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Sunday, November 18, 2018.



Birthdays


1527 Luca Cambiaso, Italian painter/sculptor
1680 Jean-Baptiste Loeillet, composer
1736 Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch, composer
1742 Felix Maximo Lopez, composer
1772 Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer
1781 Felice Blangini, composer
1786 Henry Rowley Bishop, British composer/conductor
1786 Karl Maria Friedrich Ernst "von" Weber, German composer (Freischtz)
1787 Louis-Jacques-Mand‚ Daguerre, French painter (daguerreotype)
1787 Sojourner Truth, abolitionist/feminist
1789 Louis-Jacques-Mande Daguerre, developed a method of photography
1789 Louis-Jacques-Mande Daguerre, developed a method of photography
1803 Cornelius Broere, Dutch priest/poet
1808 Antoine-Amable-Elie Elwart, composer
1810 Asa Gray, Sauquoit NY, botanist (Flora of North America)
1810 Benjamin Stone Roberts, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1875
1812 Jesse Johnson Finley, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1904
1824 Franz Sigel, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1902
1824 Isham Nicholas Hayne, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868
1832 Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskj”ld, Sweden, Arctic explorer
1835 Americus Vespucius Rice, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1904
1835 Cesare Lombroso, Italian psychiatrist/criminologist
1836 William Gilbert
1836 William Gilbert
1836 William Gilbert
1836 William Gilbert
1836 Sir W.S. Gilbert, playwright (of Gilbert & Sullivan fame)
1836 William Gilbert
1836 Sir W.S. Gilbert, playwright (of Gilbert & Sullivan fame)
1836 M ximo G¢mez, BanŒ, general (Cuba)
1836 William Schwenck Gilbert, London, composer (Gilbert & Sullivan)
1839 August A Kundt, German physicist (sound vibration, test of Kundt)
1845 John F Mellaerts, Flemish social worker (1st Belgian farm gilde)
1846 Aloys, Liechtenstein nobleman/politician
1860 Ignacy Jan Paderewski, composer/1st premier of Poland (1919-20)
1863 Richard Dehmel, writer
1869 James E Sullivan, founder (Amateur Athletic Union)
1871 Amadeo Vives, composer
1874 Carrie White, oldest US woman (dies Nov 1990 at 116)
1874 Clarence Shepard Day, NYC, author (Life with Father)
1874 Riccardo Martin, composer
1877 Arthur C Pigou, English economist (Wealth & welfare)
1881 Percy Lesueur, hockey player/inventor (large goalie glove)
1882 Amelita Galli-Curci, Italy, operatic soprano (Cave of the Winds)
1882 Jacques Maritain, France, Catholic philosopher (exponent of St Thomas)
1882 Wyndham Lewis, English author/painter (Tarr, Apes of God)
1887 Dorothy Dix, [Elizabeth Gilmer], journalist (advice to the lovelorn)
1888 Frances Marion, SF CA, screenwriter/actress (Pollyanna)
1889 Maria Realino, [Frederikus Janssen], teacher (Botany of Cura‡ao)
1895 Ernst Levy, composer
1897 Jules Buffano, St Louis Mo, pianist (Jimmy Durante Show)
1897 Patrick M S Blackett, British physicist (nuclear reaction, Nobel 1948)
1898 Joris Ivens, Nijmegen Netherlands, director (Rain)
1898 Oswald Erich Sehlbach, composer
1899 Eugene Ormandy, conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra)
1899 Eugene Ormandy, conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra)
1899 Eugene Ormandy, [Blau], Budapest Hungary, conductor (Phila Orch)
1900 Constantin Alajalov, Russia, artist (Ditters & Jitters)
1900 Howard Thurman, theologian/author (Deep River, Deep in the Hunger)
1901 George Gallup, Jefferson Iowa, public opinion pollster (Gallup Poll)
1902 Barbara Giuranna, composer
1902 Jķrgen Nielsen, Danish author (regional novels)
1903 Lillian Fuchs, composer
1904 Guido Santorsola, composer
1904 Theodore DN Besterman, British bibliographer
1906 George Wald, US, physiologist/biologist (eye, Nobel 1967)
1906 Klaus Mann, German/US author (Mephisto)/son of Thomas Mann
1907 Halldis Vesaas-Moren, Norwegian author/poetess
1908 Imogene Coca
1908 Imogene Coca
1908 Imogene Coca
1908 Imogene Coca
1908 Imogene Coca
1908 Imogene Coca, Phila, comedienne (Your Show of Shows, Grindl)
1909 Johnny Mercer, Savannah Ga, lyricist (Moon River, Old Black Magic)
1910 Friedrich Weinreb, Polish/Neth theologist/economist
1912 Arthur Peterson, Mandan ND, actor (Major-Soap, Crisis)
1912 Jaap Meijer, [Saul van Messel], Dutch historian/rabbi in Paramaribo
1916 James L Lyons, jazz promoter
1919 Jocelyn Brando, San Francisco, actress (Ugly American)
1920 Alfred William Bedford, test pilot
1920 Louis Alfred Mennini, composer
1921 Peter Pocklington, NHL team owner (Edmonton Oiler)
1922 Luis Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua (1956-63)
1922 Marjorie Gestring, US, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1936)
1922 Viktor Afanasiev, editor (Pravda)
1923 Alan Sheppard, first American into space (Freedom 7, Apollo 14)
1923 Alan Sheppard, first American into space (Freedom 7, Apollo 14)
1923 Alan B Shepard Jr, East Derry NH, Rear Adm USN/astro (Merc 3, Ap 14)
1925 Alex Macintosh, broadcaster/actor (Hell Fight)
1925 William Robert Mayer, composer
1926 Dorothy Collins, Windsor Ontario, singer (Your Hit Parade)
1926 Kim Besly, activist
1927 Lawrence Kenneth Moss, composer
1928 Mickey Mouse, film star
1928 Mickey Mouse, film star
1928 Mickey Mouse, cartoon strip
1929 William Joseph "Pete" Knight, astronaut/test pilot (X-15)
1930 Sonja Ruthstr”m, Swed, cross country relay skier (Olympic-gold-1960)
1933 Jacques Charpentier, composer
1935 Frank Joseph Kofsky, teacher/writer
1936 Don E Cherry, US jazz trumpeter
1936 Hank Ballard, Detroit, rocker (The Twist (pre Chubby Checker)
1937 Rajinder Pal, cricketer (pace bowler in one Test India v Eng, 0-22)
1938 Karl Schranz, Austria, slalom (Olympic-1968)
1939 Brenda Vaccaro
1939 Brenda Vaccaro
1939 Brenda Vaccaro
1939 Brenda Vaccaro
1939 Brenda Vaccaro
1939 Brenda Vaccaro, Bkln NY, actress (Cactus Flower, Sara, Paper Dolls)
1939 John Cheek, Falkland Islands advocate
1939 Margaret E Atwood, author/poet
1939 Tom Johnson, composer
1941 David Hemmings, Guilford England, actor (Blow-up, Barbarella)
1942 Linda Evans
1942 Linda Evans
1942 Linda Evans
1942 Linda Evans
1942 Linda Evans
1942 Jeffrey Siegel, Chicago Ill, pianist (Chicago Symph)
1942 Linda Evans, Hartford, actr (Dynasty, Big Valley, Beach Blanket Bingo)
1942 Qabus bin Said, sultan of Oman (1970- )
1943 Susan Sullivan, NYC, actress (Dharma & Greg, Falcon Crest)
1945 Glen Walken, Astoria Queens, actor (Leave it to Larry)
1946 Alan Dean Foster, US, sci-fi author (Midworld, Flinx in Flux)
1946 Amanda Lear, French singer
1947 Jameson Parker, Balt Md, actor (American Justice, Simon & Simon)
1948 Andrea Marcovicci, NYC, actress (Gloria-Berrengers, Fran-Trapper John)
1948 Jack Tatum, Cherryville NC, NFL defensive back (Raiders)
1948 Ural Nazibovich Sultanov, Russian cosmonaut
1949 Bonnie St Claire, [Cornelia Swart], Dutch singer (Tame me Tiger)
1949 Ted Sator, Utica NY, NHL coach (NY Rangers, Buffalo Sabres)
1950 Graham Parker, musician (Live Sparks, Mercury Poisoning)
1951 Marga Stubblefield, LPGA golfer
1951 Mark N Brown, Valparaiso In, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 28, 48, 66)
1952 Delroy Lindo, actor (Get Shorty, Ransom)
1953 John McFee, rock guitarist (Doobie Brothers, Clover)
1953 Kevin Nealon, Bridgeport Conn, actor (SNL, Hot Shot, Coneheads)
1954 Guy Innes-Ker duke of Roxburghe, English large landowner
1956 Katey Sagal, singer/actress (Peggy Bundy-Married With Children)
1956 Sinbad, [David Adkins], Benton Harbor MI, actor (1st Kid, Vibe)
1956 Tony Franklin, NFL kicker (Phila Eagles, New England Patriots)
1956 Warren Moon, NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers, Seahawks, Vikings)
1957 Jenny Burton, NYC, rocker (Nobody Loves Me Like You Do)
1960 Elizabeth Perkins, Queens NY, actress (About Last Night, Big)
1960 Kim Wilde, [Smith], England, rock vocalist (You Keep Me Hanging On)
1961 Janice Lynn Kuehnemund, St Paul Minn, rocker (Vixen-Rev It Up)
1962 Jamie Moyer, Sellersville PA, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
1962 Jill Briles-Hinton, Elmhurst IL, LPGA golfer (1995 Women's Open-16th)
1962 Kirk Hammett, US heavy-metal guitarist (Metallica-Master of Puppets)
1962 Vladimir Vladimirovich Karashtin, Russian cosmonaut
1963 Dante Bichette, W Palm Beach FLA, outfielder (Colorado Rockies)
1964 Mike Withycombe, CFL corner (BC Lions)
1964 Seth Joyner, NFL linebacker (Ariz, Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1964 Shawn Sheldon, Norwich Ct, 114« lbs greco-roman wrestler (Oly-96)
1965 Mark Petkovsek, Beaumont TX, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1965 Matt Kabayama, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
1966 Darren Flutie, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
1966 Gwendolyn Hajek, Shreveport La, playmate (September, 1987)
1966 Ron Coomer, Crest Hill IL, infielder (Minn Twins)
1966 Tommie Stowers, WLAF tight end (Rhein Fire)
1967 Jocelyn Lemieux, Mont Laurier, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)
1967 Tom Gordon, Sebring FL, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
1968 Gary Sheffield, Tampa FL, outfielder (Florida Marlins)
1968 Lubomir Sekeras, Liptovsky CZE, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia)
1968 Mel Stewart, NC, 200m butterfly swimmer (Olympics-gold-92)
1968 Milica Vukadinovic, WNBA guard (Charlotte Sting)
1969 Cheryl Bachman, Jacksonville Fla, playmate (October, 1991)
1969 Lee Anne Ketcham, Tallahassee Fla, female pitcher (Silver Bullets)
1969 Raghib Ismail, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Oakland Raiders)
1969 Sam Cassell, NBA guard (NJ Nets, Houston Rockets)
1970 Allen Watson, Brooklyn NY, pitcher (SF Giants)
1970 Phil Buckman, Queens NY, actor (Slash-Drexell's Class)
1970 Toby Wright, safety (St Louis Rams)
1971 Kylie Hanigan, Australian 200m/400m runner (Olympics-96)
1972 Jason Arnberger, cricketer (NSW opening batsman 1994-95 -)
1973 Steve Christopher Petree, Okla, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)
1974 Autumn Smith, Miss USA-Alabama (1997, top 10)
1974 Christian Schmidt, actor (Mllers Bro)
1976 Sandy Zubrin, Tamuning Guam, US diver (Olympics-96)

Events


Leonid meteor shower, radiant in Leo
Leonid meteor shower, radiant in Leo
794 Japanese emperor Kammu deallocates residence of Nara to Kioto
1105 Maginulf elected anti-Pope Silvester I
1210 Pope Innocent III excommunicates Roman Catholic Emperor Otto IV
1307 William Tell shoots apple off his son's head
1421 Holland/Zealand dikes break in storm, 1000s killed
1421 Southern sea floods 72 villages, killing est 10,000 in Netherlands
1424 Storm flood ravages Dutch coast
1477 1st English printed book "Dictes & Sayengis of the Phylosophers"
1494 French king Charles VIII occupies Florence
1497 Bartolomeu Dias discovers Cape of Good Hope
1497 Bartolomeu Dias discovers Cape of Good Hope
1497 Vasco da Gama reached the Cape of Good Hope
1626 St-Petruskerk in Rome, initiated
1667 Treaty of Bongaja: King Hassan-Udin of Makasar & VOC
1718 Voltaires "Oedip‚," premieres in Paris
1738 France & Austria sign peace
1742 Prussia & England sign anti-French military covenant
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Carlisle
1755 Worst quake in Mass Bay area strikes Boston; no deaths report
1776 Hessians capture Ft Lee, NJ
1787 1st Unitarian minister in US ordained, Boston
1793 Louvre officially opens in Paris
1803 Battle of Vertieres, in which Haitians defeat French
1804 Palver Purim 1st celebrated to commemorate miraculous escape
1805 30 women meet at Mrs Silas Lee's home in Wiscasset Maine, organizes
1805 Lewis & Clark reach Pacific Ocean, 1st Americans to cross continent
1805 Female Charitable Society, first woman's club in America
1820 Antarctica discovered by US Navy Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer.
1820 Antarctica discovered by US Navy Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer.
1820 Antarctica discovered by US Navy Capt Nathaniel B Palmer
1833 Netherlands & Belgium sign Treaty of Zonhoven
1835 -20] Charles Darwin travels to Tahiti
1852 State funeral of duke of Wellington (London)
1865 Mark Twain publishes "Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County"
1874 National Woman's Christian Temperance Union organizes in Cleveland
1883 Antonin Dvor k's "Husitska," premieres
1883 Standard time zones forms by railroads in US & Canada
1889 Oahu Railway begins public service in Hawaii
1893 Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Providentissimus Deus
1894 1st newspaper Sunday color comic section published (NY World)
1894 1st comic strip "Origin of a New Species," by Richard Outcault
1899 Trumper scores 208 in 185 mins (1 five 25 fours) NSW v Qld
1902 Bkln toymaker Morris Michton names teddy bear after Teddy Roosevelt
1903 Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty, gives US canal rights thru Panama
1903 Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty, gives US canal rights thru Panama
1903 Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty gives US exclusive canal rights in Panama
1905 George Bernard Shaws "Major Barbara," premieres in London
1905 Prince Carl of Denmark becomes King Haakon VII of Norway
1906 Langdon Mitchells "New York Idea," premieres in NYC
1909 US invades Nicaragua, later overthrows Pres Zelaya
1911 Britain's 1st seaplane flies
1911 Opera "Lobetanz" 1st American performance
1912 Albania declares independence from Turkey
1913 Lincoln Deachey performs the first airplane loop-the-loop
1913 Lincoln Deachey performs the first airplane loop-the-loop
1913 Lincoln Deachey performs 1st airplane loop-the-loop (San Diego)
1916 Gen Douglas Haig finally calls off 1st Battle of the Somme in Europe
1918 Latvia declares independence from Russia
1918 Latvia declares independence from Russia
1918 Brussels free Stofnar
1918 Latvia declares independence from Russia
1919 H Tierney & J McCarthy's musical "Irene," premieres in NYC
1920 Apollo Theater (Academy, Bryant) opens at 221 W 42nd St NYC
1922 Turkish National Assembly nominates Abdl Medjid kalief
1926 Pope Pius XI encyclical On persecution of Church in Mexico
1928 Mickey Mouse debuts in New York in "Steamboat Willy"
1928 Mickey Mouse debuts in New York in "Steamboat Willy"
1928 Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse debuts in NY in "Steamboat Willie"
1929 Dr Vladimir K Zworykin demonstrates "kinescope"
1929 Large quake in Atlantic breaks Transatlantic cable in 28 places
1929 Stalin routes troops to Manchuria
1930 Musical "Smiles" with Bob Hope/Fred Astaire premieres in NYC
1930 Sjostakovitch' opera "The Nose," premiers in Lenningrad
1932 "Flowers & Trees" receives 1st Academy Award for a cartoon
1932 1st tie for Best Actor Academy Award Wallace Beery & Fredric March
1936 Main span of the Golden Gate Bridge is joined.
1936 Main span of the Golden Gate Bridge is joined.
1936 Germany & Italy recognized Spanish government of Francisco Franco
1936 Main span of Golden Gate Bridge joined
1939 Neth KNSM passenger ship Simon Bolivar hits German mine, 86 die
1940 George Matesky Mad Bomber's 1st time-bomb
1941 British troops open attack on Tobruk, North-Africa
1941 Jerome Chodorov/Joseph Fields' "Junior Miss," premieres in NYC
1941 Mussolini's forces leave Abyssinia/Ethiopia
1942 Thornton Wilders "Skin of our Teeth," premieres in NYC
1943 1st US ambassador to Canada, Ray Atherton, nominated
1943 444 British bombers attack Berlin
1943 U-211 sinks in Atlantic Ocean
1945 Arnold Sch”nberg's Prelude for orch & mixed choir, premieres
1949 NL batting leader (.342) Jackie Robinson wins NL MVP
1950 South Korea Pres Syngman Rhee forced to end mass executions
1951 "See it Now" premieres on TV
1951 British troops occupies Ismailiya Egypt
1951 Former Cubs 1st baseman & future TV star of Rifleman Chuck Connors is 1st player to oppose the major league draft
1953 Anti-Revolutionary Party (ARP) accept female suffrage
1954 Yanks trade Woodling, Byrd, McDonald, Triandos, Miranada & Smith to Orioles for Turley, Larsen & Hunter as part of an 18 player deal
1955 Bell X-2 rocket plane taken up for 1st powered flight
1956 Morocco gains independence
1957 Tunisia refuses Russian weapons
1958 1st true reservoir in Jerusalem opens
1958 Indians minority stockholders sell their stock to William Delay
1959 Wash Senator Bob Allison wins AL Rookie of Year
1960 Charlie Finley, makes a bid to purchase expansion LA Angels
1960 Copyright office issues its 10 millionth registration
1961 "Gay Life" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 113 performances
1961 "Kwamina" closes at 54th St Theater NYC after 32 performances
1961 JFK sends 18,000 military advisors to South Vietnam
1961 US Ranger 2 launched to Moon; failed
1963 Bell Telephone introduces push button telephone
1963 England's Dartford-Purfleet tunnel under Thames opens
1963 King Hassan II opens 1st parliament in Morocco)
1964 Baltimore Oriole Brooks Robinson wins AL MVP
1964 J Edgar Hoover describes Martin Luther King as "most notorious liar"
1965 Twins SS Zoilo Versalles is named AL MVP
1966 Sandy Koufax announces his retirement, due to arthritic left elbow
1966 US RC bishops ends rules against eating meat on Fridays
1966 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1967 British govt devalues œ from US equivalent of $2.80 to $2.40
1968 Milt coup in Mali, pres Keita ousted
1970 Joe Frazier KOs Bob Foster in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
1970 Johnny Bench wins NL MVP
1970 Linus Pauling declares large doses of Vitamin C could ward off colds
1970 Netherlands & Albania form diplomatic relations
1970 Russia lands self propelled rover on Moon
1971 China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1973 Greek regime calls emergency crisis due to mass protests
1975 Black-Panther leader Eldridge Cleaver returns to US
1975 Calvin Murphy (Houston) ends NBA free throw streak of 58 games
1976 Spain's parliament establishes democracy after 37 yrs of dictatorship
1976 Yanks sign free agent Don Gullett
1978 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1979 Ayatollah Khomeini charges US ambassador/embassy espionage
1980 "Heaven's Gate" premieres
1980 Despite missing 45 games, George Brett wins AL MVP
1980 Honduras & El Salvador signs peace (after "soccer war" 1969)
1981 Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt wins his 2nd consecutive NL MVP
1982 Mariasela Alvarez of Dominican Republic, crowned 32nd Miss World
1984 "3 Musketeers" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 9 performances
1984 72nd CFL Grey Cup: Win Blue Bombers defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 47-17
1984 Browns set team records for most sacks (11)
1984 Flyers' Ron Sutter fails on 11th penalty shot against Islanders
1984 NJ Devils shutout NY Rangers 6-0
1985 Dwight Gooden (NL) & Bret Saberhagen (AL) win Cy Young
1985 Enterprise (OV-101) flies from Kennedy Space Center to Dulles Airport
1985 Howard Stern radio show returns to NYC (WXRK 92.3 FM-afternoons)
1985 Paul McCartney releases "Spies Like Us"
1986 Roger Clemens wins AL MVP
1987 31 die in a fire at King's Cross, London's busiest subway station
1987 Congressional committee reports on Iran-Contra affair
1987 Cubs Andre Dawson is 1st from last-place club ever to win an MVP
1989 Penn is 1st to restrict abortions after Supreme Court gave states the right to do so
1990 "Fiddler on the Roof" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 241 perfs
1990 1st Solheim Cup: US beats Europe 11«-4« at Lake Nona CC FLA
1990 NFL NY Giants beat Det Lions 20-0, to run 1990 record to 10-0
1990 Saddam offers to free an estimated 2,000 men held in Kuwait
1991 France deports Marlon's daughter Cheyenne Brando to Tahiti
1991 Moslem Shites release hostages Terry Waite & Thomas Sutherland
1991 Auburn men's basketball team was placed on 2 yr probation for recruiting violations & is not eligble for post-season play in 1991-92
1992 "Malcolm X" with Denzel Washington premieres in US
1992 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Las Vegas NV on KXTE 107.5 FM
1993 27 killed at prison in Morazan, El Salvador
1993 Black & white leaders in S Africa approve new democratic constitution
1993 NAFTA passes House
1993 North-Siberia record cold for November (-55ųC)
1993 Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder arrested for public drunkiness
1993 WWF boss Vince McMahon charged with steroid distribution
1994 "Star Trek VII - Generations," premieres
1995 Jacqueline Aguilera Marcano, 19, of Venezuela, crowned 45th Miss World
1995 Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Michelle Mullen
1996 Eappens hire Louise Woodward as nanny, later she's charged with murder
1997 Arizona Diamondbacks & Tampa Bay Devil Rays expansion draft
1997 FBI says no evidence of foul play in 1996 TWA 800 crash
1997 Gary Glitter arrested by British police in child porn probe
1997 Mavericks' A C Green ties Randy Smith's NBA record of 906 cons games
1997 Rare black pearl necklace auctioned for record $902,000
1997 Willem de Kooning painting, "Two Standing Women," sold for $4,182,500

That's All....

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