On this day: November 7

Published: Nov 06 2012 05:15:25 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 07 2013 02:00:00 AM EST

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid die in Bolivia, Marie Curie wins her second Nobel Prize, FDR wins an unprecedented fourth term, Steve McQueen dies, and Magic Johnson announces he is HIV-positive, all on this day.

OTD November 7 - The Oxford Gazette
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The London Gazette

1665: The London Gazette, the oldest surviving journal, is first published as The Oxford Gazette. The Gazette was not a newspaper in the modern sense: it was sent by post to subscribers, not printed for sale to the general public.

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