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Thursday, November 29, 2018.



Birthdays


1229 Louis II, the Stern, ruler (upper Baveria)
1330 Louis van Male, Count of Flanders/Nevers/R‚thel
1761 Fridolin Weber, composer
1770 Peter Hansel, composer
1781 Andr‚s Bello, Venezuela poet/diplomat/scholar (Silvas Americanas)
1797 Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti, composer
1799 Amos Bronson Alcott, US educator/poet (Concord Days)
1802 Wilhelm Hauff, writer
1803 Christian Doppler, discovered Doppler Effect (color shift)
1803 Christian Doppler, discovered Doppler Effect (color shift)
1803 Christian Doppler, Austrian physicist (Doppler effect)
1811 Wendell Phillips, women's suffrage, antislavery, prison reformer
1811 Wendell Phillips, women's suffrage, antislavery, prison reformer
1811 Wendell Phillips, women's suffrage/antislavery/prison reformer
1815 Stephen Augustus Hurlbut, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1882
1816 Carl Binder, composer
1818 George Brown, Canada, publisher (Toronto Globe), PM (L) (1858)
1832 Louisa May Alcott
1832 Louisa May Alcott
1832 Louisa May Alcott
1832 Louisa May Alcott
1832 Louisa May Alcott
1832 Louisa May Alcott, Germantown Pa, author (Little Women)
1833 Louis Douglass Watkins, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868
1834 Thomas Edward Greenfield Ransom, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1838 Aeneas Mackay, Baron/Dutch minister of interior/Colonies
1839 Ludwig Anzengruber, Austrian playwright (Der Schandfleck)
1849 Sir Ambrose Fleming, inventor of the diode.
1849 Sir Ambrose Fleming, inventor of the diode.
1849 Ambrose Fleming, inventor (diode)
1852 Paul Joseph Guillaume Hillemacher, composer
1856 Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, German Chancellor/premier Prussia
1860 Hans Haym, composer
1862 Friedrich Klose, composer
1863 S˜fert H Koorders, Dutch botanist (Java)
1863 Spyridon Filiskos Samaras, composer
1866 Waldemar von Baussnern, composer
1870 Andr‚ Lichtenberger, French sociologist/writer (Le petit roi)
1870 Harry Graham, cricketer (107 on Test debut Aust v Eng 1893)
1872 Anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director
1874 Ant¢nio Egas Moniz, Portugal, lobotomist (Nobel 1949)
1891 Julius Raab, Austrian union chancellor (1953-61)
1891 Richard Frank Donovan, composer
1894 Yakima Canutt, [Enos Edward], Colfax WA, actor/dir (Texas Terror)
1895 Busby Berkeley
1895 Busby Berkeley
1895 Busby Berkeley
1895 Busby Berkeley
1895 Busby Berkeley
1895 Busby Berkeley, Los Angeles CA, choreographer
1895 Lodovico Rocca, composer
1895 William V S Tubman, (Whig), 17th Liberian president (1943-70)
1896 Philip L Carret, Lynn Mass, CEO (Pioneer Fund)
1896 Rod(erique) La Rocque (La Tour), western actor (Beau Bandit)
1897 Emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Little Emperor)
1898 C.S. Lewis, Chronicles of Narnia
1898 C.S. Lewis, Chronicles of Narnia
1898 C.S. Lewis, Chronicles of Narnia
1898 C.S. Lewis, Chronicles of Narnia
1898 C.S. Lewis, Chronicles of Narnia
1898 C[live] S[taples] Lewis, UK, sci-fi author (Silver Chair)
1898 Rod La Rocque, Chicago IL, actor (Our Modern Maidens)
1899 Gustave Reese, composer
1901 Genevieve Tobin, actress (Zaza, Great Gambini, Uncertain Lady)
1901 Mildred Harris, Cheyenne WY, actress (No No Nannette)
1902 Carlo Levi, Italy, painter/novelist (Of Fear & Freedom)
1902 Georges Poulet, French/Belgian critic (Temps Humain)
1904 Kay Johnson, Mt Vernon NY, actress (Real Glory, Of Human Bondage)
1904 Piet Ketting, pianist/conductor/composer (Glorify Kokila)
1905 Mowbray Henry Gordon Howard, 6th Earl of Effingham
1906 Luis Van Rooten, Mexico City Mexico, actor (One Man's Family)
1907 Merle Travis, Muhlenberg County KY, country singer (16 Tons)
1908 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
1908 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
1908 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
1908 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
1908 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
1908 Adam Clayton Powell Jr, (Rep-D-NY)/minister
1909 Rupert Davies, methodist Scholar
1910 Louis Levy Jr, music publisher
1911 Klaus EJ Fuchs, German/British atomic physicist/spy
1914 Edith Tilton Penrose, economist
1914 Taisen Deshimaru, Saga City Japan, found several Zen centers in France
1915 Earl W Sutherland, US pharmacologist (Nobel 1971)
1916 Valentino Bucchi, composer
1918 Madeline L'Engle
1918 Madeline L'Engle
1918 Madeline L'Engle
1918 Madeline L'Engle
1918 Madeline L'Engle
1918 Herb Shriner, Toledo Ohio, host/humorist (Herb Shriner Show)
1918 Madeleine L'Engle, [Franklin], US, sci-fi author (Ilsa, Love Letters)
1919 Pearl Primus, dancer
1922 Benjamin Smit, Cura‡aos architect (St Elizabeth Hospital)
1923 Frank Reynolds, E Chicago Ind, news anchor (ABC Evening News)
1926 Dagmar, Huntington WV, actress (Broadway's Open House)
1927 Vin Scully
1927 Vin Scully
1927 Vin Scully
1927 Vin Scully
1927 Vin Scully
1927 Rubert Crosse, NYC, actor (Det Robinson-The Partners)
1927 Vin[ce] Scully, sportscaster (NBC Baseball Game of the Week)
1928 Paul Simon, (Sen-D-IL, 1985-??)
1929 Don January, pro golfer (1976 Vardon Trophy)
1931 Frank T Mdlalose, KwaZulu minister of Internal minister
1932 Diane Ladd
1932 Diane Ladd
1932 Diane Ladd
1932 Diane Ladd
1932 Diane Ladd
1932 Antoine Tisne, composer
1932 Diane Ladd, Meridian Miss, actress (Wild Angels, Wild at Heart)
1932 John Gary, Watertown, NY, singer
1933 John Mayall
1933 John Mayall
1933 John Mayall
1933 John Mayall
1933 John Mayall
1933 David Reuben, author (Everything You Wanted to Know about Sex)
1933 John Mayall, MacClesfield England, pop musician (Don't Washed Me Time)
1936 Davide Anzagai, composer
1936 Gerti Tetzner, writer
1937 Johan J Holst, Norwegian minister of Defense/Foreign affairs
1939 Peter Bergman
1939 Peter Bergman
1939 Peter Bergman
1939 Peter Bergman
1939 Peter Bergman
1939 Gennadiy Volnov, USSR, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1972)
1939 Meco, rocker
1940 Chuck Mangione
1940 Chuck Mangione
1940 Chuck Mangione
1940 Chuck Mangione
1940 Chuck Mangione
1940 Chuck Mangione, Rochester NY, jazz hornist (Chasing the Clouds Away)
1941 Dennis Doherty, Halifax Canada, rocker (Mamas & The Papas)
1941 Ronald D Coleman, (Rep-D-TX, 1983- )
1944 Felix Cavaliere, Pelham NY, rock keyboardist (Rascals-Lonely too Long)
1945 Roger Bambuck, Guadeloupe, French 4X100 runner (Olympic-bronze-1968)
1946 Suzy Chaffee, US, skier/chapstick user (Olympics-1968)
1949 Garry Shandling
1949 Garry Shandling
1949 Garry Shandling
1949 Garry Shandling
1949 Garry Shandling
1949 Garry Shandling, AZ, comedian (Garry Shandling, Larry Sanders Show)
1949 Kenneth D Cameron, Cleve Oh, Lt Col USMC/astronaut (STS 37, 56, 74)
1949 Petra Kelly, German peace activist/MP (Green)
1950 Kevin O'Donnell Jr, US, sci-fi author (Caverns, Reefs, Lava)
1951 Barry Doudreau, Boston Mass, rock guitarist (Boston)
1951 Jonathan Zeitlyn, artist
1952 Christine Pascal, actress/director (Smile, Nothing But Lies, Elsa)
1952 Dusty Hare, English rugby player
1954 Joel Coen, Minneapolis Mn, actor/dir (Spies Like Us, Barton Fink)
1955 Howie Mandel
1955 Howie Mandel
1955 Howie Mandel
1955 Howie Mandel
1955 Howie Mandel
1955 Howie Mandel, Toronto Canada, comedian (Dr Wayne Fiscus-St Elsewhere)
1956 Jeff Fahey
1956 Jeff Fahey
1956 Jeff Fahey
1956 Jeff Fahey
1956 Jeff Fahey
1957 Charles Grant, actor (Evan Frame-Another World, Bold & Beautiful)
1958 Pamela Prati, Rome Italy, Million $ Cap (1984)/actress
1959 Charles Grant, Winston Salem NC, actor (Another World)
1959 Neal Broten, Roseau Canada, NHL center (NJ Devils)
1959 Rich Camarillo, NFL punter (Houston Oilers)
1960 Cathy Moriarty
1960 Michael Dempsey, The Cure
1960 Cathy Moriarty
1960 Michael Dempsey, The Cure
1960 Cathy Moriarty
1960 Michael Dempsey, The Cure
1960 Cathy Moriarty
1960 Michael Dempsey, The Cure
1960 Cathy Moriarty
1960 Michael Dempsey, The Cure
1960 Cathy Moriarty, Bronx NY, actress (Raging Bull, Bless This House)
1961 Kim Delaney, Phila, actress (All My Children, Tour of Duty, NYPD Blue)
1962 Andrew McCarthy, NYC, actor (St Elmo's Fire, Class)
1962 Sadanand Viswanath, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (v Sri Lanka 1985-86)
1964 Don Cheadle, actor (Boogie Nights)
1964 Kris Kamm, Evanston Ill, actor (Stuart Rosebrock-Coach)
1964 Perry Parker, South Laguna Beach Calif, golfer (1992 Xerox BC Open)
1965 Ellen Cleghorne, comedienne (Saturday Night Live)
1965 Neill Barry, NYC, actor (Old Enough, Heat)
1967 Marcus Muler, WLAF adm asst (Amsterdam Admirals)
1967 Sean Carlin, Australian hammer thrower (Olympics-8-1992, 96)
1968 Dee Brown, NBA guard (Boston Celtics)
1968 Jiri Veber, Kladno CZE, hockey (Team Czech Rep)
1968 Jonathan Raleigh Knight, Mass, rocker (New Kids-Hangin' Tough)
1968 Pedro A Martinez, Villa Mella Dom Rep, pitcher (NY Mets)
1968 Peter Gross-Pass, WLAF defensive linebacker (Rhein Fire)
1968 T J Rubley, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire)
1969 Ben Iroha, soccer player (Vitesse)
1969 Craig Evans, cricketer (Zimbabwe batsman 1996 World Cup)
1969 J-Me Carney, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1969 John Knight, rocker
1969 Mariano Rivera, Panama City Panama, pitcher (NY Yankees)
1969 Pierre van Hooijdonk, Dutch soccer player (NAC, Celtic)
1970 David Beinhoff, mayor
1970 Guy Hill, Atlanta Georgia, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 NCAA-3rd)
1970 Lamar Smith, NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks)
1970 Tonya Gill, LPGA golfer (1995 Ping/Welch-14th)
1971 Amy Peterson, Maplewood Minn, short track skater (Olympics-1994)
1971 Bernadette Przybycien, Miss Illinois USA (1996)
1971 Brad May, Toronto, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres)
1971 Gena Lee Nolin, actress/model (Baywatch)
1972 Artis Houston, WLAF cornerback (Rhein Fire)
1972 Jamal Mashburn, NBA forward (Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks)
1972 Larry Williams, WLAF defensive tackle (Scotland Claymores)
1973 Craig Glassock, cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper 1994-95)
1973 Dick van Burik, soccer player (Ajax/NAC)
1973 Duane Butler, safety (Minnesota Vikings)
1974 Pavol Demitra, Dubnica Slo, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators, Blues)
1982 Lucas Black, actor (Sling Blade)
1990 Blake Tuomy-Wilhoit, actor (Full House)
1990 Dylan Tuomy-Wilhoit, actor (Full House)

Events


799 Pope Leo III, aided by Charles the Great, returns to Rome
1349 Jews of Augsburg Germany massacred
1516 Treaty of Freiburg] French/Swiss "eternal" peace treaty
1561 L˜fland subjects himself on Sigismund August II of Poland
1573 Don Lu¡s de Requesensy Zu¤iga succeeds duke of Alva as land guardian of Netherlands
1581 Doornik surrenders to duke of Parma
1596 King Philip II devalues Spanish currency
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlies army moves into Manchester & occupy Carlisle
1760 French commandant Belˆtre surrenders Detroit to Maj R Rogers
1775 Sir James Jay invents invisible ink
1803 Dessalines & Christophe declare St Domingue (Haiti) independent
1812 Napoleon's Grand Army crosses Berezina River in retreat from Russia
1813 Elias Canneman (Lib) becomes minister of Finance
1825 1st Italian opera in US, "Barber of Seville" premieres (NYC)
1847 Indians kill Marcus & Narcissa Whitman, 11 settle in Walla Walla Ore
1863 Battle of Ft Sanders, TN (Ft Loudon), 8-900 casualities
1864 4th & last day of skirmishes at Waynesboro, Georgia
1864 Battle of Spring Hill, TN (Thomason's Station)
1864 Colorado militia kills 150 peaceful Cheyenne Indians
1870 Compulsory education proclaimed in England
1877 Thomas Edison demonstrates hand-cranked phonograph
1887 US receives rights to Pearl Harbor, on Oahu, Hawaii.
1887 US receives rights to Pearl Harbor, on Oahu, Hawaii.
1887 US receives rights to Pearl Harbor, on Oahu, Hawaii
1890 1st Army-Navy football game. Score: Navy 25, Army 0.
1890 1st Army-Navy football game. Score: Navy 25, Army 0.
1890 1st Army-Navy football game, Score: Navy 24, Army 0 at West Point
1897 1st motorcycle race (Surrey England)
1900 Lord Kitchener succeeds lord Roberts up as supreme commander in S Afr
1901 East 182nd Street in Bronx is paved & opened
1902 Gerhart Hauptmanns "Der arn‰ Heinrich," premieres in Vienna
1913 5th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Toronto Parkdale, 44-2
1916 Erwin Rommel marries Lucie "Lu" Mollin
1916 US declares martial law in Dominican Republic
1918 Serbia annexes Montenegro
1921 Coldest day in Nov in Netherlands -14.0øC
1921 Z Parenteau & Schuyler Green's musical "Kiki," premieres in NYC
1924 12th CFL Grey Cup: Queen's University defeat Toronto Balmy Beach, 11-3
1924 NHL's Montr‚al Forum opens
1926 Tris Speaker resigns as Indians manager
1926 W Somerset Maughams "Constant Wife," premieres in NYC
1929 Lt Cmdr Richard E Byrd sends "My calculations indicate that we have reached vicinity of South Pole" (He was wrong)
1932 Cole Porters musical "Gay Divorcee," premieres in NYC
1932 France signs non-agression pact with Soviet Union
1932 USSR & France sign no attack treaty
1933 1st state liquor stores authorized (Pennsylvania)
1933 Japan begins persecution of communists
1934 Chic Bears beat Detroit (19-16) in 1st NFL game broadcast nationally
1934 English King George V weds princess Marina of Greece/Denmark
1935 Michael Savage becomes 1st Labour premier of NZ
1937 Prince Bernhard injured in auto accident in Netherlands
1938 Mayor Oud of Rotterdam forbids soccer match between Neth-Germany
1939 Cor Klint swims world record 200 m backstroke (2:38.8)
1939 USSR drops diplomatic relations with Finland
1941 29th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 18-16
1941 Passenger ship Lurline sends radio signal of sighting Jap war fleet
1942 US rations coffee
1943 Partisan Tito forms temporary government in Jajce Bosnia
1943 U-86 sinks in Atlantic Ocean
1943 US aircraft carrier Hornet launched
1944 Albania liberated from Nazi control (Natl Day)
1944 John Hopkins hospital performs 1st open heart surgery
1945 Yugoslav Republic Day is first proclamed.
1945 Yugoslav Republic Day is first proclamed.
1945 Yugoslavian Socialist Republic proclaimed
1946 Minister Drees begins emergency rule of old age facilities
1947 35th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 10-9
1947 UN Gen Assembly partitions Palestine between Arabs & Jews
1948 "Kukla, Fran, & Ollie" debuted on NBC
1948 1st opera to be televised, "Othello," broadcast from the Met (NYC)
1948 KOB TV channel 4 in Albuquerque, NM (NBC) begins broadcasting
1949 Nationalist regime of China leaves for Taiwan/Formosa
1949 Uranium mine explosions in East Germany kills 3,700
1950 National Council of Church of Christ in US forms
1951 first underground atomic explosion, Frenchman Flat, Nevada
1951 first underground atomic explosion, Frenchman Flat, Nevada
1951 1st underground atomic explosion, Frenchman Flat Nevada
1951 Winston Churchill re-elected British premier
1952 40th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 21-11
1952 Pres-elect Eisenhower visits Korea to assess war
1953 American Airlines begins 1st regular coml NY-LA air service
1953 WSIX TV channel 8 in Nashville, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting
1955 Turkish government of Menderes resigns
1956 "Bells Are Ringing" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 925 performances
1957 NY Mayor Robert Wagner forms a committee to replace Dodgers & Giants
1958 46th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 35-28
1960 26th Heisman Trophy Award: Joe Bellino, Navy (HB)
1961 Mercury 5 launches a chimp (Ham/Enos)
1961 Mercury 5 launches a chimp (Ham/Enos)
1961 Freedom Riders attacked by white mob at bus station in Miss
1961 John A McCone replaces Allen W Dulles as 6th director of CIA
1961 Mercury-Atlas 5 carries a chimp (Enos) to orbit
1962 Baseball decides to revert back to 1 all star game per year
1962 Great-Britain & France decide to jointly build Concorde
1963 Beatles release "I Want to Hold Your Hand"
1963 LBJ sets up Warren Comm to investigate assassination of JFK
1964 Roman Catholic Church in US replaces Latin with English
1965 "Anya" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 16 performances
1965 Dale Cummings does 14,118 consecutive sit-ups
1966 1st NBA game at Oakland Coliseum Arena - Warriors beat Bulls 108-101
1967 British troops withdraw from Aden and South Yemen
1967 Robert McNamara elected president of World bank
1968 John & Yoko release their 1st album "Two Virgins" in UK
1969 Beatles' "Come Together/Something" reaches #1
1970 Charles Ives' "Yale-Princeton," premieres
1970 Colin Cowdrey becomes Test Crickets' leading run scorer (7,250)
1971 1st pro golf championship at Walt Disney World
1971 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1975 Kilauea Volcano erupts in Hawaii
1975 Kilauea Volcano erupts in Hawaii
1975 Kilauea Volcano erupts in Hawaii
1975 Pres Ford requires states to provide free education for handicapped
1976 Free agent Reggie Jackson signs 5 year pact with NY Yankees
1976 NY Yankees sign free agent Reggie Jackson to 5-year contract
1978 UN observes "international day of solidarity with Palestinian people," boycotted by US & about 20 other countries
1978 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1979 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1981 "My Fair Lady" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 119 performances
1981 Greg Chappell scores 201 v Pakistan at Gabba
1982 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1983 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1984 Javed Miandad completes twin Test Cricket tons, v NZ, Hyderabad
1987 "Dreamgirls" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 177 performances
1987 75th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Toronto Argonauts, 38-36
1987 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1987 Joe Montana of 49ers completes NFL record 22 consecutive passes
1987 Korean Air jetliner disappears off Burma, all 115 lost
1987 New Orleans Saints win, assuring their 1st winning NFL season
1987 Ranger's Bob Frosse becomes 2nd goalie to score a goal (vs Isles) It is later ruled that he should not be credited with goal
1989 8th Largest wrestling crowd (60,000-Tokyo Dome)
1989 India president Rajiv Gandhi, resigns
1990 "Shogun - The Musical" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 72 perfs
1990 Expos pres Claude Brochu agrees to buy club from Charles Bronfman
1990 UN Security Council sets Jan 15th military deadline against Iraq
1991 TV show "Roc" has a gay wedding episode - Can't Help Loving that Man
1991 Test Cricket debut of Javagal Srinath, v Australia at the Gabba
1992 "Sea Gull" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 48 performances
1992 "Solitary Confinement" closes at Nederlander NYC after 25 perfs
1992 80th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 24-10
1993 "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 40 perfs
1994 Seoul, Korea, celebrated the 600th anniversary of its founding
1995 "Garden District" closes at Circle in the Sq Theater NYC
1995 CNN/fn, the financial network by Turner Enterprises, launched
1997 USAir Arena closes, hosting Wash Wizards

That's All....

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