In New York City, the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.
Mumbai attacks, a series of terrorist attacks killing approximately 166 citizens by 10 members of Lashkar-e-Taiba, a Pakistan based extremist Islamist terrorist organisation.
The Mirabal sisters of the Dominican Republic are assassinated.
Anna Sewell’s animal welfare novel Black Beauty is published.
The first smartphone, the IBM Simon, is introduced at COMDEX in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Toy Story is released as the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery.
At least 28 are wounded after a bomb is thrown onto a bus in Tel Aviv.
A court in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan declares accused terrorist Osama bin Laden “a man without a sin” in regard to the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.
Association football player Pelé scores his 1,000th goal.