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Friday, November 2, 2018.



Birthdays


1528 Peter S Lotichius, [Peter Lotz], Neo latin poet (Collected Works)
1699 Jean-Baptiste Sim‚on Chardin, French still life painter
1709 Anna van Hannover, English princess/duchess of Brunswick-Lneburg
1734 Daniel Boone, explorer, woodsman
1734 Daniel Boone, explorer, woodsman
1734 Daniel Boone, frontiersman/explorer (US Hall of Fame-1915)
1739 Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf, composer
1741 Joan Derk van Capellen, leader of Neth Democratic Patriots
1755 Marie-Antoinette, "Let them eat cake!"
1755 Marie-Antoinette, "Let them eat cake!"
1755 Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France, let them eat cake
1785 Frederic Kalkbrenner, composer
1785 Johann Leopold Fuchs, composer
1795 James K. Polk, 11th President (1845-1849)
1795 James K. Polk, 11th President (1845-1849)
1795 James Knox Polk, NC, 11th Pres (D) (1845-1849)
1810 Andrew Atkinson Humphreys, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1883
1812 Abraham I van Lier, theater director (Gran Th‚ƒtre-van Lier)
1815 George Boole, mathematician
1815 George Boole, mathematician
1815 George Boole, mathematician (Boolean algebra)
1822 James Byron Gordon, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1826 H.J.S. Smith --1883
1826 H.J.S. Smith --1883
1826 H.J.S. Smith --1883
1826 H.J.S. Smith --1883
1826 Robert Hopkins Hatton, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
1826 William Haines Lytle, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1826 H.J.S. Smith --1883
1828 Byron Grimes, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1880
1842 Otto Reubke, composer
1843 Caryl Florio, composer
1843 Elek Erkel, composer
1843 William James Robjohn, composer
1846 Antonio Pena y Goni, composer
1847 George Sorel, French Socialist thinker/author (violent revolutions)
1857 Joseph F F Babinski, Polish/French neurologist (Babinski reflex)
1865 Warren G. Harding, 29th President (1921-1923)
1865 Warren G. Harding, 29th President (1921-1923)
1865 Warren Gamaliel Harding, Ohio, (R) 29th pres (1921-23)
1876 Eugeniusz Morawsky-Dabrowa, composer
1877 Claire McDowell, NYC, actress (Big Parade)
1877 Victor Trumper, cricketer (Australia batsman 1899-1912)
1879 Jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer (Prince Regent)
1880 John Foulds, composer
1882 Leo Perutz, writer
1883 Frico Kafenda, composer
1885 Harlow Shapley, US astronomer.
1885 Harlow Shapley, US astronomer.
1885 Harlow Shapley, US, astronomer (studied the galaxies)
1886 Philip Merivale, Rehutia India, actor (Nothing But Trouble)
1890 Henry Borginon, Flemish nationalist/senator
1892 Alice Brady, NYC, actress (My Man Godfrey, Gay Divorcee, Zenobia)
1892 Paul Abraham, Hungarian composer (Viktoria und ihr Huzar)
1894 William Johnston, tennis champ (US Open-1915)
1897 Dennis King, Coventry England, comedian (Devil's Brother)
1897 Jacob A B "Jack" Bjerknes, Norwegian/US meteorologist (USAF in London)
1899 Eddy [Charles E] du Perron, Dutch author/poet
1901 Paul Ford
1901 Paul Ford
1901 Paul Ford
1901 Paul Ford
1901 Paul Ford
1901 James Dunn, NYC, actor (Tree Grows in Brooklyn, It's a Great Life)
1901 Paul Ford, Balt Md, actor (Phil Silvers Show)
1902 Gyula Illyes, Hungarian author/poet (Az Ismertlen Illyes)
1902 Marius W Holtrop, economist/president (Netherlands Bank)
1905 Fred Lipmann, watchmaker
1906 Luchino Visconti, Milan Italy, director (Damned, Death in Venice)
1908 Reginald Beckwith, York England, actor (Genevieve, Doctor in Love)
1910 Georges Sch‚had‚, Lebanese poet/playwright (Monsieur Bob'le)
1911 Odysseus Elytis, Greek poet (Nobel 1979)
1911 Odysseus Elytis, Greek poet (Nobel 1979)
1911 Odysseus Elytis Alepoudellis, Greece, poet (Nobel 1979)
1912 Jouko Paavo Kalervo Tolonen, composer
1913 Burt Lancaster
1913 Burt Lancaster
1913 Burt Lancaster
1913 Burt Lancaster
1913 Burt Lancaster
1913 Burt Lancaster, NYC, actor (From Here to Eternity, Elmer Gantry)
1913 Ivor Roberts-Jones, sculptor
1914 Ray Walston
1914 Ray Walston
1914 Ray Walston
1914 Ray Walston
1914 Ray Walston
1914 Ray Walston, New Orleans LA, actor (My Favorite Martian, Damn Yankees)
1915 Douglas Gordon Lilburn, composer
1917 Ann Rutherford, Toronto Canada, TV panelist (Leave It To the Girls)
1917 Durward Knowles, England, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1968-Bahamas)
1919 Jorge de Sena, Portuguese engineer/poet (Reino da Estupidez)
1919 Warren Stevens, Clark's Summit Pa, actor (Richard Boone Show)
1920 Fabio Gonzalez-Zuleta, composer
1920 Lewis Charles, NYC, actor (Feather & Father Gang)
1921 Fernando Correia de Oliveira, composer
1921 Willaim D Schaefer, Maryland, (Gov-D-Md)
1922 John Pinsent, classical scholar
1927 John Sainsbury, English billionaire
1928 Geoffrey Pardoe, engineer
1929 Harold Farberman, NYC, conductor/composer (Medea)
1929 Milan Stibilj, composer
1929 Rachel Ames, Portland Oregon, actress (Line Up, Audrey-Gen Hospital)
1930 Denis Gerald Barrington, artist
1932 Henri Namphy, Cap Hatien Haiti, President of Haiti (1986-88)
1932 Romano L Mazzoli, (Rep-D-KY, 1971- )
1934 Ken Rosewall, Sydney Australia, tennis star (US Open 1956)
1935 Mohammad Munaf, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 4 Tests 1959-62)
1936 Rose Elizabeth Bird, California Supreme Court Justice
1937 Earl "Speedoo" Carroll, NYC, rocker (Cadillacs, Coasters)
1938 Pat Buchanan
1938 Pat Buchanan
1938 Pat Buchanan
1938 Pat Buchanan
1938 Pat Buchanan
1938 Jay Traynor, rocker (Jay & The Americans)
1938 Patrick Buchanan, conservative political columnist
1938 Ria Beckers-de Bruijn, Dutch MP (PPR)
1939 Howard Wolpe, (Rep-D-MI, 1979- )
1939 Pauline Neville-Jones, English diplomat
1940 Gigi Proletti, Italian entertainer
1941 Bruce Welch, [Cripps], rocker (Shadows Bognor Regis)
1941 David Knapp Stockton, San Bernardino CA, PGA golfer (1970 PGA)
1942 Stefanie Powers
1942 Stefanie Powers
1942 Stefanie Powers
1942 Stefanie Powers
1942 Stefanie Powers
1942 Shere Hite, St Joseph Missouri, sex therapist (Hite Report)
1942 Stefanie Powers, Hollywood Ca, actress (Girl From UNCLE, Hart to Hart)
1943 Oldrich Pelcak, Czechoslovakia, cosmonaut
1944 Jeffrey Alan Hoffman, Bkln, PhD/astronaut (STS 51-D, 35, 46, 61, 75)
1944 Liesel Westermann, German FR, discus thrower (Olympic-silver-1968)
1944 Patrice Chereau, actress (Danton)
1946 Alan Jones, Australia, auto racer (1980 World Champion)
1946 Giuseppe Sinopoli, Venice Italy, conductor/composer (Sunnyata)
1947 Dave Pegg, British pop bassist (Jethro Tull-Crest of a Wave)
1947 David Anthony Ahern, composer
1948 Rich Gooch, rock bassist (Quarterflash)
1951 Kathy Hammond, US, 400m runner (Olympics-bronze-1972)
1952 Kate Linder, Pasadena Ca, actress (Esther Valentine--Young & Restless)
1952 Maxine Nightingale, English soul singer
1953 Alfre Woodard, Tulsa Okla, actress (St Elsewhere, Extremities)
1955 Frank Gilligan, Queens NY, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around)
1955 Mark Reynolds, San Diego Calif, star yachter (Olymp-8th-1988, 92, 96)
1957 Rita Crockett, San Antonio Tx, volleyball player (Olympic-silver-1984)
1958 Bobby Dall, rocker (Poison-Every Rose Has a Thorn)
1958 Willie McGee, SF CA, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals, NL MVP-1985)
1960 Adam Lingner, NFL center (Buffalo Bills)
1960 Bruce Baumgartner, Haledon NJ, wrestler (Oly-gold/br-84, 88, 92, 96)
1960 Mardi Jacquet, Chƒteauroux Calif, playmate (October, 1980)
1960 Robert Harold Lohr, Cincinnati OH, PGA golfer (1988 Walt Disney)
1960 Rosalyn Nideffer, Durban S Afr, tennis star (1993 Futures-Midland MI)
1960 Sa‹d Aquita, Morocco, 5K runner (Olympic-gold-1984)
1961 k.d. lang
1961 k.d. lang
1961 k.d. lang
1961 k.d. lang
1961 k.d. lang
1961 k.d. lang, [Kathy Dawn], Consort Alberta, country singer
1962 Andrew Elt, singer (Sleeze Beez)
1962 Donna Spangler, LA Calif, wrestler (Coal Miner's Daughter-GLOW)
1963 Ines Diers, German DR, 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1980)
1963 Susie Scott, San Diego Ca, playmate (May, 1983)
1964 Arnold van Dongen, pop guitarist (Lo‹s Lane-Amsterdamned)
1964 Kevin Gogan, NFL guard (Oakland Raiders, SF 49ers)
1964 Michael D'Asaro II, Bkln NY, fencer-sabre
1965 Chuck Klingbeil, NFL nose tackle (Miami Dolphins)
1966 Orlando Merced, Hato Rey Puerto Rico, outfielder (Pitts Pirates)
1966 Rosalyn Fairbank, South Africa, tennis player
1966 Sean Kanan, actor (AJ-Gen Hospital, Rich Girl, Karate Kid Part 3)
1967 Chris Port, NFL guard/tackle (NO Saints)
1967 Darla Michele Pruett, Canton Georgia, Miss Georgia-America (1991)
1967 Derek Porter, Belfast Ireland, Canadian rower (Oly-gold/silver-92/96)
1968 Brandi Brandt, Santa Clara Calif, playmate (October, 1987)
1968 Helle Michaelsen, Alborg Denmark, playmate (Aug, 1988)
1968 Melissa Evridge, Lexington Ky, playmate (Aug, 1990)
1969 Dwayne Gordon, NFL linebacker (SD Chargers, NY Jets)
1970 Corbin Lacina, NFL guard (Buffalo Bills)
1971 Pete Vordenberg, Rota Spain, US cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
1971 Ricky Martin, PR, rocker (Menudo)/actor (Gen Hospital) [or Dec 24]
1972 Alfred Schreuders, soccer player (RKC)
1972 Jeni Stephens, Memphis Tennessee, Miss America-Tennessee (1997)
1972 Marie Josee Gibeau, Lachine Quebec, kayaker (Olympics-96)
1973 Jason Smith, Calgary, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils)
1974 Alex Tanaka, actor (Saja-Swan's Crossing)
1974 Jaroslav Spacek, NHL defenseman (Team Czech Oly-Gold-1998, (Sweden)
1974 Ruslan Salei, NHL defenseman (Belarus, Oly-98, Anaheim)
1975 Danny Cooksey, Moore Okla, actor (Sam-Diff'rent Strokes)
1990 Natasha Smirnoff, daughter of Yakov Smirnov

Events


North & South Dakota Admission Day
North & South Dakota Admission Day
676 Donus begins his reign as Catholic Pope replacing Pope Adeodatus II
1327 King Alfonso IV of Arag¢n crowned
1355 English invasion army under king Edward lands at Calais
1418 Utrecht conquerors Ijsselstein
1532 Zealand/South Holland flooded
1642 2nd battle at Breitenfeld Saksen: Sweden beat Ferdinand III
1648 12,000 Jews massacred by Chmielnicki hordes in Narol Podlia
1712 Suriname govt gives French hijacker Jacques Cassard, Ÿ682,800
1722 Willem KH Friso (11) appointed viceroy of Gelderland
1749 English Ohio Trade Company forms 1st trade post
1772 Boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms
1783 Gen Washington bids farewell to his army
1811 Battle of Tippecanoe: Gen Jackson vs indians
1813 Treaty of Fulda
1824 Popular presidential vote 1st recorded; Jackson beats J Q Adams
1835 2nd Seminole War begins in Osceola
1841 Akbar Khan successfully revolts against Shah Shuja in Afghanistan
1851 Louis Napoleon takes power in France
1852 Franklin Pierce elected as president of US
1854 Cobblestone paving of Washington St between Dupont & Kearny starts
1875 Verney Cameroon reaches Benguela Angola, from Africa's east coast
1879 In a 6-day footrace a Mr Weston loses to a horse, 900 to 885 km
1880 James A Garfield (R) elected president
1881 Dutch New-Malthusiaanse Union forms
1889 North Dakota becomes 39th & South Dakota becomes 40th state
1892 Paul Verlaine visits Netherlands
1895 29th Belmont: Fred Taral aboard Belmar wins in 2:11«
1898 French government-Dupuy forms
1898 Theodor Herzl arrives in Jerusalem
1899 Boers begin siege of Ladysmith Natal
1903 Lyceum Theater (New Lyceum) opens at 149 W 45th St NYC
1903 New Amsterdam Theater opens at 214 W 42nd St NYC
1904 British newspaper, "Daily Mirror," begins publishing
1907 Ottawa Mint Proclamation is published
1913 St Louis Browns mgr George Stovall is 1st to jump to Federal League
1914 Great Britain annexes Cyprus
1914 Russia declares war on Turkey
1914 V Herbert & H Blossoms "Only Girl," premieres in NYC
1915 1st US election by proportional representation, Ashtabula, Ohio
1916 Ft Vaux, Verdun, reconquered by France
1917 Lansing-Ishii Agreement
1917 Lansing-Ishii Agreement
1917 1st US soldiers killed in combat in WW I
1917 Balfour Declaration proclaims support for a Jewish state in Palestine
1917 Lansing-Ishii Agreement; US recognizes Japan's privileges in China
1920 KDKA (Pittsburgh) on the air as 1st commercial radio station.
1920 KDKA (Pittsburgh) on the air as 1st commercial radio station.
1920 KDKA (Pittsburgh) goes on air as 1st commercial radio station
1920 Warren G Harding elected president
1921 Eugene O'Neill's "Anna Christie," premieres in NYC
1922 Allies deliberate over German mark
1922 Australian Qantas airways begins service
1923 Bloody street battles in Aken: pro-French separatists
1923 Bloody street fights in Aken (pro-French separatists driven)
1923 Stresemann's SPD-ministers in Germany, step down
1924 Sunday Express publishes 1st British crossword puzzle
1928 Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 1st Symphony, L Stokovski premieres in Phila
1930 Ras Tafari crowned Haile Selassie I, 225th emperor of Solmonic Dynasty
1931 Warren, Dixon & Young's musical "Laugh Parade," premieres in NYC
1934 Babe Ruth tours Tokyo Japan
1936 1st high-definition TV broadcast service, by BBC in London
1937 AL batting champ Charlie Gehringer wins MVP
1938 Babe Ruth applies for job of St Louis Browns' manager
1938 Jimmie Foxx wins his 3rd AL MVP
1941 German troops occupy Rostov
1942 11th day of battle at El Alamein: British assault on Tel el Aqqaqir
1942 Montgomery (Br) defeats Rommel (G) in battle of Alamein Egypt (WW II)
1943 Jewish ghetto of Riga Latvia is destroyed
1944 Auschwitz begins gassing inmates
1944 Canadian troops occupy Knokke
1944 US 28th Infantry division opens assault on Schmidt Hrtgenwald
1947 Howard Hughes' Spruce Goose flies for 1st (& last) time.
1947 Howard Hughes' Spruce Goose flies for 1st (& last) time.
1947 7th Ryder Cup: US wins 11-1 at Portland CC Ore
1947 Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" flies for 1st (& last) time
1948 Truman beats Dewey, confounding pollsters and newspapers.
1948 Truman beats Dewey, confounding pollsters and newspapers.
1948 Truman beats Dewey, confounding pollsters & newspapers
1948 WJZ TV channel 13 in Baltimore, MD (ABC) begins broadcasting
1949 Netherland recognizes Indonesia as a sovereign state
1949 Textile/meat/cheese/rijstdistributie disbands
1950 "Barrier" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 4 performances
1950 Phillies reliever Jim Konstanty wins NL MVP
1953 Pakistan becomes islamic republic
1954 Charles C Diggs Jr elected Michigan's 1st black congressman
1954 JS Thurmond is 1st senator elected by write-in vote (SC)
1954 Taiwan & US sign military pact
1955 Clarton-Schwerdt & Schaffer discover polio virus
1955 David Ben-Gurion forms Israeli govt
1956 Hungary appeals for UN assistance against Soviet invasion
1956 Israel captures Gaza & Sheham
1957 1st titanium mill opened, Toronto Ohio
1959 "Girls against the Boys" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 16 perfs
1959 Charles Van Doren confesses, TV quiz show-"21," was fixed
1960 Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 8th String quartet, premieres in Leningrad
1960 George Weiss, at 66, resigns as GM of NY Yankees
1960 Penguin Books publishes "Lady Chatterley's Lover"
1960 Roger Maris nips Mickey Mantle as AL MVP, 225-222
1961 "Kean" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 92 performances
1961 Max Frisch' "Andorra," premieres in Zrich
1962 JFK announces Cuban missile bases were being dismantled
1963 "Tambourines to Glory" opens at Little Theater NYC for 24 performances
1963 Only 1st-class cricket game played in Uganda, MCC v E African XI
1964 CBS purchases 80% of Yanks for $11,200,000, later buys remaining 20%
1964 Faisal succeeds Saudi as king of Saudi Arabia
1966 KHSD TV channel 11 in Lead, SD (ABC) begins broadcasting
1968 "Her First Roman" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 17 perfs
1969 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA River Plantation Women's Golf Open
1969 NFL record of 12 passing touchdowns, New Orleans Billy Kramer & St L Charlie Johnson pass for 6 touchdowns each
1970 Cleve Cavaliers lose by biggest margin-54 pts (Phila 141-87)
1971 "Great Harp" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 7 performances
1971 Orioles Pat Dobson no-hits Yomiuri Giants, 2-0
1972 Construction begins on Kingdome, Seattle
1972 Phillies' Steve Carlton wins unanimous NL Cy Young Award
1972 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1973 "Barbra Streisand ...and Other Musical Instruments" airs on CBS TV
1973 OLADE (Latin American Energy Organization) forms
1974 Art Modell gets snowed in & misses his 1st Cleve Brown game in 33 yrs
1974 Braves trade Hank Aaron to Milwaukee Brewers for OF Dave May
1974 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1975 Ed Giacomin as a Red Wing returns to Mad Sq Garden beats Rangers 6-4
1975 Summit in Houston opens - Rockets beat Milwaukee Bucks, 104-89
1976 Jimmy Carter (D) defeats Gerald Ford (R) for president
1976 NJ voters approve gambling for Atlantic City
1976 SD Padre Randy Jones wins NL Cy Young
1977 Phillies' Steve Carlton wins 2nd Cy Young Award
1978 Crew of Soyuz 29 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 31
1978 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1978 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1979 Peter Shaffers musical "Amadeus," premieres in London
1982 Fire in Salung tunnel, Afghanistan, 1,000+ Russians die
1982 Nayoko Yoshikawa wins LPGA Pioneer Cup Golf Tournament
1983 Abp Hickey conducts papal investigation of Abp Hunthausen, Seattle
1983 Pres Reagan signs a bill establishing Martin L King day
1984 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1985 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Cozzene, Life's Magic, Pebbles, Precisionist, Proud Truth, Tasso, Twilight Ridge
1986 16th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:06
1986 17th NYC Marathon won by Gianni Poli in 2:11:06
1986 Ayako Okamoto wins Nichirei Ladies Cup US-Japan Team Golf Championship
1987 Entertainer Lola Falona is diagnosed with multiple schlerosis
1987 Harrison releases "Cloud 9" & McCartney releases "All the Best"
1988 1st Mrs America beauty pageant
1988 Computers virus strikes Pentagon, SDI research lab & 6 universities
1988 Mexican radio station erronously reports Mike Tyson dies in car crash
1988 Walt Weiss wins AL rookie of year (3rd straight for Oakland A's)
1989 "Meet Me in St Louis" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 253 perfs
1990 1st NBA game at Target Center, Minn Timberwolves beat Mavericks 98-85
1991 Jermaine Jackson releases "Word to the Badd!!" anti Michael song
1991 Nevada makes biggest comeback in NCAA football history, overcoming a 35-pt deficit in the 3rd quarter & rallying to beat Weber State 55-49
1991 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arazi, Black Tie Affair, Dance Smartly, Miss Alleged, Opening Verse, Pleasant Stage, Sheikh Albadou
1992 1st test flight of Airbus A330
1993 1st commemorative bricks are laid at Bob Feller Memorial
1993 Actor Roger Moore (James Bond) has his enlarge prostate removed
1993 Christie Todd Whitman (R) elected 1st woman governor of NJ
1993 Dow Jones hits record 3697.64
1993 Ehud Olmert elected mayor of Jerusalem
1993 Rudolph Guliani (R) elected 107th mayor of NYC
1994 Benzine explosion in Dronka Egypt, 400+ killed
1995 "Busker Alley," premieres at St James Theatre, NY
1995 "Sacrilege" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 21 performances
1995 Spanish Broadcasting System buys NY radio station WPAT-FM for $83.5M
1996 "Hughie," closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC
1997 "Barrymore," closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 240 performances
1997 27th NYC Women Marathon won by Franziska Rochat-Moser of Switz 2:28:43
1997 28th NYC Marathon won by John Kagwe of Kenya in 2:08:12
1997 Ralphs Senior Golf Classic
1997 Toray Japan Queens LPGA Cup
1997 Typhoon Linda kills at least 208 in southern Vietnam
1997 USA beats Japan 23-13 at LPGA Nichirei International

That's All....

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