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Wednesday 21 November 2018 Calendar with holidays, observances and special days

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Holidays and observances

  • Statehood Day (North Carolina, 1789)

Events

  • 2013 – The first of to become massive protests start in Ukraine after President Viktor Yanukovych suspended signing the Ukraine–European Union Association Agreement.
  • 1986 – National Security Council member Oliver North and his secretary start to shred documents allegedly implicating them in the Iran–Contra affair.
  • 1985 – United States Navy intelligence analyst Jonathan Pollard is arrested for spying after being caught giving Israel classified information on Arab nations. He is subsequently sentenced to life in prison.
  • 1980 – A deadly fire breaks out at the MGM Grand Hotel in Paradise, Nevada (now Bally's Las Vegas). Eighty-seven people are killed and more than 650 are injured in the worst disaster in Nevada history.
  • 1979 – The United States Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, is attacked by a mob and set on fire, killing four.
  • 1970 – Vietnam War: Operation Ivory Coast: A joint United States Air Force and Army team raids the Sơn Tây prisoner-of-war camp in an attempt to free American prisoners of war thought to be held there.
  • 1969 – The first permanent ARPANET link is established between UCLA and SRI.
  • 1967 – Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland tells news reporters: "I am absolutely certain that whereas in 1965 the enemy was winning, today he is certainly losing."
  • 1961 – The "La Ronde" opens in Honolulu, first revolving restaurant in the United States.
  • 1959 – American disc jockey Alan Freed, who had popularized the term "rock and roll" and music of that style, is fired from WABC-AM radio over allegations he had participated in the payola scandal.
  • 1922 – Rebecca Latimer Felton of Georgia takes the oath of office, becoming the first female United States Senator.
  • 1916 – Mines from SM U-73 sink the HMHS Britannic, the largest ship lost in the First World War.
  • 1902 – The Philadelphia Football Athletics defeated the Kanaweola Athletic Club of Elmira, New York, 39–0, in the first ever professional American football night game.
  • 1894 – Port Arthur, China falls to the Japanese, a decisive victory of the First Sino-Japanese War; Japanese troops are accused of massacring the remaining inhabitants.
  • 1861 – American Civil War: Confederate President Jefferson Davis appoints Judah Benjamin Secretary of War.
  • 1832 – Wabash College is founded in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
  • 1789 – North Carolina ratifies the United States Constitution and is admitted as the 12th U.S. state.
  • 1783 – In Paris, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent d'Arlandes, make the first untethered hot air balloon flight.
  • 1676 – The Danish astronomer Ole Rømer presents the first quantitative measurements of the speed of light.

Births

  • 1989 – Justin Tucker, American football player
  • 1988 – Preston Zimmerman, American soccer player
  • 1986 – Ben Bishop, American ice hockey player
  • 1986 – Colleen Ballinger, American comedian, actress, and singer
  • 1984 – Jena Malone, American actress and singer
  • 1981 – Wesley Britt, American football player
  • 1980 – Alec Brownstein, American author and director
  • 1980 – Hank Blalock, American baseball player
  • 1979 – Stromile Swift, American basketball player
  • 1977 – Jonas Jennings, American football player
  • 1972 – Rain Phoenix, American actress and singer
  • 1971 – Michael Strahan, American football player, actor, and talk show host
  • 1969 – Ken Griffey Jr., American baseball player and actor
  • 1968 – Antonio Tarver, American boxer, sportscaster, and actor
  • 1967 – Ken Block, American race car driver
  • 1967 – Tripp Cromer, American baseball player
  • 1966 – Troy Aikman, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1965 – Reggie Lewis, American basketball player (d. 1993)
  • 1964 – Charles Dunstone, English businessman, co-founded Carphone Warehouse
  • 1964 – Olden Polynice, Haitian-American basketball player and coach
  • 1964 – Shane Douglas, American wrestler and manager
  • 1964 – Stefan Sonnenfeld, American businessman, co-founded Company 3
  • 1960 – Brian McNamara, American actor, director, and producer
  • 1960 – Brian Ritchie, American bass player and songwriter
  • 1956 – Cherry Jones, American actress
  • 1955 – Cedric Maxwell, American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster
  • 1953 – Tina Brown, English-American journalist and author
  • 1952 – Lorna Luft, American actress and singer
  • 1948 – George Zimmer, American businessman, founded Men's Wearhouse
  • 1945 – Goldie Hawn, American actress, singer, and producer
  • 1944 – Dick Durbin, American lawyer and politician
  • 1944 – Earl Monroe, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1944 – Harold Ramis, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2014)
  • 1943 – Phil Bredesen, American businessman and politician, 48th Governor of Tennessee
  • 1941 – David Porter, American songwriter, musician, and producer
  • 1941 – Juliet Mills, English-American actress
  • 1940 – Dr. John, American singer-songwriter and pianist
  • 1940 – Richard Marcinko, American commander and author
  • 1939 – R. Budd Dwyer, American educator and politician, 30th Treasurer of Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • 1937 – Marlo Thomas, American actress, producer, and activist
  • 1934 – Laurence Luckinbill, American actor, director, and playwright
  • 1933 – Etta Zuber Falconer, American educator and mathematician (d. 2002)
  • 1933 – Henry Hartsfield, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2014)
  • 1931 – Lewis Binford, American archaeologist and academic (d. 2011)
  • 1929 – Marilyn French, American author and academic (d. 2009)
  • 1927 – Georgia Frontiere, American businesswoman (d. 2008)
  • 1926 – William Wakefield Baum, American cardinal (d. 2015)
  • 1924 – Joseph Campanella, American actor
  • 1922 – Abe Lemons, American basketball player and coach (d. 2002)
  • 1921 – Donald Sheldon, American pilot (d. 1975)
  • 1920 – Ralph Meeker, American actor (d. 1988)
  • 1920 – Stan Musial, American baseball player and manager (d. 2013)
  • 1919 – Paul Bogart, American director and producer (d. 2012)
  • 1916 – Sid Luckman, American football player and soldier (d. 1998)
  • 1912 – Eleanor Powell, American actress and dancer (d. 1982)
  • 1908 – Elizabeth George Speare, American author and educator (d. 1994)
  • 1908 – Leo Politi, Italian-American author and illustrator (d. 1996)
  • 1904 – Coleman Hawkins, American saxophonist and clarinet player (d. 1969)
  • 1902 – Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish-American novelist and short story writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1991)
  • 1899 – Jobyna Ralston, American actress (d. 1967)
  • 1897 – Mollie Steimer, Russian-American activist (d. 1980)
  • 1894 – Cecil M. Harden, American politician (d. 1984)
  • 1870 – Alexander Berkman, Lithuanian-American activist and author (d. 1936)
  • 1835 – Hetty Green, American businesswoman and financier (d. 1916)
  • 1818 – Lewis H. Morgan, American lawyer, anthropologist, and theorist (d. 1881)
  • 1787 – Samuel Cunard, Canadian businessman, founded the Cunard Line (d. 1865)
  • 1785 – William Beaumont, American surgeon, "Father of Gastric Physiology" (d. 1853)
  • 1760 – Joseph Plumb Martin, American sergeant (d. 1850)
  • 1729 – Josiah Bartlett, American physician and politician, 6th Governor of New Hampshire (d. 1795)
  • 1567 – Anne de Xainctonge, French saint, founded the Society of the Sisters of Saint Ursula of the Blessed Virgin (d. 1621)

Deaths

  • 2015 – Bob Foster, American boxer and police officer (b. 1938)
  • 2015 – Joseph Silverstein, American violinist and conductor (b. 1932)
  • 2014 – J. C. Gilbert, American soldier, farmer, and politician (b. 1922)
  • 2014 – John H. Land, American soldier and politician (b. 1920)
  • 2013 – Dimitri Mihalas, American astronomer and author (b. 1939)
  • 2013 – Fred Kavli, Norwegian-American businessman and philanthropist, founded The Kavli Foundation (b. 1927)
  • 2013 – John Egerton, American journalist and author (b. 1935)
  • 2013 – Maurice Vachon, Canadian-American wrestler (b. 1929)
  • 2013 – Vern Mikkelsen, American basketball player and coach (b. 1928)
  • 2012 – Austin Peralta, American pianist (b. 1990)
  • 2012 – Emily Squires, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1941)
  • 2010 – David Nolan, American activist and politician (b. 1943)
  • 2010 – Margaret Taylor-Burroughs, American painter and author, co-founded the DuSable Museum of African American History (b. 1917)
  • 2010 – Norris Church Mailer, American author (b. 1949)
  • 2007 – Tom Johnson, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (b. 1928)
  • 2005 – Hugh Sidey, American journalist and academic (b. 1927)
  • 2002 – Hadda Brooks, American singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1916)
  • 1994 – Willem Jacob Luyten, Dutch-American astronomer and academic (b. 1899)
  • 1993 – Bill Bixby, American actor (b. 1934)
  • 1992 – Ricky Williams, American singer-songwriter and drummer (b. 1956)
  • 1991 – Sonny Werblin, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1907)
  • 1989 – Margot Zemach, American author and illustrator (b. 1931)
  • 1988 – Carl Hubbell, American baseball player and scout (b. 1903)
  • 1986 – Jerry Colonna, American singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1904)
  • 1984 – Ben Wilson, American basketball player (b. 1967)
  • 1981 – Harry von Zell, American actor and comedian (b. 1906)
  • 1974 – John B. Gambling, American radio host (b. 1897)
  • 1973 – Thomas Pelly, American lawyer and politician (b. 1902)
  • 1967 – C. M. Eddy, Jr., American author (b. 1896)
  • 1963 – Robert Stroud, American ornithologist and author (b. 1890)
  • 1959 – Max Baer, American boxer, referee, and actor (b. 1909)
  • 1958 – Mel Ott, American baseball player, manager, and sportscaster (b. 1909)
  • 1957 – Francis Burton Harrison, American general and politician, 6th Governor-General of the Philippines (b. 1873)
  • 1953 – Larry Shields, American clarinet player and composer (b. 1893)
  • 1945 – Al Davis, American boxer (b. 1920)
  • 1945 – Alexander Patch, American general (b. 1889)
  • 1945 – Ellen Glasgow, American author (b. 1873)
  • 1945 – Robert Benchley, American humorist, newspaper columnist, and actor (b. 1889)
  • 1941 – Henrietta Vinton Davis, American actress and playwright (b. 1860)
  • 1938 – Leopold Godowsky, Polish-American pianist and composer (b. 1870)
  • 1926 – Edward Cummins, American golfer (b. 1886)
  • 1899 – Garret Hobart, American lawyer and politician, 24th Vice President of the United States (b. 1844)
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