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Thursday 22 November 2018 Calendar with holidays, observances and special days

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Holidays and observances

  • Arbour Day (British Virgin Islands)
  • Earliest day on which Thanksgiving Day can fall, while November 28 is the latest; celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. (United States)
  • Teacher's Day (Costa Rica)

Events

  • 2005 – Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany.
  • 1995 – Toy Story is released as the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery.
  • 1988 – In Palmdale, California, the first prototype B-2 Spirit stealth bomber is revealed.
  • 1954 – The Humane Society of the United States is founded.
  • 1935 – The China Clipper inaugurates the first commercial transpacific air service, connecting Alameda, California with Manila.
  • 1931 – Al-Mina'a SC is founded in Iraq.
  • 1864 – American Civil War: John Bell Hood begins the Franklin–Nashville Campaign in an unsuccessful attempt to draw William Tecumseh Sherman back out of Georgia.
  • 1574 – Spanish navigator Juan Fernández discovers islands now known as the Juan Fernández Islands off Chile.
  • 845 – The first King of all Brittany, Nominoe, defeats the Frankish king Charles the Bald at the Battle of Ballon near Redon.

Births

  • 2000 – Auli'i Cravalho, Hawaiian-American actress and singer.
  • 1996 – Madison Davenport, American actress and singer.
  • 1995 – Katherine McNamara, American actress.
  • 1990 – Brock Osweiler, American football player
  • 1989 – Candice Glover, American singer-songwriter and actress
  • 1988 – Austin Romine, American baseball player
  • 1987 – Elias Samson, American professional wrestler
  • 1985 – Austin Brown, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and producer
  • 1985 – DeVon Walker, American football player
  • 1984 – Scarlett Johansson, American actress
  • 1983 – Corey Beaulieu, American guitarist and songwriter
  • 1983 – Tyler Hilton, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
  • 1981 – Jenny Owen Youngs, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1981 – Shangela Laquifa Wadley, American drag queen, comedian and reality television personality
  • 1980 – Shawn Fanning, American computer programmer and businessman, founded Napster
  • 1979 – Jeremy Dale, American illustrator (d. 2014)
  • 1978 – Karen O, South Korean-American singer-songwriter and pianist
  • 1975 – Joshua Wheeler, American sergeant (d. 2015)
  • 1974 – Joe Nathan, American baseball player
  • 1973 – Chad Trujillo, American astronomer and scholar
  • 1972 – Jay Payton, American baseball player and sportscaster
  • 1969 – Byron Houston, American basketball player
  • 1967 – Mark Ruffalo, American actor and activist
  • 1967 – Quint Kessenich, American lacrosse player and sportscaster
  • 1966 – Ed Ferrara, American wrestler and manager
  • 1966 – Michael K. Williams, American actor and producer
  • 1963 – Brian Robbins, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1963 – Hugh Millen, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1963 – Kennedy Pola, Samoan-American football player and coach
  • 1961 – Mariel Hemingway, American actress
  • 1961 – Randal L. Schwartz, American computer programmer and author
  • 1959 – Eddie Frierson, American actor
  • 1958 – Jamie Lee Curtis, American actress
  • 1958 – Lee Guetterman, American baseball player
  • 1957 – Donny Deutsch, American businessman and television host
  • 1956 – Richard Kind, American actor
  • 1956 – Ron Randall, American author and illustrator
  • 1955 – James Edwards, American basketball player
  • 1951 – Kent Nagano, American conductor, director, and manager
  • 1950 – Lyman Bostock, American baseball player (d. 1978)
  • 1950 – Steven Van Zandt, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor
  • 1950 – Tina Weymouth, American singer-songwriter and bass player
  • 1949 – Richard Carmona, American physician and politician, 17th Surgeon General of the United States
  • 1947 – Salt Walther, American race car driver (d. 2012)
  • 1947 – Sandy Alderson, American businessman and academic
  • 1947 – Valerie Wilson Wesley, American journalist and author
  • 1945 – Elaine Weyuker, American computer scientist, engineer, and academic
  • 1943 – Billie Jean King, American tennis player and sportscaster
  • 1943 – Roger L. Simon, American author and screenwriter
  • 1943 – William Kotzwinkle, American novelist and screenwriter
  • 1942 – Guion Bluford, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut
  • 1941 – Jesse Colin Young, American singer-songwriter and bass player (The Youngbloods)
  • 1941 – Terry Stafford, American singer-songwriter (d. 1996)
  • 1940 – Roy Thomas, American author
  • 1940 – Terry Gilliam, American-English actor, director, animator, and screenwriter
  • 1939 – Tom West, American engineer and author (d. 2011)
  • 1938 – Henry Lee, Chinese-American criminologist and academic
  • 1938 – John Eleuthère du Pont, American businessman and philanthropist, founded Delaware Museum of Natural History (d. 2010)
  • 1936 – Archie Gouldie, Canadian-American wrestler (d. 2016)
  • 1932 – Ray Farabee, American lawyer and politician (d. 2014)
  • 1932 – Robert Vaughn, American actor and director (d. 2016)
  • 1929 – Staughton Lynd, American lawyer, historian, author, and activist
  • 1927 – Robert E. Valett, American psychologist, teacher, and author (d. 2008)
  • 1927 – Steven Muller, German-American scholar and academic (d. 2013)
  • 1926 – Arthur Jones, American businessman, founded Nautilus, Inc. and MedX Corporation (d. 2007)
  • 1926 – Lew Burdette, American baseball player and coach (d. 2007)
  • 1925 – Gunther Schuller, American horn player, composer, and conductor (d. 2015)
  • 1925 – Jerrie Mock, American pilot (d. 2014)
  • 1924 – Geraldine Page, American actress and singer (d. 1987)
  • 1923 – Dika Newlin, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 2006)
  • 1922 – Eugene Stoner, American engineer and weapons designer, designed the AR-15 rifle (d. 1997)
  • 1921 – Rodney Dangerfield, American comedian, actor, rapper, and screenwriter (d. 2004)
  • 1918 – Claiborne Pell, American captain and politician (d. 2009)
  • 1913 – Gardnar Mulloy, American tennis player and coach (d. 2016)
  • 1912 – Doris Duke, American art collector and philanthropist (d. 1993)
  • 1911 – Ralph Guldahl, American golfer (d. 1987)
  • 1910 – Mary Jackson, American actress (d. 2005)
  • 1909 – Mikhail Mil, Russian engineer, founded the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant (d. 1970)
  • 1902 – Emanuel Feuermann, Austrian-American cellist and educator (d. 1942)
  • 1902 – Ethel Smith, American organist (d. 1996)
  • 1900 – Helenka Pantaleoni, American actress and humanitarian, co-founded U.S. Fund for UNICEF (d. 1987)
  • 1899 – Hoagy Carmichael, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor (d. 1981)
  • 1898 – Wiley Post, American pilot (d. 1935)
  • 1897 – Harry Wilson, English-American actor and singer (d. 1987)
  • 1896 – David J. Mays, American lawyer and author (d. 1971)
  • 1893 – Harley Earl, American businessman (d. 1969)
  • 1877 – Joan Gamper, Swiss-Spanish footballer, founded FC Barcelona (d. 1930)
  • 1876 – Emil Beyer, American gymnast and triathlete (d. 1934)
  • 1876 – Percival Proctor Baxter, American lawyer and politician, 53rd Governor of Maine (d.1969)
  • 1870 – Howard Brockway, American pianist, composer, and educator (d. 1951)
  • 1868 – John Nance Garner, American lawyer and politician, 32nd Vice President of the United States (d. 1967)
  • 1856 – Heber J. Grant, American religious leader, 7th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1945)
  • 1836 – George Barham, English businessman, founded Express County Milk Supply Company (d. 1913)
  • 1814 – Serranus Clinton Hastings, American lawyer and politician, 1st Chief Justice of California (d. 1893)
  • 1808 – Thomas Cook, English businessman, founded Thomas Cook Group (d. 1892)
  • 1744 – Abigail Adams, American wife of John Adams, 2nd First Lady of the United States (d. 1818)
  • 1698 – Pierre de Rigaud, Marquis de Vaudreuil-Cavagnial, Canadian-American soldier and politician, 10th Governor of Louisiana (d. 1778)
  • 1643 – René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, French-American explorer (d. 1687)

Deaths

  • 2014 – Don Grate, American baseball and basketball player (b. 1923)
  • 2013 – Don Dailey, American computer programmer (b. 1956)
  • 2012 – Bennie McRae, American football player (b. 1939)
  • 2012 – Pearl Laska Chamberlain, American pilot (b. 1909)
  • 2011 – Lynn Margulis, American biologist and academic (b. 1938)
  • 2011 – Paul Motian, American drummer and composer (b. 1931)
  • 2011 – Svetlana Alliluyeva, Russian-American author and educator (b. 1926)
  • 2010 – Jean Cione, American baseball player and educator (b. 1928)
  • 2008 – MC Breed, American rapper (b. 1971)
  • 2006 – Pat Dobson, American baseball player and coach (b. 1942)
  • 2005 – Bruce Hobbs, American jockey and trainer (b. 1920)
  • 2002 – Parley Baer, American actor (b. 1914)
  • 2001 – Mary Kay Ash, American businesswoman, founded Mary Kay, Inc. (b. 1915)
  • 2001 – Norman Granz, American-Swiss record producer, founded Verve Records (b. 1918)
  • 1998 – Stu Ungar, American poker player (b. 1953)
  • 1996 – Mark Lenard, American actor (b. 1924)
  • 1994 – Forrest White, American businessman (b. 1920)
  • 1992 – Sterling Holloway, American actor (b. 1905)
  • 1989 – C. C. Beck, American illustrator (b. 1910)
  • 1988 – Luis Barragán, Mexican architect and engineer, designed the Torres de Satélite (b. 1908)
  • 1986 – Scatman Crothers, American actor and comedian (b. 1910)
  • 1986 – William Bradford Huie, American journalist and author (b. 1910)
  • 1980 – Mae West, American actress, singer, and screenwriter (b. 1893)
  • 1963 – John F. Kennedy, American lieutenant and politician, 35th President of the United States (b. 1917)
  • 1956 – Theodore Kosloff, Russian-American actor, ballet dancer, and choreographer (b. 1882)
  • 1955 – Shemp Howard, American actor and comedian (b. 1895)
  • 1954 – Jess McMahon, American wrestling promoter, co-founded Capitol Wrestling Corporation (b. 1882)
  • 1943 – Lorenz Hart, American playwright and composer (b. 1895)
  • 1932 – William Walker Atkinson, American merchant, lawyer, and author (b. 1862)
  • 1916 – Jack London, American novelist and journalist (b. 1876)
  • 1902 – Walter Reed, American physician and entomologist (b. 1851)
  • 1896 – George Washington Gale Ferris Jr., American engineer, invented the Ferris wheel (b. 1859)
  • 1886 – Mary Boykin Chesnut, American author (b. 1823)
  • 1886 – William Bliss Baker, American painter (b. 1859)
  • 1875 – Henry Wilson, American colonel, journalist, and politician, 18th Vice President of the United States (b. 1812)
  • 1871 – Oscar James Dunn, African American activist and politician, Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana 1868-1871 (b. 1826)
  • 1794 – John Alsop, American merchant and politician (b. 1724)
  • 1697 – Libéral Bruant, French architect and academic, designed Les Invalides (b. 1635)
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