The Daily News | November 21

Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes” opened on Broadway, 1934
Cigar lighter patented, 1871
Mayflower compact drafted and signed (Provincetown Harbor), 1620
Ami Boue, geologist, died, 1881
First licensed educational radio station (WOI - Ames, Iowa), 1921
Verrazano Narrows Bridge opened, 1964
National Football League resumed play after two month strike, 1984
Freedom of Information Act passed, 1974
Florence Kling Dewolfe Harding, wife of Warren Harding, died, 1924
North Carolina became the 12th US state, 1789
First female US Senator sworn in (Rebecca L. Felton, Georgia), 1922
Nazi forces occupied western Czechoslovakia, 1938
First submarine built on the Great Lakes accepted (“Peto”), 1942
Robert Stroud (a.k.a. Bird Man of Alcatraz) died, 1963
Phonograph invented (“talking machine” by Thomas A. Edison), 1877
Announcement of 18.5 minute gap on Watergate tape, 1973
First blind person to hike the entire Appalachian Trail (Bill Irwin), 1990
MGM Grand Hotel fire, Las Vegas, Nevada (87 died), 1980
First manned balloon flight (Jean de Rozier and the Marquis d’Arlandes), 1783
Garret Augustus Hobart, 24th US vice president, died, 1899