1st November
It was on this day...
1512 Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Opens To The Public

The ceiling in the Sistine Chapel is, in our humble opinion, one of the most stunning achievements in art anywhere in the world. It was revealed to the public for the first time on this day.

Sistine Chapel Ceiling

Michelangelo Buonarroti arrived in Rome in 1508 to begin work on the Sistine Chapel.

The most famous piece is the Creation of Adam in which Adam and God's fingers are almost touching as they reach out to each other.

Creation of Adam

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1765 British parliament introduces the Stamp Act, a measure designed to raise revenues from the American colonies.

1927 Ford begins work on it's second model, the Model A, for the first time.

1969 Elvis Presley tops the Billboard chart with "Suspicious Minds". It will be his last Number 1 in his lifetime.

1993 The Maastricht Treaty comes into effect which established the European Union.

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