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This Day in History: Nov. 20

1789 New Jersey becomes the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights.
1815 In the aftermath of Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo, the 1815 Treaty of Paris, a treaty of alliance, is signed by France's opponents: Great Britain, Austria, Russia, and Prussia.
1945 The Nuremberg Trials of Nazi war criminals begin in Germany.
1947 Britain's Princess Elizabeth, heir to the throne, marries Philip Mountbatten.
1950 In the Korean War, U.S. forces reach the Chinese border.
1975 Francisco Franco, authoritarian leader of Spain from 1939 to 1975, dies in Madrid.


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