On November 8, 1793, the revolutionary government
in France opened the Louvre for the first time as a public
Learn more about the history of the Louvre.
On November 8, 1994, Oregon passed the Death With Dignity Act by voter initiative, becoming the first US state to legalize physician-assisted suicide. Read the Death With Dignity Act, visit the Death With Dignity National Center website and review a guide to websites and literature on doctor-assisted suicide from Virginia's Longwood University. For recent developments, see Professor Valerie J. Vollmar's Physician-Assisted Death website at Willamette University College of Law.