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Tuesday, November 6, 2018.



Birthdays


1479 Johanna, the Insane, Queen of Castili‰ (1504-20)
1494 Sulayman I, the Great, sultan of Turkey (1520-66)
1558 Thomas Kyd, English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy)
1566 Julien Perrichon, composer
1607 Sigmund Theophil Staden, composer
1613 Luis de Garay, composer
1659 Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer
1661 Charles II, last Habsburg king of Spain (1665-1700)
1671 Colley Cibber, England, dramatist/poet laureate (Love's Last Shift)
1746 Absalom Jones, Delaware, born into slavery
1753 Jean-Baptiste Sebastien Breval, composer
1754 Frederik I W K, 1st king of Wrttemberg (1806-16)
1757 Louis-Abet Deffroy de Reigny, composer
1771 Aloys Senefelder, inventor of lithography.
1771 Aloys Senefelder, inventor of lithography.
1771 Alois Senefelder, inventor (lithography)
1779 Michal Bogdanowicz, composer
1796 George Back, English sea officer/explorer (North Canada)
1800 Eduard Grell, composer
1814 Adolphe Sax, Belgian musician, saxophone inventor
1814 Adolphe Sax, Belgian musician, saxophone inventor
1814 Adolphe Sax, Belgium, musician/inventor (saxophone)
1818 Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author (V Lesach) [OS=Oct 25]
1822 Gordon Granger, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1876
1832 Joseph Smith, son of founder of Mormonism
1833 Jonas LI Lie, Norwegian writer (Kommandírens díttre, Gaa paa)
1836 Francis Ellingwood Abbot, Boston, theologian (Scientific Theism)
1838 John Grant Mitchell, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1894
1851 Charles Henry Dow, founded Dow Jones & Co.
1851 Charles Henry Dow, founded Dow Jones & Co.
1851 Charles H Dow, co-founded Dow Jones/1st editor of Wall St Journal
1854 John Phillip Souza, the undisputed March King
1854 John Phillip Souza, the undisputed March King
1854 John Phillip Sousa, Wash DC, march king (Stars & Stripes Forever)
1855 Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer
1856 Nicholas Nikolajevitsj, ruler of Russia
1860 Ignace Jan Paderewski, Polish composer, pianist, patriot
1860 Ignace Jan Paderewski, Polish composer, pianist, patriot
1860 Ignace Jan Paderewski, Kuryl¢wka Poland, composer/pianist/patriot
1861 James A. Naismith, inventor of basketball.
1861 James A. Naismith, inventor of basketball.
1861 James A Naismith, inventor (basketball)
1867 Marie Bregendahl, Danish author (Holger Hauge og hans Hustru)
1875 Pompeo Aloisi, Italian baron/diplomat/senator
1878 Ernest Irving, composer
1879 Eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician
1880 Robert [Edler von] Musil, Austrian author (Young T”rless)
1883 Hubert Bath, composer
1884 Ludomir Rozycki, Polish composer/conductor (Meduza, Eros i Psyche)
1885 Emiel Poetou, Flemish sculptor
1887 Walter Perry Johnson
1887 Walter Perry Johnson
1887 Walter Perry Johnson
1887 Walter Perry Johnson
1887 Walter Perry Johnson
1887 Walter Johnson, Kansas, Wash Senator pitcher (1907-27) (414-218)
1892 John Alcock, English pilot (1st non-stop flight across Atlantic Ocean)
1892 John Sigvard "Ole" Olsen, Wabash Ind, comedian (Olsen & Johnson)
1893 August Defresne, Dutch playwright/director (Uninhabited Island)
1896 Jim Jordan, Peoria IL, radio comedian (Fibber McGee)
1901 Juanita Hall, Keyport NJ, actress (Capt Billy)
1904 Selena Royale, NYC, actress (Date With Judy, Misleading Lady)
1906 Francis Lederer, Prague Czech, actor (Diary of a Chambermaid)
1908 Fanny Leys, Flemish author (Ontwijding)
1909 Heinz Rottger, composer
1909 Henk Bijvanck, composer
1910 Arthur Cohn, composer
1914 Jonathan Harris, actor (Dr Zachary Smith-Lost in Space)
1916 Ray Conniff, Attleboro Mass, chorus director (Ray Conniff Singers)
1918 Ronnie Brody, England, actor (Superman 3, What's Up Nurse, Ritz)
1919 Alan Lisette, cricketer (NZ slow left-armer vs West Indies 1956)
1920 John Smith, CEO (Liverpool FC)
1921 Geoff Rabone, cricketer (gifted all-rounder for NZ in 1950's)
1921 James Jones, Robinson Ill, novelist (From Here to Eternity)
1922 Lars Edlund, composer
1923 Aleksandra Chudina, USSR, track jumper (Olympic-2 silver-1952)
1923 Clay Jones, gardener
1923 Renato Capecchi, Italian violinist/baritone
1925 Dirk de Vroome, [Red Giant], SS'er
1926 Brian Abel-Smith, professor of Social Adminstration
1928 Peter Matz, Pitts Pa, orch leader (Hullabaloo, Carol Burnette Show)
1930 Raymond Baervoets, Belgian composer (Metamorphoses)
1931 Mike Nichols
1931 Mike Nichols
1931 Mike Nichols
1931 Mike Nichols
1931 Mike Nichols
1931 Mike Nichols, [Peschowsky], director (Catch 22, Biloxi Blues)
1931 Tsvetan Tsvetanov, composer
1932 Don King, fight promoter (Mike Tyson)
1932 Stonewall Jackson, rocker
1933 Joseph Pope, US singer (Hey Girl Don't Bother Me)
1933 Knut Johannesen, Norway, 5K/10K speed skater (Olympic-gold-1964)
1936 David Ward-Steinman, composer
1936 K Schippers, [Gerard Stigter], Dutch author
1936 Mikhail Vladimirovich Sologub, Russian cosmonaut
1937 Bas de Gaay Fortman, Dutch MP (PPR)
1937 Edwin Roxburgh, composer
1938 P J Proby, [James Marcus Smith], Houston Tx, rocker
1941 Doug Sahm, San Antonio Texas, country singer (Texas Tornadoes-Dinero)
1941 Guy Clark, Rockport Tx, country singer (Heartbroke)
1941 James Bowman, English contratenor
1943 Michael Schwerner, civil rights worker, murdered in 1964
1944 Bill Henderson, Vancouver BC, rock vocalist/guitarist (Chilliwack)
1945 Robert J Mrazek, (Rep-D-NY, 1983- )
1946 Sally Field
1946 Sally Field
1946 Sally Field
1946 Sally Field
1946 Sally Field
1946 Sally Field, Pasadena Calif, we really like her (Gidget, Flying Nun)
1947 Doug Young, rocker (Flash In The Pan)
1947 Edward Yang, director (Tewrrorizers)
1947 George Lawrence James, NJ, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-gold-1968)
1947 George Young, Glasgow Scotland, rock guitarist (Easybeats)
1947 Jack Arnold, character on Wonder Years
1947 John Wilson, rock drummer (Them)
1948 Glenn Frey
1948 Glenn Frey
1948 Glenn Frey
1948 Glenn Frey
1948 Glenn Frey
1948 Glenn Frey, Detroit Mich, rock vocalist (Eagles-Take it Easy)
1949 Brad Davis, Tallahassee Fla, actor (Roots, Chiefs, Midnight Express)
1949 Nigel Havers, English actor (Dr Latimer-Don't Wait Up)
1950 Ernest Thompson, Bellows Fall Vt, actor (Sierra, Westside Medical)
1954 Catherine Crier
1955 Maria Shriver
1955 Maria Shriver
1955 Maria Shriver
1955 Maria Shriver
1955 Maria Shriver
1955 Maria Shriver, [Mrs A Schwarzenegger], Chic, newscaster (Sunday Today)
1956 Graeme Wood, cricketer (Australian lefty opening batsman 1978-88)
1959 Teri Peterson, Santa Monica Cal, playmate (July, 1980)
1960 Lance Kerwin, Newport Beach Ca, (James at 15, The Loneliest Runner)
1962 Lori Singer, Corpus Christi Texas, actress (Fame, V, Footloose)
1963 Jean-Marc Chouinard, Montreal Quebec, epee (Olympics-96)
1964 Erik Kramer, NFL quarterback (Chic Bears)
1965 Brian Givens, Lompoc CA, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
1965 Robert Oberrrauch, hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998)
1966 Lisa Fuller, LA Calif, actress (Dawn-General Hospital)
1966 Peter DeLuise, Hollywood CA, actor (21 Jump Street, seaQuest DSV)
1967 Dennis Brown, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers)
1967 Jackie Auzias de Turenne, Seattle, WPVA volleyballer (Natl-17th-1995)
1967 Jana McCoy, Portales NM, Miss NM-America (1991)
1967 Rebecca Schaeffer, Eugene Oregon, actress (Patti-My Sister Sam)
1967 Shuzo Matsuoka, Tokyo Japan, tennis star (1995 USTA/Binghampton)
1968 Alfred Williams, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers, Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1968 Chad Curtis, Marion IN, outfielder (NY Yankees, Detroit Tigers)
1968 Edward Linskens, soccer player (PSV)
1968 Kelly Rutherford, Elizabethtown Kentucky, actress (Generations)
1968 Vlast Plavucha, hockey forward (Team Slovakia 1998)
1969 Bryan Abrams, Okla City, singer (Color Me Badd-I Want to Sex You Up)
1969 Don Wengert, Sioux City IA, pitcher (Oakland A's)
1970 Eric Mueller, KC MO, rower (Olympics-silver-1996)
1970 Ethan Hawke, Austin Texas, actor (Dad, Dead Poets Society, Explorers)
1970 Maa Tanuvasa, NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1970 Patrick Burke, CFL cornerback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1970 Rich Braham, tackle (Cincinnati Bengals)
1971 Derrick Alexander, NFL wide receiver (Cleve Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
1972 Anthony Brown, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
1972 Vicki Movessian, ice hockey defenseman (USA, Oly-98)
1973 Taje Allen, kicker (St Louis Rams)
1975 Mike Maurer, CFL fullback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1976 Laurie Baker, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-gold-98)
1978 Nicole Dubuc, actress (Robin-Major Dad)

Events


Sadie Hawkins Day (the ladies take the initiative!)
Sadie Hawkins Day (the ladies take the initiative!)
355 Emperor Constantine II crowns cousin Julianus keizer of Britain
1153 Treaty of Wallingford signed
1534 -7] Zealand hit by heavy storm
1572 Supernova is observed in constellation known as Cassiopeia
1632 Battle at Ltzen: Swedish/Saxon army beats imperial armies
1657 Brandenburg & Poland sign unity of Bromberg
1676 King Carlos II of Spain becomes of age (at 15)
1792 Battle at Jemappes: French army beats Ausrtrians
1813 Chilpancingo congress declares Mexico independent of Spain
1844 Spain grants the Dominican Republic independence
1844 Spain grants the Dominican Republic independence
1844 Spain grants Dominican Rep independence
1850 1st Hawaiian fire engine
1850 Yerba Buena & Angel Islands (SF Bay) reserved for military use
1860 Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president.
1860 Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president.
1860 Abraham Lincoln (Rep-R-Ill) elected 16th pres
1861 Jefferson Davis elected to 6 year term as Confederate pres
1862 1st Direct Telegraphic link between New York and San Francisco
1862 1st Direct Telegraphic link between New York and San Francisco
1862 NY-SF direct telegraphic link forms
1863 Battle of Rogersville TN
1864 Battle of Cane Hill, AK
1864 Battle of Droop Mountain, WV (Averell's Raid)
1865 Maastricht-Venlo railway in Neth opens
1869 1st intercollegiate football game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4)
1869 1st intercollegiate football game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4)
1869 1st intercollegiate football (soccer) game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4)
1871 Cameroon reaches coast of Angola after trip through Africa
1871 Pres Grant re-elected
1878 Henrik Ibsens "Samfundets Stotter," premieres in Oslo
1879 Canada celebrates 1st Thanksgiving Day
1883 NYAC organizes 1st American cross-country championship race
1884 British protectorate proclaimed over southeast New Guinea
1884 Montreal Foot Ball Club (QFRU) defeats Toronto Argonauts (ORFU) 30-0 in 1st CRFU Championship game
1885 US mint at Carson City, Nevada directed to close
1888 Benjamin Harrison (R-Sen-Ind) beats Pres Grover Cleveland (D), 233 electoral votes to 168, Cleveland received slightly more votes
1897 Peter Pan opens in NY at Empire Theater
1900 Battle at Bothaville: gen-mjr Charles Knox beats Boers
1900 Pres William McKinley (R) re-elected, beating William Jennings Bryan
1903 USA recognizea independence of Panama
1906 Charles Evans Hughes (R) elected NY gov beats William Randolph Hearst
1908 Leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St Petersburg
1910 SDAP/NVV initiate campaign for general males/female suffrage
1911 Francisco Madeiro inaugurated president of Mexico
1913 Mohandas K Gandhi arrested for leading Indian miners march in S Afr
1915 1st military flight in Neth East Indies (Tandjong Priok)
1915 Sophokles Skouloudis forms Greek govt
1917 the Russian Bolshevik revolution begins.
1917 the Russian Bolshevik revolution begins.
1917 Bolshevik revolution begins with capture of Winter Palace
1917 NY allows women to vote
1918 Republic of Poland proclaimed
1918 Supreme commander of the army Gen Cutters resigns
1919 1st Dutch radio program: Soir‚e Musicale with "Turf in you(r) ransel"
1922 King George V proclaims Irish Free state
1923 Col Jacob Schick patents 1st electric shaver
1923 USSR adopts experimental calendar, with 5-day "weeks"
1924 Stanley Baldwin becomes PM of England
1928 Clevelanders vote to build a stadium with city bonds
1928 Herbert Hoover (R) beats Alfred E Smith (D) for pres
1928 Jacob Schick patents 1st electric razor
1932 German election - KPD defeats NSDAP
1934 NFL Phila Eagles beat Cincinnati Reds 64-0
1935 1st test flight of British Hurricane aircraft
1935 Engl prince Henry (under George V) weds Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott
1935 Maiden flight by Canada's Hawker Hurricane military plane
1936 RCA displays TV for press
1936 Terence Rattigans "French Without Tears," premieres in London
1938 3 DiMaggio brothers play together for 1st time, charity all star game
1939 WGY-TV (Schenectady NY), 1st commercial-license station begins
1939 WGY-TV (Schenectady NY), 1st commercial-license station begins
1939 WGY-TV (Schenectady, NY), 1st coml TV station, begins service
1939 WRGB TV channel 6 in Schenectady-Alby-Troy, NY (CBS) 1st broadcast
1940 Franklin D Roosevelt re-elected president
1941 Einsatz group kills 15,000 Jews of Rovno Ukraine
1941 Japanese fleet readies assault on Pearl Harbor
1941 USA lends Soviet Union $1 million
1942 Nazis execute 12,000 Minsk ghetto Jews
1942 Sukarno & Mohammed Hatta finds Ampat Serangkai
1943 Russian troops land on Kertsj peninsula
1943 Soviet forces reconquer Kiev
1943 Stalin says: "The issue of German fascism is lost"
1945 HUAC begins investigation of 7 radio commentators
1949 Greeks civil war ends
1950 Branch Rickey signs 5-yr contract as VP/GM of Pitts Pirates
1950 Chinese offensive halts at Chongchon River, North Korea
1950 King Tribhuvana of Nepal flees to India
1952 Dmitri Sjostakovitch's cantata "About our Fatherland," premieres
1953 French National Meeting grants Saarland more autonomy
1953 Jimmy Dykes succeeds Marty Marion as manager of Balt Orioles
1953 Masao Oki's symphony "Atomic Bomb," premieres
1955 11th Ryder Cup: US, 8-4 at Thunderbird Ranch & CC Calif
1955 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1956 Holland & Spain withdraw from Olympics, protest Soviets in Hungary
1956 Pres Eisenhower (R) re-elected defeating Adlai E Stevenson (D)
1957 "Rumple" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 45 performances
1957 Felix Gaillard becomes premier of France
1958 AL announces that KC will play AL record 52 night games in 1959
1958 Belgium govt of Eyskens & Lilar forms
1958 Wilber Snyder beats V Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champ
1961 US govt issues a stamp honoring 100th birthday of James Naismith
1962 Nixon tells press he won't be available to kick around any more
1962 Nixon tells press he won't be available to kick around any more
1962 BART bond issue just gets by with a 66.9% favorable vote
1962 Edward M Kennedy 1st elected (Sen-D-Mass)
1962 Edward W Brooke (R) elected attorney general of Massachusetts
1962 Nixon tells press he won't be available to kick around any more
1962 Saudi Arabia proclaims abolishing slavery
1962 UN General Assembly adopts resolution condemning South Africa
1964 WEIQ TV channel 42 in Mobile, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1966 1st entire lineup televised in color (NBC)
1966 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Amarillo Ladies' Golf Open
1966 Lunar Orbiter 2 launched
1967 Bridge at Annabaai crashes on Willemstad, Cura‡ao, kills 15
1967 US launches Surveyor 6; makes soft landing on Moon Nov 9
1968 Nixon elected 37th pres of US, defeating Hubert Humphrey
1968 Students of SF State Counsel go on strike
1969 1st Cy Young Award tie (Mike Cuellar, Balt & Denny McLain, Det)
1970 Boog Powell wins AL MVP
1970 Twins Jim Perry wins AL Cy Young Award
1971 "Great Harp" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 7 performances
1971 US performs underground nuclear test at Amchitka Island Aleutians
1973 "Man With the Golden Girl" begins shooting
1973 Abe Beame eleceted 1st Jewish mayor on NYC
1973 Coleman Young elected mayor of Detroit
1974 Dodger Mike Marshall is 1st relief pitcher to win Cy Young Award
1975 "Hello, Dolly" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 51 performances
1975 1st appearance of Sex Pistols
1976 Benjamin Hooks, succeeds Roy Wilkins as executive director of NAACP
1976 Former Twins relief ace Bill Campbell is 1st free-agent to sign with a new team, joining the Red Sox for $1 million over 4 years
1977 "Hair" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 43 performances
1977 1st Emmy Sports Award presentation
1977 39 killed in an earthen dam burst at Toccoa Falls Bible College, Ga
1978 Iranian general Gholan Reza Azhari forms govt
1978 Shah of Iran places Iran under military rule
1979 Ayatolla Khomeini takes over in Iran
1981 Fernando Valenzuela is 1st rookie to win a Cy Young Award
1981 Larry Holmes TKOs Renaldo Snipes in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
1982 Joe Altobelli succeeds Earl Weaver as Oriole manager
1983 Chako Higuchi wins LPGA Sports Nippon Team Match Golf Tournament
1983 Discovery transported to Vandenberg AFB, Calif
1983 Tor Bay Buccaneers James Wilder rushes for 219 yards vs Minn Vikings
1983 Turkey Turgut ™zals Moederland party wins elections
1984 Pres Reagan (R) landslide (won 49 states) re-election over Mondale (D)
1984 Willie Hernandez wins AL MVP Award
1985 22nd Space Shuttle Mission (61A) -Challenger 9- lands at Edwards AFB
1985 Exploratory well at Ranger Tx, explodes spilling 6.3 m gallons of oil
1985 M-19 guerrilla's occupies Palace of Justice Bogot  Colombia
1985 Space shuttle Challenger lands at Edwards Calif
1986 Houston's Mike Scott (18-10) wins NL Cy Young
1986 Reagan signs landmark immigration reform bill
1986 Rev Donald Wildmon begins a campaign against Howard Stern
1987 Roger Clemens wins consecutive Cy Young Awards
1988 18th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:07
1988 19th NYC Marathon won by Steve Jones in 2:08:20
1988 Japan & MLB all stars played to a 6-6 draw (Game 2 of 7)
1988 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
1988 Steve Jones wins NY men's marathon; Grete Waitz 9th women's title
1989 US marshals & FCC sieze pirate radio station WJPL in Brooklyn
1990 Arsenio Hall gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
1990 Braves Dave Justice wins NL Rookie of Year
1990 Fire destroys some of Universal Studio's stages
1990 Guam Republican governor Joseph Ada re-elected
1991 "Moscow Circus Cirk Valentin" opens at Gershwin NYC for 32 perfs
1991 Grand duke Vladimir Kirillovitsj returns to St Petersburg
1991 Keck II, biggest telescope in use at Mauna Kea Hawaii
1991 Maximus 2.0 BBS released
1991 Robert M Gates, becomes 15th director of CIA
1991 Russian president Yeltsin outlaws Communist Party
1993 Actor Howard Rollins arrested for drunk driving
1993 Actress Allison Angrim (32) weds Robert Schoonover (44)
1993 Evander Holyfield beats Riddick Bowe in 12 for heavywgt boxing title
1993 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arcangues, Brocco, Cardmania, Hollywood Wildcat, Kotashaan, Lure, Phone Chatter
1994 24th NYC Women's Marathon won by Tegla Loroupe in 2:27:37
1994 25th NYC Marathon won by German Silva in 2:11:21
1994 Emomali Rachmonov recognized as president of Tadzjikistan
1994 George Foreman (45) KOs Michael Moorer to win boxing HW championship
1994 Woo-Soon Ko wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Golf Cup
1995 Art Modell officially announces Cleveland Browns are moving to Balt
1995 Israel buries Yitzhak Rabin, assassinated by a fellow Jew who opposed peace with Palestinians
1996 LA Dodger Todd Hollandsworth wins NL Rookie of Year
1997 "Proposals," opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 76 performances
1997 SF Giants manager Dusty Baker named NL Manager of the Year

That's All....

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