Malkovich called 100 Years. It has a release date of November 2115, and the premier has 1,000 metal tickets already sent out that will allow the receiver’s descendants to see the screening.

The World Almanac and Book of Facts , published yearly from 1886, was number 1 on the Washington Post bestseller list on November 27, 2011. In 1894, the Almanac claimed more than a half-million "habitual users"

On the 16th of November 1949 Belgian students occupied the Gravensteen fortress in Ghent to oppose the citywide increase of beer prices. 138 students were involved, including 1 girl.

The NBA's first game was played at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto on November 1, 1946. The New York Knickerbockers defeated the Toronto Huskies 68–66 at Maple Leaf Gardens.

50 years ago today (15 November) Craig Breedlove, driving his jet-powered Spirit of America - Sonic 1 vehicle, became the first to break the 600 mph land speed barrier.

The world's largest gingerbread man was made in Oslo, Norway on November 9, 2016. It weighed 651 kilograms (1,435 pounds and 3 ounces).

In November 2008, US$1 was equivalent to 2,621,984,228,675,650,147,435,579,309,984,228 Zimbabwe Dollars.

The 1983 Atlantic hurricane season was the least active Atlantic hurricane season in 53 years, during this season only four tropical storms formed. The season officially began on June 1, 1983, and lasted until November 30, 1983.

Brazil was one of River Phoenix's favorite films, so his Dark Blood co-star (and Brazil's protagonist too) Jonathan Pryce, arranged an appointment for him with its director Terry Gilliam on november 1, 1993. The meeting was never held. Phoenix died the day before.

Today 1 November (36 years ago): Honda becomes the first Asian automobile company to produce cars in the United States with the opening of its factory in Marysville, Ohio; a Honda Accord is the first car produced there.

The first remote-controlled robot to land on another celestial body was the Soviet Lunokhod 1, which landed on the Moon in November 1970.

Anthony Kiedis, Alex Wolff, David Foster, and Jenny McCarthy were born November 1

It took Boeing 42 years and 1 month to deliver its 10,000 7series aircraft (October 1958-November 2000) and, 42 years and 5 months for Airbus to achieve the same milestone (May 1974-October 2016).

In during the first world war, two french solders got trapped behind enemy lines, they found refuge in the small attic of an house and decided to wait there until the Germans leave the village, they stayed hidden in the attic for 1,526 days until November 18, 1918.

In March 2013 1 Bitcoin was worth 1 gram of gold, and by November it was worth 1 ounce

"Axis Power" - the term came into being after Mussolini declared on 1 November, 1936 that all other European countries would from then on rotate on the Rome–Berlin axis.

OEM licensing for Windows for Workgroups 3.11 on embedded systems continued to be available until November 1, 2008