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Saturday 11 November 2017 Calendar with holidays, observances and special days

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Holidays and observances

  • End of World War I-related observances: - Veterans Day, called Armistice Day until 1954, when it was rededicated to honor American military, naval, and Air Force veterans. (United States)

Events

  • 1972 – Vietnam War: Vietnamization: The United States Army turns over the massive Long Binh military base to South Vietnam.
  • 1967 – Vietnam War: In a propaganda ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, three American prisoners of war are released by the Viet Cong and turned over to "new left" antiwar activist Tom Hayden.
  • 1940 – World War II: In the Battle of Taranto, the Royal Navy launches the first all-aircraft ship-to-ship naval attack in history.
  • 1930 – Patent number US1781541 is awarded to Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd for their invention, the Einstein refrigerator.
  • 1926 – The United States Numbered Highway System is established.
  • 1918 – Józef Piłsudski assumes supreme military power in Poland - symbolic first day of Polish independence.
  • 1911 – Many cities in the Midwestern United States break their record highs and lows on the same day as a strong cold front rolls through.
  • 1889 – The State of Washington is admitted as the 42nd state of the United States.
  • 1864 – American Civil War: General William Tecumseh Sherman begins burning Atlanta to the ground in preparation for his march to the sea.
  • 1839 – The Virginia Military Institute is founded in Lexington, Virginia.
  • 1813 – War of 1812: Battle of Crysler's Farm: British and Canadian forces defeat a larger American force, causing the Americans to abandon their Saint Lawrence campaign.
  • 1778 – Cherry Valley massacre: Loyalists and Seneca Indian forces attack a fort and village in eastern New York during the American Revolutionary War, killing more than forty civilians and soldiers.
  • 1750 – The F.H.C. Society, also known as the Flat Hat Club, is formed at Raleigh Tavern, Williamsburg, Virginia. It is the first college fraternity.
  • 1675 – Gottfried Leibniz demonstrates integral calculus for the first time to find the area under the graph of y = ƒ(x).

Births

  • 1991 – Christa B. Allen, American actress
  • 1989 – Adam Rippon, American figure skater
  • 1987 – Vinny Guadagnino, American actor
  • 1986 – Jon Batiste, American singer and pianist
  • 1986 – Mark Sanchez, American football player
  • 1986 – Victor Cruz, American football player
  • 1985 – Austin Collie, American football player
  • 1985 – Jessica Sierra, American singer
  • 1980 – Willie Parker, American football player and coach
  • 1977 – Marsha Mehran, Iranian-American author (d. 2014)
  • 1976 – Jason Grilli, American baseball player
  • 1974 – Jon B., American singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1974 – Leonardo DiCaprio, American actor and producer
  • 1974 – Static Major, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2008)
  • 1973 – Jason White, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1971 – David DeLuise, American actor and director
  • 1968 – David L. Cook, American singer-songwriter and comedian
  • 1967 – Frank John Hughes, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1965 – Max Mutchnick, American screenwriter and producer
  • 1964 – Calista Flockhart, American actress
  • 1964 – Margarete Bagshaw, American painter and potter (d. 2015)
  • 1963 – Billy Gunn, American wrestler and actor
  • 1962 – Demi Moore, American actress, director, and producer
  • 1960 – Chuck Hernandez, American baseball player and coach
  • 1960 – Peter Parros, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1960 – Stanley Tucci, American actor and director
  • 1959 – Carl Williams, American boxer (d. 2013)
  • 1958 – Carlos Lacámara, Cuban-American actor and playwright
  • 1955 – Dave Alvin, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1954 – Mary Gaitskill, American novelist, essayist, and short story writer.
  • 1954 – Roger Slifer, American author, illustrator, screenwriter, and producer (d. 2015)
  • 1953 – Marshall Crenshaw, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1951 – Kim Peek, American megasavant (d. 2009)
  • 1951 – Marc Summers, American television host and producer
  • 1950 – Jim Peterik, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1949 – Kathy Postlewait, American golfer
  • 1948 – Vincent Schiavelli, American actor (d. 2005)
  • 1946 – Al Holbert, American race car driver (d. 1988)
  • 1945 – Vince Martell, American singer and guitarist
  • 1942 – Diane Wolkstein, American author and radio host (d. 2013)
  • 1942 – Roy Fredericks, Guyanese-American cricketer and politician (d. 2000)
  • 1940 – Barbara Boxer, American journalist and politician
  • 1940 – Dennis Coffey, American guitarist
  • 1939 – Denise Alexander, American actress
  • 1937 – Alicia Ostriker, American poet and scholar
  • 1936 – Jack Keller, American songwriter and producer (d. 2005)
  • 1933 – Peter B. Lewis, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 2013)
  • 1930 – Hugh Everett III, American physicist and mathematician (d. 1982)
  • 1930 – Mildred Dresselhaus, American physicist and academic
  • 1929 – LaVern Baker, American singer (d. 1997)
  • 1928 – Ernestine Anderson, American singer (d. 2016)
  • 1927 – Mose Allison, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 2016)
  • 1925 – John Guillermin, English-American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2015)
  • 1925 – Jonathan Winters, American actor and screenwriter (d. 2013)
  • 1922 – Kurt Vonnegut, American novelist, short story writer, and essayist (d. 2007)
  • 1921 – Terrel Bell, American sergeant, academic, and politician, 2nd United States Secretary of Education (d. 1996)
  • 1918 – Stubby Kaye, American entertainer (d. 1997)
  • 1915 – Anna Schwartz, American economist and author (d. 2012)
  • 1915 – William Proxmire, American soldier, journalist, and politician (d. 2005)
  • 1914 – Henry Wade, American soldier and lawyer (d. 2001)
  • 1914 – Howard Fast, American novelist and screenwriter (d. 2003)
  • 1914 – James Gilbert Baker, American astronomer, optician, and academic (d. 2005)
  • 1912 – Thomas C. Mann, American lawyer, politician, and diplomat, United States Ambassador to El Salvador (d. 1999)
  • 1909 – Robert Ryan, American actor (d. 1973)
  • 1906 – Brother Theodore, German-American monologuist and comedian (d. 2001)
  • 1904 – Alger Hiss, American lawyer and convicted spy (d. 1996)
  • 1904 – J. H. C. Whitehead, Indian-American mathematician and academic (d. 1960)
  • 1901 – F. Van Wyck Mason, American historian and author (d. 1978)
  • 1901 – Sam Spiegel, American film producer (d. 1985)
  • 1899 – Pat O'Brien, American actor (d. 1983)
  • 1896 – Carlos Eduardo Castañeda, Mexican-American historian
  • 1896 – Shirley Graham Du Bois, American author, playwright, composer, and activist (d. 1977)
  • 1895 – Wealthy Babcock, American mathematician and academic (d. 1990)
  • 1894 – Beverly Bayne, American actress (d. 1982)
  • 1891 – Rabbit Maranville, American baseball player and manager (d. 1954)
  • 1887 – Roland Young, English-American actor (d. 1953)
  • 1885 – George S. Patton, American general (d. 1945)
  • 1872 – David I. Walsh, American lawyer and politician, 46th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1947)
  • 1836 – Thomas Bailey Aldrich, American poet and author (d. 1907)

Deaths

  • 2016 – Robert Vaughn, American actor (b. 1932)
  • 2016 – Victor Bailey, American singer and bass player (Weather Report) (b. 1960)
  • 2015 – Nathaniel Marston, American actor and producer (b. 1975)
  • 2015 – Rita Gross, American theologian and author (b. 1943)
  • 2014 – Big Bank Hank, American rapper (b. 1956)
  • 2014 – Carol Ann Susi, American actress (b. 1952)
  • 2014 – Harry Lonsdale, American chemist, businessman, and politician (b. 1932)
  • 2014 – Jim Rogers, American academic and politician (b. 1935)
  • 2014 – John Doar, American lawyer and activist (b. 1921)
  • 2014 – Philip G. Hodge, American engineer and academic (b. 1920)
  • 2013 – Bob Beckham, American singer-songwriter (b. 1927)
  • 2013 – John Barnhill, American basketball player and coach (b. 1938)
  • 2013 – John S. Dunne, American priest and theologian (b. 1929)
  • 2012 – Harry Wayland Randall, American photographer (b. 1915)
  • 2010 – Marie Osborne Yeats, American actress and costume designer (b. 1911)
  • 2008 – Herb Score, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1933)
  • 2007 – Delbert Mann, American director and producer (b. 1920)
  • 2005 – Moustapha Akkad, Syrian-American director and producer (b. 1930)
  • 2005 – Peter Drucker, Austrian-American author, theorist, and educator (b. 1909)
  • 2004 – Dayton Allen, American comedian and voice actor (b. 1919)
  • 1999 – Mary Kay Bergman, American voice actress (b. 1961)
  • 1998 – Frank Brimsek, American ice hockey player and soldier (b. 1913)
  • 1997 – Rod Milburn, American hurdler and coach (b. 1950)
  • 1997 – William Alland, American film producer and writer (b. 1916)
  • 1994 – John A. Volpe, American soldier and politician, 61st Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1908)
  • 1993 – Erskine Hawkins, American trumpet player and bandleader (b. 1914)
  • 1993 – John Stanley, American author and illustrator (b. 1914)
  • 1985 – Arthur Rothstein, American photographer and educator (b. 1915)
  • 1984 – Martin Luther King, Sr., American pastor, missionary, and activist (b. 1899)
  • 1979 – Dimitri Tiomkin, Ukrainian-American composer and conductor (b. 1894)
  • 1976 – Alexander Calder, American sculptor (b. 1898)
  • 1972 – Berry Oakley, American bass player (b. 1948)
  • 1962 – Joseph Ruddy, American swimmer and water polo player (b. 1878)
  • 1945 – Jerome Kern, American composer (b. 1885)
  • 1939 – Bob Marshall, American author and activist (b. 1901)
  • 1887 – Adolph Fischer, German-American printer and activist (b. 1858)
  • 1887 – Albert Parsons, American journalist and activist (b. 1848)
  • 1887 – August Spies, American journalist and activist (b. 1855)
  • 1887 – George Engel, German-American businessman and activist (b. 1836)
  • 1880 – Lucretia Mott, American activist (b. 1793)
  • 1862 – James Madison Porter, American lawyer and politician, 18th United States Secretary of War (b. 1793)
  • 1831 – Nat Turner, American slave and rebel leader (b. 1800)
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