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Monday, November 26, 2018.



Birthdays


1607 John Harvard, clergyman, scholar, founder of Harvard University
1607 John Harvard, clergyman, scholar, founder of Harvard University
1607 John Harvard, England, clergyman/scholar, founded Harvard Univ
1640 Carl Rosier, composer
1653 Andreas Anton Schmelzer, composer
1663 Pedro de Peralta y Barnuevo, Peruvian poet (Obras Dramaticas)
1731 William Cowper, England, pre-romantic poet (His Task) [NS]
1736 Charles-Joseph Panckoucke, French publisher (Mercure de France)
1744 Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer
1754 Georg Forster, writer
1792 Sarah Moore Grimk‚, American abolitionist/women's rights advocate
1795 Carl P Fohr, German painter
1795 Cornelis P J Elout, Dutch military/resident of West Sumatra
1809 Mariano Obiols, composer
1810 William G Armstrong, of Cragside, Baron/British const (hydr crane)
1816 William Henry Talkbot Walker, Major General (Confederate Army)
1818 Louis Lacombe, composer
1823 Thomas Dyke Acland Tellefsen, composer
1827 Alfred Moore Scales, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1892
1832 Mary Edwards Walker, US, doctor/women's rights leader
1850 Henricus Van de Wetering, archbishop of Utrecht (1895-1929)
1857 Ferdinand de Saussure, Switz, linguist (Cours de Laguistique Gener le)
1862 Mark A Stein, archaeologist
1864 Herman Gorter, Dutch socialist/poet (May, Tiny Hero's Poem)
1865 Earl Ross Drake, composer
1874 Edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French author (Ecoute Isra‰l)
1876 Willis Haviland Carrier, developed air-conditioning equipment.
1876 Willis Haviland Carrier, developed air-conditioning equipment.
1876 Bart A van der Leck, Dutch painter (Style)
1876 Willis Haviland Carrier, developed air-conditioning equipment
1883 Milh ly Babits, Hungarian literary (Laodameia)
1888 Franz Jung, writer
1892 Joe Guyon, NFL halfback (Canton, Cleveland, Oorang, Rock I, etc)
1894 Norbert Wiener, inventor of cybernetics
1894 Norbert Wiener, inventor of cybernetics
1894 Norbert Wiener, US, mathematician/discovered cybernetics
1895 Bertil Lindblad, Swedish astronomer (Milky Way system)
1901 Philippus J Idenburg, Dutch statistician
1902 Alberto Morin, PR, actor (Armando-Dallas)
1902 Gerrit Jan van der Veen, [Wolffensperger], Dutch resistance fighter
1905 George Emlyn Williams, Wales, actor/playwright (David Copperfield)
1906 Sandro Fuga, composer
1907 Frances Dee, LA Calif, actress (Of Human Bondage)
1908 Charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy)
1908 Lefty Gomez, baseball pitcher
1908 Philipp Mohler, composer
1909 Eugene Ionesco, playwright
1910 Cyril Cusack, Durban Natal South Africa, actor (Day of the Jackal)
1911 Raymond Scheyven, Belgian minister of Economic Affairs
1911 Ronald Diggens, English fabric manufacturer/multi-millionaire
1911 Samuel H Reshevsky, Polish/US chess grandmaster/prodigy
1912 Eric Severeid
1912 Eugene Ionesco
1912 Eric Severeid
1912 Eugene Ionesco
1912 Eric Severeid
1912 Eugene Ionesco
1912 Eric Severeid
1912 Eugene Ionesco
1912 Eric Severeid
1912 Eugene Ionesco
1912 Eric Sevareid, Velva ND, newscaster (CBS Weekend News)
1912 Eugene Ionesco, Slatina Romania, dramatist (Rhinoceros)
1912 Gunnar Johannes Sonstevold, composer
1913 Foy Draper, US, relay runner (Olympic-gold-1936)
1913 Joshua William Steward, polymath
1915 Earl Wild, Pitts Pa, composer/pianist (Caesar's Hour, NBC Symph 1942)
1915 Herbert Joeks, [Herbert J van Hugten], Dutch actor (Snip & Snap, Pipo)
1915 Th˜s Mauve, Dutch painter/wood engraver
1916 Bob Elliot, baseball player
1916 Mareo Ishiketa, composer
1918 Patricio Aylwin, president of Chile (1990-94)
1919 Frederik Pohl, US, sci-fi author (3 Hugo, Gateway, Bipohl)
1920 Istvan Sarkozy, composer
1920 Paul T B Rodenko, poet/author (Stolen Lover)
1921 Francoise Gilot, painter, designer, author living legacy award, 1984
1922 Charles Schultz, cartoonist (Peanuts)
1922 Charles Schultz, cartoonist (Peanuts)
1922 Adele Jergens, Brooklyn NY, actress (Dark Past, Fuller Brush Man)
1922 Charles M Schulz, Minneapolis MN, cartoonist (Peanuts)
1923 Patricia Phoenix, County Galway Ireland, actress (L Shaped Room)
1924 George Segal, NY, sculptor lifelike mixed-media figures (Bus Driver)
1924 Jasu Patel, cricketer (Indian off-spinner, 9-69 v Aust 1959)
1925 Eugene Istomin, NYC, pianist (Leventritt Award-1943)
1925 Linda Hunt, Morriston NJ, actress (Bostonians, Eleni, Silverado)
1926 Joyce McCartan, peace campaigner
1926 Mauro Bortolotti, composer
1927 John Carter, Center Ridge Ark, actor (Max-Falcon Crest)
1929 Betta St John, Hawthorne Calif, actress (Corridors of Blood)
1929 Lorraine Macleod, dancer (Girls Just Want to Have Fun)
1931 Adolfo P‚rez Esquivel, Buenos Argentina, (1980 Nobel Peace Prize)
1931 Adrianus J "Cardinal" Simonis, archbishop of Utrecht
1931 Giuliana Chenal-Minuzzo, Italy, downhill skier (Olympic-bronze-1952)
1932 Alan Stout, composer
1932 Marten Beinema, Dutch MP (CDA)
1933 Robert Goulet
1933 Robert Goulet
1933 Robert Goulet
1933 Robert Goulet
1933 Robert Goulet
1933 Garrett "Garnet" Mimms, US singer (Enchanters-Cry Baby)
1933 Robert Goulet, Lawrence Mass, singer/actor (Camelot, Naked Gun 2«)
1934 Ludmila Shevtsova, USSR, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1960)
1935 Marian Mercer, Akron Ohio, actress/singer (Dean Martin Show)
1936 Margaret Boden, philosopher
1937 Boris Borisovich Yegorov, USSR, doctor/cosmonaut (Voskhod I)
1937 Garnett Mimms, rocker
1937 L‚o Lacroix, France, skier (Olympic-silver-1964)
1938 Rich Little
1938 Tina Turner
1938 Rich Little
1938 Tina Turner
1938 Rich Little
1938 Tina Turner
1938 Rich Little
1938 Tina Turner
1938 Rich Little
1938 Tina Turner
1938 Elizabeth E Bailey, university dean (Carnegie Mellon)
1938 Jeremy Boorda, admiral
1938 Porter J Goss, (Rep-R-Florida)
1938 Rich Little, Ottawa Canada, impressionist/actor (Love on a Rooftop)
1938 Tina Turner, [Anna Mae Bullock], Brownsville Tx, singer (Proud Mary)
1941 Jeff Torborg, baseball player
1942 Olivia Cole, Memphis Tenn, actress (Roots, Szysznyk)
1943 Gerald D Kleczka, (Rep-D-WI, 1984- )
1943 Jan Stenerud, Norway, NFL place kicker (Kansas City Chiefs)
1943 Paul Burnett, English disc-jockey
1944 Alan Henderson, Belfast, rock bassist (Them)
1944 Jean Terrell, Texas, rocker (Supremes)
1945 Daniel Davis, Gurdun Ark, actor (Niles-Nanny)
1945 John McVie, British rock bassist (Fleetwood Mac-Rumours, Tusk)
1945 Mikhail Woronin, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-2 gold/4 silver/bronze-1968)
1945 Tandy Cronyn, actress (Twisted, Guardian, Age Old Friends)
1946 Angus Suttie, English potter
1946 Bert Bouquet, bassist (Earth & Fire, Focus)
1946 Burt Reiter, rocker (Focus)
1947 Larry Gura, baseball player
1947 Richie Hebner, baseball player
1948 Galina Prozumenschikova, USSR, 200m backstroke (Olympic-gold-1964)
1949 Maggie Donnelly, bag lady
1950 Jorge Orta, baseball player
1951 La Cicciolina, [Ilona Staller], Budapest Hungary, Italian MP
1952 Wendy Turnbell, Australia, tennis player (1979,82 US Opens Double)
1953 Louise Parks, LPGA golfer
1955 Bob Walk, baseball player
1955 Jay Howell, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, Oakland A's)
1955 Tracy [Raye] Hickman, US, sci-fi author (Dragons of Spring Dawning)
1956 Nico Slothouwer, Dutch poet (Man & his Bag)
1958 Steve Buyer, (Rep-R-Indiana)
1959 Jamie Rose, NYC, actress (Susan Birch-St Elsewhere, Falcon Crest)
1959 Mike Moore, baseball player
1960 Harold Reynolds, baseball player
1961 Dave Hannan, Sudbury, NHL center (Buffalo Sabres, Colorado Avalanche)
1961 Marcy Walker, Paducah KY, actress (Liza-All My Child, Santa Barbara)
1962 Chuck Finley, Monroe LA, pitcher (California Angels)
1962 John Samuel Inman, Greensboro NC, PGA golfer (1993 Buick South Open)
1962 Mike Johnson, NFL inside linebacker (Detroit Lions)
1963 Allyson Rice-Taylor, Huntington WV, actress (As the World Turns)
1963 Mario Elie, NBA forward/guard (Houston Rockets)
1964 Al Smith, NFL linebacker (Houston Oilers)
1964 Jeff Jaeger, NFL kicker (Oakland Raiders, Chicago Bears)
1964 Vreni Schneider, Swiss alpine skier (Olympics-Gold-1988)
1966 Jay Berger, Fort Dix NJ, tennis star
1966 Sue Wicks, WNBA forward (NY Liberty)
1967 Karol Rusznyak, hockey forward (Team Slovakia 1998)
1967 Ridley Jacobs, cricket wicket-keeper (West Indian ODI 1996)
1968 Steve Lofton, NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers, NE Patriots)
1969 Sam Militello, baseball player
1969 Shawn Kemp, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers, Seattle Supersonics)
1970 Greg Graham, NBA guard (NJ Nets)
1970 John Amaechi, NBA center/forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
1970 Lorissa McComas, Columbus Ohio, actress (Lap Dancing, Vamp)
1970 Mark Dixon, CFL offensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
1971 Emma Robinson, Montreal Quebec, rower (Olympics-96)
1971 Vince Danielsen, CFL slot back (Calgary Stampeders)
1972 Nicole Beach, Phoenix AZ, model (Wonderbra)
1973 John Zimmerman, Birmingham Ala, pairs skater (& Steigler)
1974 David Barnard, WLAF defensive tackle (Scotland Claymores)
1974 Jamie Jones, singer (All 4 One)
1974 Richard Ikeda, Kamloops BC, gymnist (Olympics-96)
1978 Sarah Cahill, Miss Minnesota Teen USA (1996)
1980 Jessica Bowman, Walnut Creek Calif, actress (Colleen Cooper-Dr Quinn)
1981 Jamie Fiske, liver transplant recipient
1992 Louis Ducrut, prince/son of Princess Stephanie & Daniel Ducrut

Events


399 St Siricius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
579 Pelagius II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
944 Otto I the Great gives away bisdom Utrecht "foreestrecht"
1527 Pope Clemens VII signs treaty with emperor Karel I
1580 French Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty
1598 Jacob of Necks merchant fleet reaches Bantam West-Java
1648 Pope Innocent X condemns Peace of Westfalen
1688 Duke of Savoye signs on to League of Augsburg
1688 French king Louis XIV declares war on Netherlands
1688 King James II escapes back to London
1702 Premiere of Colley Cibber's "King Imposter"
1703 -27] Heavy storm hits England 1000s killed
1703 Bristol England damaged by hurricane, Royal Navy loses 15 warships
1716 the first lion is exhibited in America (in Boston)
1716 the first lion is exhibited in America (in Boston)
1716 1st lion exhibited in America (Boston)
1741 French & Beiers army occupies Prague
1764 France bans Jesuit enorde
1778 Captain Cook discovers Maui (in the Sandwich Islands).
1778 Captain Cook discovers Maui (in the Sandwich Islands).
1778 Capt Cook discovers Maui (Sandwich Islands [now Hawaii])
1789 the first national celebration of Thanksgiving Remember: You are what you eat!
1789 the first national celebration of Thanksgiving Remember: You are what you eat!
1789 1st national Thanksgiving
1793 Republican calendar replaces Gregorian calendar in France
1825 1st college fraternity founded (Kappa Alpha (Union College, NY))
1832 1st streetcar railway in America starts operating (NYC) (12«› fare)
1835 HMS Beagle leaves Tahiti for NZ
1841 1st date in James Clavell's novel Tai-Pan
1847 Alfred de Mussets "Un Caprice," premieres in Paris
1861 West Virginia created as a result of dispute over slavery with Virg
1863 -Dec 2] Mine Run campaign, VA
1864 Confederate troops vacate Sandersville Georgia
1864 Skirmish at Sylvan Brutal/Waynesboro, Georgia
1865 Alice in Wonderland is published
1865 Alice in Wonderland is published
1865 "Alice in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll published in US
1867 Refrigerated railroad car patented by JB Sutherland of Detroit
1868 1st baseball game played in enclosed field in SF, at 25th & Folsom
1885 1st meteor photograph
1894 King Lafia "Absalamu" of Nikki signs accord with France
1895 Hawaiian Sugar Planters Assn forms
1896 1st large indoor football game, U of Chic beats U of Mich 7-6
1896 A A Stagg of U Chicago creates football huddle
1898 -27) Snow/ice storm over US; 455 die
1898 SS Portland leaves for Cape Cod, 157 killed
1910 2nd CFL Grey Cup: University of Toronto defeats Hamilton Tigers, 16-7
1913 Russian kingdom forbids Polish congregation of speakers
1914 Battleship HMS Bulwark explodes at Sheerness Harbor England, 788 die
1916 Greece declares war on Germany
1922 English archaeologist Howard Carter opens Toetanchamon's (Tut) tomb
1924 Mongolian People's Republic proclaimed
1925 Neth & Germany sign trade agreement
1927 15th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Hamilton Tigers, 9-6
1928 Paul Claudel's "Lepdrehumily," premieres in Dresden
1928 Philip Barry's "Holiday," premieres in NYC
1932 Bradman completes 10000 runs in first-class cricket, 126 innings
1933 Camille Chautemps becomes French premier
1934 German theologist Karl Barth surrenders to nazi
1934 Turkish regiment decrees importing family names
1939 4 soviet soldiers killed on Finnish-Russian border
1940 Leidse students strike
1940 Nazi Germany began walling off the Jewish Ghetto in Warsaw
1941 Amateur tennis champ Bobby Riggs turns pro
1941 British North African commandant General Cunningham lay-offs
1941 British troops conquer Belhamed, Sidi Rezegh & El Duda
1941 Japanese carrier force left its base & moves east toward Pearl Harbor
1941 Lebanon gains independence from France
1942 "Casablanca" premieres at Hollywood Theatre, NYC
1942 Anti fascist Council for National Liberation (AVNOJ) forms
1944 1st allied marines move onto Antwerp harbor
1944 Himmler orders destruction of Auschwitz & Birkenau crematoriums
1945 During snow storm, school bus crashes, kills 15 (Washington)
1948 Belgian govt of Spaak, resigns
1949 India adopts a constitution as a British Commonwealth Republic
1949 India adopts a constitution as a British Commonwealth Republic
1949 37th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeat Calgary Stampeders, 28-15
1949 India adopts a constitution as a British Commonwealth Republic
1950 China enters Korean conflict, sends troops across Yalu River
1952 1st modern 3-D movie "Bwana Devil," premieres in Hollywood
1953 KBOI (now KBCI) TV channel 2 in Boise, ID (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 WJHL TV channel 11 in Johnson City, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 Yamada Koun, leader of Sanbo Kyodan line of Zen, found 1st awakening
1954 Test Cricket debut of Colin Cowdrey v Australia at Gabba
1955 "Boy Friend" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 483 performances
1955 43rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 34-19
1955 Emergency crisis proclaimed in Cyprus
1955 Johnny Cash debuts Top 10 country song "Cry! Cry! Cry!"
1956 "The Price Is Right" debuts on NBC
1956 USSR single sculls winner Vyacheslav Ivanov wins Olympic gold medal in his excitement he jumps for joy, & loses his medal, it sinks
1957 WCVB TV channel 5 in Boston, MA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1960 48th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 16-6
1960 Minneapolis-St Paul baseball club takes the name Twins
1961 For 2nd time in his career, St Louis' Jerry Norton has 4 interceptions
1961 Pro Baseball Rules Committee votes 8-1 against legalizing the spitball
1962 1st recording session under name "Beatles"
1962 Caribbean Air Transport Me NV (CLTM Airlines) forms
1962 Fab Four have their 1st recording session under name Beatles
1963 29th Heisman Trophy Award: Roger Staubach, Navy (QB)
1963 Cincinnati 2nd baseman Pete Rose wins NL Rookie of Year
1963 Explorer 18 launched
1965 France launches their first satellite, a 92-pound A1 capsule
1965 France launches their first satellite, a 92-pound A1 capsule
1965 Dodgers 2nd baseman Jim Lefebvre is voted NL Rookie of Year
1965 France launches 1st satellite, 92 lb (42 kg) A1-capsule (Asterix)
1966 first major tidal power plant opened at Rance estuary, France
1966 first major tidal power plant opened at Rance estuary, France
1966 "Walking Happy" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 161 perfs
1966 1st major tidal power plant opens at Rance estuary, France
1966 54th CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan Roughriders defeats Ottawa, 29-14
1967 Browns' Carl Ward sets club record with a 104-yd kickoff return
1967 Cloud burst over Lisbon kills about 450
1968 34th Heisman Trophy Award: O J Simpson, Southern Cal (RB)
1969 35th Heisman Trophy Award: Steve Owens, Oklahoma (RB)
1969 Creams' final concert (Royal Albert Hall)
1969 Lottery for Selective Service draftees bill signed by President Nixon
1972 Pete Gogolak scores NY Giant record 8 pts after a touchdown
1973 Nixon's personal sec, Rose Mary Woods, tells a federal court she accidentally caused part of 18«-minute gap in a key Watergate tape
1974 Approximately 140 die when suspension bridge collapses (Nepal)
1974 Catfish Hunter & Charlie Finley meet in arbitration
1974 Greenidge scores 107 in 2nd innings of Test Cricket debut v India
1975 Fed jury finds Lynette Fromme guilty of attempted assassination
1975 France performs nuclear test at Fangataufa Island
1975 Fred Lynn becomes the 1st rookie to win MVP
1975 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1976 German DR deprives singer/poet Wolf Biermann citizenship
1976 Ringo releases "Hey Baby" single
1976 Sex Pistols release their debut single "Anarchy In The UK"
1976 Willy Burns elected chairman of Social International
1978 10 die as fire erupts at Holiday Inn in Rochester, NY
1978 1st lesbian theme TV movie - "Question of Love"
1978 66th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 20-13
1979 Intl Olympic Committee votes to readmit China after 21 years
1979 Twins John Castino & Jays Alfredo Griffin tie for AL Rookie of Year
1980 Columbia mated to SRBs & external tank at Vehicle Assembly Building
1980 Mike Schmidt is unanimous choice as NL MVP
1982 Clyde King named Yankee manager
1982 Yasuhiro Nakasone elected PM of Japan succeeding Zenko Suzuki
1982 Howard Cossell calls his last fight after being disgusted by Larry Holmes-Tex Cobb mismatch
1983 Heathrow Airport, robbed of 6,800 gold bars worth $38.7 million
1984 After 518 goals & 14 years with Mont Canadiens, Guy LaFleur retires
1984 John W Mercom Jr announces NO Saints are up for sale for $75 million
1984 Kim Hughes tearfully resigns as Australian cricket captain
1984 US & Iraq regain diplomatic relations
1985 23rd Space Shuttle Mission - Atlantis 2 is launched
1985 23rd Space Shuttle Mission - Atlantis 2 is launched
1985 23rd Space Shuttle Mission (61-B)-Atlantis 2-is launched
1985 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1985 Random House buys Richard Nixons memoires for $3,000,000
1988 Alexander Volkov, Sergei Krikalev & Jean-Loup Chretien launch
1988 Pioneer 6's closest approach to Earth since 1965 launch (1.87 M km)
1989 77th CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 43-40
1989 Comores coup under Bob Benard
1989 Luis Alberto Lacalle becomes pres of Uruguay
1989 Rafael Callejas installed as president of Honduras
1990 1st Billboard Music Awards: Janet Jackson wins
1990 Buffalo Bills become 6th 1st place NFL team to lose on same weekend
1990 Matsushita purchases MCA for $6.6 billion
1990 Mikhail Gorbachev tells Iraq to get out of Kuwait
1990 Premier Mazowiecki of Poland, resigns
1990 Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew resigned, ends his reign longest-serving PM
1991 Condoms are handed out to thousands of NY High School students
1993 Political campaigners James Carville (49) & Mary Matalin wed
1995 33rd Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Valencia Spain (3-2)
1995 Dolphins QB Dan Marino sets NFL record with 343rd touchdown pass
1995 Ireland votes (50.3%) to end 58 year ban on divorce
1995 New Zealand score 8-348 in 49 overs v India in Nagpur ODI
1996 Baseball owners approve interleague play, 26-4
1996 Colbert, Floyd & Irwin win Wendy's Senior 3 Tour Golf Challenge
1996 Couples, Davies, Sheehan & Sorenstam win Wendy's Lady's 3 Tour Golf
1996 Couples, Love & Stewart win Wendy's Men's 3 Tour Golf Challenge
1997 Wash Capitals final game at USAir Arena, retire Rod Langway's #5

That's All....

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