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Friday, November 9, 2018.



Birthdays


1414 Albrecht III Achilles, elector of Brandenburg
1467 Charles of Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen [or Nov 10]
1541 Menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist
1656 Paul Aler, French jesuit/poet (Gradus ad Parnassum)
1664 Johannes Speth, composer
1697 Claudio Casciolini, composer
1710 Reynier de Klerk, governor-general of Dutch-Indies, baptized
1731 Benjamin Banneker, Ellicott Md, black mathematician/surveyor (Wash DC)
1760 Henri-Philippe Gerard, composer
1795 Walter Geikie, Scottish painter
1802 Elijah P Lovejoy, American newspaper publisher/abolitionist
1809 Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Asst Secy War (Confederacy), died in 1877
1810 Thomas Bragg, Atty Gen (Confederacy), died in 1872
1812 Paul Abadie, French master builder (renovated Notre Dame)
1817 Edward Richard Sprigg Canby, Major General (Union volunteers)
1818 Ivan Turgenev, Russian novelist/poet/playwright (Fathers & Sons)
1818 Ivan Turgenev, Russian novelist/poet/playwright (Fathers & Sons)
1818 Ivan Turgenev, Russia, novelist/poet/playwright (Fathers & Sons) [NS]
1820 Matthias de Vries, Dutch linguist (spelling)
1821 Charles Baudelaire, Poet
1821 Charles Baudelaire, Poet
1821 Jean-Baptiste Theodore Weckerlin, composer
1823 William Henry Forney, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1894
1825 Ambrose Powell Hill, Lt Gen (Confederate 3rd Army Corp), died in 1865
1830 Eadweard Muybridge, pioneer photographer
1830 Eadweard Muybridge, pioneer photographer
1835 Davorin Jenko, composer
1835 Emile Gaboriau, author (father of French detective novels)
1835 Jean-Theodore Radoux, composer
1837 Alfred Holmes, composer
1837 Gerrit Jan van Heek, textile factory/politician
1841 Edward VII, king of England (1901-10)
1841 Edward VII, king of England (1901-10)
1841 [Albert] Edward VII, king of England (1901-10)
1850 Lewis Lewin, German toxicologist, father of psychopharmacology
1850 Lewis Lewin, German toxicologist, father of psychopharmacology
1850 Lewis Lewin, Germany, toxicologist/father of psychopharmacologist
1854 Joseph Miroslav Weber, composer
1868 Andrea d' Angeli, composer
1868 Emmanuel K de Bom, Flemish author (Wrakken)
1869 Marie Dressler, [Leila M Koerber], Ontario, actress (Caught Short)
1871 Florence Sabin, scientist/1st woman to graduate from Johns Hopkins
1877 Allama Iqbal, Pakistani poet/philosopher
1877 Jesus Castillo, composer
1877 Sergei US Aleksi, patriarch of Russian-orthodox church
1880 Rudolph Karel, composer
1882 Joe Hardstaff Sr, cricketer ("Hotstuff" in 1907-08 MCC tour of Aust)
1883 Edna May Oliver, [Nutter], Malden MA, actress (Little Women)
1884 Hector Abbas, actor/director (Rosa Lynd Company)
1885 H. Weyl --1955
1885 H. Weyl --1955
1885 H. Weyl --1955
1885 H. Weyl --1955
1885 H. Weyl --1955
1886 Ed Wynn, [Isaiah Edwin Leopold], Phila Pa, comedian (Ed Wynn Show)
1887 Gertrude Astor, Lakewood OH, actress (Carnival Lady)
1887 Muriel Aked, Bingley England actress (Happiest Days of Your Life)
1888 Jean Monnet, French economist/EG-pioneer/chairman (EGKS)
1889 Snub Pollard, Melbourne Australi, actor (Don't Shove, Arizona Days)
1891 Clifton Webb, [Webb Parmelee Hollenbeck], Indianapolis, actor (Laura)
1895 Mae Marsh, Madrid NM, silent film actress (Birth of a Nation)
1897 Ronald G W Norrish, British chemist (Nobel 1967)
1898 Paul Robeson, actor and singer (Show Boat, Song of Freedom)
1898 Paul Robeson, actor and singer (Show Boat, Song of Freedom)
1898 Owen Barfield, philosopher of language
1900 Kathy Negrin
1901 John Norrie McArthur, malariologist/microscopist
1902 Anthony Asquith, British director (Carrington V C (Court martial))
1903 Gregory Pincus, inventor of the birth control pill
1903 Gregory Pincus, inventor of the birth control pill
1903 Gregory Pincus, inventor (birth control pill) [or Apr 9]
1903 Leon-Etienne Duval, archbishop/Cardinal
1905 Erika Mann, German/US author (Other Germany)/daughter of Thomas Mann
1905 James William Fulbright, (Sen-D-Mo)
1906 Arthur Rudolph, rocket engineer
1907 Burrill Phillips, Omaha Nebraska, composer (Play Ball)
1907 Louis Ferdinand of Prussia, prince
1909 Hendrik van Randwijk, Dutch author/founder (Vrij Netherland)
1909 Robert Douglas, [Finlayson], Bletchley Engld, actor (Adv of Don Juan)
1911 Harri‰t Freezer, Dutch journalist/author
1913 Hedy Lamarr, Vienna Austria, actress (Ecstacy, Samson & Delilah)
1913 Thelma Hulbert, English painter (Le Sacre du Printemps)
1914 Colin Gray, airman
1915 Hedy Lamarr, sexy actress (Algiers, Ecstasy)
1915 Hedy Lamarr, sexy actress (Algiers, Ecstasy)
1915 Sargent Shriver, MD, Dem VP candidate (1972)/directed Peace Corp
1918 Spiro Agnew
1918 Spiro Agnew
1918 Spiro Agnew
1918 Spiro Agnew
1918 Spiro Agnew
1918 Florence Chadwick, San Diego Calif, swimmer (Hall of Fame 1970)
1918 Howard Shanet, Brooklyn NY, conductor (Night of the Tropics)
1918 Spiro Theodore Agnew, (R) 39th VP (1968-75), crook
1921 Ivo Rudolph Jarosy, film scholar/exhibitor
1921 Silvio O Conte, (Rep-R-MA, 1959- )
1921 Viktor Chukarin, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1952, 56)
1923 Alice [Davis] Coachman, Albany Ga, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1948)
1923 Dorothy Dandridge, Cleveland OH, actress/singer/dancer (Porgy & Bess)
1926 Hugh Hefner, publisher (but oh what a publisher!)
1926 Hugh Hefner, publisher (but oh what a publisher!)
1927 Carel W H Boshoff, South African head (Broederbond/Volkswag)
1928 Anne Sexton, Newton Mass, poet (Live or Die; Pulitzer 1967)
1928 Wim Bosboom, Dutch radio/TV host
1929 Alexandra Nikolayevna Pakhmutova, composer
1929 Severn Darden, actor (Luv, President's Analyst, Saturday the 14th)
1930 Charlie Jones, Ft Smith Ark, sportscaster (Almost Anything Goes)
1931 Tommy Greenhough, cricketer (English leg-spinner in 4 Tests 1959-60)
1931 Whitey Herzog, baseball manager (St Louis Cardinals)
1932 Carl Perkins, singer (Blue Suede Shoes)
1932 Marian Christy, Ridgefield Ct, author (Invasions of Privacy)
1934 Carl Sagan
1934 Carl Sagan
1934 Carl Sagan
1934 Carl Sagan
1934 Carl Sagan, cosmology spokesman
1934 Carl Sagan
1934 Carl Sagan, cosmology spokesman
1934 Carl Sagan, Bkln, astronomer/author/professor (Cosmos, Broca's Brain)
1934 Ingvar Carlsson, PM of Sweden (1986-91, 94- )
1934 Ronald Harwood, [Horwitz], S African playwright (Dresser)
1935 Bob Gibson, Cardinal pitcher (Cy Young/NL MVP 1968)
1936 Mary Travers
1936 Mary Travers
1936 Mary Travers
1936 Mary Travers
1936 Mary Travers
1936 Bob Graham, (Sen-D Florida)
1936 Mary Travers, Louisville Ky, folk singer (Peter Paul & Mary)
1937 Roger McCough, British poet
1940 Sergio Cervetti, composer
1941 Tom Fogerty
1941 Tom Fogerty
1941 Tom Fogerty
1941 Tom Fogerty
1941 Tom Fogerty
1941 Tom Fogerty, Berkeley Cal, rocker (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
1942 Stuart Lipton, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
1942 Thomas Daniel Weiskopf, Massillon OH, PGA golfer (British Open 1973)
1943 John Shepherd, cricketer (WI all-rounder 1969-71, later in S Africa)
1943 Lee Graziano, Chicago Ill, rock drummer (American Breed)
1944 Bill Hendon, (Rep-R-NC, 1981-83, 85-87)
1944 Phil May, rocker
1945 Roger Lee Jones, WV, child molester (FBI Most Wanted List)
1948 Alan Gratzer, Syracuse NY, rock drummer (Reo Speedwagon)
1948 Bille August, director (Best Intentions, Twist & Shout)
1948 Sharon Stouder, US, 100m butterfly swimmer (Olympic-gold-1964)
1951 Lou Ferrigno
1951 Lou Ferrigno
1951 Lou Ferrigno
1951 Lou Ferrigno
1951 Lou Ferrigno
1951 Hetty de Boer-Jongkind, founder (Vakvereniging Medical Astrology)
1951 Lou Ferrigno, Bkln NY, body builder/actor (Incredible Hulk)
1952 Sherrod Brown, (Rep-D-Ohio)
1954 Dennis Stratton, London England, rock guitarist (Iron Maiden)
1959 Karin Mundinger, Toronto Canada, LPGA golfer (1985 Singapore Open-2nd)
1959 Tony Phillips, Atlanta GA, outfielder (Chic White Sox)
1963 Anthony Bowie, NBA guard (NY Knicks, Orlando Magic)
1964 John Joseph Thomas, Arcadia Calif, actor (Young Dan'l Boone)
1964 Leah Pells, Vancouver BC, 1.5k runner (Olympics-96)
1965 Todd Gill, Cardinal, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1966 Stefen Edberg, Sweden, tennis star
1966 Virgil Robertson, CFL defensive end (BC Lions)
1967 Scott Bianco, Kamloops BC, 90 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics-96)
1968 David Jones, WLAF tight end (Amsterdam Admirals)
1968 Jeff Brady, NFL linebacker (Minn Vikings)
1969 Angel Miranda, Arecieo Puerto Rico, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
1969 Pepa, rocker (Salt 'n' Pepa-Shake Ya Thang)
1970 Bill Guerin, Wilbraham MA, NHL right wing (NJ Devils, Oilers)
1970 Chad Ogea, Lake Charles LA, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)
1970 Chantal Brunner, Wellington NZ, long jumper (Olympics-96)
1970 Melanie Roche, Australian softball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1971 David Robert Duval, Jacksonville FL, PGA golfer (1995 Bob Hope)
1971 Jimmy Hitchcock, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots)
1971 Michael Barber, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
1971 Steve Rhem, NFL wide receiver (NO Saints)
1972 Laxmi Poruri, Guntur India, tennis star (1994 Futures-College Park)
1972 Mark Fields, NFL linebacker (NO Saints)
1972 Ron Rice, NFL cornerback/safety (Detroit Lions)
1972 Victoria Keil, Miss Universe-Cook Islands (1996)
1973 Fred Lindberg, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)
1974 Dah-ve Chodan, actress (Tia-Uncle Buck)
1974 Traci Toguchi, Honolulu Hawaii, Miss America-Hawaii (1996)
1976 Laura Csortan, Miss Universe-Congeniality (Australia, 1997)
1977 Patricia Campbell, Pennsylvania, Miss Teen USA (1996-2nd place)
1996 Cheyenne Pyle, Calif, youngest heart transplant patient (90 mins old)

Events


694 Spanish King Egica accuses Jews of aiding Moslems/sentenced to slavery
1282 Pope Martinus IV excommunicates king Pedro III of Arag˘north
1492 Peace of Etaples (Henry VII & Charles VIII)
1494 Family de' Medici become rulers of Florence
1520 Swedish King Christian II executes 600 nobles
1526 Jews are expelled from Pressburg Hungary by Maria of Hapsburg
1541 Queen Catharine Howard confined in London Tower
1569 Catholic uprising under Northumberland & Westmoreland
1580 Spanish troops lands in Ireland
1673 British king Charles II fires earl of Shaftesbury
1681 Hungarian parliament promises protestants freedom of religion
1720 Rabbi Yehuda Hasid synagogue set afire
1729 Spain, France & England signs Treaty of Seville
1794 Russian troops occupy Warsaw
1799 Napoleon becomes dictator (1st consul) of France
1799 Napoleon becomes dictator (1st consul) of France
1799 Napoleon becomes dictator (1st consul) of France
1821 1st US pharmacy college holds 1st classes, Phila
1848 Post office at Clay & Pike opens
1853 Origin of Carrington rotation numbers for rotation of Sun
1854 Franz Liszt's "Fest-Long," premieres
1857 Atlantic Monthly magazine 1st published
1858 1st performance of NY Symphony Orchestra
1861 1st documented Canadian football game (at U of Toronto)
1861 Battle of Piketon, Ky
1862 US Grant issues orders to bar Jews from serving under him
1864 1st export of goods from Burrard Inlet, BC to a foreign country
1864 Sherman issues preliminary plans for his "March to the Sea"
1865 Lee surrenders to Grant at Appomattox, ending the US Civil War.
1865 Lee surrenders to Grant at Appomattox, ending the US Civil War.
1865 Conf Gen Lee surrenders to Union Gen Grant at Appomattox
1872 Fire destroys nearly 1,000 buildings in Boston
1877 American Chemical Society chartered in NY
1885 Opera "Ermine," premieres in London
1888 Jack Ripper's 5th & last known victim, Mary Jane Kelly, found
1899 Boerenaanval up Ladysmith, Natal, attack
1904 1st airplane flight to last more than 5 minutes
1905 Swedish mine workers win 5 month strike for minimum wages
1906 T Roosevelt is 1st pres to visit other countries (P Rico & Panama)
1907 Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club 1st game, loses to Calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club 26-5 at Edmonton Exhibition Grounds
1912 Ferenc Moln…rs "Farkas," premieres in Budapest
1913 Storm "Freshwater Fury" sinks 8 ore-carriers on Great Lakes
1915 Italian liner Ancona sinks by German torpedos, killing 272
1918 Bavaria proclaims itself a republic
1918 Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicates after German defeat in WW I
1918 Republic Germany proclaimed
1921 Partito Nazionalista Fascista, forms in Italy by Mussolini
1923 Beer Hall Putsch-Nazis fail to overthrow govt, 16 die/Hitler flees
1924 Miriam (Ma) Ferguson becomes 1st elected woman governor (of Texas)
1925 German NSDAP form SS
1927 Giant Panda discovered, China
1927 Pastor of Have begins blessing of motorcars/motors
1930 1st nonstop airplane flight from NY to Panama
1932 Hurricane storm wave sweeps over Santa Cruz del Sur Cuba kills 2,500
1935 Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) labor union forms
1935 Japan invades Shanghai China
1936 Albanian govt of Frasheri falls
1937 Japans army conquers Shanghai
1937 St Louis Cards Triple Crown winner Joe Medwick is named NL MVP
1938 Al Capp, cartoonist of Lil' Abner creates Sadie Hawkins Day
1938 Crystal Night - Germans break windows owned by Jews
1939 "Ninotchka," with Greta Garbo premieres
1939 Nobel for physics awarded to Ernest O Lawrence (cyclotron)
1939 Venlo-incident: German Abwehr kills 2 English agents
1940 Germany invades Norway & Denmark in WW II
1941 Hitler threatens bishop Clemens earl von Galen of Mnster
1942 German occupiers put Erik Scavenius as Danish premier
1942 Transport nr 44 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
1944 Red Cross wins Nobel peace prize
1944 Walcheren of nazi troops purged
1946 Pres Truman ends wage/price freeze
1949 Costa Rica adopts Constitution
1950 Boston Brave Sam Jethroe wins NL Rookie of Year
1950 Phillies skipper Eddie Sawyer selected as Manager of Year
1950 White Sox release Luke Appling, who had been a Sox since 1930
1953 Cambodia (now Kampuchea) gains independence within French Union
1953 Cambodia (now Kampuchea) gains independence within French Union
1953 Cambodia (now Kampuchea) gains independence within French Union
1953 KTVQ TV channel 2 in Billings, MT (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 Supreme Court rules Major League baseball exempt from anti-trust laws
1955 Michael Gazzo's "Hatful of Rain," premieres in NYC
1955 NZ all out for 70 v Pakistan at Dacca
1955 UN disapproves of South Africa's apartheid politics
1956 Lou Thesz beats Whipper Billy Watson in St Louis, to become NWA champ
1961 PGA eliminates caucasians only rule
1961 Paddy Chayefsky's "Gideon," premieres in NYC
1961 USAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 30,970m
1962 Dutch Catharina Lodders elected Miss World
1962 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 "Tovarich" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 264 performances
1963 2 high-speed commuter trains collided with a derailed freight
1963 450 die in a coal-dust explosion & 160 die in train crash (Japan)
1964 "Comedy in Music-Opus 2" opens at John Golden NYC for 192 perfs
1964 Eisaku Sato becomes premier of Japan
1965 at 5:16pm, a massive power failure blacks out New Engl. & Ontario
1965 at 5:16pm, a massive power failure blacks out New Engl. & Ontario
1965 1st NY Knick game postponed (black-out) vs St Louis
1965 5:16 PM, massive power failure in New Engl, & Ontario (NY blackout)
1965 Hurricane hits north east US/Canada
1965 Willie Mays named NL MVP
1966 "Let's Sing Yiddish" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 107 perfs
1966 Oakland Coliseum Arena opens
1967 first unmanned Saturn V flight to test Apollo 4 reentry module
1967 first unmanned Saturn V flight to test Apollo 4 reentry module
1967 1st unmanned Saturn V flight to test Apollo 4 reentry module
1967 Surveyor 6 soft lands on Moon
1968 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1970 Trial of Seattle 8 anti-war protesters begins
1971 David Storey's "Changing Room," premieres in London
1971 John List kills family & moves to Colorado
1972 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1973 Fire at Taiyo dept store, kills 101 & injures 84 (Kumamoto Japan)
1973 Govt De Uyl decides Palestijnse fugitives to support
1973 Ringo releases "Ringo" album
1976 Oakland releases Billy Williams, ending his Hall of Fame career
1976 UN General Assembly condemns apartheid in South Africa
1977 Reds' George Foster wins NL MVP
1978 NASL realligns its 24 teams into 6 divisions
1980 Iraqi President Saddam Hussein declares holy war against Iran
1980 Tatsuko Ohsako wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
1982 Brewers' Robin Yount wins AL MVP, unanimously
1982 Sugar Ray Leonard retires for 1st time
1983 Amsterdam brewer Freddie Heineken kidnapped
1983 Discovery flies from Vandenberg AFB to Kennedy Space Center
1984 1st-class cricket debut for Brian McMillan, Transvaal B v N Tvl B
1984 Larry Holmes TKOs Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
1984 Most shots in an Islander game-88-Isles 45, Rangers 43
1984 Vietnam Veterans Memorial ("3 Servicemen") completed
1985 "News" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 4 performances
1985 Gary Kasparov becomes world chess champion
1985 Richard Hadlee takes 9-52 v Australia at the Gabba
1985 Surprise attack on Belgium supermarket in Aalst, 8 killed
1986 Ai-Yu Tu wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
1986 Pakistan all out for 77 v West Indies at Lahore
1988 "Prince of Central Park" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 4 perfs
1988 MLB All-Star team beat Japan 8-2 in Nishinomya, (Game 4 of 7)
1989 East Berlin opens its borders
1990 Tanzania govt of Malecela forms
1991 Houston's Roman Anderson is 1st NCAA to kick 400 pts
1992 Howard Stern's radio show begins broadcast in Las Vegas Nevada (KFBI)
1992 Prix Goncourt awarded to Patrick Chamoiseau for "Texaco"
1993 "Cinderella" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 14 performances
1993 Serbian army fires on school in Sarajevo, 9 children died
1994 Chandrika Kumaratunga chosen 1st female president of Sri Lanka
1995 "Danny Gans on Broadway" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC
1997 "Cherry Orchard," closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC
1997 "Scarlet Pimpernel," opens at Minskoff Theater NYC
1997 Energizer Senior Golf Tour Championship
1997 Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup
1997 Toray Japan Queens Cup

That's All....

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