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Monday, November 5, 2018.



Birthdays


1494 Hans Sachs, composer
1534 Joachim Camerarius, German botanist/physician (horticulture catalog)
1549 Philippe du Plessis, France, author
1563 Anna van Nassau, daughter of prince Willem I/Anna of Saksen
1654 Christian Liebe, composer
1666 Attilio Ariosti, composer
1764 Pieter Nieuwland, Dutch scientist (Newton)
1770 Etienne P de Senancour, French author (Obermann)
1779 Washington Allston, US painter/author
1798 Carolina F L duchess of Berry, daughter of crown prince of Naples
1818 Benjamin Franklin Butler, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1893
1819 Josef Rudolf Zavrtal, composer
1825 Julius H [Szamvald] Stahel, Major General (Union volunteers)
1832 William Woods Averell, Major General (Union Army), died in 1900
1841 Alexander Sergeyevich Famintsin, composer
1849 Rui Barbosa, Brazil, statesman/jurist/essayist/civil liberties
1855 Eugene V Debs, labor organizer, Socialist presidential candidate
1855 L‚on P Teisserenc de Bort, French meteorologist (stratosphere)
1857 Ida Tarbell, muckraker (Standard Oil was very unhappy)
1866 Daniel Protheroe, composer
1876 Raymond Duchamp-Villon, cubist sculptor (Head of Baudeaire)
1884 James Elroy Flecker, English poet/dramatist (Hassan)
1885 Will Durant, writer, historian (Story of Civilization)
1885 Will Durant, writer, historian (Story of Civilization)
1885 Will Durant, US, author/historian (Story of Civilization)
1887 Oscar Bossaert, Belgium, chocolate manufacturer/min of Middenstand
1887 Paul Wittgenstein, Vienna Austria, left hand specialist pianist
1891 Bert McGirr, cricketer (played in NZ's 1st Test series)
1891 Earle "Greasy" Neale, NFL coach (Philadelphia Eagles)
1891 Mary Dorna, Dutch author
1893 Raymond Loewy, US industrial designer
1894 Eugen Z dor, B tasz‚k, Hungary, Hungarian/American composer (Diana)
1894 Henri E J A de Page, Belgian private law scholar
1895 Walter Gieseking, German pianist/composer
1899 Forrest Lewis, actor (Monster of Piedras Blancas)
1901 Eddie Paynter, cricketer (England batting hero in Bodyline series)
1902 Strom Thurmond, (Sen-R-SC, 1955- )
1905 Joel McCrea
1905 Joel McCrea
1905 Joel McCrea
1905 Joel McCrea
1905 Joel McCrea
1905 George Bissett, cricketer (successful S African quick in 1927-28)
1905 Joel McCrea, South Pasadena Calif, actor (Marshal-Wichita Town)
1906 George Lowthian Trevelyan, designer/visionary
1911 Roy Rogers, Cincinnati Ohio, cowboy (Happy Trails, Roy Rogers Show)
1912 Roy Rogers, famous cowboy, Happy Trails to you Roy & Trigger!
1912 Roy Rogers, famous cowboy, Happy Trails to you Roy & Trigger!
1912 Natalie Schaeffer, Rumson NJ, actress (Lovey Howell-Gilligan's Island)
1913 Vivien Leigh
1913 Vivien Leigh
1913 Vivien Leigh
1913 Vivien Leigh
1913 Vivien Leigh
1913 John McGiver, NYC, actor (Patty Duke Show, Jimmy Stewart Show)
1913 Vivien Leigh, (Gone With Wind) Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn
1914 Henri J de Koster, Dutch Min of Defense (1971-73)
1915 Moe Biller, NYC, labor union officer (AFL-CIO, Postal Workers)
1916 Len Wilkinson, cricketer (England leg-spinner just before WW II)
1917 Claus Adam, composer
1917 Jacob Everaers, office clerk/resistance fighter
1919 Myron Floren, Webster SD, accordionist (Lawrence Welk Show)
1921 Gy”rgy Cziffra, Hungarian/French pianist (Chopin/Liszt)
1923 Ian Arthur Hoyle Munro, medical journalist
1924 Ivan Rezak, composer
1926 Leo Derksen, Dutch journalist (Telegraph/Sunday Newspaper)
1927 Robert Abernethy, Geneva Switz, Newscaster (NBC News Encore)
1929 Ottmar MA Fraai, Cura‡aos/Dutch tenor
1930 Herb Edelman, Bkln NY, actor (Good Guys, Strike Force, 9 to 5)
1931 Ike Turner
1931 Ike Turner
1931 Ike Turner
1931 Ike Turner
1931 Ike Turner
1931 Ike Turner, Miss, AKA Mr Tina Turner!, guitarist (A Fool in Love)
1932 Arthur L Liman, NYC, trial lawyer (Oliver North)
1934 Nick Smith, (Rep-R-Michigan)
1935 Dick Davalos, Bronx, actor (Jeff-The Americans)
1935 Jerry Amper Dadap, composer
1935 John Nicholas Maw, composer
1935 Lester Piggott, British jockey (11 time champ)
1938 Chris Robinson, Fla, actor (Stanley, General Hospital, Another World)
1939 Ken Walter, South African cricket pace bowler (1961-62 series v NZ)
1940 Elke Sommer
1940 Elke Sommer
1940 Elke Sommer
1940 Elke Sommer
1940 Elke Sommer
1941 Art Garfunkel
1941 Art Garfunkel
1941 Art Garfunkel
1941 Art Garfunkel
1941 Art Garfunkel
1941 Patricia Harty, Wash DC, actress (Occasional Wife, Blondie)
1942 Art Garfunkel, NYC, singer/actor (Sounds of Silence, Carnal Knowledge)
1942 Elke Sommer, [Elke Schletz], Berlin Germany, actress (Oscar)
1943 Sam Shepard
1943 Sam Shepard
1943 Sam Shepard
1943 Sam Shepard
1943 Sam Shepard
1943 Pablo Gomez, rocker
1943 Sam Shepard, Ill, actor/playwright (Frances, Crimes of the Heart)
1946 Gram Paarson, [Cecil Connor], Winter Haven Fl, rocker (Byrds)
1946 Herman Brood, Dutch painter/singer/pianist (Sleepin' Bird)
1946 Patricia K Kuhl, speech & hearing scientist
1947 Oleg Antropov, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1968)
1947 Peter Noone, rocker (Herman-Herman's Hermits-Silhouttes)
1948 Peter Hammill, English singer/songwriter (Patient)
1948 Rick Cobb, rocker
1950 Debbie Massey, Grosse Pointe MI, LPGA golfer (1979 Wheeling Classic)
1951 Cindy Brooks, Gettysburg Pa, playmate (April, 1985)
1951 Stuart Havelock Hollingdale, anthropologist
1952 Bill Walton, NBA center (Portland Trailblazers, Boston Celtics)
1955 Sylvester Louis Adams, murderer
1956 Mike Score, Liverpool England, rock guitarist (Flock Of Seagulls)
1956 Rob Fisher, Bath England, rock keyboardist (Naked Eyes)
1957 David Moyse, Adelaide Australia, rock vocalist (Air Supply)
1957 Jon-Erik Hexum, Tenafly NJ, actor (Voyager, Cover-up)
1959 Bryan Adams
1959 Bryan Adams
1959 Bryan Adams
1959 Bryan Adams
1959 Bryan Adams
1959 Bryan Adams, Vancouver BC Canada, singer (Heaven)
1960 Mark West, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)
1960 Ren‚ Froger, Dutch singer (Everything Can Make a Man Happy)
1961 Charles O Hobaugh, Bar Harbor ME, Capt USMC/astronaut
1962 Brian Wheat, rock bassist (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)
1963 Tatum O'Neal
1963 Tatum O'Neal
1963 Tatum O'Neal
1963 Tatum O'Neal
1963 Tatum O'Neal
1963 Andrea McArdle, Phila, actress (Annie)
1963 Hans Gilhaus, soccer player (Vitesse)
1963 Tatum O'Neal, LA Cal, Mrs John McEnroe (Paper Moon, Little Darlings)
1967 Frank Pollack, NFL tackle (SF 49ers)
1967 Grant Leury, Melbourne VIC Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
1967 Percy Snow, WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire)
1967 Steve Wagner, Phila, field hockey goalkeeper (Olympics-96)
1968 Bob Dahl, NFL guard/tackle (Cleve Browns)
1968 Cary Blanchard, NFL kicker (Indianapolis Colts)
1968 Chris Gray, Perth WA, Australasia golfer
1968 Malcolm Frank, CFL cornerback (Edmonton Eskimos)
1969 Jennifer Guthrie, Willimantic Conn, actress (Dawn-General Hospital)
1970 Javier Lopez, Ponce Puerto Rico, catcher (Atlanta Braves)
1970 Ryan Wetnight, NFL tight end (Chic Bears)
1971 Corin "Corky" Nemec, Little Rock, actor (Tucker, Parker Lewis)
1971 Erick Walder, Mobile Alabama, triple jumper
1971 Sergei Berezin, Voskrensensk Rus, NHL forward (Team Russia, Oly-Si-98)
1971 Todd Collins, NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills)
1972 Tracy Greene, NFL tight end (Pitts Steelers)
1973 Alexei Yashin, NHL forward (Team Russia Oly-Silver-1998, Ottawa)
1973 Alexei Yashin, Sverdlovsk Rus, NHL center (Ottawa Senators)
1973 James Collins, NBA guard (LA Clippers)
1973 Johnny Damon, Ft Riley KS, outfielder (KC Royals)
1973 Johnny Damon, outfielder (Kansas City Royals)
1973 Kate Anderson, Australian 1.5k/3k/5k runner (Olympics-96)
1973 Rupert Grant, NFL fullback (NE Patriots)
1974 Conrad Hamilton, cornerback (NY Giants)
1974 Jerry Stackhouse, NBA guard/forward (Detroit Pistons, Phila 76ers)
1977 Jodi Webb, Miss Utah Teen USA (1996)
1977 Tuula Puputti, ice hockey goalie (Finland, Oly-98)

Events


Guy Fawkes Day, celebrated in England.
Guy Fawkes Day, celebrated in England.
1228 Wu MeKuan, a collection of 48 Zen koans, compiled in China
1414 Council of Constance (16th ecumenical council) opens
1492 Christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from Indians of Cuba
1530 St Felix Flood ravages Dutch coast
1556 Akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi
1556 Battle at Panipat: Mogollegers beat hindu leader Hemu
1605 Plot to blow up British parliment fails - first Guy Fawkes day.
1605 Plot to blow up British parliment fails - first Guy Fawkes day.
1605 Gunpowder Plot; Catholics try to blow up English Parliament. Plot uncovered & leader Guy Fawkes hanged
1630 Spain & England sign peace treaty
1639 1st post office in the colonies is set up in Massachusetts
1678 Brandenburgse troops occupy Greifswald in Sweden
1725 Spain & Austria sign secret treaty
1757 Battle at Rossbach (7 year war/French & Indian War)
1781 John Hanson elected 1st "President of the United States in Congress assembled" (8 years before Washington was elected).
1781 John Hanson elected 1st "President of the United States in Congress assembled" (8 years before Washington was elected).
1781 John Hanson elected 1st "Pres of US in Congress assembled"
1789 Fleeing slaves under Bonni attack military post on Suriname
1789 French National Meeting declares all citizens equal under law
1811 El Salvador's 1st battle against Spain for independence
1838 Honduras declares independence of Central American Federation
1846 Robert Schumann's 2nd Symphony in C, premieres
1854 Crimean War: British & French defeat Russian force of 50,000
1862 Ambrose Burnside replaces McClellen as head of Army of Potomac
1862 Battle at Barbee's Crossroads, Virginia: 51 casualties
1871 Susan B Anthony arrested trying to vote in Rochester NY
1872 Susan B Anthony fined $100 for trying to vote for Ulysses S Grant
1872 Ulysses S Grant re-elected US president
1875 Susan B. Anthony is arrested for attempting to vote.
1875 Susan B. Anthony is arrested for attempting to vote.
1876 Henry Morton Stanley's expedition leaves Nyangwe
1881 French government-Ferry resigns
1882 Bedrich Smetana's "Ma Vlast," premieres
1883 Battle at El Obeid Sudan: Mahdi's army destroys Egyptian army
1883 Musical "Cordelia's Aspirations" premieres in NYC
1887 Ottawa College (ORFU) defeats Montreal Football Club (QRFU) 10-5 to win the Dominion championship
1894 Frederick Lugards expedition reaches Nikki
1894 Richard Strauss' "Till Eulenspiegels," premieres
1895 1st US patent, granted for the automobile, to George B Selden
1895 1st US patent, granted for the automobile, to George B Selden
1895 1st US patent granted for auto (George B Selden)
1895 George Selden patents 1st gasoline-driven car
1895 King Edward VII says "We are all Socialists nowadays"
1895 US state Utah accepts female suffrage
1898 Gerhart Hauptmanns "Fuhrmann Henschel," premieres in Berlin
1911 Italy attacks Turkish North-Africa (Libya), takes Tipoli & Cyrenaica
1911 Calbraith Rodgers arrives in Pasadena completing 1st transcontinental airplane flight (49 days) (left Sheepshead Bay, NY, Sept 17)
1912 Arizona, Kansas & Wisconsin vote for female suffrage
1912 Bulgarian troops in Constantinople blockade drinking water
1912 Woodrow Wilson (D) defeats Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) & Pres Taft (R)
1913 Ludwig III crowned king of Bavaria
1914 Britain annexes Cyprus
1914 Great Britain & France & Russia declares war on Turkey
1916 Emperor Wilhelm II & French Jozef I establishes kingdom of Poland
1916 Second Chamber accept initial impetus to general males/female suffrage
1917 Gen Pershing & US troops see action on Western Front for 1st time
1917 Supreme Court decision (Buchanan v Warley) strikes down Lousiville Ky ordiance requiring blacks & whites to live in separate areas
1919 Ir … Steringa Idzerda begins hosting "soir‚e-musical" on Dutch radio
1922 Demonstration for a Dutch University in Ghent
1925 Mussolini disbands Italian socialist parties
1927 10th PGA Championship: Water Hagen at Cedar Crest CC Dallas
1927 Walter Hagen beats Joe Turnesa for 4th consecutive PGA title
1930 Nobel for literature awarded to Sinclair Lewis for "Babbitt"
1932 Mussolini frees 16,000 criminals
1933 Chicago Bears 30 game unbeaten streak ends to Patriots (10-0)
1933 Spanish Basques vote for autonomy
1935 Maryland Court of Appeals orders U of M to admit (black) Donald Murray
1935 Parker Brothers launches game of Monopoly
1936 French writer Andr‚ Gide criticizes Soviet regime
1937 Hitler informs his military leader of his intentions of going to war
1938 Ottawa Roughriders score on 5-man, 4-lateral, 65-yard punt return
1938 Rugers beats Princeton 1st time in 60 yrs as Rutgers Stad dedicated
1940 Dutch submarine departs Dundee
1940 Pres FDR (D) wins unprecedented 3rd term beating Wendell Willkie (R)
1940 Walter Johnson, won 416 games for Wash Senators, loses Maryland congressional race (R)
1941 Japanese marine staff officiers Suzuki/Maejima leave Pearl Harbor
1942 Nazi raid on Greek Jews in Paris
1942 Pro-British Clandestine Radio Diego Suarez's final transmission
1943 -6] Vatican bombed
1944 Allied troops reach Zoutelande Walcheren
1944 Canadian & British troops liberate Dinteloord
1944 German troops blow-up Heusden North Brabant city hall, 134 die
1946 John F Kennedy (D-Mass) elected to House of Representatives
1950 Cleveland Browns' Tommy James intercepts 3 passes, club record
1950 Philippines president Quirino ends emergency crisis
1951 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1953 Nobel prize for physics awarded/appended on Frederik Zernicke
1953 Paul Searls saws a 32" log in 86.4 seconds
1953 Terence Rattigans' "Sleeping Prince," premieres in London
1955 Mont Canadien Jean Beliveau scores 2nd fastest hat trick (44 seconds)
1955 New Vienna Opera house opens (Austria)
1956 Britain & France land forces in Egypt
1956 Dutch Communist Party office of Felix Meritis seized
1956 Israel liberates Sharm-el-Sheikh, reopening Gulf of Aqaba
1956 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Datis nuperrime
1957 F‚lix Gaillard forms govt in France
1957 Mrs Nellie McGrail wins $574,658 on a 2«› soccer pool ticket
1958 "Maria Golovin" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 performances
1958 KGLD (now KSNG) TV channel 11 in Garden City, KS (NBC) 1st broadcast
1959 AFL announced with 8 teams
1961 India's premier Nehru arrives in NY
1961 St Louis Cards Bill Stacy, returns 2 interceptions for TDs vs Dallas
1963 US VP Lyndon B Johnson visits Netherlands
1964 US launches Mariner 3 toward Mars; no data returned
1966 Brigham Young QB Virgil Carter sets NCAA record of 599 yards gained
1966 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1967 ATS-3 launched by US to take 1st pictures of full Earth disc
1967 ATS-3 launched by US to take 1st pictures of full Earth disc
1967 ATS-3 launched by US to take 1st pictures of full Earth disk
1967 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
1967 New Orleans Saints 1st NFL victory, beat Phila Eagles 31-24
1967 US troops conquer Loc Ninh South Vietnam
1967 Yemen president Sallal flees
1968 1st AL pitcher to win MVP, Denny McLain (wins unanimously)
1968 Nixon (R) beats VP Humphrey (D) & George C Wallace for presidency
1971 Bolivia passes death penalty for political kidnapping
1971 NBA's LA Lakers starts a 33 game consecutive victory streak
1972 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Lady Errol Golf Classic
1973 BART starts SF-Daly City train shuttle service
1974 Dmitri Sjotakovitch completes Michelangelo-liederen
1974 Ella Grasso (Ct) elected 1st woman US gov not related to previous gov
1974 Walter E Washington, becomes 1st elected mayor of Wash DC
1975 British government sends troops to Belize
1975 Sao Tome & Principe adopts constitution
1976 Balt Jim Palmer wins AL Cy Young Award
1976 New AL franchises in Seattle & Toronto fill up their rosters
1976 Pirates trade Manny Sanguillen & $100,000 to A's for mgr Chuck Tanner
1976 USSR performs nuclear test
1977 NCAA passing record set at 571 yards (Marc Wilson, Brigham Young)
1978 Iranian PM Jaafar Sharif-Emami resigns to Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
1978 Khomeini followers attack British embassy/El Al office in Iran
1978 Oakland Raider's John Madden becomes 13th coach to win 100 NFL games
1979 Iran government of Bazargan resigns
1979 Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini declares US "The Great Satan"
1981 Charles Fuller's "Soldier's Play," premieres in NYC
1981 Former Dolphin, Mercury Morris, is sentenced to 20 years for drug trafficing, conspiracy, & possession of cocaine
1982 Cleveland Cavaliers lose 24th consecutive game (NBA record)
1982 George Harrison releases "Gone Troppo" album
1983 NY Rangers & Quebec Nordiques both score in 1st 14 secs of 3rd period
1983 Orbiter Discovery (OV-103) moves overland to Dryden
1985 "News" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 4 performances
1987 "Into the Woods" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 764 performances
1987 France performs nuclear test
1987 Iceberg twice size of Rhode Island sighted in Antarctic
1987 South Africa ANC-leader Govan Mbeki freed
1987 Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine's musical "Into the Stars," premieres
1987 Supreme Court nominee Douglas H Ginsburg admitted using marijuana
1988 1st NBA game at Bradley Center, Milw Bucks lose to LA Clippers 111-91(?)
1988 1st NBA game at Miami Arena, Miami Heat loss to LA Clippers, 111-91(?)
1988 1st NBA game at Palace of Auburn Hills, Pistons beat Hornets 94-85
1988 Cornell confirms grad student source of worst computer sabotage
1988 France performs nuclear test
1988 Gulch wins Breeder's Cup
1988 Japan beats MLB all stars 2-1 in Tokyo (Game 1 of 7)
1988 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Alysheba, Gt Communicator, Gulch, Is It True, Miesque, Open Mind, Personal Ensign at Churchill Downs
1989 "Threepenny Opera" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 65 perfs
1989 19th NYC Women's Marathon won by Ingrid Kristiansen in 2:25:30
1989 20th NYC Marathon won by Juma Ikangaa in 2:08:01
1989 Browns' Bernie Kosar sets club record of 16 cons pass completions
1989 Elaine Crosby wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
1989 US plays El Salvador, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
1991 Kiichi Miyazawa elected premier of Japan
1991 Richard J Kerr, ends term as acting director of CIA
1992 "Show Off" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 45 performances
1992 Bobby Fisher beats Boris Spassky to with Chess title in Belgrade
1993 1st NBA game in Alamodome, San Antonio Spurs beat Warriors 91-85
1994 George Foreman KOs Michael Moorer in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
1994 Space probe Ulyssus completes 1st passage behind the Sun
1994 Tony Rominger bicycles world record time (55,291 km)
1994 Yak-40 accident in north of Peru, 8 killed
1994 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Barathea, Cherokee Run, Concern, Flanders, One Dreamer, Tikkanen, Timber Country
1995 George Foreman beats Michael Moorer to win WBA/IBF boxing title
1995 STS 73 (Columbia 18), lands
1995 Woo-Soon Ko wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup Golf Tournament
1995 1st NBA game at General Motors Place, Vancouver Grizzlies beat Minn Timberwolves 100-98 in OT
1996 Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is the unanimous choice as AL Rookie of
1997 2 hours after Davey Johnson resigns, he is named AL Manager of Year
1997 French court orders producer Jacques Charrier, ex-husband of Brigitte Bardot, to pay the former screen star $8,300 in damages
2003 George Bush signs the Partial Birth Abortion Act banning late-term abortion.
2003 George Bush signs the Partial Birth Abortion Act banning late-term abortion.
2003 George Bush signs the Partial Birth Abortion Act banning late-term abortion.
2003 George Bush signs the Partial Birth Abortion Act banning late-term abortion.
2003 George Bush signs the Partial Birth Abortion Act banning late-term abortion.

That's All....

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