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 This day in History - November 1
456 Historic Events for November 1
1924

Robert N Rapoport, social anthropologist

Birth
1925

VARA, Vereniging van Workers Radio Amateurs forms in Amsterdam

Event
1926

GĀnter de Bruyn, writer

Birth
1926

Air Commerce Act passes

Event
1926

Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72

Death
1926

Wilfred Flowers, cricketer (England spinner in 8 Tests 1884-93), dies

Death
1927

Florence Mills, dancer/singer, dies in NYC at 32

Death
1928

1st celebration of Author's Day

Event
1928

Leon Hart, NFLer (Heisman Trophy)

Birth
1928

James Edward Bradford, DC, HW weightlifer (Olympic-silver-1952, 56)

Birth
1928

Graf Zeppelin sets airship distance record of 6384 km

Event
1928

Bradman scores a century each innings (131 and 133*), NSW v Qld

Event
1929

Lundy, part of British Isles, issue their own stamps

Event
1929

Betsy Palmer, E Chicago Ind, actress (Mr Roberts, Friday the 13th)

Birth
1929

Rudy [Herman R] Kousbroek, literary (Leopold the Buch)

Birth
1929

Nicholas Mavroules, (Rep-D-MA, 1979- )

Birth
1931

Dupont introduces synthetic rubber

Event
1932

Wernher von Braun named head of German liquid-fuel rocket program

Event
1934

Umberto Agnelli, VP (Fiat)

Birth
1934

William James Matthias, composer

Birth
1934

Hugh Bidwell, mayor (London)

Birth
1934

Aat Veldhoen, Dutch artist

Birth
1935

TS Eliot's "Murder in the Cathedral," premieres in London

Event
1935

Gary J Player, Johannesburg S Afr, PGA golfer (Brit Open-1959, 68, 74)

Birth
1936

Rodeo Cowboy's Association founded

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