1874 - On this day in history, the Republican Party was first symbolized as an elephant in a cartoon by Thomas Nast in Harper's Weekly.
1893 - The state of Colorado granted its women the right to vote.
1910 - Today in history, the first air freight shipment (from Dayton, Ohio, to Columbus, Ohio) was undertaken by the Wright Brothers and department store owner Max Moorehouse.
1916 - Woodrow Wilson (D) was re-elected president
1917 - Russia's Bolshevik Revolution took place. The provisional government of Alexander Kerensky was overthrown by forces led by Lenin.
1944 - On this day in history, US President Franklyn Delano Roosevelt became the first person to win a fourth term as president.
1957 - Cold War: The Gaither Report called for more American missiles and fallout shelters.
1962 - Today in history, Richard Nixon quit politics.
1973 - New Jersey became the first state to permit girls to play on Little League baseball teams.
1973 - Today in history, Congress over-rode President Nixon's veto of the War Powers Act, which limits a chief executive's power to wage war without congressional approval.
1989 - David Dinkins was elected and became New York City's first African-American mayor.
1991 - On this day in history, actor Paul Reubens, a.k.a. Pee Wee Herman, pled no contest to charges of indecent exposure. Reubens had been arrested in Sarasota, Florida, for exposing himself in a theater.
2000 - Hillary Rodham Clinton made history as the first president's wife to win public office. The state of New York elected her to the United States Senate.
2000 - Today in history, Controversial US presidential election that was later resolved in the Bush v. Gore Supreme Court Case.
2001 - The new .BIZ domain extension was officially launched.
2012 - Voters in Maine, Maryland and Washington approved measures for same-sex marriage.
CULTURE AND LIFSTYLE - Today in History, November 7th
1929 - The Museum of Modern Art in New York City opened to the public.
SCIENCE, INVENTIONS, PATENTS - Today in History, November 7th
1918- Robert Goddard demonstrated tube-launched solid propellant rockets.
2001 - Today in history, the supersonic commercial aircraft Concorde resumed flying after a 15-month hiatus.
SPORTS - Today in History, November 7th
1988 - Sugar Ray Leonard knocked out Donnie LaLonde.
1991 - On this day in history, Magic Johnson announced that he had tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS, and that he was retiring from basketball.
1999 - Tiger Woods became the first golfer since Ben Hogan in 1953 to win four straight tournaments.
MUSIC HISTORY - Today in History, November 7th
1940 - Stravinsky's Symfonie in C premiered in Chicago.
1969 - John Lennon & Yoko Ono released their 2nd album "Wedding Album."
1995 - Today in history, the Madonna album "Something to Remember" was released.
2006 - The game Guitar Hero II for Playstation 2 was released in North America.
FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS - November 7th
Madame Curie, Scientist, 1867
Albert Camus. Writer, 1913
Billy Graham, Evangelist, 1918
Joan Sutherland, Operatic Soprano (Met Opera) 1926