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Saturday, November 17, 2018.



Birthdays


331 Flavius Claudius Julianus, [Julian the Apostate], emperor
1503 Il Bronzino, Florentine painter (Eleanor de Toledo & her Son)
1594 Johan van Beverwijck, Dutch physician/writer (Treasure of Health)
1690 No‰l-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist
1704 Salomeja Neris, [S Bacinskaite-Buciene], Latvian poet
1717 Jean d'Alembert, French mathematician, scientist, philosopher
1717 Jean d'Alembert, French mathematician, scientist, philosopher
1755 Louis XVIII, 1st post-revolutionary king of France (1814-24)
1771 Jonathan Huntington, composer
1773 Mih ly Csokonai Vit‚z, Hungarian poet (B‚kaeg‚rhartz)
1787 Michele Carafa, composer
1790 A.F. M”bius --1868
1790 A.F. M”bius --1868
1790 A.F. M”bius --1868
1790 August Ferdinand M”bius, mathematician, inventor of M”bius strip
1790 A.F. M”bius --1868
1790 August Ferdinand M”bius, mathematician, inventor of M”bius strip
1790 August Ferdinand M”bius, mathematician, inventor (M”bius strip)
1790 A.F. M”bius --1868
1794 John Barrien Montgomery, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1873
1799 Titian Ramsey Peale, US, artist/naturalist (American Ornithology)
1808 Alberich Zwyssig, composer
1814 Joseph Finegan, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1885
1816 August W Ambros, Austria musicologist (History of Music)
1826 John McArthur, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906
1834 Stephen Hinsdale Weed, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1837 David Capriles, director of psychiatry of Monte Christo, Cura‡ao
1837 Derk J A Haspels, Dutch actor
1837 Willem Coenen, composer
1854 Louis HG Lyautey, French minister of Defense (1916-17)
1859 Gerhard Rusenkrone Schjelderup, composer
1865 John S Plaskett, Canadian astronomer (Plaskett's twins)
1876 Baron Joseph van de Meulebroeck, mayor (Brussels, Belgium)
1878 Grace Abbott, Grand Island Neb, social worker (US Children Bureau)
1879 Gerardus H de Haas, socialist vicar
1881 Thomas Fermor-Hesketh, English 1st baron of Hesketh Dutch/MP
1883 Harold Baumgartner, cricketer (one Test S Africa v England 1913)
1885 Henry de Man, Belgium, sociologist/chairman (Belgian Workers Party)
1886 Crane Wilbur, Athens NY, dir/writer (Bat, Canon City, Yellow Cargo)
1887 Bernard L Montgomery, British field marshall (WW II-African campaign)
1888 Ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje, It Hippie)
1890 Jack Cusack, pro football pioneer (Canton Bulldogs)
1891 Guido Pannain, composer
1891 Jean Del Val, [Gautier], France, actor (Sainted Devil, Flying Deuces)
1892 Max Deutsch, composer
1894 Eelco van Kleffens, minister of Foreign affairs (1939-46)/diplomat
1894 Sophocles Venizelos, premier of Greece (1944, 50-51)
1897 Ed Baker, Davis WV, actor (Keystone Kops)
1897 Frank Fay, SF CA, actor (God's Gift to Women, Love Nest)
1897 Sara Haden, Galveston Tx, actress (A Family Affair)
1899 Roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Coup of Trafalgar)
1900 Marcel Dalio, Paris, actor (Casablanca)
1901 Lee Strasberg
1901 Lee Strasberg
1901 Lee Strasberg
1901 Lee Strasberg
1901 Lee Strasberg
1901 Joyce Wethered, Surrey England, golfer (4 time British Amateur champ)
1901 Lee Strasberg, Austria, acting coach/actor (Somewhere in the Night)
1901 Max Zehnder, composer
1901 Raymond Chevreuille, Belgian composer
1901 Walter Hallstein, West German politician (CDU) (Hallstein doctrine)
1902 Eugene Paul Wigner, mathematician/physicist (A Bomb, Nobel 1963)
1902 Lee Strasberg, Austria, acting coach/actor (And Justice for All)
1903 Joseph Kaminski, composer
1904 Isamu Noguchi, sculptor (1963 Fine Arts Medal)
1905 Arthur Chipperfield, cricketer (Aus batsman & leggie 99 on Test debut)
1905 Astrid Bernadotte, Princess of Sweden
1905 Mischa Auer, [Ounskowsky], St Petersburg Rus, actor (My Man Godfrey)
1905 Wazyk, [Adam Wagman], Polish poet/author (Eyes & Mouth)
1906 Betty Bronson, Trenton NJ, actress (Evel Knievel, One Stolen Night)
1906 Soichiro Honda, Japan, founder/CEO (Honda Motor Co)
1909 Gerald Savory, actor playwright/TV producer (Heart of the Matter)
1911 Charles Walters, US, actor/choreographer/director (Easter parade)
1911 Nobutaka Shikanai, Japans media CEO (Fujisankei Com Group)
1911 William Tannen, NYC, actor (Jailhouse Rock, Sitting Bull)
1914 Archie Campbell, Bullsgap Tenn, comedian (Hee Haw)
1916 Winson Hudson, community activist (rural Mississippi)
1917 Jack Lescoulie, Sacramento Calif, TV host (Jackie Gleason Show)
1919 Hershy Kay, Philadelphia Penn, composer/arranger (Olympic Hymn)
1919 Ludwig Freiherr von Hammerstein-Equord, journalist
1921 Fr‚ [Frederik] Meis, Dutch MP (Communist)
1922 Emile Noel, international civil servant
1923 Bert Sutcliffe, cricketer (all-time great NZ left-handed bat)
1923 Robert Francis Vere Heuston, British professor of law
1924 Lucas J "Luc" Lutz, Dutch actor/director (Hague Comedy)
1925 Rock Hudson
1925 Rock Hudson
1925 Rock Hudson
1925 Rock Hudson
1925 Rock Hudson
1925 Charles Mackerras, Schenectady NY, Australian conductor
1925 Colin Campbell Mitchell, soldier
1925 Libby Newman, painter/printmaker/curator
1925 Rock Hudson, Winnetka, Ill, actor (Pillow Talk, A Farewell to Arms)
1927 Ellis Hillman, politician
1928 Colin McDonald, cricketer (stalwart Australian opening bat for 1950's)
1929 Edgar White, US, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1952)
1929 Pieter A H Bos, Dutch lawyer/attorney general on Aruba
1929 Sumner White, US, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1952)
1930 Bob Mathias, Tulare Calif, decathelete (Olympic-gold-1948, 52)
1930 Brian Joseph Lenihan, politician
1930 David Werner Amram, Philadelphia Pa, composer (Splendor in the Grass)
1934 James M Inhofe, (Rep-R-Oklahoma)
1935 Anton Sailer, Austria, skier (Olympic-3 golds-1956)
1936 Leni van Rijn-Vellekoop, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1937 Peter Edward Cook, Torquay England, actor/comedian (Bedazzled)
1938 Gordon Lightfoot
1938 Gordon Lightfoot
1938 Gordon Lightfoot
1938 Gordon Lightfoot
1938 Gordon Lightfoot
1938 Alvaro Leon Cassuto, composer
1938 Gordon Lightfoot, Ontario Canada, folksinger (Sundown)
1938 Peter Snell, NZ, 800m/1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1960, 64)
1938 Thomas Black, English industrial/auto collector
1941 Gene Clark, LA Calif, rock vocalist/guitarist (Byrds)
1941 Peter Hoagland, (Rep-D-Nebraska)
1942 Martin Scorsese
1942 Martin Scorsese
1942 Martin Scorsese
1942 Martin Scorsese
1942 Martin Scorsese
1942 Annemarie Oster, Dutch actress (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden)
1942 Bob Gaudio, Bronx NY, rocker (Four Seasons-Sherry)
1942 Martin Scorsese, Queens, dir (Mean Streets, Last Temptation of Christ)
1943 Lauren Hutton
1943 Lauren Hutton
1943 Lauren Hutton
1943 Lauren Hutton
1943 Lauren Hutton
1943 Lauren Hutton, [Mary], Charleston SC, model/actress (American Gigolo)
1944 Danny DeVito
1944 Lorne Michaels
1944 Tom Seaver
1944 Danny DeVito
1944 Lorne Michaels
1944 Tom Seaver
1944 Danny DeVito
1944 Lorne Michaels
1944 Tom Seaver
1944 Danny DeVito
1944 Lorne Michaels
1944 Tom Seaver
1944 Danny DeVito
1944 Lorne Michaels
1944 Tom Seaver
1944 Danny DeVito, Neptune NJ, actor (Taxi, Ruthless People, Twins)
1944 Eugene Clarke, Tipton Missouri, rock guitarist
1944 Lorne Michaels, [Lipowitz], Toronto Ontario, comedian (SNL)
1944 Tom Seaver, pitcher (NY Met, 300 game winner, Cy Young '69 '73 '75)
1945 Elvin Hayes, NBA star (San Diego, Houston, Baltimore)
1945 Jeremy Hanley, British Lower house member
1945 Roland Joffe, director (City of Joy, Mission, Killing Fields)
1946 Martin Barre, British pop guitarist (Jethro Tull)
1947 Rod Clements, rocker
1947 Stewkey, [Robert Antoni], rocker
1948 Jaime Huelamo, Spain, cyclist (Olympic-bronze-1972) drug disqualified
1949 John Boehner, (Rep-R-Ohio)
1949 Thomas Lionel Hill, New Orleans, 110m hurdler (Olympic-bronze-1972)
1950 Roland Matthes, German DR, 100m/200m backstroke (Oly-gold-1968, 72)
1951 Dean Paul Martin, Santa Monica Calif, actor (Billy-Misfits of Science)
1952 M Cyril Ramaphosa, sec-gen of South African Mine Workers' Union
1952 Roman Codreanu, Romania, wrestler (Olympic-1980)
1953 Dino Martin Jr, rocker
1953 Jilly Johnson, England, vocalist (Blonde on Blonde)
1955 Bill McCreary, Ontario, NHL referee
1955 Peter Cox, rocker (Go West-Call Me, Don't Look Down)
1955 Yolanda King, actress (Fluke, Ghosts of Mississippi)
1957 Daisy Fuentes, Havana Cuba, VJ (MTV International) (claims 1964)
1958 Allison Finney, Winnetka IL, LPGA golfer (1989 Standard Register)
1958 Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Oak Park Ill, actress (Color of Money)
1959 William R Moses, LA Calif, actor (Cole-Falcon Crest)
1960 RuPaul
1960 RuPaul
1960 RuPaul
1960 RuPaul
1960 RuPaul
1960 Jonathan Ross, British talk show host (Tall Guy)
1960 RuPaul, drag queen/model/actor (RuPaul Show)
1961 Merete Van Kemp, Denmark, actress (Grace-Dallas, Princess Daisy)
1962 Eric Olson, Santa Monica Calif, actress (Apple's Way)
1963 Marco T Dawson, Freising Germany, PGA golfer (1995 Greater Milw-2nd)
1963 Pedro Luis Estrada, Bkln NY, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
1964 Marina Tcherkasova, US, pairs figure skater (Olympic-silver-1980)
1964 Michelle Knox-Zaloom, Annapolis MD, rower (Olympics-96)
1965 Grant Connell, Regina Saskatchawan, tennis player (Olympics-96)
1965 Paul Sorrento, Somerville MA, infielder (Seattle Mariners)
1965 Raffaella Reggi, Italy, tennis star
1965 Rob Koll, Bellefonte PA, 163 lbs/74 kg freestyle wrestler (Olymp-96)
1965 Winthrop Graham, Jamaica, 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1988)
1966 Daisy Fuentes, model/MTV veejay (America's Funniest Videos)
1966 Jeff Nelson, Baltimore MD, pitcher (NY Yankees)
1966 Sophie Marceau, Paris France, actress (Braveheart, L'Amour Braque)
1967 Howard Griffith, NFL running back (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1967 Ronnie Devoe, Boston, vocals (New Edition, Bell Div Devoe-Candy Girl)
1967 Sheila Lussier, La Mesa Calif, actress (Reform School, My Chauffeur)
1968 Cacho Conde, WLAF tight end/running back (Barcelona Dragons)
1969 Takako Inque, Toride Japan, wrestler (Japan)
1970 Chris Tamer, Dearborn, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)
1970 Max Huiberts, soccer player (Roda JC)
1971 Audra Keller, Macon Georgia, tennis star (1993 Futures-Evansville IN)
1972 Ron Lewis, WLAF OL (Amsterdam Admirals)
1973 Scott Rehberg, tackle (New England Patriots)
1974 Abbygale Williamson Arenas, Miss Universe-Photogenic (Phil, 1997)
1974 Brandon Call, actor (Baywatch, Blind Fury, Step by Step)
1974 Marc Edwards, NFL fullback (SF 49ers)
1976 Dafne Zeledon, Miss Universe-Costa Rica (1996)
1980 Isaac Hanson
1980 Isaac Hanson
1980 Isaac Hanson
1980 Isaac Hanson
1980 Isaac Hanson
1980 [Clarke] Isaac Hanson, Tulsa OK, singer (Hansons-MMMMbop)
1980 Isaac Hanson, vocalist (Hansons-Do Wah)
1988 Justin Cooper actor (Liar, Liar, General Hospital)

Events


Leonid meteor shower, radiant in Leo
The day of the Great American Smoke Out.
Leonid meteor shower, radiant in Leo
The day of the Great American Smoke Out.
1278 680 Jews arrested (293 hanged) in England for counterfeiting coins
1511 England & Spain sign anti-French covenant
1555 William of Orange becomes member of Council of State
1558 Elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary
1558 Elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary
1558 Elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary
1734 John Zenger, arrested for libel against NY col gov; later acquitted
1785 Church of England organizes in New England
1796 Battle of Arcole-Napolean I's French forces beat Austrians in Italy
1798 -21) Snow storms in New England, 100s die
1800 Congress convenes for its 1st Washington, DC session.
1800 Congress convenes for its 1st Washington, DC session.
1800 Congress held 1st session in Wash DC in incompleted Capitol building
1800 John Adams is 1st pres to move into the White House
1839 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Oberte Conti Di," premieres in Milan
1842 Fugitive slave George Latimer, captured in Boston
1842 Opera "Linda di Chamounix" is produced (London)
1853 Street signs authorized at San Francisco intersections
1858 Origin of Modified Julian Period
1862 Confederate Sec of War George B Randolph resigns
1863 -Dec 4th) Battle of Knoxville, TN
1863 Lincoln begins 1st draft of his Gettysburg Address
1866 Opera "Mignon" is produced (Paris)
1869 Suez Canal opens.
1869 Suez Canal opens.
1869 Englishman James Moore wins 1st bicycle race (13K Paris-Rouen)
1869 Suez Canal (Egypt) opens, links Mediterranean & Red seas
1874 Emigrant ship Cospatrick catches fire & sinks off Auckland, NZ
1875 Amer Theosophical Society founded by Mme Blavatsky & Col Olcott
1877 Gilbert/Sullivans operette "Sorcerer," premieres in London
1884 Cops arrest John L Sullivan in 2nd round for being "cruel"
1888 St Tsjaikovsky's 5th Symphony premieres in Petersburg
1889 Union Pacific begins daily through service, Chicago-Portland & SF
1894 Daily Racing Form founded
1904 George Cohans musical "Little Johnny Jones," premieres in NYC
1913 Panama Canal opens for use.
1913 Panama Canal opens for use.
1913 1st US dental hygienists course forms, Bridgeport, Ct
1913 Panama Canal opens
1914 US declares Panama Canal Zone neutral
1917 Lenin defended "temporary" removal of freedom of the press
1918 Social Democratic Party becomes Communistc Party Holland: CPH
1922 Turkish sultan Mehmed VI flees to Malta on British warship
1926 NHL's Chicago Black Hawks play their 1st game, beat Tor St Pats 4-1
1927 Tornado hits Washington DC
1928 Boston Garden officially opens
1928 Notre Dame finally lost a football game after nearly 25 years
1929 Pascual Ortiz Rubio elected president of Mexico
1929 Stalin throws Nicolai Bucharin out of Politburo
1930 Musical "Sweet & Low" with Fanny Brice premieres in NYC
1931 Bradman scores 135 NSW v South Africa, 128 mins, 15 fours
1932 German govt of von Papen, resigns
1933 US recognizes USSR, opens trade
1934 Lyndon B Johnson marries Claudia Alta Taylor
1936 Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy become overnight success on radio
1937 Britains Lord Halifax visits Germany, beginning of appeasement
1938 Italy passes their own version of anti-Jewish Nuremberg laws
1939 German U-boat torpedoes passenger ship
1939 Jerome Kern/Hammerstein II's "Very Warm for May," premieres in NYC
1940 Green Bay Packers become 1st NFL team to travel by plane
1941 Virgil Thomson's 2nd Symphony, premieres
1944 -Nov 19] Nazi raids in Dutch NE Polder
1945 "Girl from Nantucket" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 12 perfs
1945 New world air speed record 606 mph (975 kph) set by HJ Wilson of RAF
1948 Britain's House of Commons votes to nationalize steel industry
1953 St Louis Browns officially become the Baltimore Baseball Club Inc
1956 Syracuse fullback Jim Brown, scores NCAA record of 43 pts (vs Colgate)
1956 USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
1957 WBOY TV channel 12 in Clarksburg, WV (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1958 KAII TV channel 7 in Wailuku, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting
1959 De Beers firm of South Africa announces synthetic diamond
1959 Giants slugger Willie McCovey wins NL Rookie of Year
1959 William Shea shows proposed NYC stadium with transparent roof
1960 New Washington franchise is awarded to Elwood Quesada
1962 "Little Me" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 257 performances
1962 "Nowhere to Go, But Up" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 9 perfs
1962 Pres Kennedy dedicates Dulles Intl Airport outside Wash DC
1962 Simon/Coleman/Leigh's musical "Little Me," premieres in NYC
1962 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1963 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Mary Mills Miss Gulf Coast Golf Invitational
1964 British Labour Party installs weapon embargo against South Africa
1965 General Meeting of UN refuses admittance of China PR
1965 William Eckert is unanimously elected commissioner of baseball
1966 Leonids meteor shower peaks (150,000+ per hour)
1967 Beatles Ltd & Apple Music Ltd swap names
1967 French author R‚gis Debray sentenced to 30 years in Bolivia
1967 Surveyor 6 becomes 1st man-made object to lift off Moon
1968 "Zorba" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 305 performances
1968 John Kander/Fred Ebbs musical "Zorba," premieres in NYC
1968 KHNE TV channel 29 in Hastings, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Pensacola Ladies' Golf Invitational
1968 NBC cuts to show "Heidi," misses Raider's rally to beat Jets, 43-32
1969 SALT-discussions open in Helsinki Finland
1970 Russia lands unmanned remote-controlled vehicle on Moon
1970 Russia lands unmanned remote-controlled vehicle on Moon
1970 British newspaper Sun puts 1st pinup girl on pg 3 (Stephanie Rahn)
1970 Russia lands Lunokhod 1 unmanned remote-controlled vehicle on Moon
1972 Juan Per˘n returns to Argentina
1973 Greek regime attacks students with tanks, 100s killed
1973 Teri Garr plays role of a stripper on "The Nurse"
1973 Pres Nixon tells AP "...people have got to know whether or not their pres is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook"
1974 Bonnie Bryant wins Bill Branch LPGA Golf Classic
1974 Union of Banana Exporting Countries (UPEB) forms
1976 China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1977 Egyptian President Sadat accepts an invitation to visit Israel.
1977 Egyptian President Sadat accepts an invitation to visit Israel.
1977 Bernard Pomerance's "Elephant Man," premieres in London
1977 Egyptian Pres Sadat formally accepts invitation to visit Israel
1977 Miss World Contest - Miss UK wears $9,500 platinum bikini
1978 Gerald Lascelles (under English princess Mary) weds Elizabeth Colvin
1979 Daniel Okrent sketches out 1st draft rules for Rotisserie Baseball
1979 Khomeini frees most black & female US hostages
1979 NY Stars (WBL) home opener at MSG in NYC
1979 On a flight to Austin, TX, Daniel Okrent sketches out the first
1980 John Lennon releases "Double Fantasy" album in UK
1981 "1st" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 37 performances
1981 NBA NY Knick Bill Cartwright, ties record of 19 of 19 free throws
1982 Dale Murphy wins NL MVP
1983 "La Tragedie de Carmen" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 187 perfs
1983 Harm Wiersma retains checkers world championship
1983 Phila Flyers win 13th straight NHL game
1984 Golden State Warrior scores 59 points losing to NJ Nets 124-110
1984 Islanders score 20 assists against Rangers
1985 Howard Stern begins broadcasting on 92.3 WXRK FM NY
1985 NY Jets best offensive production beating Tampa Bay 62-28
1986 "Oh Coward!" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 56 performances
1987 George Bell is 1st Blue Jay ever to win the AL MVP
1988 Linda Petursdottir of Iceland, 18, crowned 38th Miss World
1988 Neil Simon's "Rumors," premieres in NYC
1989 Bret Saberhagen signs record $2,966,667 per year KC Royal contract
1991 "Brigadoon" closes at New York State Theater NYC after 12 performances
1991 1st TV condom ad aired (FOX- TV)
1991 Detroit Lion Mike Utley is paralized in a game vs LA Rams
1992 "Gypsy Passion" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 55 performances
1992 Blue Jay Nigel Wilson is 1st pick of Marlins in expansion draft
1992 Dateline NBC airs a demonstration show General Motors trucks, blowing up on impact, later revealed NBC rigged test
1992 Erling Kagge begins successful exploration at South pole
1993 "Grand Night For Singing" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 52 perfs
1993 Antonov AN-124 flies in South Iran against mountain: 17 killed
1993 US House of Representatives approve Nafta
1994 "Sunset Boulevard" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 977 performances
1994 3rd Germany government of Kohl forms
1994 Irish government of Reynolds resigns
1996 "Present Laughter" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC
1996 Sam's Town Bowling Invitational
1997 Mario Lemieux enters NHL Hall of Fame

That's All....

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