Selected anniversaries/November 1

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November 1: Rajyotsava (Formation Day) in Karnataka, India (1956)

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  • 1214Byzantine–Seljuq wars: Seljuq Turks captured the important port city of Sinope.
  • 1914World War I: The first contingent of the First Australian Imperial Force departed Albany.
  • 1941 – American photographer Ansel Adams shot Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, one of his most famous photographs.
  • 1959 – After being struck in the face with a hockey puck, Jacques Plante played the rest of the game wearing a face mask (pictured), now mandatory Ice equipment for goaltenders in ice hockey.
  • 1998 – The European Court of Human Rights was instituted as a permanent court with full-time judges to monitor compliance by the signatory parties of the European Convention on Human Rights.

Matthew Hale (b. 1609) Emma Albani (b. 1847) Walter Payton (d. 1999)