On This Day.....

Frenchy

Active Member
André died on november, 23th 1976. This writer and philosopher wrote the classic 'La Condition Humaine' in 1933.

His ashes are to the 'Pantheon'.

 

rockin_plumber

The Plumber That Rocks
1984

Almost 1,000 passengers are trapped in smoke-filled tunnels for three
hours after a fire at Oxford Circus underground station.
 

Frenchy

Active Member
Frenchy said:
André died on november, 23th 1976. This writer and philosopher wrote the classic 'La Condition Humaine' in 1933.

His ashes are to the 'Pantheon'.

no one noticed but i forgot to write the name. It was André Malraux btw :err:
 

rockin_plumber

The Plumber That Rocks
1963 - Lee Harvey Oswald, the man accused of murdering President
Kennedy, is himself shot dead in a Dallas police station.
 

rockin_plumber

The Plumber That Rocks
1991 - Eric Carr (Kiss) died of cancer at 41. Carr had joined Kiss in 1982
when founding drummer, Peter Criss, left the group.

:(
 

rockin_plumber

The Plumber That Rocks
rockin_plumber said:
1991 - Eric Carr (Kiss) died of cancer at 41. Carr had joined Kiss in 1982
when founding drummer, Peter Criss, left the group.

:(

Not surprisingly that must have been pushed to one side by the media at
the time....
Considering Freddie died on the same day.
 

Ivan

Active Member
sorry rockin, but read this :
1953 - The England football team suffer their first home defeat against continental opposition, losing to Hungary.

born:
1914 - Joe DiMaggio
1981 - Barbara Bush and Jenna Bush

and the most important:
1971 - Christina Applegate
(kelly from married with children) :banana:

died:
2005 - George Best
2005 - Richard Burns

holiday:
Bosnia and Herzegovina - National Day
 

Ivan

Active Member
Events
399 - St. Anastius I becomes Pope.
1095 - Pope Urban II declares the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont.
1295 - Lancashire Day - On this day in 1295 the first elected representatives from Lancashire were called to Westminster by King Edward I to attend what later became known as "The Model Parliament".
1703 - The first Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed in the Great Storm of 1703.
1839 - In Boston, Massachusetts, the American Statistical Association is founded.
1863 - American Civil War: Confederate cavalry leader John Hunt Morgan and several of his men escape the Ohio state prison and return safely to the South.
1868 - Indian Wars: Battle of Washita River - United States Army Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer leads an attack on Cheyenne living on reservation land.
1895 - At the Swedish-Norwegian Club in Paris, Alfred Nobel signs his last will and testament, setting aside his estate to establish the Nobel Prize after he dies.
1901 - U.S. Army War College is established.
1912 - Spain declares a protectorate over the north shore of Morocco.
1919 - Haiti becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
1924 - In New York City the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.
1934 - Bank robber Baby Face Nelson dies in a shoot-out with the FBI.
1940 - In Romania, General Ion Antonescu's Iron Guard arrests and executes over 60 of exiled King Carol II of Romania's aides, including former minister Nicolae Iorga.
1940 - World War II: At the Battle of Cape Spartivento, the Royal Navy engages the Regia Marina in the Mediterranean.
1942 - World War II: At Toulon, the French navy scuttles its ships and submarines to keep them out of Nazi hands.
1946 - Cold War: Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru appeals to the United States and the Soviet Union to end nuclear testing and to start nuclear disarmament, stating that such an action would "save humanity from the ultimate disaster".
1954 - Alger Hiss is released from prison after serving 44 months for perjury.
1963 - The Convention on the Unification of Certain Points of Substantive Law on Patents for Invention is signed at Strasbourg.
1965 - Vietnam War: The Pentagon tells U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson that if planned operations were to succeed, the number of American troops in Vietnam has to be increased from 120,000 to 400,000.
1971 - Mars 2 of the Soviet space program landed on Mars.
1973 - The Twenty-fifth Amendment: The United States Senate votes 92 to 3 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President of the United States (on December 6, the House confirmed him 387 to 35).
1975 - The Provisional IRA assassinates Ross McWhirter, after a press conference in which McWhirter announced a reward for the capture of those responsible for multiple bombings and shootings across England.
1978 - In San Francisco, California, city mayor George Moscone and openly gay city supervisor Harvey Milk are assassinated by former supervisor Dan White.
1983 - A Colombian Boeing 747 crashes near Madrid's Barajas Airport, killing 183.
1990 - The British Conservative Party chooses John Major to succeed Margaret Thatcher as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
1991 - The United Nations Security Council adopts UN Security Council Resolution 721, leading the way to the establishment of peacekeeping operations in Yugoslavia.
1992 - For the second time in a year, military forces try to overthow president Carlos Andres Perez in Venezuela.
1997 - Twenty-five are killed in the second Souhane massacre in Algeria.
1999 - The left-wing Labour Party takes control of the New Zealand government with leader Helen Clark becoming the first elected female Prime Minster in New Zealand's history.
2001 - A hydrogen atmosphere is discovered on the extrasolar planet Osiris by the Hubble Space Telescope, the first atmosphere detected on an extrasolar planet.
2005 - The first partial human face transplant is completed in Amiens, France.

[edit] Births
1127 - Emperor Xiaozong of China (d. 1194)
1576 - Shimazu Tadatsune, Ruler of Satsuma (d. 1638)
1582 - Pierre Dupuy, French scholar (d. 1651)
1630 - Archduke Sigismund Francis of Austria (d. 1665)
1635 - Françoise d'Aubigné, wife of Louis XIV of France (d. 1719)
1701 - Anders Celsius, Swedish inventor and astronomer (d. 1744)
1710 - Robert Lowth, British bishop (d. 1787)
1746 - Robert Livingston, Signer of the Declaration of Independence (d. 1813)
1754 - Georg Forster, German scientist (d. 1794)
1779 - Aimé, duc de Clermont-Tonnerre, French general (d. 1865)
1804 - Julius Benedict, German-born composer (d. 1885)
1809 - Fanny Kemble, British actress (d. 1893)
1843 - Cornelius Vanderbilt, American businessman (d. 1899)
1843 - Elizabeth Stride, victim of Jack the Ripper (d. 1888)
1857 - Charles Scott Sherrington, British physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1952)
1867 - Charles Koechlin, French composer (d. 1950)
1871 - Giovanni Giorgi, Italian physicist (d. 1950)
1874 - Charles A. Beard, American historian (d. 1948)
1874 - Chaim Weizmann, 1st President of Israel (d. 1952)
1894 - Saint Amphilochios of Pochayiv, Ukrainian Orthodox Saint (d. 1971)
1894 - Konosuke Matsushita, Japanese industrialist (d. 1989)
1897 - Vito Genovese, American mafioso (d. 1969)
1898 - Fredric Warburg, publisher and author (d. 1981)
1901 - Ted Husing, American sportscaster (d. 1962)
1903 - Lars Onsager, Norwegian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1976)
1907 - L. Sprague de Camp, American writer (d. 2000)
1909 - James Agee, American writer (d. 1955)
1909 - Anatoly Maltsev, Russian mathematician (d. 1967)
1911 - David Merrick, American stage producer (d. 2000)
1916 - Chick Hearn, American sports announcer (d. 2002)
1917 - Buffalo Bob Smith, American television host (d. 1998)
1920 - Abe Lenstra, Dutch footballer (d. 1985)
1921 - Alexander Dubček, Slovak politician (d. 1992)
1925 - John Maddox, British science writer and editor
1925 - Ernie Wise, British comedian (d. 1999)
1925 - Marshall Thompson, American film and television actor (d. 1992)
1926 - Barbara Anderson, New Zealand author
1927 - Carlos José Castilho, Brazilian footballer (d. 1987)
1928 - Alekos Alexandrakis, Greek actor (d. 2005)
1932 - Benigno Aquino Jr., Philippine politician (d. 1983)
1933 - Jacques Godbout, French Canadian novelist, journalist and filmmaker
1934 - Ammo Baba, Iraqi-Assyrian football player
1935 - Al Jackson, American drummer, producer and songwriter (d. 1975)
1937 - Gail Sheehy, American writer
1939 - Dave Giusti, baseball player
1940 - Bruce Lee, American actor and martial artist (d. 1973)
1941 - Eddie Rabbitt, American singer (d. 1998)
1941 - Aimé Jacquet, French football manager
1942 - Henry Carr, American athlete
1942 - Jimi Hendrix, American guitarist (d. 1970)
1943 - Nicole Brossard, French Canadian poet
1945 - Alain de Cadenet, SPEED Channel personality
1948 - James L. Avery, Sr., American actor
1950 - Gran Hamada, Japanese professional wrestler
1951 - Jayne Kennedy, American sportscaster and actress
1952 - James D. Wetherbee, American astronaut
1952 - Sheila Copps, Canadian politician
1952 - Daryl Stuermer, American guitarist (Genesis)
1953 - Curtis Armstrong, actor
1953 - Boris Grebenshchikov, Russian singer Aquarium
1954 - Patricia McPherson, American actress
1955 - Bill Nye, American engineer and broadcaster
1955 - Pierre Mondou, National Hockey League player
1956 - William Fichtner, American actor
1957 - Kenny Acheson, Northern Irish racecar driver
1957 - Caroline Kennedy, American journalist
1958 - Mike Scioscia, American baseball manager
1959 - Charlie Burchill, Scottish guitarist and keyboardist (Simple Minds)
1960 - Ken O'Brien, American football player
1960 - Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukrainian Prime-Minister
1960 - Tim Pawlenty, American politician
1962 - Charlie Benante, American musician
1962 - Davey Boy Smith, British professional wrestler (d. 2002)
1962 - Mike Bordin, American musicaian (Faith No More)
1963 - Fisher Stevens, American actor
1964 - Robin Givens, American actress
1966 - Andy Merrill, American voice actor
1967 - Shane Embury, British guitarist/bassist (Napalm Death, among others)
1968 - Michael Vartan, French actor
1971 - Nick Van Exel, American basketball player
1973 - Evan Karagias, American professional wrestler
1973 - Twista, American rapper
1975 - Martin Gramatica, American football player
1976 - Jaleel White, American actor
1978 - Jimmy Rollins, American baseball player
1978 - The Streets British rapper
1978 - Radek Štěpánek, Czech Republic Tennis Player
1979 - Shin Hyesung, Korean vocalist Shinhwa
1979 - The Game, American rapper
1979 - Teemu Tainio, Finnish footballer
1979 - Hilary Hahn, American violinist
1980 - Michael Yardy, English cricketer
1981 - Matthew Taylor, English footballer
1985 - Alison Pill, Canadian actress
1986 - Suresh Kumar Raina, Indian Cricketer

[edit] Deaths
511 - Clovis I, King of the Franks
835 - Muhammad at-Taqi, Shia Imam (b. 811)
1198 - Queen Constance of Sicily, wife of Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1154)
1474 - Guillaume Dufay, Flemish composer
1570 - Jacopo Sansovino, Italian sculptor and architect (b. 1486)
1592 - Nakagawa Hidemasa, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1568)
1592 - King John III of Sweden (b. 1537)
1632 - John Eliot, English statesman (b. 1592)
1680 - Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit scholar (b. 1601)
1754 - Abraham de Moivre, French mathematician (b. 1667)
1811 - Andrew Meikle, British mechanical engineer (b. 1719)
1852 - Ada Lovelace, British mathematician (b. 1815)
1895 - Alexandre Dumas, fils, French author (b. 1824)
1901 - Clement Studebaker, American automobile manufacturer (b. 1831)
1908 - Jean Albert Gaudry, French geologist (b. 1827)
1931 - Lya De Putti, Hungarian actress (b. 1899)
1932 - Evelyn Preer, American actress and singer (b. 1896)
1934 - Baby Face Nelson, American gangster (b. 1908)
1940 - Nicolae Iorga, Romanian writer and politician (executed)
1944 - Leonid Isaakovich Mandelshtam, Russian physicist (b. 1879)
1953 - Eugene O'Neill, American writer and Nobel Prize laureate
1955 - Arthur Honegger, French-born Swiss composer (b. 1892)
1958 - Artur Rodziński, Polish conductor (b. 1892)
1973 - Frank Christian, American jazz trumpeter (b. 1887)
1975 - Ross McWhirter, British co-founder of the Guinness Book of Records (b. 1925)
1978 - Harvey Milk, American politician (assassinated) (b. 1930)
1978 - George Moscone, Mayor of San Francisco (assassinated) (b. 1929)
1980 - F. Burrall Hoffman, American architect {b. 1882)
1981 - Lotte Lenya, Austrian singer and actress (b. 1898)
1988 - John Carradine, American actor (b. 1906)
1990 - David White, American actor (b. 1916)
1992 - Ivan Generalić, Croatian painter (b. 1914)
1994 - Fernando Lopes-Graça, Portuguese composer and musicologist (b. 1906)
1998 - Barbara Acklin, American singer and songwriter (b. 1943)
1999 - Yasuhiro Kojima, wrestler (b. 1937)
1999 - Alain Peyrefitte, French politician and author (b. 1925)
2005 - Jocelyn Brando, American actress (b. 1919)
2005 - Joe Jones, American R&B singer (b. 1926)



anything to add? :D
 

rockin_plumber

The Plumber That Rocks
Ben said:
2006: Ivan makes stupid posts

:p
2006 - Ivan spoils the whole "On This Day Thread" with such a long post
that he probably never even read all of it.... so why does he expect
anyone else to..... I got bored after the 1095 event :| At least when
there are singular intersting facts then they wont get ignored.....
Does anyone really give a shit that 399 - St. Anastius I becomes Pope.

Lets hope that the news next year wont be....

27th November 2006 - The "on This Day" thread DIED :|
 

Ivan

Active Member
afraidtoshooteddie said:
:|

Did you just cut and paste that from Wikepedia? :roll:
yeah :D (it wasn't hard to guess that)
ussually I pick the best but I didn't have enough time to read everything today :wink:
 
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