Today is Monday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2017. There are 41 days left in the year.
On Nov. 20, 1947, Britain's future queen, Princess Elizabeth, married Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at Westminster Abbey.
In 1620, Peregrine White was born aboard the Mayflower in Massachusetts Bay; he was the first child born of English parents in present-day New England.
In 1789, New Jersey became the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights.
In 1910, the Mexican Revolution of 1910 had its beginnings under the Plan of San Luis Potosi issued by Francisco I. Madero.
In 1925, Robert F. Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts.
In 1945, 22 former Nazi officials went on trial before an international war crimes tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany. (Almost a year later, the International Military Tribune sentenced 12 of the defendants to death; seven received prison sentences ranging from 10 years to life; three were acquitted.)
In 1959, the United Nations issued its Declaration of the Rights of the Child.
In 1967, the U.S. Census Bureau's Population Clock ticked past 200 million. (On Saturday, the U.S. population was estimated to be 326,286,350, with a net gain of one person every 15 seconds. The current global population is 7.4 billion, compared with 3.4 billion in 1967. Top 5 countries by population: 1. China 1,379,302,771; 2. India 1,281,935,911; 3. United States 326,286,350; 4. Indonesia 260,580,739; 5. Brazil 207,353,391. You can learn more at www.census.gov/popclock
In 1969, the Nixon administration announced a ban on the residential use of the pesticide DDT as part of a total phaseout.
In 1975, after nearly four decades of absolute rule, Spain's Francisco Franco died.
In 1976, the boxing drama "Rocky," starring Sylvester Stallone, premiered in New York.
In 1985, the first version of Microsoft's Windows operating system, Windows 1.0, was officially released.
In 1992, fire seriously damaged Windsor Castle, the favorite weekend home of Queen Elizabeth II.
Five years ago: Former boxing champion Hector "Macho" Camacho was shot while sitting in a car in his hometown of Bayamon, Puerto Rico. He died four days later after doctors removed him from life support. Jack Taylor, a guard for the Grinnell College basketball team, shattered the NCAA scoring record with a 138-point performance as the Division III school beat Faith Baptist Bible, 179-104.
Birthdays: Comedian Dick Smothers is 79. Joe Biden is 75. Actress Veronica Hamel is 74. Broadcast journalist Judy Woodruff is 71. Singer Joe Walsh is 70. Opera singer Barbara Hendricks is 69. Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton is 69. Actress Bo Derek is 61. Former NFL player Mark Gastineau is 61. Rapper Mike D (The Beastie Boys) is 52. Olympic gold medal gymnast Dominique Dawes is 41.