Thursday, November 8, 2012

On This Date

1519 - Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes entered the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan.

1923 - 600 SA surrounded the beer hall and a machine gun was set up in the auditorium. Hitler and his associates walked through a beer hall in Munich. He fired a shot into the ceiling and shouted,"The national revolution has broken out! The hall is filled with six hundred men. Nobody is allowed to leave." He then said the Bavarian government was deposed and declared the formation of a new government
1936 - Now, instead of conquering foreign indigenous peoples, the Spanish were fighting among themselves.  20,000 Francoist soldiers attempted to take Madrid, but were rebuffed.  Although not able to get into the city itself, they were able to lay siege on Madrid for three years, beginning on November 8th.


1971 - Led Zeppelin releases "Led Zeppelin IV"

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