On this day: November 1

POSTED: 1:34 AM Nov 01 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Nov 01 2014

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 - female medical school
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1848: In Boston, the first medical school for women, The New England Female Medical College, opens. It would later be merged with the Boston University School of Medicine.

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