Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/November 7

This is a list of selected November 7 anniversaries that appear in the "On this day" section of the Main Page. To suggest a new item, in most cases, you can be bold and edit this page. Please read the selected anniversaries guidelines before making your edit. However, if your addition might be controversial or on a day that is or will soon be on the Main Page, please post your suggestion on the talk page instead.

Please note that the events listed on the Main Page are chosen based more on relative article quality and to maintain a mix of topics, not based solely on how important or significant their subjects are. Only four to five events are posted at a time and thus not everything that is "most important and significant" can be listed. In addition, an event is generally not posted this year if it is also the subject of the scheduled featured article or picture of the day.

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October Revolution Day in Belarus and various other regions of the former Soviet Union refimprove section
1619Elizabeth Stuart, a direct ancestor of Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, was crowned Queen of Bohemia. refimprove section
1837American abolitionist Elijah Parish Lovejoy was murdered by a pro-slavery mob in Alton, Illinois, during their attack on his warehouse to destroy his printing press and abolitionist materials. refimprove section
1885 – Construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway, the first transcontinental railroad across Canada, concluded with the driving of the "last spike" in Craigellachie, British Columbia (ceremony pictured). missing citations
1917Vladimir Lenin led a Bolshevik insurrection against the Provisional Government of Alexander Kerensky, starting the Bolshevik Revolution. refimprove section
1929 – New York City's Museum of Modern Art, often identified as the most influential museum of modern art in the world, opened to the public. refimprove section
1940 – Four months after the bridge's completion, the middle section of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge across the Tacoma Narrows in the U.S. state of Washington collapsed in a windstorm. refimprove
1944Richard Sorge, one of the best-known Soviet intelligence officers of World War II, was hanged in Sugamo Prison, Tokyo, for espionage. unreferenced section
1990Mary Robinson was elected President of Ireland, the first woman and the first non-Fianna Fáil candidate in the history of contested Irish presidential elections to do so. Robinson: unreferenced section; Election: refimprove
1996NASA launched the Mars Global Surveyor from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida. refimprove section
2007 – A Finnish high school student shot and killed eight people at Jokela High School in Tuusula before committing suicide. refimprove section



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