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 This day in History - November 1
456 Historic Events for November 1
1948

Pres Truman re-elected in an upset over Republican Thomas Dewey

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1948

Mao's Red army conquerors Mukden, Manchuria

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1949

Jeannie Berlin, LA Cal, actress (Heartbreak Kid, Portnoy's Complaint)

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1949

Leslie Gay, cricket wicket-keeper/goalkeeper (England in 1890's), dies

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1950

Tony Hymphris, political activist

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1950

82øF highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Nov

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1950

1st negro player in NBA, (Celtic's Charles Cooper) Ft Wayne Ind

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1950

Griselio Torresola, attempted to assassinate Pres Truman, shot dead

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1950

Dan Peck, Panama City Fla, rock vocalist/guitarist (America)

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1950

Puerto Rican nationalists try to kill Pres Truman at Blair House

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1951

Jet magazine founded by John H Johnson

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1951

Johnny Mercers "Top Banana," premieres in NYC

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1951

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1951

Brooklyn catcher Roy Campanella wins NL MVP

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1951

Brooklyn Dodger catcher Roy Campanella wins 1st of his 3 NL MVP

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1951

1st atomic explosion witnessed by troops, NM

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1951

"Top Banana" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 356 performances

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1951

Craig Serjeant, cricketer (Australian batsman late seventies)

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1951

Ronald Bell, Youngstown Oh, rock sax (Kool and The Gang)

Birth
1952

1st hydrogen device exploded at Eniwetok Atoll in Pacific Fusion occurs for 1st time on Earth

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1953

Michael Zaslow, Inglewood CA, actor (One Life to Live, Guiding Light)

Birth
1953

WHEC TV channel 10 in Rochester, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1953

KMGH TV channel 7 in Denver, CO (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1953

KCEN TV channel 6 in Temple-Waco, TX (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

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1953

Emile Zatopek runs world record 10K (29:01.6) and 6 mile (28:08.4)

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