This Day in History: 0000-11-01

1 Nov – Boston Female Medical School, the first such school in the world exclusively for women, opened its doors to the first class of twelve (1848).
1 Nov – Dr. J. E. Gillman announced the first x-ray treatment for breast cancer (1901).
1 Nov – The Royal Navy lost the cruisers HMS Good Hope and HMS Monmouth in the Battle of Coronel against a German fleet off Chile (1914).