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    November 1st

    November 1st is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar.
    There are 60 days remaining until the end of the year.



    On This Day



    ISLAMIC

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    DESIRULEZ

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    EVENTS
    • 1901 – Sigma Phi Epsilon, the largest national male collegiate fraternity is established at Richmond College, in Richmond, VA.
    • 1911 – The first dropping of a bomb from an airplane in combat, during the Italo-Turkish War.
    • 1914 – World War I: the first British Royal Navy defeat of the war with Germany, the Battle of Coronel, is fought off of the western coast of Chile, in the Pacific, with the loss of HMS Good Hope and HMS Monmouth.
    • 1915 – Parris Island is officially designated a US Marine Corps Recruit Depot.
    • 1916 – Paul Miliukov delivers in the State Duma the famous "stupidity or treason" speech, precipitating the downfall of the Boris Stürmer government.
    • 1918 – Malbone Street Wreck: the worst rapid transit accident in US history occurs under the intersection of Malbone Street and Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, New York City, with at least 93 deaths.
    • 1918 – Western Ukraine gains its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
    • 1920 – American Fishing Schooner Esperanto defeats the Canadian Fishing Schooner Delawana in the First International Fishing Schooner Championship Races in Halifax.
    • 1922 – The last sultan of the Ottoman Empire, Mehmed VI, abdicates.
    • 1928 – The Law on the Adoption and Implementation of the Turkish Alphabet, replacing the version of the Arabic alphabet previously used, comes into force in Turkey.
    • 1937 – Stalinists execute Pastor Paul Hamberg and seven members of Azerbaijan's Lutheran community.
    • 1938 – Seabiscuit defeats War Admiral in an upset victory during a match race deemed "the match of the century" in horse racing.
    • 1939 – The first rabbit born after artificial insemination is exhibited to the world.
    • 1941 – American photographer Ansel Adams takes a picture of a moonrise over the town of Hernandez, New Mexico that would become one of the most famous images in the history of photography.
    • 1942 – Matanikau Offensive begins during the Guadalcanal Campaign and ends on November 4.
    • 1943 – World War II: Battle of Empress Augusta Bay, United States Marines, the 3rd Marine Division, land on Bougainville in the Solomon Islands.
    • 1943 – World War II: In support of the landings on Bougainville, U.S. aircraft carrier forces attack the huge Japanese base at Rabaul.
    • 1944 – World War II: Units of the British Army land at Walcheren in the Netherlands.
    • 1945 – The official North Korean newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, is first published under the name Chongro. Australia joins the United Nations.
    • 1946 – The New York Knicks played against the Toronto Huskies at the Maple Leaf Gardens, in the first Basketball Association of America game. The Knicks would win 68-66.
    • 1948 – Off southern Manchuria, 6,000 people are killed as a Chinese merchant ship explodes and sinks.
    • 1950 – Puerto Rican nationalists Griselio Torresola and Oscar Collazo attempt to assassinate US President Harry S. Truman at Blair House.
    • 1950 – Pope Pius XII claims Papal Infallibility when he formally defines the dogma of the Assumption of Mary.
    • 1951 – Operation Buster-Jangle: 6,500 American soldiers are exposed to 'Desert Rock' atomic explosions for training purposes in Nevada. Participation is not voluntary.
    • 1952 – Operation Ivy – The United States successfully detonates the first large hydrogen bomb, codenamed "Mike" ["M" for megaton], in the Eniwetok atoll, located in the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean. The explosion had a yield of 10 megatons.
    • 1954 – The Front de Libération Nationale fires the first shots of the Algerian War of Independence.
    • 1955 – The bombing of United Airlines Flight 629 occurs near Longmont, Colorado, killing all 39 passengers and five crew members aboard the Douglas DC-6B airliner.
    • 1956 – The Indian states Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and Mysore state are formally created under the States Reorganisation Act.
    • 1957 – The Mackinac Bridge, the world's longest suspension bridge between anchorages at the time, opens to traffic connecting Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas.
    • 1959 – Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jacques Plante wears a protective mask for the first time in an NHL game.
    • 1959 – In Rwanda, Hutu politician Dominique Mbonyumutwa is beaten up by Tutsi forces, leading to a period of violence known as the wind of destruction.
    • 1960 – While campaigning for President of the United States, John F. Kennedy announces his idea of the Peace Corps.
    • 1961 – 50,000 women in 60 cities participate in the inaugural Women Strike for Peace (WSP) against nuclear proliferation.
    • 1963 – The Arecibo Observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, with the largest radio telescope ever constructed, officially opens.
    • 1968 – The Motion Picture Association of America's film rating system is officially introduced, originating with the ratings G, M, R, and X.
    • 1970 – Club Cinq-Sept fire in Saint-Laurent-du-Pont, France kills 146 young people.
    • 1973 – Watergate Scandal: Leon Jaworski is appointed as the new Watergate Special Prosecutor.
    • 1973 – The Indian state of Mysore is renamed as Karnataka to represent all the regions within Karunadu.
    • 1981 – Antigua and Barbuda gain independence from the United Kingdom.
    • 1982 – Honda becomes the first Asian automobile company to produce cars in the United States with the opening of their factory in Marysville, Ohio. The Honda Accord is the first car produced there.
    • 1993 – The Maastricht Treaty takes effect, formally establishing the European Union.
    • 2000 – Serbia joins the United Nations.
    • 2005 – First part of the Gomery Report, which discusses allegations of political money manipulation by members of the Liberal Party of Canada, is released in Canada.
    • 2009 – The inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is held at the Yas Marina Circuit.



    BIRTHS
    • 1902 – Nordahl Grieg, Norwegian lyric poet (d. 1943)
    • 1902 – Eugen Jochum, German conductor (d. 1987)
    • 1903 – Max Adrian, Irish actor (d. 1973)
    • 1903 – Edward "Carji" Greeves, Australian rules footballer (d. 1963)
    • 1905 – Paul-Émile Borduas, Quebec painter (d. 1960)
    • 1906 – Johnny Indrisano, American boxer and actor (d. 1968)
    • 1911 – Henri Troyat, French author and historian (d. 2007)
    • 1912 – Gunther Plaut, German-born Canadian rabbi and writer
    • 1914 – Moshe Teitelbaum, Hassidic rabbi (d. 2006)
    • 1917 – Clarence E. Miller, American politician
    • 1920 – James Kilpatrick, American journalist (d. 2010)
    • 1920 – Ted Lowe, English former snooker commentator
    • 1921 – John W. Peterson, American songwriter (d. 2006)
    • 1923 – Gordon R. ****son, Canadian author (d. 2001)
    • 1923 – Victoria de los Angeles, Spanish soprano (d. 2005)
    • 1924 – Jean-Luc Pépin, French Canadian politician (d. 1995)
    • 1924 – Süleyman Demirel, 9th President of Turkey
    • 1926 – Lou Donaldson, American jazz alto saxophonist
    • 1926 – Betsy Palmer, American actress
    • 1927 – Victor Pellot, Puerto Rican baseball player (d. 2005)
    • 1928 – Emmaline Henry, American actress (d. 1979)
    • 1929 – Nicholas Mavroules, U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts (d. 2003)
    • 1930 – A. R. Gurney, American playwright
    • 1931 – Chosuke Ikariya, Japanese comedian (d. 2004)
    • 1931 – Shunsuke Kikuchi, Japanese composer
    • 1932 – John Clark, English-born actor/director
    • 1932 – Al Arbour, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
    • 1932 – Francis Arinze, Nigerian Roman Catholic prelate
    • 1934 – Umberto Agnelli, Italian automobile executive (d. 2004)
    • 1934 – Gillian Knight, English mezzo-soprano
    • 1934 – William Mathias, British composer (d. 1992)
    • 1935 – Gary Player, South African golfer
    • 1935 – Edward Said, Palestinian-born literary critic (d. 2003)
    • 1936 – Eddie Colman, English footballer (d. 1958)
    • 1936 – Katsuhisa Hattori, Japanese composer
    • 1936 – Shizuka Kamei, Japanese politician
    • 1937 – Bill Anderson, American country music singer and songwriter
    • 1939 – Barbara Bosson, American actress
    • 1940 – Ramesh Chandra Lahoti, Chief Justice of India
    • 1940 – Barry Sadler, American singer (d. 1989)
    • 1941 – Alfio Basile, Argentine football coach
    • 1942 – Larry Flynt, American magazine publisher
    • 1942 – Ralph Klein, Premier of Alberta
    • 1942 – Marcia Wallace, American actress
    • 1943 – Salvatore Adamo, popular singer
    • 1943 – John McEnery, English actor
    • 1943 – Jacques Attali, French economist
    • 1944 – Oscar Temaru, President of French Polynesia
    • 1944 – Bobby Heenan, American professional wrestling manager and commentator
    • 1946 – Ric Grech, English rock bassist (Family, Ginger Baker's Air Force, Traffic) (d. 1990)
    • 1946 – Dennis Muren, American special effects artist
    • 1946 – Lynne Russell, ex-CNN news anchor
    • 1947 – Jim Steinman, American songwriter
    • 1948 – Phil Myre, Canadian ice hockey player
    • 1949 – Michael D. Griffin, NASA chief administrator
    • 1949 – David Foster, Canadian musician and composer
    • 1950 – Mitch Kapor, American computer programmer and businessman
    • 1950 – Robert B. Laughlin, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
    • 1950 – Dan Peek, American guitarist (America)
    • 1951 – Belita Moreno, American actress
    • 1951 – Ronald Bell, American singer and saxophonist (Kool & the Gang)
    • 1951 – Fabrice Luchini, French actor
    • 1953 – Jan Davis, American astronaut
    • 1955 – Beth Leavel, American musical theatre actress
    • 1955 – Mike Mendoza, British radio personality
    • 1957 – Lyle Lovett, American singer
    • 1957 – Peter Ostrum, American actor
    • 1957 – Carlos Paiăo, Portuguese singer (d. 1988)
    • 1958 – Joe DeRenzo, American musician
    • 1958 – Charlie Kaufman, American screenwriter
    • 1958 – Jim Steinmeyer, Illusion creator
    • 1958 – Rachel Ticotin, American actress
    • 1959 – Eriko Hara, Japanese voice actress
    • 1960 – Fernando Valenzuela, Mexican baseball player
    • 1961 – Louise Boije af Gennäs, Swedish writer and novelist
    • 1961 – Calvin Johnson, American musician (Beat Happening, The Halo Benders, Dub Narcotic Sound System)
    • 1961 – Kim Krizan, American screenwriter
    • 1961 – Nicky Grist, WRC Co-Driver
    • 1962 – Anthony Kiedis, American singer (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
    • 1962 – Magne Furuholmen, Norwegian guitarist and keyboardist (a-ha)
    • 1962 – Sharron Davies, British swimmer
    • 1963 – Rick Allen, British drummer (Def Leppard)
    • 1963 – Kenny Alphin, American guitarist (Big & Rich)
    • 1963 – Monty Sopp, American professional wrestler
    • 1963 – Mark Hughes, Welsh footballer
    • 1964 – Daran Norris, American actor
    • 1965 – Inka Friedrich, German actress
    • 1965 – Patrik Ringborg, Swedish conductor
    • 1966 – Willie D, American hip hop artist, famous for being a member of The Geto Boys
    • 1966 – Mary Hansen, Australian guitarist and singer (Stereolab) (d. 2002)
    • 1967 – Sophie B. Hawkins, American musician
    • 1967 – Tina Arena, Australian singer
    • 1967 – Carla van de Puttelaar, Dutch photographer
    • 1968 – Park Shin-yang, South Korean actor
    • 1969 – Tie Domi, Canadian ice hockey player
    • 1971 – Vikram Chatwal, Indian hotelier
    • 1972 – Jenny McCarthy, American "Playmate of the Year" and TV actress
    • 1972 – Toni Collette, Australian actress
    • 1972 – Sean Roberge, Canadian actor (d. 1996)
    • 1972 – Paul ****ov, Scottish footballer
    • 1973 – Aishwarya Rai, Indian actress and Miss World, 1994
    • 1973 – Assia, Algerian singer
    • 1973 – Geoff Horsfield, English footballer
    • 1974 – V. V. S. Laxman, Indian cricketer
    • 1975 – Bo Bice, American singer
    • 1975 – Scott "Skippy" Chapman, American musician
    • 1975 – Megan Wing, Canadian figure skater
    • 1976 – Matt Chapman, American cartoonist and voice actor
    • 1976 – Logan Marshall-Green, American actor
    • 1978 – Manju Warrier, Indian actress
    • 1978 – Mary Kate Schellhardt, American actress
    • 1978 – Jessica Valenti, American feminist writer and blogger
    • 1979 – Coco Crisp, American baseball player
    • 1979 – Delgado, Angolan footballer
    • 1979 – Milan Dudić, Serbian footballer
    • 1979 – Henry Shefflin, Irish hurler
    • 1982 – Warren Spragg, English-born Italian rugby player
    • 1983 – Yuko Ogura, Japanese model
    • 1983 – Josh Wicks, American footballer
    • 1983 – Jon Wilkin, English rugby league footballer
    • 1984 – Natalia Tena, English actress
    • 1986 – Penn Badgley, American actor
    • 1988 – Ai Fukuhara, Japanese table tennis player
    • 1988 – Masahiro Tanaka, Japanese baseball player



    DEATHS
    • 1907 – Alfred Jarry, French writer (b. 1873)
    • 1942 – Hugo Distler, German composer (b. 1908)
    • 1947 – Man o' War, American thoroughbred racehorse (b. 1917)
    • 1952 – Dixie Lee. American actress, dancer, and singer (b. 1911)
    • 1955 – Dale Carnegie, American writer (b. 1888)
    • 1962 – Ricardo Rodríguez, Mexican racing driver (b. 1942)
    • 1968 – George Papandreou, Greek politician (b. 1888)
    • 1972 – Ezra Pound, American poet (b. 1885)
    • 1979 – Mamie Eisenhower, First Lady of the United States (b. 1896)
    • 1982 – King Vidor, American film director (b. 1894)
    • 1982 – James Broderick, American actor (b. 1927)
    • 1983 – Anthony van Hoboken, Dutch musicologist (b. 1887)
    • 1985 – Phil Silvers, American actor and comedian (b. 1911)
    • 1986 – Serge Garant, French-Canadian composer and conductor (b. 1929)
    • 1987 – René Lévesque, Premier of Quebec (b. 1922)
    • 1993 – Severo Ochoa, Spanish biochemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1905)
    • 1993 – A. N. Sherwin-White, English historian (b. 1911)
    • 1994 – Noah Beery, Jr., American actor (b. 1913)
    • 1999 – Theodore Alvin Hall, American atomic spy (b. 1925)
    • 1999 – Jean Coutu, Canadian actor (b. 1925)
    • 1999 – Walter Payton, American football player (b. 1954)
    • 2000 – Bernard Erhard, American voice actor (b. 1934)
    • 2004 – Mac Dre, American rapper (b. 1970)
    • 2004 – Terry Knight, American music promoter (b. 1943)
    • 2005 – Skitch Henderson, English bandleader (b. 1918)
    • 2005 – Michael Piller, American screenwriter (b. 1948)
    • 2006 – William Styron, American author (b. 1925)
    • 2006 – Adrienne Shelly, American actress (b. 1966)
    • 2007 – Paul Tibbets, US Air Force retired Brigadier General (b. 1915)
    • 2007 – S. Ali Raza, Bollywood Screenwriter (b. 1922)
    • 2008 – Nathaniel Mayer, American soul musician (b. 1944)
    • 2008 – Jacques Piccard, Swiss ocean explorer (b. 1922)
    • 2008 – Yma Sumac, Peruvian singer (b. 1922)
    • 2008 – Shakir Stewart, American music producer (b. 1974)



    HOLIDAYS AND OSERVANCES
    • All Saints Day, a Holy Day of Obligation (Roman Catholic Church. A holiday in Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Croatia, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hungary, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta (for schools only), Mauritius, Mexico, Peru, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain)
    • Christian Feast Day:

    • Austromoine
    • Benignus of Dijon
    • Caesarius of Africa
    • November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

    • Day of the Innocents, The first day of Day of the Dead or El Dia de los Muertos celebration. (Mexico)
    • Day of the leaders of the Bulgarian National Revival (Bulgaria)
    • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Antigua and Barbuda from the United Kingdom in 1981.
    • Karnataka Formation Day (Karnataka)
    • Andhra Pradesh formation day
    • National day (Algeria)
    • The first day of Samhain, officially started at Samhain Eve, at the sunset of October 31. (Gaels, Welsh people and Neopagans)
    • World Vegan Day (International)



    SOME NEWS HEADLINES
    • 1966: At least eight people are killed including an American officer when Viet Cong artillery shells the South Vietnamese capital.
    • 1966: Indian Haryana state created from Punjab; Chandigarh terr created.
    • 1970: A fire at a nightclub in France has killed 142 people, most of them teenagers.
    • 1980: U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test.
    • 1986: A catastrophic fire at a chemicals factory near Basle, Switzerland, sends tons of toxic chemicals into the river Rhine, turning it red.
    • 1984: Rioting breaks out in parts of India following yesterday's assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
    • 1989: Pakistan beat West Indies by 4 wickets to win Cricket's Nehru Cup.
    • 1990: The UK's deputy Prime Minister, Sir Geoffrey Howe, has resigned after disagreements over the government's Europe policy.
    • 2009: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urges Israeli-Palestinian peace talks to resume as soon as possible.



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