John Peter Zenger, newspaper publisher and editor of The Weekly Journal, is accused of libeling
colonial Governor William Cosby
Susan B. Anthony is arrested in Rochester, Monroe County, for
voting in a presidential election
New York receives the
first Marconi wireless
transmission from Italy
Philip Schuyler, Revolutionary
War General, was born in
Albany, Albany County
"The Freddie Freihofer Show" premiers on General Electric's
WRGB in Schenectady,
Clara Lemlich leads the “Uprising of the 20,000,” a garment workers strike consisting primarily of immigrant women in Manhattan
Henry Burden, a Scottish immigrant, patents a horseshoe manufacturing machine in Troy, Rensselaer County
NEW YORK MINUTES: November 17 - 23
Discover something new about New York State's storied past every day this month. Entries are illustrated by artifacts from the NYS Museum, Libary & Archive Collections!
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November is New York State History Month!
Today’s historical community is as dynamic as it is diverse. It includes scholars, curators, preservationists, librarians, archivists, genealogists, re-enactors and local and community historians. In November, historians across the state will work together to strengthen the state’s history community and raise New Yorkers’ appreciation of the value and impact of New York State’s history.
We encourage you to explore this site to learn more about the rich and compelling history of the Empire State and to discover various history-related programs offered through the New York State Museum and a variety of organizations across the state.
NEW YORK STATE MUSEUM HISTORY MONTH PROGRAMS
ORGANIZATIONS & HISTORY MONTH PROGRAMS
THROUGHOUT NEW YORK STATE