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The Week in History: November 13-17

It is time for another “The Week in History” sponsored by Cox Family Practice! We will give you insight on what happened this week in history. As always if there is an event that happened this week in history that we did not mention, then feel free to let us know here in the comments section, on Facebook, or on Twitter.

November 13

1940: Walt Disney’s animated movie “Fantasia” premiered
1973: Reggie Jackson (Oakland A’s) was a unanimous selection for AL MVP
1994: Dale Earnhardt won the 44th NASCAR Sprint Cup
1999: Disney-Pixar’s “Toy Story” premiered in the US

November 14

1957: Hank Aaron won NL MVP
1964: Gordie Howe set NHL record of 627 goals
1993: Don Shula became winning-est coach in NFL History
1993: Dale Earnhardt won 43rd NASCAR Sprint Cup

November 15

1932: Walt Disney Art School was created
1956: Elvis Presley’s 1st film “love Me Tender” premiered
1964: Mickey Wright shot the lowest golf score for a female professional (62)
2015: Holly Holm defeated UFC Champion Ronda Rousey

November 16

1926: NY Rangers played their first ever game
1957: Bill Russell of Boston Celtics set NBA record of 49 rebounds
1963: Touch-tone phone first introduced
1988: Jose Canseco was first AL player to be unanimously voted MVP since Reggie Jackson

November 17

1940: Green Bay Packers became 1st NFL team to travel by plane
1956: Jim Brown (Syracuse) scored a NCAA record of 43 pts
1970: Patent for first computer mouse received by Douglas Engelbart
1979: Women’s Basketball League’s NY Stars won their home opener at Madison Square Garden

If you know of an event that happened next week in history, then lets us know and we will put it in next week’s “The Week in History” post.

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