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Tuesday, November 13, 2018.



Birthdays


354 St. Augustine of Hippo in Numidia, Algeria
354 St. Augustine of Hippo in Numidia, Algeria
354 [Christian] Aurelius Augustine, bp of Hippo in Roman Africa
1312 Edward III, king of England (1327-77, raped countess of Salisbury)
1504 Philip the Generous, landgrave of Hesse
1559 Albrecht/Albertus, archduke of Austria/cardinal/viceroy of Portugal
1663 Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow, composer
1679 Thomas-Philippe d'alsace et de Boussu, South Netherland cardinal
1699 Jan Zach, composer
1718 Anton Laube, composer
1759 Timothy Olmstead, composer
1789 Martin de Ron, composer
1792 Edward John Trelawney, England, traveler/author (Adv of Younger Son)
1804 Theophilus Hunter Holmes, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1880
1809 John AB Dahlgren, US Union lt adm/inventor (Civil war Dahlgren-cannon)
1811 Yuri Arnold, composer
1813 John Wolcott Phelps, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1885
1813 Peter II Petrovic Njegos, poet/ruler of Montenegro (1830-51)
1814 Joseph Hooker, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1879
1819 Henry Brinley Richards, British? pianist/composer
1831 James Maxwell, Edinburgh Scot, physicist (Treatise on Electricity)
1833 Edwin Booth, American actor
1833 Edwin Booth, American actor
1833 Edwin Thomas Booth, US, US Hall of Fame/actor (Hamlet)
1834 Ignacio M Altamirano, Mexican author (El Zarco)
1838 Joseph F Smith, 6th pres of Mormon church
1848 Albert HK, monarch of Monaco (1889-1922)
1850 Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish author (Treasure Island)
1850 Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish author (Treasure Island)
1850 Robert Louis Stevenson, Scotland, author (Treasure Island)
1854 George Whitfield Chadwick, Lowell Mass, composer (Judi Van Winke)
1855 Dani‰l F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker
1856 Louis Brandeis, Supreme Court Justice (1916-39)
1856 Louis Brandeis, Supreme Court Justice (1916-39)
1856 Louis D Brandeis, Mass, 68th Supreme Court Justice (1916-39)
1856 Sigwart Aspestrand, composer
1858 Percy McDonnell, cricketer (Australian batsman of the 1880's)
1868 Pierre Maurice, composer
1870 Henry Kolker, Quincy IL, actor (Real Glory, Thoroughbreds Don't Cry)
1875 Rogelio del Villar, composer
1876 E.J. Wilczynski --1932
1876 E.J. Wilczynski --1932
1876 E.J. Wilczynski --1932
1876 E.J. Wilczynski --1932
1876 E.J. Wilczynski --1932
1878 M. Dehn --1952
1878 M. Dehn --1952
1878 M. Dehn --1952
1878 M. Dehn --1952
1878 John C Kielstra, Dutch economist/governor of Suriname (1933-44)
1878 M. Dehn --1952
1879 Maurice Delage, composer
1882 John Lowry, Mount Vernon NY, NYC builder (Radio City Music Hall)
1885 Montague Fawcett Phillips, composer
1893 Edward A Doisy Sr, US bio-chemist (Vitamin K1, Nobel 1943)
1896 Nobusuke Kishi, premier of Japan (1957-60)
1898 Earl Sande, jockey (Hall of Famer)
1902 Gustav von Koenigswald, paleontologist (found Pithecanthropus erectus)
1904 Gertrude Olmsted, Chicago IL, actress (The Monster)
1906 Conrad Thibault, Northbridge Mass, singer (Jacques Fray Music Room)
1906 Hermione Baddeley, England, actress (Camp Runamuck, Maude, Good Life)
1907 Josef B Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan)
1907 Lewis Boddington, aerospace engineer
1909 Gunnar Bj”rnstrand, Stockholm Sweden, actor (Shame, Dreams)
1909 Paul de Vree, Flemish author (Between Doubt & Tears)
1913 Alexander Scourby, Brooklyn, actor (Jesus, Shaggy Dog, Giant)
1915 Nathaniel Benchley
1915 Nathaniel Benchley
1915 Nathaniel Benchley
1915 Nathaniel Benchley
1915 Nathaniel Benchley
1915 Howard Cooke, Jamaica, (1991 Mico Gold Medal Award)
1915 Robert Sutton, electronics engineer
1916 Jack Elam, Miami AZ, actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo)
1917 Robert Sterling, Newcastle PA, actor (George Kirby-Adv of Topper)
1918 Janine Andrade, French violinist
1921 Eddie Calhoun, jazz bassist
1921 Joonas Kokkonen, composer
1921 Yoshiro Irino, composer
1922 Oskar Werner
1922 Oskar Werner
1922 Oskar Werner
1922 Oskar Werner
1922 Oskar Werner
1922 Jack Narz, Louisville Ky, TV gameshow host (Dotto, Video Village)
1922 Madeleine Sherwood, Montreal, actress (Mother Superior-Flying Nun)
1922 Oskar Werner, film actor/director (Shoes of the Fisherman, Das Ekel)
1923 Linda Christian, Tampico, Mexico, actress (Athena, VIPs, Battle Zone)
1925 Inez van Dullemen, Dutch author
1926 Max Vernon Mathews, composer
1929 Steef C Weijers, Dutch MP (CDA)
1930 Fred Harris, (Sen-D-Okla)
1930 Nico Scheepmaker, Dutch columnist/poet
1931 Anthony Jacobs, English industrialist (BSM)
1931 Joan Lestor, British MP
1931 John A Manke, US test pilot (HL-10)
1932 Olga Connolly-Fikotova, Czech, US discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1956)
1932 Richard Mulligan, Bronx NY, actor (Soap, Empty's Nest, Big Bus)
1933 Adrienne Corri, Glasgow Scotland, actress (River, Dr Zhivago)
1933 Clyde McPhatter, rocker
1933 Peter H„rtling, writer
1934 Garry Marshall, NYC, producer (Laverne & Shirley)
1935 Thomas Augustine Martin, academic
1937 Kamahl, [Kamalesvaran], Australian singer (Elephant Song)
1938 Jean Seberg
1938 Jean Seberg
1938 Jean Seberg
1938 Jean Seberg
1938 Jean Seberg
1938 Jean Seberg, Marshaltown Iowa, actress (Breathless, Paint Your Wagon)
1940 Jack Birkenshaw, cricketer (England off-spinner 1973-74)
1940 Joan Haanappel, figure skater/sports reporter
1940 Justine "Baby" Washington, US singer (Only Those in Love)
1941 Dack Rambo, Delano Calif, actor (Guns of Will Sonnett, Dallas)
1941 Mel Stottlemyre, Wash, pitcher (NY Yankee)/pitching coach (NY Met)
1942 Beth Brickell, Camden Arkansas, actress (Gentle Ben)
1943 John Paul Hammond, NYC, blues singer (So Many Roads)
1943 Robert Jay Sigel, Narberth PA, PGA golfer (1994 GTE West Classic)
1944 Ken Shuttleworth, cricketpaceman (England on 1970-71 Ashes tour)
1944 Timmy Thomas, US singer/songwriter (Why Can't We Live Together)
1944 Wouter R van Romondt, Dutch/Dutch Antillean cartoonist
1946 Al Luginbill, Pomona Calif, WLAF head coach (Amsterdam Admirals)
1946 Martin Bresnick, composer
1947 Joe Mantegna, Chicago Ill, actor (House of Games, Weeds)
1948 Sheila Frazier, NYC, actress (Gloria-Lazarus Syndrome)
1949 Whoopi Goldberg
1949 Whoopi Goldberg
1949 Whoopi Goldberg
1949 Whoopi Goldberg
1949 Whoopi Goldberg
1949 Roger Steen, rock guitarist/vocalist (Tubes)
1949 Terry Reid, rock guitarist (River, Bang Bang You're Terry Reid)
1949 Whoopi Goldberg, [Caryn Johnson], NYC, actress (Color Purple, Burglar)
1950 Gilbert Perreault, NHL center (over 500 goals)
1951 Beth Anders, Norristown Penn, field hockey sweeper (Oly-bronze-1984)
1951 Bill Gibson, Calif, rock drummer (Huey Lewis & The News)
1951 Janet Collins, ballerina, 1st Black dancer with Opera Co (Aida)
1953 Andy "the Clobberer" Ranken, English pop drummer (The Pogues)
1953 Larry Miller, comedian (Dream On, Favor, Dream Lover)
1953 Tracy Scoggins, Galveston Tx, actress (Colbys, Gumshoe Kid)
1956 Aldo Nova, rocker (Blood on the Bricks)
1956 Christopher Noth, actor (Jakarta)
1957 Ronald Shusett, Hamburg Germany, author (Project Mankind)
1958 Linda Jackson, Montreal Quebec, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1959 Anne Manning, Australian walker (Olympics-96)
1959 Rosie Jones, Santa Ana CA, LPGA golfer (1988 USX Golf Classic)
1961 Edwin "Rick" Bakker, Dutch author: Rick's Report, AIDS Diary
1962 Blair Rasmussen, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)
1962 Gaetano Orlando, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
1963 Thilo Timothy Newman, Hamburg Germany, writer (Freejack, Alien)
1963 Vinny Testaverde, NFL quarterback (Cleve Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
1964 Ronald Agenor, Rabat Morocco, tennis player (1989 French quarters)
1965 Kevin Gamble, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
1965 Rob Natal, Long Beach CA, catcher (Florida Marlins)
1965 Sheryl Boyle, Renfrew Ontario, kayaker (Olympics-96)
1965 Zeljko Petrovic, soccer player (FC The Bosch/RKC)
1966 Rumeal Robinson, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Detroit Pistons)
1967 Randi Ingerman, Phila Pa, actress (Trade Winds)
1967 Steve Christie, NFL kicker (Buffalo Bills)
1968 Mark Fitzpatrick, Toronto, NHL goalie (Florida Panthers)
1968 Pat Hentgen, Detroit MI, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
1968 Tami Whitlinger-Jones, Neenah Wisc, tennis star (1995 Futures-Sedona)
1971 Anthony Whiteman, England, 800m/1500m runner
1971 Craig Powell, NFL linebacker (Cleve Browns)
1971 John Francis Zingg, Boston Mass, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun Boys)
1971 Matthew Minagall, cricketer (S Australian lefty wrist-spinner 1991-95)
1971 Noah Hathaway, actor (Troll, Neverending Story)
1971 Ron Rivers, NFL running back (Detroit Lions)
1972 Kimberlee Ann McKay, Belle Fourche SD, Miss America-SD (1996)
1972 Shom-Rock, rocker (Young Nation)
1972 T-Haxx, rocker (DYC)
1973 George Harris, WLAF cornerback (London Monarchs)
1973 Samantha Riley, Brisbane Australia, breastroker (Oly-2 bronze-92, 96)
1975 Sarah Pitkowski, Seclin France, tennis star (1995 Futures-Koksijde)
1977 Tammy Leigh Ashton, Miss North Carolina Teen USA (1996)
1981 Kirsty-Leigh Brown, Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)

Events


866 Pope Nicholas I answers the envoys of Boris (Ad consulta vestra)
1002 English king Ethelred II launches massacre of Danish settlers
1511 England signs on to the Saint League
1553 English Lady Jane Grey/bishop Cranmer accused of high treason
1565 King Philip II's "Letters out Segovia" reaches Brussels
1565 Pope Pius IV publishes degree Professi fidei
1642 Battle at Turnham Green, London: King Charles I vs English parliament
1673 Prince Willem III/Raimundo earl Montecuccoli conquer Bonn
1715 Battle at Sheriffmuir: English army beats Scottish earl of Mar
1715 Pro-James Edward Stuart-rebellion surrenders
1775 American Revolutionary forces capture Montr‚al
1781 English troops occupy Negapatam Ceylon
1789 Ben Franklin writes "Nothing . . . certain but death & taxes"
1830 Oliver Wendell Holmes publishes "Old Ironsides"
1839 1st US anti-slavery party, Liberty Party, convenes in NY
1843 Mt Rainier in Washington State erupts
1849 Peter Burnett is elected 1st governor of California.
1849 Peter Burnett is elected 1st governor of California.
1849 Peter Burnett elected 1st governor of California
1851 1st meeting of anti-revolutionary "Netherlands & Orange"
1851 Telegraph connection between London-Paris linked
1854 "New Era" sinks off NJ coast with loss of 300
1862 Battle of Holly Spring, MS
1865 1st US gold certificates issued
1865 PT Barnum's New American museum opens in Bridgeport
1865 US issues 1st gold certificates
1868 American Philological Association organized in NY
1875 Harvard-Yale game is 1st college football contest with uniforms
1875 National Bowling Association organized in NYC
1885 Serbian army occupies Bulgaria
1895 1st shipment of canned pineapple from Hawaii
1900 Baltimore Orioles (now NY Yankees) enter baseball's American League
1906 C W Gregory out for 383 as NSW make 763 v Queensland
1907 French cyclist Paul Cornu flies 1st helicopter (twin rotor)
1909 259 miners die in a fire at St Paul Mine at Cherry Ill
1909 Ben Simpson of Hamilton Tigers kicks 9 singles in a game
1913 1st modern elastic brassiere patented by Mary Phelps Jacob
1916 British offensive at Ancre Belgium
1918 Monarch Friedrich of Waldeck & Pyrmont abdicates throne
1918 Russia cancels Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
1918 Stahlhelm forms (anti communist/Polish/French) in Magdenburg
1920 Hudson River frozen at Albany (1820?)
1921 The Sheik, starring Rudolph Valentino, is released.
1921 The Sheik, starring Rudolph Valentino, is released.
1921 "Sheik," starring Rudolph Valentino, is released
1921 US, France, Japan & British Empire sign a Pacific Treaty
1922 Black Renaissance begins Harlem NY
1922 George Cohan's musical "Little Nellie Kelly," premieres in NYC
1922 Marc Connelly/George Kaufman's "'49ers," premieres in NYC
1926 Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) uprising in Bantam West Java
1927 NY-NJ Holland Tunnel, 1st twin-tube underwater auto tunnel, opens
1928 Bradman scores 132* for NSW against MCC
1930 WA Drake's "Grand Hotel," premieres in NYC
1931 Hattie Caraway (D-AK) appointed 1st US woman senator
1933 1st modern sit-down strike, Hormel meat packers, Austin, Minn
1935 Anti-British riots in Egypt
1937 NBC forms first full symphony orchestra exclusively for radio.
1937 NBC forms first full symphony orchestra exclusively for radio.
1937 NBC forms 1st full-sized symphony orchestra exclusively for radio
1938 America's 1st saint, Mother Frances Cabrini, beatified
1940 Walt Disney's "Fantasia" is released
1940 Walt Disney's "Fantasia" is released
1940 Walt Disney's "Fantasia" released
1941 British aircraft carrier "Ark Royal" sank in Mediterranean
1941 German Abweht consults with Chetnikleider Draza Mihailovic
1942 Chaotic "sea battle of Friday the 13th" at Guadalcanal
1942 Minimum draft age lowered from 21 to 18
1945 Australian Services draw 1st Victory Test against India
1946 1st artificial snow produced from a natural cloud, Mt Greylock, MA
1946 Bradman scores 106 for an Australian XI v the MCC
1948 "As the Girls Go" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 420 perfs
1950 US win 1st world championship bridge contest
1951 Lefty O'Doul's all-stars, including Joe DiMaggio & Billy Martin, lose 3-1 to Pacific League all-star team (Japan)
1952 False fingernails 1st sold
1952 KLBK TV channel 13 in Lubbock, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 Dmitri Shostakovitch' 4th String Quartet, premieres
1955 1st live telecast from non-contiguous foreign country-Havana Cuba
1955 Argentine gen Pedro Aramburu succeeds E Lonardi as president
1956 Supreme Court strikes down segregation on public buses.
1956 Supreme Court strikes down segregation on public buses.
1956 Supreme Court strikes down segregation of races on public buses
1958 NYC Mayor Robert Wagner announces plans to begin a new baseball called the Continental League
1960 Fire in movie theater kills 152 children (Amude Spain)
1960 Sammy Davis Jr marries Swedish actress May Britt
1961 WCBB TV channel 10 in Augusta, ME (PBS) begins broadcasting
1964 Bob Petit (St Louis Hawks) becomes 1st NBAer to score 20,000 points
1964 Pope Paul VI gives tiara to poor
1965 "Skyscraper" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 248 performances
1965 "Yarmouth Castle" burns & sinks off Bahamas, killing 89
1965 Director Kenneth Tynan says the word "Fuck" on BBC
1966 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Alamo Ladies' Golf Open
1967 Carl B Stokes sworn-in as 1st major city black mayor (Cleveland Oh)
1967 NL owners OK AL expansion to Seattle & Kansas City
1968 Bob Gibson edges Pete Rose to win NL MVP
1969 VP Spiro T Agnew accused network TV news depts of bias & distortion
1970 Cyclone kills estimated 300,000 in Chittagong Bangladesh
1970 Flooding ravages Ganges delta, 200,000-1 million killed
1970 Lt Gen Hafez al-Assad becomes PM of Syria following military coup
1970 VP Spiro Agnew calls TV executives "impudent snobs"
1971 Mariner 9, is the first space ship to orbit another planet, Mars.
1971 Mariner 9, is the first space ship to orbit another planet, Mars.
1971 Mariner 9, 1st to orbit another planet (Mars)
1973 "Gigi" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 103 performances
1973 Oakland A's Reggie Jackson wins AL MVP unanimously
1974 Dodgers Steve Garvey wins NL MVP
1975 "Musical Jubilee" opens at St James Theater NYC for 92 performances
1977 25th Islander shut-out Resch 6-0 Gilles scores on 5th penalty shot
1977 Final Al Capp comic strip of "Li'l Abner" (1934-77)
1977 Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Colgate Far East Golf Open
1978 NASA launches HEAO
1979 British newspaper "Times" resumes publishing after 1 year
1979 Ronald Reagan in NY announces his candidacy for president
1979 Willie Stargell & Keith Hernandez share NL MVP Award NL
1980 US spacecraft Voyager I sent back 1st close-up pictures of Saturn
1980 Gabriella Brum, 18, of W Germany crowned 30th Miss World, she resigns the next day, because she wants to marry her 52 year old boyfriend
1981 Ringo releases "Wrack My Brains"
1982 Vietnam War Memorial dedicated in Washington DC
1982 Vietnam War Memorial dedicated in Washington DC
1982 Korean boxer Duk Koo Kim fatally injured when KOed by Ray Mancini
1982 Vietnam War Memorial dedicated in Washington DC
1983 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
1984 David Levy finds his 1st comet
1984 Ryne Sandberg wins the NL MVP Award
1985 Dwight Gooden, youngest 20 game winner, wins Cy Young award
1985 Nevado del Ruiz volcano erupts in Colombia, kills 25,000
1986 Giselle Jeanne-Marie LaRonde of Trinidad, 23, crowned 36th Miss World
1986 NASA launches space vehicle S-199
1986 US president Reagan confesses weapon sales to Iran
1987 1st condom commercial on BBC TV
1989 Paul McCartney releases "Figure of 8" & "Ou Est Le Soleil"
1990 Oakland's Bob Welch wins AL Cy Young Award
1991 Bomb attack on Aad Kosto, Dutch social dem party-asst sec of state
1991 Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award
1992 Riddick Bowe beats Evander Holyfield in 12 for heavywgt boxing title
1993 7.1 seaquake east of Kamchatka
1993 Chinese MD82 makes crash landing at Urumqi, 12 killed
1993 Pakistan minister of Foreign affairs Faruk Leghari elected president
1994 Sweden agrees to join European Union
1996 "Three Sisters," closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC
1996 Joel Armengaud discovers 2^1398269 - 1 (35th known Mersenne prime)
1996 Padres third baseman Ken Caminiti is 4th unanimous winner of NL MVP
1997 "Lion King," opens at New Amersterdam Theater NYC
1997 Ken Griffey Jr unanimously wins AL MVP
1997 UN pulls out arms inspection teams from Iraq
2003 Researches at Institute for Biological Energy Alternatives announce construction of synthetic virus in just two weeks.
2003 Researches at Institute for Biological Energy Alternatives announce construction of synthetic virus in just two weeks.
2003 Researches at Institute for Biological Energy Alternatives announce construction of synthetic virus in just two weeks.
2003 Researches at Institute for Biological Energy Alternatives announce construction of synthetic virus in just two weeks.
2003 Researches at Institute for Biological Energy Alternatives announce construction of synthetic virus in just two weeks.

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