Today in History for 22nd November 2019

Historical Events

1914 – Ypres, Belgium, burned by German bombing
1928 – “Bolero” by Maurice Ravel first performed publicly (Paris)
1931 – Ferde Grofe’s “Grand Canyon Suite” premieres
1967 – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1981 – SD Charger Dan Fouts passes for 6 touchdowns vs Oakland (55-21)
2005 – Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany

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Famous Birthdays

1913 – Cecilia Muñoz-Palma, first female Philippine Supreme Court Justice (d. 2006)
1950 – Little Steven, [Van Zandt], Asbury Park NJ, rocker (Born to Run)
1958 – Jamie Lee Curtis, American actress (Halloween, True Lies), born in Los Angeles, California
1961 – Mariel Hemingway, Ketchum Id, actress (Personal Best, Civil Wars)
1966 – Brian Robbins, American actor (Eric-Head of the Class), born in Brooklyn, New York
1978 – Karen O [Orzolek], American singer (Yeah Yeah Yeahs), born in Busan, South Korea

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Famous Deaths

1318 – Mikhail Yaroslavich, Russian prince (b. 1271)
1782 – John de Mol, porcelein manufacturer, dies
1920 – Manuel Pérez y Curis, Uruguayan poet (b. 1884)
1982 – Max Deutsch, Austrian-French composer, dies at 90
1983 – Michael Conrad, American actor (Delvecchio, Hill St Blues), dies of cancer at 58
1998 – Stu Unger, American poker player (b. 1953)

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