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On this day: November 1

Published On: Nov 01 2012 12:34:18 AM CDT   Updated On: Nov 01 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Sistine Chapel's ceiling is unveiled, the National Weather Service makes its first forecast, the U.S. explodes its first hydrogen bomb, and Honda opens its first U.S. factory, all on this day.

OTD November 1 - first BAA game
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1946: The New York Knicks play the Toronto Huskies at the Maple Leaf Gardens, in the first Basketball Association of America game. The Knicks won 68–66. The BAA would became the NBA after merging with its rival, the National Basketball League, in 1949.

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