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Wednesday, November 27, 2019.



Birthdays


1544 Ascanio Trombeti, composer
1563 Robbert Robbertsz, (le Canu), nautical expert
1569 Ottavio Vernizzi, composer
1588 Valerius Andreas, [Walter Driessens], Flemish historian
1595 Alessandro Algardi, Italian sculptor/architect
1627 Louise Henri‰tte, [Mlle d'Orange], daughter of Frederik Henry
1635 Fran‡oise d'Aubign‚, wife of King Louis XIV
1648 Peter Codde, RC apostole vicar (1688-1704)
1668 Henri F d'Aguesseau, chancellor of France (1717..50)
1691 Josef Antonin Planicky, composer
1701 Anders Celsius, took temperatures
1701 Anders Celsius, took temperatures
1701 Anders Celsius, Sweden, scientist/inventor (centigrade temp scale)
1731 Gaetano Pugnani, composer
1732 Johann Joseph Emmert, composer
1741 Jean-Pierre Duport, composer
1745 Boniface Stoecki, composer
1746 Robert Livingston, delivered oath of office to George Washington
1750 Anton Thadaus Johann Nepomuk Stamitz, composer
1756 Paul van Hemert, Dutch theologist/philosopher (Kant)
1759 Franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer
1775 Joachim G le Sage ten Broek, Dutch notary/catholic foreman/publicist
1778 John Murray, publisher
1787 Christian Rummel, composer
1787 Jacob earl van Rechteren van Appeltern, governor of Gelderland
1801 Alexander Egorovich Varlamov, composer
1804 Julius Benedict, Stuttgart Germany, opera composer (Protoghesi)
1808 Hugh Weedon Mercer, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1877
1809 Frances Anne "Fanny" Kemble, England, Shakespearian actress (Juliet)
1813 Michele Puccini, composer
1830 Harrison Millard, composer
1840 Aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet/friend of Tsjaikovski [OS=11/15]
1854 Aloys L earl von Aehrenthal, Austrian minister of Foreign affairs
1865 Jos‚ Asunci¢n Silva, Colombia, poet (Nocturno III)
1867 Margaret Ruthven Lang, composer
1870 Juho Kusti Paasikivi, president Finland
1874 Charles A. Beard, American historian
1874 Chaim Weizmann, Israeli statesman
1874 Charles A. Beard, American historian
1874 Chaim Weizmann, Israeli statesman
1874 Chaim Weizmann, Israeli statesman (1st President)
1874 Charles A Beard, American historian (American Continentalism)
1875 Wladyslaw Orkan, [Szmaciarz-Smreczynsky], Pol author (Nowele Zebrane)
1878 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer
1879 Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, composer
1885 Rudolph Reti, composer
1886 Tsugouharu T Foujita, Japans/French painter
1892 Pedro Salinas, writer
1893 Stanislaw Wiechowicz, composer
1894 Forrest Shaklee, founder (Shaklee Products)
1896 Giovanni B Angioletti, Italian author (Il giorno del giudizio)
1898 Nelly Steuer-Wagenaar, Dutch pianist
1900 Leon Barzin, Brussels Belgium, conductor (NY City Ballet 1948-58)
1900 Robert Blum, composer
1901 Ted Husing, NYC, sportscaster (Monday Night Fights)
1902 Giuseppe Savagnone, composer
1903 Johnny Blood, aka John McNally, early NFL halfback (Green Bay)
1903 Mona Washbourne, England, actress (Stevie, Billie Liar, Driver's Seat)
1905 Daniel Sternefeld, Belgian conductor/composer (Mater Dolorosa)
1907 L[yon] Sprague de Camp, US, sci-fi author (Goblin Tower, Hand of Zei)
1909 James Agee
1909 James Agee
1909 James Agee
1909 James Agee
1909 James Agee
1909 Astrid Allwyn, Manchester CT, actress (Charlie Chan's Secret)
1909 Donald John Urquhart, librarian
1909 James Agee, American author (African Queen, Death in Family)
1910 Rudolf Holzmann, composer
1911 Georges Dargaud, French publisher (Asterix/Kuifje)
1912 David Merrick, [Margulois], Hong Kong, Broadway producer (Hello Dolly)
1912 Howard de Walden, English landowner/multi-millionaire
1913 Frances Swem Anderson, technologist (nuclear medicine)
1913 Robert Dougall, English TV host
1914 Evangeline Bruce, hostess
1915 Caro van Eyck, [Gerarda JE Taytelbaum], Dutch actress (Medea)
1915 Victor Alessandro, composer
1917 "Buffalo" Bob Smith
1917 "Buffalo" Bob Smith
1917 "Buffalo" Bob Smith
1917 "Buffalo" Bob Smith
1917 "Buffalo" Bob Smith
1917 "Buffalo" Bob Smith, Buffalo NY, TV host (Howdy Doody)
1917 Tiny Rowland, [Roland Fuhrop], German/British owner (Observer)
1918 Zeev Wolfgang Steinberg, composer
1919 Siegfried Naumann, composer
1920 Abe Lenstra, Dutch soccer star
1920 David Waller, actor (Shadowlands, Work is a 4 Letter Word)
1920 Elaine Greene, literary Agent
1920 John Richard Ravensdale, historian
1920 Max Tripels, attorney/Dutch MP
1921 Alexander Dubcek, headed Czech Communist Party (1968-69)
1921 Ole Sarvig, Danish writer/critic (Limbo, Glem Ikke)
1923 Robert A Young, (Rep-D-MO, 1977-86)
1924 Theresa R van der Pant, sculptor
1925 Ernie Wise, England, comedian (Morecambe & Wise)
1925 Marshall Thompson, Peoria Ill, actor (Bog, To Hell & Back, Daktari)
1925 Michael Tolan, Detroit Mich, actor (Nurses, Senator)
1927 William Simon, US sect of Treasury
1928 Edward Greenall, businessman/sportsman
1928 Walter Klien, pianist
1929 Billy Nair, S Afr union/SACP leader (20 yrs in Robbeneiland Prison)
1930 James M Taylor, Stamps ARK, USAF/astronaut
1930 Vladimir Emel Yanovich Lev Alekseevich Samsonov Maksimov, educator
1931 Juan Guinjoan, composer
1932 Benigno Aquino Jr, Philippine opposition leader; assassinated
1933 Floyd Cramer, rocker
1934 Lawrence Martin Jenco, priest
1935 Al Jackson Jr, Memphis Tn, drummer (Booker T & MGs-Chinese Checkers)
1935 Helmut Friedrich Lachenmann, composer
1935 Prakash Bhandari, cricketer (3 Tests for India in mid-50's, 77 runs)
1935 Verity A Lambert, film producer (Clockwise, Link, Sweeney)
1937 Gail Sheehy, author (Hustling)
1938 Jose Tartabull, baseball player
1940 Bruce Lee, [Lee Yuen Kam], SF Calif, karate star/actor (Green Hornet)
1940 John Alderton, Gainsborough England, actor (Zardoz)
1941 Eddie Rabbit
1941 Eddie Rabbit
1941 Eddie Rabbit
1941 Eddie Rabbit
1941 Eddie Rabbit
1942 Henry Carr, Det Mich, 200m/4x400m runner (Olympic-gold-1964)
1942 Jimi Hendrix, Seattle Wash, rock guitarist (Purple Haze)
1944 Dozy, rocker
1944 Eddie Rabbitt, Brooklyn, country singer (I Love a Rainy Night)
1944 Martin Corbett, gay activist
1944 Mickey Leland, (Rep-D-TX, 1979- )
1945 Barbara Anderson, Bkln, actress (Eve-Ironside, Mission Impossible)
1945 Randy Brecker, Phila, rocker (Blood Sweat & Tears)
1947 Jimi Hendrix
1947 Jimi Hendrix
1947 Jimi Hendrix
1947 Jimi Hendrix
1947 Jimi Hendrix
1948 Dave Winthrop, rock saxophonist (Supertramp)
1951 Jayne Kennedy, Wash DC, sportscaster (CBS)/actress (Body & Soul)
1951 Kevin Kavanaugh, rocker (Asbury Jukes) [or 8/27]
1952 James D Wetherbee, Flushing NY, Lt Cmdr USN/astr (STS 32, 52, 63, 86)
1954 Curtis Armstrong, actor, (Moonlighting, Revenge of the Nerds)
1954 Patricia McPherson, Oak Harbor Wash, actress (Bonnie-Knight Rider)
1955 Bill Nye, the Science Guy, TV Host
1957 Caroline Kennedy
1957 Caroline Kennedy
1957 Caroline Kennedy
1957 Caroline Kennedy
1957 Caroline Kennedy
1957 Caroline Kennedy-Schlossberg, attorney, JFK & Jackie's daughter
1957 Frank Boe˜en, Dutch singer (Frank Boe˜en Group)/Black & White)
1957 Terri R Adams, educator (teacher in space)
1958 Julia Celotto, LA CA, WPVA volleyballer (Santa Cruz/Pismo-9th-1994)
1958 Mike Scioscia, baseball player (LA Dodgers)
1959 Charlie Burchill, Scottish pop guitarist (Simple Minds-Breakfast Club)
1960 Ashley Ingram, English singer (Fizzz-Just an Illusion)
1960 Ken O'Brien, QB (NY Jets)
1960 Martin van Yellow, soccer player (Willem II)
1961 Lee Johnson, NFL punter/kicker (Cin Bengals)
1961 Princess, rocker (Desirez Heslop, All For Love)
1961 Randy Milligan, baseball player
1962 Arlene Baxter, Oceanside CA, playmate (Dec, 1993)
1962 Calvin Hayes, rocker (Johnny Hates Jazz-Turn Back the Clock)
1962 Charlie Benante, Bronx NY, rock drummer (Anthrax-Armed & Dangerous)
1962 Mike "Puffy" Bordin, SF, rock drummer (Faith No More)
1963 Fisher Stevens, Chicago, actor (My Science Project, Short Circuit)
1964 Robin Givens
1964 Robin Givens
1964 Robin Givens
1964 Robin Givens
1964 Robin Givens
1964 David Giles, Australian star yachter (Olympics-84, 88, 92, 96)
1964 Florence Gopi, Suriname radio-broadcaster (KBC-Metro B˜lmer)
1964 Rebecca Michelle Ferratti, Helena MT, playmate (Jun, 1986)
1964 Robin Simone Givens, [Mrs Mike Tyson] NYC, (Darlene-Head of the Class)
1965 Danielle Ammaccapane, Babylon NY, LPGA golfer (1991 Register PING)
1965 Fiachna O'Braonain, Irish pop guitarist (Hothouse Flowers-Don't Go)
1965 Kathleen Heddle, Trail BC, rower (Olympics-gold-92/96)
1965 Raffaella Ragge, Italy, tennis star
1966 Carwell Gardner, NFL fullback (Buffalo Bills, SD Chargers)
1966 Chryssandra Hines, Bristol Conn, team handball wing (Olympics-1996)
1966 Dean Garrett, NBA center (Denver Nuggets)
1967 Brett MacNeil, CFL guard (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1967 Garry Valk, Edmonton, NHL left wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
1967 Laura Golarsa, Milan Italy, tennis star (Oklahoma City doubles)
1970 Calvin Jones, NFL running back (Oakland Raiders)
1970 Chris Underwood, LA Calif, volleyball opposite hitter (Olympics-96)
1970 Patrick Bates, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons)
1970 Todd Kelly, NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals)
1971 Eric Menendez, NY, accused of killing his parents (Menendez Brothers)
1971 Larry Allen, NFL guard/tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
1971 Linette Mertz, Kutztown Penns, Miss America-Penns (1996)
1971 Nick Van Exel, NBA guard (LA Lakers)
1971 Rhonda Adams, Columbus GA, playmate (Jun, 1995)
1972 Chris Hetherington, running back (Indianapolis Colts)
1972 Ivan Imbernon, WLAF defensive end (Barcelona Dragons)
1972 Jason Burns, NFL running back (Cin Bengals)
1972 Yureck Person, soccer player (NAC)
1973 Jon Runyan, tackle (Tennessee Oilers)
1973 Nick Ferguson, CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1973 Reginald Lee, WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1974 Lee Vaughn, cornerback (Dallas Cowboys)
1976 Jaleel White, Urkel
1976 Jaleel White, Urkel
1976 Jaleel White, Urkel
1976 Jaleel White, Urkel
1976 Jaleel White, Urkel
1976 Chad Kilger, Cornwall, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
1976 Jaleel White, LA Calif, actor (Steve Urkel-Family Matters)
1976 Saqlain Mushtaq, cricketer (Pakistan Test off-spinner 1995)
1976 Tyrone Sutton
1978 Joshua Harris, actor (Locked Up: A Mother's Rage)

Events


399 St Anastasius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1095 Pope Urban II preaches for the First Crusade
1095 Pope Urban II preaches for the First Crusade
1095 Pope Urban II preaches 1st Crusade
1237 Battle of Cortenuova: Emperor Frederik II vs Lombardische steden
1382 Battle of Westrozebeke (French army beats Flemings-1,000s die)
1495 Scottish king James IV receives bedrieger Perkin Warbeck
1582 the first Advent Sunday
1582 the first Advent Sunday
1582 William Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway
1587 Dutch County Groningen flood by dike break
1798 Rabbi Shneur Zalman, author (Tanya), released from St Peterburg jail
1815 Cracow (Poland) declared a free republic
1817 US soldiers attack Florida Indian village, beginning Seminole War
1826 John Walker invents friction match in England
1839 American Statistical Association organizes in Boston
1843 Opera "Bohemian Girl" is produced (London)
1863 -29] Battle at Fort Esperanza Texas
1863 Battle of Payne's Farm, VA
1864 2nd day of Battles at Waynesboro, Georgia
1868 Battle at Washita-Gen Custer defeats Cheyennes
1870 NY Times dubs baseball "The National Game"
1877 Burkina adopts its constitution
1885 Earliest photograph of a meteor shower made
1889 1st permit issued to drive a car through Central Park (Curtis P Brady)
1889 Hermann Sudermann's "Ehre," premieres in Berlin
1890 1st signal box for SF Police Department goes into operation
1895 Alfred Nobel establishes the Nobel Prize
1895 Alfred Nobel establishes the Nobel Prize
1895 Alfred Nobel establishes Nobel Prize
1896 "Also Sprach Zarathustra" (Thus Spake Zarathustra) debuts in Frankfurt
1898 Side-wheeler "Portland" sinks off Cape Cod, 190 die
1901 Army War College forms in Washington DC
1901 Gerhart Hauptmanns "Der rote Hahn," premieres in Berlin
1903 Opera "Die Heugierigen Frauen" is produced (Munich)
1910 New York's Penn Station opens - world's largest railway terminal
1910 New York's Penn Station opens - world's largest railway terminal
1910 NY's Penn Station opens as world's largest railway terminal
1911 Audience throws vegetables at actors for 1st recorded time in US
1912 Albanian National Flag adopted
1912 Spanish protectorate in Morocco forms
1914 1st women elected political agent (Grantham, Linconshire UK)
1919 Peace of Neuilly-sur-Seine: Allies & Bulgaria
1924 57,000 watch a High School football game (LA & Polytechnic tie 7-7)
1925 German Parliament ratifies treaty of Locarno
1926 110,000 watch Army & Navy play a 21-all tie
1926 B‚la Bart¢ks ballet "Miraculous Mandarin," premieres in Keulen
1926 Italian & Albania sign peace treaty
1926 KXL-AM in Portland OR begins radio transmissions
1926 Restoration of Williamsburg, Virginia, begins
1931 1st Test Cricket match at the Gabba Bradman scores 200 on 1st day
1932 Poland & USSR signs non-attack treaty
1937 Pro-labor musical revue "Pins & Needles" opens, produced by ILGWU
1939 Maxwell Anderson's "Key Largo," premieres in NYC
1940 6th Heisman Trophy Award: Tom Harmon, Michigan (HB)
1940 Nazis signs Technical Hague court Delft
1941 British 13th Army corp reaches Tobruk
1941 Joe DiMaggio is named AL MVP
1941 USSR begins a counter offensive causes Germany to retreat
1942 Bobby Managoff beats Yvon Robert in Houston, to become wrestling champ
1942 French navy at Toulon scuttles ships & subs so Nazis don't take them
1942 Tito appoints Anti fascist Liberation board in Yugoslavia
1943 31st CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Flying Wildcats defeat Winn Bombers, 23-14
1943 Conference of Teheran (Churchill-Roosevelt-Stalin)
1944 3,500-40,00 ton explosive, explodes in Staffordshire, 68 killed
1944 US 121st Infantry regiment opens assault on Hrtgen
1945 Gen George C Marshall named special US envoy to China
1945 Hannie Buy buried in presence of Queen Wilhelmina
1945 Trial against NSB-leader Mussert begins
1945 Dutch resistance fighter Hannie Schaft re-buried in presence of Queen Wilhelmina
1946 English soccer team beats Netherlands, 8-2
1947 Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP, beating Ted Williams by 1 vote
1948 36th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 12-7
1948 Honda 1st opens in America
1950 Red Sox sign shortstop Lou Boudreau as a player to 2-year contract
1950 Trial against RC clergy "imperialistic conspiracy" begins in Prague
1951 first rocket to intercept an airplane, White Sands, NM
1951 first rocket to intercept an airplane, White Sands, NM
1951 1st rocket to intercept an airplane, White Sands, NM
1951 Cease-fire & demarcation zone accord signed in Panmunjon Korea
1952 KTBC TV channel 7 in Austin, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 Indians 3rd baseman Al Rosen is unanimously named AL's MVP
1954 "By the Beautiful Sea" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 270 perfs
1954 42nd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 26-25
1956 F Goodrich & A Hackett's "Diary of Anne Frank," premieres in Neth
1957 Army withdraws for Little Rock Ark, after Central HS integration
1958 USSR abrogates Allied war-time agreements on control of Germany
1960 CBS radio cancels "Have Gun Will Travel"
1960 Dr Felix Houphouet-Boigny becomes president of Ivory Coast
1960 Gordie Howe becomes 1st NHLer to score 1,000 points
1960 Patrice Lumumba flees Leopoldville Congo
1960 Trailing 38-7 late in 3rd quarter, Buffalo Bills tie Broncos at 38-38
1961 Gordie Howe becomes 1st to play in 1,000 NHL games
1961 KHAW TV channel 11 in Hilo, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting
1962 1st test flight of the Boeing 727 takes place
1962 Sumner Arthur Long's "Never Too Late," premieres in NYC
1962 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1965 15-25,000 demonstrate against war in Vietnam in Wash DC
1965 1st French satellite launched, France becomes 3rd nation in space
1965 53rd CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeat Winn Blue Bombers, 22-16
1966 In highest-scoring NFL game, Wash Redskins defeat NY Giants 72-41
1966 Uruguay adopts constitution
1967 Beatles release "Magical Mystery Tour"
1967 Gold pool nations pledge support of $35 per ounce gold price
1970 Carl Morton (18-11 for last-place Expos), receives NL Rookie of Year
1970 George Harrison releases 3 album set "All Things Must Pass"
1970 Pope Paul VI wounded in chest during a visit to Philippines by a dagger-wielding Bolivian painter disguised as a priest
1970 Test Cricket debut of Rodney "Iron Gloves" Marsh v England, Brisbane
1971 Soviet Mars 2, is the first to crash land on Mars.
1971 Soviet Mars 2, is the first to crash land on Mars.
1971 Soviet Mars 2 becomes 1st spacecraft to crash land on Mars
1972 Pierre Trudeau forms Canadian government
1972 Yanks trade Ellis, Torres & Spikes to Indians for Nettles & Moses
1973 Gary Matthews wins NL Rookie of Year
1973 Neil Simon's "Good Doctor," premieres in NYC
1973 Senate votes 92-3 to confirm Gerald R Ford as VP
1974 Cardinals outfielder Bake McBride wins NL Rookie of Year
1975 Red Sox's Fred Lynn is 1st rookie to win MVP (AL)
1976 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Colgate-Far East Golf Championship
1976 Miss Teenage America Pageant
1977 "Comedy with Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Imperial NY after 66 perf
1977 65th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 41-6
1978 Colombian Avianca Airlines Boeing 747 crashes in Madrid killing 183
1979 1st day-night one-day cricket international, Australia v WI at SCG
1980 Soyuz T-3 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station, launched
1982 5th time Rangers shut-out Islanders 3-0
1982 Kepler Wessels scores century in 1st Test Cricket (162 v England)
1983 71st CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats BC Lions, 18-17
1983 Colombian jetliner Boeing 747 crashes in Madrid killing 185
1983 Desmond Haynes out handled the ball v India
1985 Space shuttle Atlantis carries the first Mexican astronaut.
1985 Space shuttle Atlantis carries the first Mexican astronaut.
1985 Cards Vince Coleman wins NL Rookie of Year
1985 Republic of Ireland gains consultative role in Northern Ireland
1987 "Les Miserables," opens at Theatre Royal, Sydney
1987 Young man survives 7 attempts at suicide in Somerset England
1988 76th CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeats BC Lions, 22-21
1989 Colombian jetliner bombed killing 107
1989 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1989 George Harrison releases "Cheer Down" & "Poor Little Girl"
1989 Luis Alberto Lacelle elected president of Uruguay
1989 US 63rd manned space mission STS 33 (Discovery 9) returns from space
1990 Britain's conservatives chose John Major to succeed Margaret Thatcher
1991 "Peter Pan" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 48 performances
1991 Poetess Maria Elene Cruz Varela sentenced to 2 years (Cuba)
1991 Undertaker beats Hulk Hogan to become new WWF champ
1992 Howard Stern Interview premieres on E! Network
1992 Part of Vienna Hofburg destroyed by fire
1993 Boon completes his 18th Test Cricket century (106 v NZ, Hobart)
1993 India defeat West Indies in Bengal Jubilee Cricket Final, Kumble 6-12
1993 Lisa Hanna, 18, of Jamaica, crowned 43rd Miss World
1994 82nd CFL Grey Cup: British Columbia Lions defeat Balt Stallions, 26-23
1994 Fire in disco in Fuxin, North-China, 233 killed
1994 Julio Mar¡a Sanguinetti elected president of Uruguay
1997 Lions' Barry Sanders becomes NFL's 2nd all-time rusher

That's All....

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