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November 18, 1820 - Clue: Nathaniel Palmer makes an icy discovery.
Answer: Captain Nathaniel Palmer is the first to see Antarctica, the last continent to be discovered.

November 19, 1969 - Clue: Pele reaches a milestone with a boot.
Answer: Pele scores his 1000th goal on a penalty kick in a soccer match.

November 20, 1945 - Clue: War criminals go on trial.
Answer: The Nuremberg Trials begin.

November 21, 1877 - Clue: A man invents a way to save sound.
Answer: Thomas Edison invents the phonograph.

November 22, 1963 - Clue: A new President is sworn in aboard an airplane.
Answer: Lyndon Johnson is sworn in as President after the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

November 23, 1859 - Clue: A corrupt politician is brought down by cartoons.
Answer: "Boss" Tweed is arrested for corruption after the public is outraged by political cartoons drawn by Thomas Nast.

November 24, 1971 - Clue: A man leaves an airplane with $200,000.
Answer: D.B. Cooper highjacks a plane, demands $200,000 in cash, and then parachutes out of the plane over the state of Washington and is never seen again.