Looking back at the past

The next few days in history.

14th November, 1666: the first experimental blood transfusion took place in Britain, using two dogs.
14th November, 1994: the first paying passengers travelled on the new rail service through the Channel Tunnel linking England and France.
15th November, 1969: the largest anti-war rally in U.S. history occurred as 250,000 people gathered in Washington, D.C. to protest against the Vietnam War.
17th November, 1869: the Suez Canal opened in Egypt, linking the Mediterranean and the Red Seas.
22nd November, 1963: the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, was assassinated in Dallas.
24th November, 1859: Charles Darwin’s book On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection was first published.

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