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Wednesday, November 14, 2018.



Birthdays


1511 Janus Secundus, neo latin poet (Basia)
1650 Willem III Henry, [Dutch William], king of England (1689-1702)
1663 Friederich Wilhelm Zachow, composer
1679 Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius
1719 Johann Georg Leopold Mozart, composer
1765 Robert Fulton, built first commercial steamboat.
1765 Robert Fulton, built first commercial steamboat.
1765 Robert Fulton, built 1st coml steamboat (or 0819)
1774 Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, composer
1776 Henri Dutrochet, discovered & named process of osmosis
1776 Henri Dutrochet, discovered & named process of osmosis
1776 Henri Dutrochet, discovered & named process of osmosis
1778 Johann Nepomuk Hummel, composer
1779 Adam Gottlob Oehlenschl„ger, Denmark, poet (Natl Poet 1849)
1796 Carlo Conti, composer
1797 Charles Lyell, Scotland, geologist (Principles of Geology)
1800 Heinrich Ludwig Egmont Dorn, composer
1802 August F Pott, German philologist (Etymology Forschungen)
1805 Fanny Cacilia Mendelssohn Hensel, composer
1814 Michael Kelly Lawler, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), dies in 1882
1816 John Curwen, composer
1822 William Harrow, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1872
1823 Robert J Fruin, historian (80 year war)
1825 August Reissmann, composer
1827 Isaac Wistar, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905
1828 James Birdseye MacPherson, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1864
1829 Giulio Roberti, composer
1833 Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian/chess player
1838 August Senoa, Croatian author (Zlatarevo zlato)
1840 Claude Monet, impressionist
1840 Claude Monet, impressionist
1840 Claude Monet, France, impressionist (Water Lilies)
1842 Walter Williams, claimed to be last survivor of Civil War (d 1959)
1845 Allen Hill, cricketer (took the 1st wicket in Test cricket)
1845 Johann Ernst Perabo, composer
1861 Frederick Jackson Turner, Wisc, historian/educator (Harvard U)
1863 Leo H A Baekeland, Belgian/US chemist (bakelite)
1875 Jakob Schaffner, Swiss writer: Conrad Pilater
1877 Ren‚ de Clerq, Flemish poet/author (Emergency Horn)
1879 Geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer
1880 Eugene O'Brien, Boulder OH, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm)
1883 Nikolaos Plastiras, Greek premier (1945, 50, 51-52)
1887 Bernhard Paumgartner, Austria, musicologist/conductor/composer
1887 Louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor/director (Willem van Oranje)
1889 Jawaharlal Nehru, first Indian Prime Minister (1947-64)
1889 Jawaharlal Nehru, first Indian Prime Minister (1947-64)
1889 Jawaharlal Nehru, 1st Indian PM (1947-64)
1892 James Meredith, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1912)
1893 Carlo E Gadda, Italian engineer/writer (Madonna dei filosofi)
1893 Evert S J Kruythoff, Ned Antillean author (conservation flora)
1893 Piet Moeskops, Dutch world champ cyclist (1921-24, 26)
1894 Harold Collett Dent, journalist/educationist
1894 Seena Owen, Spokane WA, silent screen actress (Queen Kelly)
1896 Mamie G Doud Eisenhower, 1st lady (1953-61)
1897 John Steuart Curry, US painter/lithographer (Baptism in Kansas)
1900 Aaron Copland
1900 Aaron Copland
1900 Aaron Copland
1900 Aaron Copland
1900 Aaron Copland
1900 Aaron Copeland, Brooklyn, composer (Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring)
1900 Clara Fasano, sculptor
1901 Morton Downey, Wallingford Ct, singer (Star of the Family)
1904 Dick Powell
1904 Dick Powell
1904 Dick Powell
1904 Dick Powell
1904 Dick Powell
1904 Alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer
1904 Dick Powell, Mt View Ark, actor (Cry Danger, Dick Powell Theater)
1904 Harold Larwood, cricketer (England bodyline bowler)
1904 Marya Mannes, NYC, author (The Reporter)
1905 L H Ruitenberg, vicar/editor in chief (Reformed of Netherlands)
1905 Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian author
1906 Louise Brooks, silent screen star (American Venus, Pandora's Box)
1907 Astrid Lindgren, Swedish children book author (Pipi Longstocking)
1907 Howard William Hunter, Mormon Church Leader
1907 Pedro Arrupe, Spanish priest/Jesuit
1908 Harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union)
1909 Senator Joseph McCarthy
1909 Senator Joseph McCarthy
1909 Senator Joseph McCarthy
1909 Senator Joseph McCarthy
1909 Senator Joseph McCarthy
1909 Joseph R McCarthy, (Sen-R-Wisc), anti-communist lunatic
1910 Rosemary DeCamp
1910 Rosemary DeCamp
1910 Rosemary DeCamp
1910 Rosemary DeCamp
1910 Rosemary DeCamp
1910 Eric Lawson Malpass, writer
1910 Norman MacCaig, poet
1910 Rosemary DeCamp, Prescott Az, actress (Love That Bob, That Girl)
1912 Barbara Hutton, heiress (Woolworth)
1914 Eric John Crozier, producer/librettist
1914 Florentine Rost van Tonningen-Heubel, Dutch black widow/Nazi
1914 Ken Carson, Coalgate Okla, singer (Garry Moore Show)
1915 Edward Digby Baltzell, Ivy League sociologist
1916 Sherwood Schwartz, Passaic NJ, TV creator (Brady Bunch, Gilligan Is)
1919 Veronica Lake, [Constance Ockleman], actress (I Married a Witch)
1920 Johnny Desmond, Detroit Mich, singer (Your Hit Parade)
1921 Brian Keith
1921 Brian Keith
1921 Brian Keith
1921 Brian Keith
1921 Brian Keith
1921 Brian Keith, Bayonne NJ, actor (Bill-Family Affair, Loneliest Runner)
1922 Boutros Boutros Ghali, Egyptian secretary-general of UN (1992- )
1922 Johan R Kjell‚n, Swedish sociologist
1922 Marina Candael, Flemish dancer/choreography (Rhapsody in Blue)
1923 Margaret Courtenay, actress (Royal Flash, Duet for One)
1924 Arthur Frank "Peter" Shore, egyptologist
1924 Billy Jim Layton, composer
1924 Kenneth J Gray, (Rep-D-IL, 1955-75, 85- )
1924 Leonid B Kogan, Dnepropetrovsk Russia, violinist (Lenin Prize-1952)
1924 Phyllis Avery, NYC, actress (Alice-George Gobel Show, Ruth-Mr Novak)
1927 Narciso Yepes, Lorca Spain, guitarist (Orquesta Nacionale 1947)
1928 Kathleen Hughes, Hollywood Calif, actress (It Came From Outer Space)
1928 Leonie Rysanek, dramatic soprano (Vienna Munich State Opera 1952-54)
1929 McLean Stevenson
1929 McLean Stevenson
1929 McLean Stevenson
1929 McLean Stevenson
1929 McLean Stevenson
1929 Horst Janssen, graphic Artist
1929 McLean Stevenson, Normal Ill, actor (M*A*S*H, Hello Larry)
1930 Alan Moss, cricket pace bowler (England during 50's)
1930 Edward H White II, San Antonio Texas, Lt Col USAF/astronaut (Gemini 4)
1930 Ornelio Martina, Antillian author/governor of Cura‡ao
1931 Claudia Jane Archibald, parapsychologist
1932 Henk Mochel, Dutch TV host (Rondom tien)
1932 Ramon Zupko, composer
1933 Fred W Haise Jr, Biloxi Miss, astronaut (Apollo 13 STS T-1, T-3, T-5)
1934 Ellis Marsalis, jazz musician
1934 Roman A Gulyayev, cosmonaut
1935 Hussein I, king of Jordan (1953- )
1935 Hussein I, king of Jordan (1953- )
1935 Donald Edwin White, advertising copywriter/opera administrator
1935 Don Stewart, actor (Guiding Light)
1935 Gennadi Aleksandrovich Dolgopolov, cosmonaut
1935 Hussein ibn Talal I, king of Jordan (1953- )
1935 Jakusho Kwong, Santa Rosa Calif, head of Sonoma Mountain Zen Center
1936 Cornell Gunther, LA Calif, musician (Coasters-Poison Ivy)
1939 Wendy (Walter) Carlos, Pawtucket RI, composer (Switched on Bach)
1940 Freddie Garrity, rocker (Freddie & the Dreamers-I'm Telling You Now)
1941 Hermanus J Kriel, South African minister of Planning (1989- )
1942 John Du Preez, cricketer (S Afr leg-spin all-rounder v Aust 1966-67)
1944 Aditya Biria, industrialist
1944 Scherrie Payne, US singer (Supremes-Incredible)
1947 P J O'Rourke, writer (Easy Money)
1947 Syanley "Buckwheat" Dural Jr, US accordionist (On Track)
1948 Prince Charles of Britain
1948 Prince Charles of Britain
1948 Charles PAG, prince of Wales/duke of Cornwall
1948 Jacob Kohnstamm, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior (D66, 1994-)
1948 James Young, Chicago IL, rock guitarist (Styx)
1948 Robert Ginty, Bkln NY, actor (Paper Chase, White Fire)
1949 Terry Lee Johnson, Alabama, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
1951 Barry Brandt, Wash DC, rock drummer (Angel)
1951 Sandahl Bergman, KC Missouri, actress (Conan, All that Jazz)
1951 Stephen Bishop, rocker vocalist
1952 Alec John Such, rocker
1952 Ray Sharkey, Brooklyn NY, actor (Wise Guys, Wired, Caged Fear)
1953 Alexander O'Neal, Minneapolis, rocker (James Hearsky Harris III)
1954 Bernard Hinault, French bicylist (Tour de France)
1954 Yanni, new age musician (Live at the Acropolis, Sand Dance)
1955 Jack Sikma, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks)
1955 Willie Hernandez, pitcher (Cy Young Award)
1956 Alec John Such, US pop bassist (Bon Jovi-Wanted Dead or Alive)
1956 Kenneth D Bowersox, Portsmouth Va, USN/astro (STS 50, 61, 73, 82)
1957 Frank Affolter, pianist/writer/composer (If Nobody Does)
1958 Lynda Lehmann, Karoonda Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
1959 Annie Schilder, Dutch singer (BZN)
1961 D B Sweeney, actor (Cutting Edge, Fire in the Sky, Day in October)
1962 Laura San Giacoma, Danville NJ, actress (Pretty Woman, Vital Signs)
1962 Morgan Reeser, Fort Lauderdale Fla, 470 yachter (Olymp-8th-1992, 96)
1963 Mike Prior, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1964 Andrew, rocker (The Pasadenas-Riding on a Train)
1964 Joseph "Run" Simmons, rapper (RUN DMC)
1964 Silken Laumann, Mississauga Ontario, rower (Oly-bronze, silver-92, 96)
1966 Carl Coulter, CFL corner (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1966 Curt Schilling, Anchorage AK, pitcher (Phila Phillies)
1966 Eric Hill, NFL middle linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
1966 Rod Harris, CFL slot back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1967 Letitia Dean, actress (Sharon Watts-EastEnders)
1967 Matthew King, Brisbane QLD, Australasia golfer
1968 Bob Christian, NFL running back (Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons)
1968 Claudia Porwik, Coburg Ger, tennis star (1995 Futures-Valladolid)
1968 Kent Bottenfield, Portland Oregon, pitcher (Chic Cubs)
1968 Lionel Simmons, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
1969 Butch Walker, Rome Ga, heavy metal guitarist (Southgang-Tainted Angel)
1969 David Webb, WLAF defensive end (Scottish Claymores)
1969 Mark Henderson, US, 4X100m butterfly (Olympics-gold-96)
1969 Sue Stewart, Toronto Ontario, basketball guard (Olympics-96)
1970 Dana Stubblefield, NFL defensive tackle (SF 49ers)
1970 Darrien Gordon, NFL cornerback (SD Chargers, Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1970 David Wesley, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Boston Celtics)
1970 Derrick Hoskins, NFL safety (Oakland Raiders)
1970 Dexter Nottage, NFL defensive end (Wash Redskins, KC Chiefs)
1971 Adam Gilchrist, cricket wicket-keeper (hard-hit Australian ODI 1996)
1972 Aaron Taylor, NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1972 Ed Patterson, Delta, NHL right wing (Pitts Penguins)
1972 Lori Dupuis, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98)
1973 Caroline Hall, Bristol England, golfer (Curtis Cup 1992)
1973 DeRon Jenkins, cornerback (Baltimore Ravens)
1973 Lawyer Milloy, strong safety (New England Patriots)
1974 David Moscow, actor (Big)
1976 Chris Demetral, Royal Oaks MI, actor (Dolly Dearest)
1977 Heather Gray, Miss West Virginia Teen USA (1996)
1980 Margot Contois, Marquette Mich, dance skater (& Robert Peal)
1983 C E Gadda, writer

Events


Leonid meteor shower, radiant in Leo
Leonid meteor shower, radiant in Leo
1380 King Charles VI of France crowned at age 12
1524 Pizarro's begins 1st great expedition, near Colombia
1550 Pope Julius III proclaims new seat on Council of Trente
1666 Samuel Pepys reports the first blood transfusion (between dogs)
1666 Samuel Pepys reports the first blood transfusion (between dogs)
1666 Samuel Pepys reports on 1st blood transfusion (between dogs)
1675 Pope Clemens X declares Gorcumse martyrs divine
1677 Prince Willem III Henry marries English princess Mary Stuart
1698 Spanish king Carlos appoints grandson prince Jozef Ferdinand as heir
1732 1st US professional librarian, Louis Timothee, hired in Phila
1755 Henry Fox appointed English Secretary of State
1775 -15] Floods ravage Dutch coast provinces
1792 George Vancouver is first Englishman to enter San Francisco Bay
1792 George Vancouver is first Englishman to enter San Francisco Bay
1792 Capt George Vancouver is 1st Englishman to enter SF Bay
1832 first streetcar appears, in New York
1832 first streetcar appears, in New York
1832 1st streetcar (horse-drawn) (John Mason) debuts in NYC; fare 12«› rode on 4th Avenue between Prince & 14th Sts
1833 Charles Darwin departs by horse to Montevideo
1834 William Thomson enters Glasgow University at 10 yrs 4 months
1851 Herman Melville's "Moby Dick" is published.
1851 Herman Melville's "Moby Dick" is published.
1851 "Moby Dick," by Herman Melville, published
1863 Bedford Forrest is assigned to command of West Tennessee
1863 Skirmish at Danville, Mississippi
1881 Charles J Guiteau went on trial for Pres Garfield's assassination
1881 L‚on Gambetta forms French govt
1888 St Andrews Golf Club, Yonkers NY, opens with just 6 holes
1888 USC Trojans (then Methodists) play their 1st football game
1889 Nellie Bly beats Phineas Fogg's time for a trip around the world by 8 days (72 days).
1889 Nellie Bly beats Phineas Fogg's time for a trip around the world by 8 days (72 days).
1889 NY World's Nellie Bly (Liz Cochrane) begins 72 day world trip
1889 New York World reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) began her attempt to surpass fictitious journey of Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg by traveling around world in less than 80 days She succeeded, by finishing trip following January in 72 days, 6
1893 Gerhart Hauptmanns "Hanneles Himmelfahrt," premieres in Berlin
1894 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Golden Pince-Nez" (BG)
1896 Power plant at Niagara Falls begins operation
1905 David Belasco's "Girl of Golden West," premieres in NYC
1906 Roosevelt becomes 1st US pres to visit a foreign country (Panama)
1908 Albert Einstein presents quantum theory of light
1908 Oscar Strauss' musical "Der tapfere Soldat," premieres in Vienna
1910 1st airplane flight from the deck of a ship.
1910 1st airplane flight from the deck of a ship.
1910 1st airplane flight from deck of a ship, Norfolk, Va
1914 Billy Mallett of Hamilton Tigers kicks 10 singles in a game
1915 Thomas Masaryk demands independence for Czechoslovakia
1918 Republic of Czechoslovakia created with T.G. Masaryk as president
1919 Red Army captures Omsk, Siberia
1920 American Pro Football League's Chic Tiger Joe Guyon punts 95 yards
1922 BBC begins domestic radio service
1922 BBC begins domestic radio service
1922 BBC begins domestic radio service from 2LO at Marconi House
1922 German Reichs Chancellor Joseph Wirth term ends
1927 Worlds largest gas tank in Pittsburgh Penn explodes; 28 die
1931 Ottawa Mint Act is proclaimed in England
1935 FDR proclaimes the Phillippines are a free commonwealth.
1935 FDR proclaimes the Phillippines are a free commonwealth.
1935 FDR proclaims Philippine Islands a free commonwealth
1935 Nazi's deprive German Jews of their citizenship
1936 Bradman scores 192 for S A v Vic before a MCG crowd of 21000
1938 Dutch DC3 crashes at Schiphol, 6 die
1939 Oil refinery fire kills 500 & destroys Lagunillas Venezuela
1940 During WW II, German planes destroy most of Coventry, England
1941 Gov-Gen Wouters of Dutch Antilles refuses Jews refugees
1942 -Nov 15th) Japanese/US sea battle at Savo-Island in Guadalcanal)
1942 Last Vichy-French troops in Algeria surrender
1943 Chic Bear Sid Luckman passes for 7 touchdowns vs NY Giants (56-7)
1943 J Postma, C Schalker, D Goulooze arrested for leading illegal CPN
1945 H Lindsay & R Crouse's "State of the Union," premieres in NYC
1945 Java: Sutan Sjahrir appointed as forming govt
1946 Dutch Dakota flight to Schiphol crashes, kills 11
1952 Greek general Papagos wins elections
1953 WCIA TV channel 3 in Champaign, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting
1954 Egyptian pres Naguib fired/state of emergency declared
1956 Hungarian revolt put down
1957 Dick Hutton beats Lou Thesz in Toronto, to become NWA wrestling champ
1957 Henry Aaron wins NL MVP
1959 Kilauea's most spectacular eruption (in Hawaii).
1959 Kilauea's most spectacular eruption (in Hawaii).
1959 "Girls against the Boys" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 16 perfs
1959 Kilauea's most spectacular eruption (in Hawaii)
1960 2 passenger trains collided at high-speed killing 110 (Czech)
1960 Belgium threatens to leave UN due to criticism on it's Congo-policy
1960 OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries), forms
1960 Ray Charles' "Georgia On My Mind" reaches #1
1960 Riot due to school integration in New Orleans
1964 "Fade Out-Fade In" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 199 perfs
1964 "Follies Bergere" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 191 perfs
1964 "Oliver!" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 774 performances
1964 Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe sets NHL record 627th career goal
1965 "Baker Street" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 313 performances
1965 George Abbott Theater (Adelphi, 54 St) at 152 W 54th NYC, demolished
1965 KCST TV channel 39 in San Diego, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1965 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Alamo Golf Open
1965 US govt sends 90,000 soldiers to Vietnam
1966 Muhammad Ali TKOs Cleveland Williams in 3 for heavyweight title
1968 "National Turn in Your Draft Card Day" features draft card burning
1968 1st European lung transplant
1968 Yale University announces it is going co-educational
1969 Apollo 12 is launched
1969 Apollo 12 is launched
1969 2nd Vietnam Moratorium Day in US
1969 Apollo 12 (Conrad/Gordon/Bean) launched for 2nd manned Moon landing
1970 DC-9 crashes in West Virginia, 75 killed
1970 Marshall U football team wiped out in air crash at Kenova WV
1972 Dow Jones closes above 1,000 for 1st time (1003.16)
1973 "Good Evening" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 438 performances
1973 Britain's Princess Anne marries commoner, Capt Mark Phillips
1973 Canada begins production of Olympic coins
1973 Jim Palmer is named AL Cy Young winner
1973 Reggie Jackson wins AL MVP Award unanimously
1975 Spain, Morocco & Mauretania sign accord about Spanish Sahara
1976 "Don't Step on My Olive Branch" closes at Playhouse NYC after 16 perfs
1976 Cleveland Browns' Jerry Sherk sets club record with 4 sacks
1976 War criminal Pieter Menten captured 1 day after fleeing
1977 Egypt Pres Sadat repeats willingness to visit Israel to Cronkite
1979 California's Don Baylor, wins AL MVP
1980 Guinee-Bissau premier Vieira fires president Luis Cabral
1980 Kimberley Santos, 19 of Guam, crowned 30th Miss World
1980 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1981 2nd Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 2-returns to Earth
1981 Old Dutch Windmill in Golden Gate Park repaired & working again
1981 Pakistan all out 62 v Australia at WACA, Lillee 5-18
1981 Paul 'Bear' Bryant ties Amos Alonzo Stagg with 314 football wins
1982 Polish Solidarity chairman Lech Walesa freed
1983 1st cruise missile placed (Greenham Common England)
1984 Astronauts aboard "Discovery" pluck a 2nd satellite from orbit
1984 NASA launches NATO-3D
1985 Brewers release 39-year-old pitcher Rollie Fingers
1985 Holmfriour Karlsottir of Iceland, 22, crowned 35th Miss World
1985 Volcano Nevado del Ruiz Colombia erupts, 1000s killed
1986 Doubleday Publishing sells NY Mets to Nelson Doubleday & Fred Wilpon
1986 FCC issues Notice Of Apparent Liability to WYSP Phila
1986 SEC imposes a record $100 million penalty against Ivan Boesky
1987 "La Cage aux Folles" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 1761 perfs
1987 Sam's Town National Bowling Pro-Am won by Debbie Bennett
1989 Padres reliever Mark Davis wins NL Cy Young Award
1990 Doug Drabek (22-6) wins NL Cy Young Award
1990 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1990 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1990 Michael Heseltine contests Thatcher's leadership of party
1990 Philippines hit by typhoon, 110 die
1991 Michael Jackson's "Black or White" video premieres on FOX TV
1991 Pittsburgh Steelers guard Terry Long loses his steroids appeal & is suspended without pay by NFL for 4 weeks
1992 Actress Peg Phillips (Northern Exposure), falls & breaks 3 fingers
1993 "Kentucky Cycle" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 34 performances
1993 "Twilight of the Golds" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 29 perfs
1993 23rd NYC Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig in 2:26:24
1993 24th NYC Marathon won by Andres Espinosa in 2:10:04
1993 Don Shula becomes winningest coach in NFL history
1993 Puerto Rico votes against becoming the 51st US state
1994 1st trains for public run in Channel Tunnel under English Channel
1994 Space shuttle STS-66 (Atlantis 13), lands
1996 "Chicago," opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC
1996 Texas Ranger Juan Gonzalez wins AL MVP
1997 Colo Rockie Larry Walker wins NL MVP
1997 Disney's "Lion King" sets Broadway record of $2,700,000 daily sale

That's All....

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