1095- Pope Urban II declares the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont

1815- Adoption of Constitution of the Kingdom of Poland

1901- The U.S. Army War College is established.

1924 – In New York City, the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade is held

1999- the left-wing Labour Party takes control of the New Zealand government with leader Helen Clark becoming the first elected female Prime Minister in New Zealand’s history