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 This day in History - November 1
456 Historic Events for November 1
1936

Mussolini describes alliance between Italy and Germany as an "axis"

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1937

Bill Anderson, country singer (Still, From This Pen)

Birth
1938

German colonel-general Gerd von Runstedt retires

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1938

NL batting champ Ernie Lombardi is named MVP

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1938

Seabiscuit beats War Admiral in a match race at Pimlico

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1938

Patrick Buchanan, commentator/politician (Crossfire)

Birth
1939

Barbara Bosson, Belle Vernon Pa, actr (Fay-Hill St Blues, Hooperman)

Birth
1939

1st jet plane, Heinkel He 178, demonstrated to German Air Ministry

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1939

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Sertum laetitiae

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1939

1st animal conceived by artificial insemination (rabbit) displayed

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1940

Dutch "Curfew" forms (12 AM - 4 AM)

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1940

1st US air raid shelter, Fleetwood, Pa

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1941

Camille Melloy, [the Paepe], Belgian priest/poet (Requiem), dies at 50

Death
1941

Johnny Kendall, [Johan Donkerkaat], Dutch blues singer

Birth
1941

Robert Foxworth, Houston Tx, actor (Chase-Falcon Crest, Frankenstein)

Birth
1941

Joe Louis Caldwell, Texas City, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1964)

Birth
1941

Chetniks attacks Tito's partizans in Uzice Yugoslavia

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1941

Japanese marine staff officiers Suzuki/Maejima arrive in Pearl Harbor

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1942

Vice-admiral Cunningham becomes British commander-in-chief

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1942

10th day of battle at El Alamein

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1942

Hugo Distler, composer, dies at 34

Death
1942

Michael Zaslow, Inglewood CA, actor (Roger Thorpe-Guiding Light)

Birth
1942

John H Johnson publishes 1st issue of Negro Digest

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1942

John M Spratt Jr, (Rep-D-SC, 1983- )

Birth
1942

Shere Hite, author/sex therapist

Birth