Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1620 – The Mayflower Compact is signed in what is now Provincetown Harbor near Cape Cod (More info)

1831 – Nat Turner is hanged after inciting a violent slave uprising (More info)

1918 – The Allies and Germany sign an armistice ending World War I (More info)

1921 – The Tomb of the Unknowns is dedicated by US President Warren G. Harding at Arlington National Cemetery (More info)

2000 – A cable car taking skiers to a glacier in Austria catches fire as it passes through a mountain tunnel, killing 156 people (More info)

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