Today in History for 14th November 2018

Historical Events

1775 – -15] Floods ravage Dutch coast provinces
1863 – Nathan Bedford Forrest is assigned to command of West Tennessee
1952 – First regular UK singles chart published by the New Musical Express
1964 – “Folies Bergere” closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 191 performances
1981 – Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant ties Amos Alonzo Stagg with 314 football wins
1989 – Padres reliever Mark Davis wins NL Cy Young Award

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Famous Birthdays

1765 – Robert Fulton, American inventor and engineer (first commercial steamboat), born in Little Britain, Pennsylvania (d. 1815)
1891 – Frederick Banting, Canadian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, born in Alliston, Ontario (d. 1941)
1931 – Claudia Jane Archibald, parapsychologist
1935 – Gennadi Aleksandrovich Dolgopolov, cosmonaut
1960 – Tom Judson, American actor and composer
1964 – Rev Run, American rapper

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Famous Deaths

1556 – Giovanni Della Casa, Italian poet (Galateo), dies at 53
1967 – C. K. Nayudu, Indian cricketer (7 Tests for India in 30’s), dies at 72
1992 – Earnest FH Happel, East German soccer/trainer/coach, dies
1994 – John I M Stewart, detective writer (A Comedy of Terrors), dies at 88
1995 – John Lee Admiral-Barber, dies at 90
2012 – Brian Davies, Australia Rugby League player, dies at 82

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