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Wednesday, November 7, 2018.



Birthdays


994 Muhammad ibn Hazm, historian, jurist, writer of Islamic Spain
994 Muhammad ibn Hazm, historian, jurist, writer of Islamic Spain
994 Muhammad ibn Hazm, historian/jurist/author of Islamic Spain
1598 Francisco de Zurbar n, Spain, Baroque painter (baptized)
1656 Walraad the Younger, earl of Nassau-Ottweiler/gov of Nimegen
1692 Johannes G Schnabel, German author/surgeon (Insel Felsenburg)
1706 Carlo Cecere, composer
1758 Edouard viscount de Walckiers, South Netherland banker/politician
1786 Francisco Andrevi y Castellar, composer
1797 Silas Horton Stringham, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1876
1806 August Friedrich Pott, composer
1810 Ferenc Erkel, Hungary, composer/conductor (Hunaydi L szl¢)
1810 Fritz Reuter, writer
1811 Karel J Erben, Czech poet (Bouquet)
1822 Edouard Gregoir, composer
1828 Ludwig Deppe, composer
1828 Paul-Jacques-Aim‚ Baudry, French painter
1832 Andrew Dickson White, educator/1st president of Cornell
1839 Henry Holmes, composer
1846 Ignaz Brull, composer
1852 Bohdan Borkowski, composer
1855 Edwin H Hall, US physicist (Hall effect)
1856 Semyon Zonovyevich Alapin, Vilna, tied for chess 1st place (1878)
1859 Hendrik G Kleyn, church historian (Facts of verzinsels?)
1866 Carl Emil Paul Lincke, composer
1866 Paul Lincke, German composer/conductor/publisher (Frau Luna)
1867 Madame Curie
1867 Madame Curie
1867 Madame Curie
1867 Madame Curie
1867 Marie Sklodowska Curie, discovered radium (Nobel 1903 & 1911).
1867 Madame Curie
1867 Marie Sklodowska Curie, discovered radium (Nobel 1903 & 1911).
1867 Madame Marie Sklodowska Curie, discovered radium (Nobel 1903, 1911)
1874 Joseph Willoughby, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1895-96)
1876 Culbert Olson, Fillmore Utah, (Gov-D-Cal)
1876 Ted Arnold, cricketer (England all-rounder in 10 Tests 1903-05)
1877 Henry Balfour Gardiner, composer
1878 Lise Meitner, Austrian/Swedish physicist (Protactinium)
1879 Eugeen Yoors, Flemish etcher/glass painter
1879 Leon Davidovitsj Trotsky, [Leib Bronstein], Russ revolutionary [NS]
1883 Elder Lightfoot Solomon Michaux, Newport New Va, TV preacher
1886 Aaron Nimzowitsch, Latvian chess player (openings theorist)
1886 Mark Aldanov, [Landau], Russian/French chemist/writer [OS=Oct 26]
1888 Chandrasekhara Raman, India, physicist (Nobel 1930)
1889 George Davis, Netherlands, actor (Devil May Care)
1889 Lord Tennyson III, cricketer (England batsman & captain)
1895 Jakob Kaplan, French head rabbi (1955-81)
1896 Herbert R O'Connor, Balt Md, (Sen-Md)/TV narrator (Crime Syndicate)
1897 Ruth Pitter, British(?) poet
1900 Efrem Kurtz, St Petersburg Russia, conductor (Houston Symph 1948-54)
1900 Heinrich Himmler, Nazi SS leader
1902 Jes£s Mar¡a Sanrom , Carolina PR, pianist (Boston Symphony)
1902 Rob van der de Bas, [Barend Robberts], troubadour (Klucht of the Cow)
1903 Dean Jagger
1903 Dean Jagger
1903 Dean Jagger
1903 Dean Jagger
1903 Konrad Lorenz, zoologist, ethologist, writer (Nobel 1973)
1903 Dean Jagger
1903 Konrad Lorenz, zoologist, ethologist, writer (Nobel 1973)
1903 Albert Helman, [Lou Lichtveld], Suriname politician/novelist
1903 Dean Jagger, Lima Ohio, actor (Albert Vane-Mr Novak, Elmer Gantry)
1903 Konrad Lorenz, zoologist/ethologist (Man & His Ideas, Nobel 1973)
1903 Lodewijk AM "Lou" Lichtveld, [Albert Helman], Suriname author
1905 William Alwyn, composer
1906 Eugene Carson Blake, US sec-gen of World council of Churches (1966-72)
1906 Jan Vercammen, Flemish author/chief inspector LO (Primary Education)
1906 Margaret Barbara Lambert, British historian (Saar)
1907 Maurits Mok, Dutch author/poet (Cheese & Bread Game)
1911 Walter Shlomo Gross, journalist
1913 Albert Camus, Algeria, novelist/director (The Just-Nobel 1957)
1914 R[aphael] A[loysius] Lafferty, US, sci-fi author (Devil is Dead)
1916 Joe Bushkin, NYC, jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes)
1917 Andras Mihaly, composer
1918 Billy Graham
1918 Billy Graham
1918 Billy Graham
1918 Billy Graham
1918 Billy Graham, evangelist
1918 Billy Graham
1918 Billy Graham, evangelist
1918 Billy Graham, Charlotte NC, Baptist evangelist (Crusades)
1922 Al Hirt
1922 Al Hirt
1922 Al Hirt
1922 Al Hirt
1922 Al Hirt
1922 Al Hirt, New Orleans LA, jazz trumpeter (Greatest Horn in the World)
1923 Matthew Coady, journalist
1924 Wolf Mankowitz, British(?) playwright
1926 Joan Sutherland
1926 Joan Sutherland
1926 Joan Sutherland
1926 Joan Sutherland
1926 Joan Sutherland
1926 Joan Sutherland, Sydney Australia, operatic soprano (Met Opera)
1927 Hiroshi Yamauchi, Kyoto Japan, owner (Seattle Mariners)
1929 Ruggero Mastroianni, film editor
1930 Peter Woods, newsreader
1930 Rudy Boschwitz, (Sen-R-Mn, 1978- )
1931 Gerald Humel, composer
1932 Harry Lammertink, [Yrrah], Dutch cartoonist (Vrij Netherland)
1933 George Tibbits, composer
1934 Stephen L Neal, (Rep-D-NC, 1975- )
1935 Willibrordus S Rendra, Indonesia, poet (Ballad orang-orang tertjina)
1936 Barry Newman, Boston Mass, actor (Amy, Deadline, Petrocelli)
1936 Gwyneth Jones, Pontnewyndd Wales, soprano (Die Walkre)
1936 Jaap Stobbe, Dutch actor (Dageraad)
1938 Dee Clark, Arkansas, singer (Hambone, Nobody But You)
1938 James Katt, pitcher/sportscaster (NY Yankees, Minn Twins)
1939 Daniel Manneke, composer
1940 Antonio Sk…rmeta, writer
1940 Guido Provoost, Belgian historian
1942 Jean Shrimpton, British model/actress (Privilege)
1942 Johnny Rivers, [Ramistella], NYC, singer (Secret Agent Man)
1943 Joni Mitchell
1943 Joni Mitchell
1943 Joni Mitchell
1943 Joni Mitchell
1943 Joni Mitchell
1943 Joni Mitchell, [Roberta J Anderson], Alberta Canada, singer (Clouds)
1943 Judith Frost, British Columbia, artist (To Red, Dust Drawings)
1943 Wensley Haydon-Baillie, English pharmaceutical manufacturer
1944 James Hashow, composer
1944 Jim Watkins, Phila, actor (Jerry-Magician)
1944 Joe Niekro, baseball knuckler (NY Yankees)
1949 Judy Tenuda, comedienne (Spotlight Cafe)
1950 Alexa Canady, 1st black woman neuro-surgeon/educator
1950 Augusto Gen'un Alcalde, Buenos Aires, 1st S Amer Zen teacher
1951 Dan Duva, boxing promoter/producer (Howard Stern New Years Party)
1951 Nick Gilder, London England, singer (Hot Child in the City)
1953 Lucinda Green, English equestrian
1956 Denise Jannah, [Zeefuik], Suriname jazz singer (Farmer's Market)
1957 Christopher Knight, NYC, actor (Peter-Brady Bunch)
1957 Jonathan Palmer, formula-1 racer
1957 Kathy McMillan, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1976)
1958 Jack Wyngaard, dancer
1959 Keith Lockhart
1959 Keith Lockhart
1959 Keith Lockhart
1959 Keith Lockhart
1959 Keith Lockhart
1961 Mintcho Pachov, Bulgaria, 67.5kg weightlifer (Olympic-bronze-1980)
1962 Arend Bouwmeester, Dutch saxophonist (Bob Color)
1962 Wayne Norman Phillips, Vic opener cricketer (Test for Aust v Ind 1992)
1963 John Barnes, British soccer player
1963 Michael Heidt, Calgary Alberta, hockey defenseman (Team Germany)
1963 Shelly Miller, Youngstown Oh, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-25th-1994)
1963 Todd McKee, actor (Ted-Santa Barbara, Bold & Beautiful)
1964 Dana Plato, Maywood Calif, actress (Kimberly-Diff'rent Strokes)
1964 Liam O'Maonlai, Irish vocalist/pianist (Hothouse Flowers-I'm Sorry)
1966 Andy Tomberlin, Monroe NC, outfielder (NY Mets)
1966 Lisa Canning, Virgin Islands, hostess (Entertainment Tonight)
1966 Murphy Logo Su'a, cricket pace bowler (NZ left-arm of Samoan parents)
1968 Russ Springer, Alexandria VA, pitcher (Phila Phillies)
1969 Michelle Morse, Ft Rucker Ala, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1995)
1969 Tanya Dubnicoff, Winnipeg Manitoba, cyclist (Olympics-6th-92, 96)
1970 Andre Hastings, NFL wide receiver (Pitts Steelers, NO Saints)
1970 Kris[ten] Fillat, San Diego Calif, field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1970 Marc Rosset, Geneva Switz, tennis star (1992 French Doubles)
1972 Jason and Jeremy London
1972 Jason and Jeremy London
1972 Jason and Jeremy London
1972 Jason and Jeremy London
1972 Jason and Jeremy London
1972 Christopher Daniel Barnes, ME, actor (Ross-Day by Day, As World Turns)
1972 Clive B Barnes, Portland Me, actor (Scott Hayden-Starman)
1972 Emily Porter Lesueur, Glendale Calif, synchro swimmer (Oly-gold-96)
1972 Jane Taylor, Maitland NSW Aust, tennis star (1995 Futures-Wagga Waga)
1972 Jeremy London, actor (I'll Fly Away, Party of Five)
1972 Jimmy Gary, NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks)
1974 Kris Benson, Konnesaw TX, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1974 Tarek Saleh, linebacker (Carolina Panthers)
1975 Suesan Rajabi, Miss Colorado USA (1996)
1976 Mark Philippoussis, Australia, tennis star (140 MPH serve)
1976 Zahir Raheem, Phila, bantamweight boxer (Olympics-96)

Events


National Day in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
National Day in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
680 3rd Council of Constantinople (6th ecumenical council) opens
921 Treaty of Bonn: East France & West France recognize each other
1512 Medici's discharge Niccol• Machiavelli from Florence
1519 University of Leuven convicts teaching of Luther
1558 French king Henri II occupies Calais
1581 Queen Elizabeth I & Fran‡ois of Anjou wed
1597 Emilia of Nassau weds Dom Emanuel of Portugal
1631 Pierre Gassendi observes transit of Mercury predicted by Kepler
1637 Anne Hutchinson banished from Mass bay colony as a heretic
1651 King Louis XIV of France (13) declarer of full age
1659 Peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV
1665 1st edition of "London Gazette"
1667 Jean Racines "Andromaque," premieres in Paris
1722 Richard Steele's "Conscious Lovers," premieres in London
1733 France & Spain sign Escoriaal Treaty
1747 Organgist in Netherlands revolt under Daniel Raap
1775 Lord Dunmore, promises freedom to male slaves who join British army
1794 French troops conquer Nijmegen
1805 Lewis and Clark first sight the Pacific Ocean.
1805 Lewis and Clark first sight the Pacific Ocean.
1805 Lewis & Clark 1st sights Pacific Ocean
1811 Battle of Tippecanoe, gave Harrison a presidential slogan.
1811 Battle of Tippecanoe, gave Harrison a presidential slogan.
1811 Battle of Tippecanoe, gave Harrison a presidential slogan
1814 1st sitting of States-general in Hague
1820 James Monroe elected 5th US president
1824 St Petersburg flood
1831 State Gran Colombia disbands
1848 General Zachary Taylor elected as president of US
1861 Battle of Belmont, MO
1861 Battle of Port Royal Bay, SC (Ft Walker, Ft Beauregard)
1863 Battle of Rappahannock Station & Kelly's Ford, VA
1864 2nd session of congress of Confederate States of America reconvenes
1865 London Gazette, oldest surviving journal, is founded
1872 Mary Celeste sails from NY to Genoa; found abandoned 4 weeks later
1872 Mary Celeste sails from NY to Genoa; found abandoned 4 weeks later
1872 Mary Celeste sails from NY to Genoa; found abandoned 4 weeks later
1872 US cargo ship Mary Celeste set sail from NY on a journey which ended when it is found mysteriously abandoned the following month
1874 1st cartoon depicting elephant as Republican Party symbol, by T Nast
1875 Verney Cameron is 1st European to cross equitorial Africa from sea to sea.
1875 Verney Cameron is 1st European to cross equitorial Africa from sea to sea.
1875 Verney Cameron is 1st European to cross equitorial Africa
1876 Edward Bouchet, is 1st black to recieve a PhD in US college (Yale)
1876 Meharry Medical College forms at Central Tennesse College
1876 Pres Rutherford B Hayes & Samuel J Tilden claim presidential victory Tilden (D) wins election but Electoral college selects Hayes (R)
1885 Canada completes its own transcontinental railway.
1885 Canada completes its own transcontinental railway.
1885 Canadian Pacific Railway completed at Craigellachie
1893 State Colorado accept female suffrage
1907 Dynamite explodes on locomotive kills engineer Jesus Garcia in Mexico
1907 Test tokens are struck in 1st production of Canadian coins
1908 Dutch capture Venezuelan navy
1909 Knights & Ladies of St Peter Claver organizes in Mobile Alabama
1914 Japan attack German concession on Chinese peninsula of Shanghai
1915 Austrian submarine torpedoes Italian passenger ship (272 kill)
1916 Grand duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns czar of uprising
1916 Jeannette Rankin (Rep-R-Mont) elected 1st woman Representative
1916 Woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected president
1917 October Revolution overthrows Russian Provisional Government
1917 October Revolution overthrows Russian Provisional Government
1917 British capture Gaza Palestine from Turks
1917 October Revolution (Oct 26 OS) in Russia, Lenin seizes power
1918 Goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rocket
1918 Goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rocket
1918 Goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rockets
1918 United Press erroneously reports WW I armistice had been signed
1918 Vladimir Mayakovsky's "Misteriya Buff," premieres in Petrograd
1919 US police raid offices of Union of Russian Workers
1921 Ed Wynn's musical "Perfect Fool," premieres in NYC
1925 Italians liberal-national party joins fascist
1928 Herbert Hoover (R) elected president
1929 Museum of Modern Art opens (NYC)
1931 Chinese People's Republic proclaimed by Mao Tse Tung
1932 1st broadcast of "Buck Rogers in the 25th century" on CBS-radio
1932 Bradman scores 238 NSW v Victoria, 200 mins, 32 fours
1933 Pennsylvania voters overturn blue law, by permitting Sunday sports
1934 Arthur L Mitchell, becomes 1st black Democratic congressman (Ill)
1935 23rd CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Winnipegs defeats Hamilton Tigers, 18-12
1936 Battle of Madrid begins
1940 The Tacoma Narrows bridge collapses after only four months following dedication.
1940 The Tacoma Narrows bridge collapses after only four months following dedication.
1940 The Tacoma Narrows bridge collapses after only four months following dedication.
1940 The Tacoma Narrows bridge collapses after only four months following dedication.
1940 The Tacoma Narrows bridge collapses after only four months following dedication.
1940 Stravinsky's Symfonie in C premieres in Chicago
1940 Tacoma Narrows (Galloping Gertie) Bridge collapses, Wash
1941 British air attack on Berlin, Mannheim & Ruhrgebied
1942 1st US president to broadcast in a foreign language-FDR in French
1942 Bicyclist Fausto Coppi establishes world record (45,848 km)
1943 Detroit Lions 0, NY Giants 0; last scoreless tie in NFL
1944 FDR wins 4th term in office, defeating Thomas E Dewey (R)
1944 Train crashes in tunnel of Aguadilla Spain; about 500 die
1946 "Bal Negre" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 54 performances
1949 King Faruk disbands Egyptian parliament
1950 Carlo Terron's "Processo Agli Innocenti," premieres in Milan
1950 French women & children leaves Hanoi/Tonkin-delta
1951 Constitution of Jordan passes
1953 WIS TV channel 10 in Columbia, SC (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 US spy plane shot down North of Japan
1954 Cleveland Browns' Chet Hanulak sets club record with 7 punt returns & win by their largest margin of victory (59) beating Wash 62-3
1955 Supreme Court of Balt bans segregation in public recreational areas
1957 Phillies pitcher Jack Sanford wins NL Rookie of Year
1957 WEEQ (now WWTO) TV channel 35 in La Salle, IL (IND) 1st broadcast
1959 13th Ryder Cup: US wins 8«-3« at Eldorado CC Calif
1960 KNRR TV channel 12 in Pembina, ND (IND) begins broadcsting
1961 France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
1962 Glenn Hall set NHL record of 503 consecutive games as goalie
1962 Richard Nixon quits politics-You won't have Nixon to kick around
1963 Carole Joan Crawford, 20,, of Jamaica, crowned 13th Miss World
1963 NY Yankee Elston Howard is 1st black ever voted AL MVP
1964 NL keeps Braves in Milwaukee in 1965, may move to Atlanta in 1966
1965 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open
1966 Jean-Claude van Itallie's "America Hurrah," premieres in NYC
1966 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1966 Lunar Orbiter 2 launched by US
1967 Carl B Stokes elected 1st black mayor of a major city-Cleveland, Ohio
1967 LBJ signs a bill establishing Corporation for Public Broadcasting
1967 Richard G Hatcher elected mayor of Gary Indiana
1967 St Louis Cards Orlando Cepeda is 1st unanimous NL MVP
1967 Surveyor 6 launched for soft landing on Moon
1968 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1969 John & Yoko release their 2nd album "Wedding Album" in UK
1970 "Purlie" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 689 performances
1970 Race riots in Daytona Beach Florida
1972 Pres Nixon (R) re-elected defeating George McGovern (D)
1973 NJ becomes 1st state to allow girls into little league
1973 US & Egypt announce restoration of full diplomatic links
1974 63rd Davis Cup: South Africa beats India in (w/o)
1975 Kidnapped AKZO director Herrema freed in Ireland
1976 "Gone With the Wind" televised
1978 Boston Red Sox Jim Rice wins AL MVP
1978 CDA-chairman W Aantjes resigns due to his war past
1979 Cub reliever Bruce Sutter wins NL Cy Young Award
1981 France performs nuclear test
1982 "Your Arms are Too Short to Box" closes at Alvin NYC after 69 perfs
1982 Liz Taylor's 7th divorce (John Warner)
1982 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
1982 Turkey adopts constitution
1983 Bomb explodes in US Capitol, causing heavy damage but no injuries
1983 Bomb explodes in US Capitol, causing heavy damage but no injuries
1983 Ali Haji-Sheikh kicks his 2nd NY Giant record 56 yard field goal
1983 Bomb explodes in US Capitol, causing heavy damage but no injuries
1984 STS 51-A launch scrubbed because of high shear winds
1985 Colombian troops end 27-hr siege of Bogot 's Palace of Justice
1987 Tunisian premier Zine al-Abidine fires president Habib Bourguiba
1988 MLB all stars beats Japan 16-8 (Game 3 of 7)
1988 Sugar Ray Leonard KO's Donnie LaLonde
1989 Balt's Gregg Olson is 1st relief pitcher to win AL Rookie of Year
1989 Douglas Wilder elected 1st US black governor (D-Va)
1989 NYC elects it's 1st black mayor (Dinkins) & female comp (Holtzman)
1990 "Little Night Music" closes at New York State NYC after 11 perfs
1990 "Those Were The Days" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 126 performances
1990 Cleve Indian Sandy Alomar Jr wins AL Rookie of Year, unanimously
1990 Mary Robinson elected as 1st female president of Ireland
1991 "Brigadoon" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 12 performances
1991 "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard" opens at Music Box NYC
1991 1st NBA game in Delta City, Utah Jazz beats Seattle 103-95
1991 Magic Johnson announces he has HIV virus & retires from LA Lakers
1992 1st NBA game at America West Arena, Phoenix Suns beat Clippers 111-105
1993 Betsy King wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup Golf Tournament
1995 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Pittsburgh PA on WXDX 105.9 FM
1995 Howard Stern's 2nd book "Miss America" released (fastest selling ever)
1996 "3 Sisters" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC
1996 NFL/Heisman Trophy Winner Mike Rozier, is shot several times
1996 Wasim Jaffer gets 314* in 2nd cricket FC game for Mumbai v Saurashtra
1997 "Bean" opens in US

That's All....

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