On November 11 in:

1620, The Mayflower Compact is signed in what is now Provincetown Harbor near Cape Cod ;

1821, Russian philosopher and author Fyodor Dostyevsky is born;

1921, The Tomb of the Unknowns is dedicated by United States President Warren G. Harding at Arlington National Cemetery;

1926, The United States Numbered Highway System, including u.s. Route 66, is established ; and in 

1938 "Typhoid" Mary Mallon, Irish-American carrier of typhoid fever dies at the age of 69.