Sunday, November 4, 2018.


1587 Samuel Scheidt, German organist/composer, baptised
1590 Gerard van Honthorst, Dutch painter
1640 Carlo Mannelli, composer
1656 Leonard Sailer, composer
1674 Anton Englert, composer
1708 Robert Praelisauer, composer
1756 Anthony van Hoboken, Rotterdam merchant/ship owner
1779 John W Pieneman, historical painter (Battle at Waterloo)
1787 Edmund Kean, England, actor (Edmund Kean's Masonic Career)
1790 Carlos A L¢pez, president of Paraguay (1844-62)
1797 Aleksander A Bestuzhev-Marlinsky, Russian author
1800 Eduard Brendler, composer
1812 Aleardo [Gaetano] Aleardi, Italian/East poet (Lettere a Maria)
1816 William Polk Hardeman, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1898
1818 Alexander Robert Lawton, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896
1820 Robert Vinkler Richardson, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1870
1823 Karel Komzak, composer
1826 Albert R‚ville, French theologist (Jesus of Nazareth)
1835 Lunsford Lindsay Lomax, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1913
1841 Carl Tausig, composer
1842 William Barker Cushing, Lt Cmdr (Union Navy), died in 1874
1846 Gaston Henri Charles Antoine Serpette, composer
1859 Stanislaw Niewiadomski, composer
1862 Eden Phillpotts, England, novelist/poet/playwright (Red Madymaynes)
1867 Tomasz Arciszewski, Polish PM (1944-47)
1872 Herman Finck, composer
1873 G E Moore, English philosopher (Ethics)
1876 James Fraser, designed buffalo nickel
1879 Will Rogers, humorist.
1879 Will Rogers, humorist.
1879 Will Rogers, Oologah Indian Territory (Okla), humorist
1881 Gena Branscombe, composer
1881 Milton Rosmer, Southport England, director (Murder in the Red Barn)
1886 Ian Wolfe, Canton Ill, actor (Diary of a Madman, Wizards & Warriors)
1887 Knut Algot Hakanson, composer
1889 Alton Augustus Adams, composer
1889 Juan Negr¡n, Spanish anatomy/socialist premier (1937-39)
1890 Klabund, [Alfred Henschke], German writer (Bracke, Borgia)
1891 Miroslav Krejci, composer
1897 Oscar Lorenzo Fern ndez, Brazilian conductor/composer (Imbapara)
1899 Carlos Pellicer, Mexican museum director/poet (Teotihuac n)
1899 Mimi Boesnach, Dutch actress (Wedding of Kloris & Roosje)
1900 Luigi Lucioni, Italian, landscape painter (opera stars)
1902 Frank Jenks, Des Moines IA, actor (Zombies on Broadway)
1903 Ion Vasilescu, composer
1904 Don Alvarado, [Jose Page], Albuquerque NM, actor (Captain Thunder)
1904 Walter Bauer, writer
1905 Martin Raschke, German author/publisher/war correspondent
1906 Arnold Atkinson Cooke, composer
1906 Bob Considine, sports columnist (Bob Feller Story)
1906 Roswell Leavitt Gilpatric, lawyer/diplomat
1906 Siegfried Borris, composer
1908 Anthony Warde, PA, actor (Black Widow)
1908 Stanley Cortez, cinematographer
1909 Ciro Alegr¡a, Peru, novelist (Golden Serpent)
1911 Jack Rose, screenwriter
1911 Ssamu Shimizu, composer
1912 H "Giff" Vivian, cricketer (father of Graham 1st Test for NZ at 18)
1912 Pauline Trigere, fashion designer (Bell Bottoms)
1912 Vadim Nikolayevich Salmanov, composer
1913 Gig Young, St Cloud Minn, actor (They Shoot Horses Don't They)
1915 Alistair Cameron Crombie, historian of science
1915 Courtenay E Benson, broadcaster
1915 Lloyd James Austin, French Scholar
1916 Walter Cronkite, "...and that's the way it is"
1916 Walter Cronkite, "...and that's the way it is"
1916 Walter Cronkite, St Joseph Mo, news anchor (CBS Evening News 1962-81)
1918 Art Carney
1918 Art Carney
1918 Art Carney
1918 Art Carney
1918 Art Carney
1918 Art Carney, Mount Vernon NY, actor (Ed Norton-Honeymooners)
1918 Cameron Mitchell, Dallastown Pa, actor (Buck-High Chaparral)
1919 Martin Balsam
1919 Martin Balsam
1919 Martin Balsam
1919 Martin Balsam
1919 Martin Balsam
1919 Martin Balsam, NYC, actor (Murray-Archie Bunker's Place, Catch 22)
1920 Georges Papy, Belgian mathematician (Numbers Game)
1921 Antonio Ruiz Soler, spanish dancer
1922 Poul Rovsing Olsen, composer
1923 Alfred Heineken, beer brewer (Heineken)
1927 Vittorio Fellegara, composer
1929 Jimmy Piersall, baseball player (Red Sox, Senators, Indians)
1930 Dick Groat, shortstop (NL MVP 1960)
1930 Doris Roberts, St Louis Mo, actress (Angie, Maggie, Emmy 1983)
1930 Kate Reid, London England, actress (Heaven Help US)
1931 Darla Hood, Leedey Okla, singer/actress (Little Rascals)
1932 David Shipman, film historian
1932 Noam Pitlik, Phila Pa, actor/director (Sanford & Son, Bob Newhart)
1933 Mildred McDaniel, US high jumper (Olympic-gold-1956)
1934 Judith Herzberg, Dutch poetess/author (Charlotte Life or Theater)
1935 Elgar Howarth, composer
1936 Didier Ratsiraka, president of Madagascar
1937 Loretta Swit
1937 Loretta Swit
1937 Loretta Swit
1937 Loretta Swit
1937 Loretta Swit
1937 Loretta Swit, Passaic NJ, actress (Hotlips Houlihan-M*A*S*H)
1938 Alan Jones, cricketer (England v ROW 1970 his only intl honour)
1938 Harry Elston, rocker
1940 Delbert McClinton, Lubbock Tx, singer (Gonna Find a Good Woman)
1941 Martin Brozius, Dutch actor (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden)
1943 Marlene Jobert, novelist (Adventures of John Difool)
1944 Willem Breuker, Dutch saxophonist/conductor (WB Collective)
1946 Robert Mapplethorpe, US photographer
1947 Aleksandr Tkachev, USSR, parallel bars gymnist (Olympic-gold-1980)
1947 Alexei Ulanov, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1972, 76)
1947 Edward Matt Dougherty, Chester PA, PGA golfer (1995 Deposit Guaranty)
1947 Rodney Marsh, cricketer (AKA "Iron Gloves" AKA "Bacchus" Kept wickets)
1949 Berlinda Tolbert, Charlotte NC, actor (Jenny-Jeffersons)
1949 Kathy McMullen, LPGA golfer
1950 Markie Post
1950 Markie Post
1950 Markie Post
1950 Markie Post
1950 Markie Post
1950 Markie Post, [Marjorie], Palo Alto Cal, actr (Christine-Night Court)
1951 Dan Hartman, US singer/songwriter/producer (Instant Replay)
1954 Yanni
1954 Yanni
1954 Yanni
1954 Yanni
1954 Yanni
1954 Chris Difford, guitarist/vocalist (Squeeze-Tempted)
1955 Peter Boynton, Danaiscotta Maine, actor (Tonio-As the World Turns)
1956 James Honeyman-Scott, rock guitarist/vocalist (Pretenders)
1956 Jeff Watson, rock guitarist (Night Ranger)
1957 Najee, rocker
1960 Kim Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)
1961 Carlos Espinosa, Mexico, Canadian Tour golfer (1995 Philippine Open)
1961 Ralph Macchio, Huntington NY, actor (Karate Kid, 8 is Enough)
1962 Ralph Macchio
1962 Ralph Macchio
1962 Ralph Macchio
1962 Ralph Macchio
1962 Ralph Macchio
1963 David Williams, WI cricket wicket-keeper (3 Tests 1992)
1963 Michael Heidt, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
1964 Fiona Pike, Adelaide Australia, golfer (S Aust State champ 1993/94)
1965 Erik Norgard, NFL center/guard (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
1965 Gregory Scott [Koenig], Dearborn Mich, guitarist (Signs of Life)
1966 Bubba McDowell, NFL safety (Carolina Panthers)
1966 Kathy Griffin, Chicago, comedienne (Vicki Groener-Suddenly Susan)
1966 Kool Rock, [Damon Wimbley], rapper (Fat Boys-Jail House Rock)
1966 Petra Verkaik, Los Angeles Ca, playmate (Dec, 1989)
1967 Alex Rousseau, Paris France, US water polo 2m Offense (Oly-4th-92, 96)
1967 Asif Mujtaba, cricketer (Pakistani lefty batsman)
1967 Eric Karros, Hackansack NJ, infielder (LA Dodgers)
1968 Carlos Baerga, Puerto Rico, infielder (Cleveland Indians)
1968 Domingo Cedeno, La Ramona Dom Rep, infielder (Toronto Blue Jays)
1968 Osvaldo Fernandez, Holguin Cuba, pitcher (SF Giants)
1969 Jan Apell, Sweden, tennis star
1969 Katrin Borchert, Germany, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96)
1969 Matthew McConaughey, actor (Contact, A Time to Kill)
1969 Tommy Henry, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)
1970 Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs
1970 Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs
1970 Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs
1970 Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs
1970 Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs
1970 Corey Schwab, North Battleford Canada, NHL goalie (NJ Devils)
1971 Russell Copeland, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills)
1975 Eric Fichaud, Anjou Canada, NHL goalie (NY Islanders)
1975 Heather Tom, Hinsdale Ill, actress (Victoria Howard-Young & Restless)
1975 Lorenzen Wright, NBA forward (LA Clippers)
1975 Michael Osmond, Utah, singer (Osmond Boys)
1975 Orlando Pace, tackle (St Louis Rams)
1977 Roseanne Farrugia, Miss Universe-Malta (1996)
1979 Daisy Eagan, Bkln NY, actresss (Secret Graden)
1993 Jonathan Ric Ocasek, son of rocker Ric & model Paulina Porizkova


922 Richarius becomes bishop of Luik
1501 Philip de Blank & Juana "la Loca" depart to Spain
1519 Flood ravages Dutch/Friese coast
1520 Danish/Norwegian king Christian II crowned king of Sweden
1529 English cardinal Thomas Wolsey arrested
1576 Spanish defeat Walloons & take Antwerp Belgium
1619 Frederik V crowned king of Bohemia
1631 Ferdinand of Austria installed as land guardian of S Netherlands
1645 Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Holly
1646 Mass uses death penalty for denying that Saint Copybook is God's word
1675 -5] Storm hits about West-Europe: flood in Amsterdam
1771 Carlo Goldoni's "Le Bourru Bienfaisant," premieres in Paris
1841 1st wagon train arrives in California
1842 Abraham Lincoln marries Mary Todd in Springfield, Ill
1845 1st nationally observed uniform election day in US
1846 Benjamin Palmer patents artificial leg
1854 a lighthouse is established on Alcatraz Island
1854 a lighthouse is established on Alcatraz Island
1854 Lighthouse forms on Alcatraz Island
1856 James Buchanan elected US president
1861 University of Washington founded in Seattle
1862 Richard Gatling patents Gatling gun
1864 Confederate assault on Johnsonville, Tennessee
1864 Naval Engagement at Reynoldsburg Island
1866 Kingdom of Italy annexes Venetia
1867 90 kegs of powder used to get rock from Telegraph Hill for seawall
1873 Dentist John Beers of SF patents gold crown
1874 Samuel J Tilden elected governor of NY
1875 "Pacific" collides with "Orpheus" off Cape Flattery Wash, 236 dies
1875 Tonga adopts constitution
1876 John Brahms' 1st Symphony in C, premieres
1879 Elkins patents refrigerating apparatus
1879 James Ritty patents 1st cash register, to combat stealing by bartenders in his Dayton, Ohio saloon
1880 1st cash register patented by James & John Ritty of Dayton Ohio
1884 Grover Cleveland (D) beats James G Blaine (R) for 1st pres term
1886 Edward MacDowell's "Ophelia," premieres
1889 Players League begins, declaring independence from baseball's NL
1890 Great Britain proclaims Zanzibar as a protectorate
1890 Prince of Wales opens 1st underground (Station Stockwell, London)
1890 St Aleksandr Borodons opera "Prins Igor," premieres in Petersburg
1893 Dr Jamesons Legertje occupies Bulawayo Matabeleland
1901 Clyde Fitch' "Way of the World," premieres in NYC
1904 1st stadium built specifically for football (Harvard Stadium)
1905 Harbor strike against importing grain elevators in Rotterdam
1908 Brooklyn Academy of Music, opens in NYC
1909 Opera "Il Segreto di Susanna" is produced (Munich)
1910 Start of S Africa's 1st F-C game in Aust (v S Aust) It rained
1911 Charles I of Austria marries Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma
1911 France & Germany signs treaty about Morocco & Congo
1914 Russia declares Turkey the war
1914 Vogue holds 1st model show ("Fashion Fete," NYC)
1918 Kiel in hands of revolutionary sailors
1922 Howard Carter discovers the tomb of Tutankhamen.
1922 Howard Carter discovers the tomb of Tutankhamen.
1922 Howard Carter discovers tomb of Tutankhamen in Egypt
1924 1st woman governor in US elected in Wyoming.
1924 1st woman governor in US elected in Wyoming.
1924 British Labour govt of MacDonald, resigns
1924 Calif legalizes pro boxing (illegal since 1914)
1924 Nellie Tayloe Ross elected 1st US female gov (Wyoming)
1924 US president Calvin Coolidge re-elected
1928 Jos‚ Moncada elected president of Nicaragua
1929 John Baldridge' "Berkeley Square," premieres in NYC
1931 Jean Genet's "Judith," premieres in Paris
1933 Bradman scores 200 NSW v Queensland, 184 mins, 26 fours
1933 Hermann G”ring & Georgi Dimitrov duel
1933 Young Park (1) in the Bronx named in honor of James Young
1934 Pitts ends Detroit Lions' shutout streak at 7 games but loses 40-7
1939 1940 Olympics awarded to Helsinki, Finland
1939 1st air conditioned automobile (Packard) exhibited, Chicago, Ill
1939 US allows "cash & carry" arms sales during WW II
1940 Eggs & cake rationed in Netherlands
1942 13th day of battle at El Alamein: Afr corps draws back out Fuka-posing
1943 France arrests government of Lebanon
1944 German troops reconquer Schmidt Hrtgenwald
1944 RAF bombs Dinteloord, 54 killed
1946 "Park Avenue" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 72 performances
1946 UN Educational, Scientific, & Cultural Organization formed
1948 TS Eliot wins Nobel Prize for literature
1949 "One Man's Family" premieres on TV
1950 "Barrier" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 4 performances
1950 "Consul" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 269 performances
1950 Indonesian troops reconquer Ambonese capital Ambon
1950 US troops vacate Pyongyang North Korea
1951 9th Ryder Cup: US wins 9«-2« at Pinehurst CC NC
1951 NY Giants & NY Yanks score back-to-back TDs on kickoff returns
1951 Vijay Merchant scores 154 v England in his last Test Cricket innings
1952 Earthquake & flood strike Kamshatka-South America
1952 Eisenhower (R) elected 34th pres beating Adlai Stevenson (D)
1953 Eddie Joost succeeds Jimmy Dykes as the manager of Phila A's
1953 New balk rule gives the batter option; of accepting the outcome of the pitch or the balk
1954 "Fanny" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 888 performances
1954 Philadelphia A's move to Kansas City
1956 200,000 Russian troops attack anti-Stalinist revolt in Budapest
1956 Israel captures Straits of Tiran & reach Suez Canal Egypt
1956 USSR sends tanks into Hungary & threatens to bomb Budapest
1957 2nd Soviet Earth-satellite launched
1958 Angelo G Roncalli crowned as pope John XXIII
1958 Belgian govt of Eyskens, resigns
1958 Democrats win US congressional election
1959 Ernie Banks, Cubs shortstop, wins 2nd consecutive NL MVP
1960 "Misfits" premieres, final movie for Clark Gable & Marilyn Monroe
1961 Karamanlis becomes premier of Greece
1962 Murle Lindstrom wins LPGA San Antonio Civitan Golf Tournament
1962 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island
1963 John Lennon utters his infamous "Rattle your jewelry" line
1965 Lee Breedlove sets female land speed record (308.56 MPH) in Utah
1966 Flooding of Arno River (Italy) destroys countless art works, kills 113
1968 Battles between Jordan army & Al Fatah-arm forces
1968 WRDU (now WPTF) TV chan 28 in Raleigh-Durham, NC (NBC) 1st broadcast
1968 WTOG TV channel 44 in St Petersburg-Tampa, FL (IND) 1st broadcast
1970 Russian nuclear physicist Sacharov forms Human Rights Comittee
1972 Bangladesh adopts constitution
1972 Kings score 3 goals within 45 seconds against Islanders
1973 1000s commemorates former premier Georgios Papandreou
1973 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Errol Golf Classic
1973 M Medoff's "When you Comin' Back, Red Ryder?," premieres in NYC
1973 New Orleans Saints 1st shutout victory, 13-0 vs Buffalo Bills
1975 Orioles Jim Palmer wins his 2nd Cy Young Award
1976 1st mass-market free-agent reentry draft, Reggie Jackson, Joe Rudi, Gullett, Tenace, Fingers, Baylor, Grich & McCovey, available
1977 UN Security council proclaims weapon embargo against South Africa
1978 Iranian troops fire on anti-Shah student protesters by Tehran U
1978 Islanders start 15 game undefeated streak (12-0-3)
1978 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1978 3rd annual reentry free-agent draft, Pete Rose, Tommy John, & Darrell Evans, available
1979 500 Iranian "students" seize US embassy, take 90 hostages (444 days)
1980 Islanders start 15 game undefeated streak (13-0-2)
1980 Libyan invasion in Chad
1980 Ronald Reagan (R) defeats Pres Jimmy Carter (D) by a landslide
1980 Sadaharu Oh, 40, pro baseball's all-time HR run king with 868, retires
1980 Steve Carlton wins 3rd NL Cy Young Awards
1981 Beth Henley's "Crimes of the Heart," premieres in NYC
1981 Columbia shuttle launch scrubbed with 31 secs remaining
1981 Dr George Nichopoulas is acquitted of overprescribing addictive drugs for Elvis Presley
1982 Ruud Lubbers becomes Dutch premier
1983 Bomb attack on Israeli headquarter in Tyrus Lebanon, 60 killed
1983 Washington Capitals 1st NHL overtime victory beating Vancouver 5-4
1984 Nicaragua holds 1st free elections in 56 years, Sandinistas win.
1984 Nicaragua holds 1st free elections in 56 years, Sandinistas win.
1984 Nayoko Yoshikawa wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
1984 Nicaragua holds 1st free elections in 56 years; Sandinistas win 63%
1987 Benito Santiago, Padres catcher, wins NL Rookie of Year
1987 Lisa Steinberg, battered into coma by her adoptive father Joel
1987 NBA announces 4 new franchises; Charlotte & Miami for 1988 & Minneapolis & Orlando for 1989
1988 1st NBA game at Charlotte Coliseum - Hornets lose to Cavs, 133-93
1989 1st NBA game at Orlando Arena, Orlando Magic loses to NJ Nets, 111-106
1989 Orlando Magic's 1st NBA game, loses to Nets, 111-106
1989 Rene Muawad elected president of Lebanon
1989 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Bayakoa, Dancing Spree, Go for Wand, Prized, Rhythm, Steinlen, Sunday Silence
1990 "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story" opens at Shubert NYC for 225 perfs
1990 20th NYC Women's Marathon won by Wanda Panfil in 2:30:45
1990 21st NYC Marathon won by Douglas Wakiihuri in 2:12:39
1990 Debbie Massey wins LPGA Mazda Japan 133 Golf Classic
1990 Iraq says it is preparing for a "dangerous war"
1990 Sec of State James Baker visits US troops in Saudi Arabia
1991 Mid East peace conference ends in Madrid Spain
1992 NY Giants announce they will quit WNEW Radio after 32 years for WOR
1992 NY Jets announce they are moving from WABC to WFAN radio
1993 "Timon of Athens" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 37 performances
1993 Elton John awarded $518,700 from Sunday Mirror false report his diet
1993 Nia Peeples files for divorce from Howard Hewett
1993 Sunday Mirror ordered to pay Elton John $518,700 for false report
1994 Soyuz TM-20 lands in Kazahkstan
1994 United Center in Chicago opens - Bulls beat Charlotte Hornets, 89-83
1995 "Indiscretions" closes at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC after 221 perfs
1995 1st-class Cricket debut of Paul Adams, W Province v N Transvaal
1995 Key Arena opens, Seattle Supersonics beat LA Lakers 103-89

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