Today in History for 23rd November 2018

Historical Events

800 – Charlemagne arrives in Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III.
1700 – Cardinal Francesco Albani elected Pope Clemens XI
1844 – Independence of the Duke of Schleswig-Holstein from Denmark.
1960 – Tinseltown dedicated its Walk of Fame at Hollywood Blvd and Vine St
1963 – JFK’s body lay in repose in East Room of White House
1997 – Czech tennis No. 1 Jana Novotná wins WTA Tour Championship at Madison Square Garden, NYC; beats Mary Pierce of France 7–6, 6–2, 6–3

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Famous Birthdays

1878 – Ernest J King, US fleet admiral/Chief of Naval Operations (WWII)
1924 – Paul Richards, American actor (Kiss Daddy Goodnight, Breaking Point), born in Los Angeles California (d. 1974)
1946 – Diana Quick, actress (Brideshead, Big Sleep, Odd Job), born in London, England
1946 – Bobby L Rush, (Rep-D-Illinois)
1950 – Cecil Hooker, rocker (Snuff)
1992 – Miley Cyrus, American actress and singer (Hannah Montana, The Climb), born in Nashville, Tennessee

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Famous Deaths

1572 – Agnolo di Cosimo, Italian artist and poet (b. 1503)
1916 – Leonard Moon, cricketer (WW I 4 Tests for England 1905-06), dies
1937 – Louis Victor Saar, composer, dies at 68
1967 – Freddie Martin, cricket WI batsman, (9 Tests 486 runs 1 century), dies
2014 – Dorothy May Bundy-Cheney, American tennis player, dies at 98
2016 – Peggy Kirk Bell, American top amateur golfer, dies at 95

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