Today in History for 15th November 2018

Historical Events

1926 – 1st formal radio network, RCA takes over ATandT 25 station Network (NBC)
1935 – Commonwealth of Philippines inaugurated
1949 – KRON TV channel 4 in San Francisco, California (NBC) begins broadcasting
1964 – Sudan Premier Ibrahim Abbud resigns
1966 – Gemini XII (Lovell and Aldrin) returns to Earth
1977 – US President Jimmy Carter welcomes Shah of Iran

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Famous Birthdays

1746 – Joseph Quesnel, French Canadian composer and playwright (d. 1809)
1872 – Robert marquess of Flers, French author (Habit Vert)
1929 – Edward Asner, American actor (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant), born in Kansas City, Kansas
1932 – Petula Clark, Surrey England, rock vocalist (Downtown, My Love)
1939 – Thalmus Rasulala, [Jack Crowder], actor (Blacula, Roots), born in Miami, Florida
1991 – Shailene Woodley, American Actress (The Fault in Our Stars), born in San Bernardino County, California

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Famous Deaths

1842 – Joseph Rastrelli, composer, dies at 43
1984 – Baby Fae, who received a baboon’s heart, dies at 3 weeks
1990 – Bill E Herndon, actor (Rivals), dies at 54
1993 – Theo Huizenaar, Dutch boxing trainer (Bep van Klaveren), dies at 93
1994 – Volodymyr Ivashko, President of Ukraine (1990-91), dies
2004 – John Morgan, Canadian comedian (b. 1930)

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