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 This day in History - November 1
456 Historic Events for November 1
1942

Marcia Wallace, Creston Iowa, actress (Carol-Bob Newhart Show)

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1942

Larry Flynt, magazine publisher (Hustler)

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1943

US troops land on Bougainville Island on Solomon Island

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1943

Dim-out ban lifted in SF Bay area

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1944

Zeeuws and Flanders freed

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1944

Mary Coyle Chase' "Harvey," premieres in NYC

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1944

Keith Emerson, England (Emerson, Lake and Palmer-Brain Salad Surgery)

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1945

1st issue of Ebony magazine published by John H Johnson

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1945

Rick Grech, Bordeaux France, rock bassist (Blind Faith, Traffic)

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1946

German "Country" Nedersaksen forms

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1946

Charles S Johnson becomes 1st black president of Fisk University

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1946

WABC becomes WCBS radio in NYC

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1946

Right foot of Cleve Indian's owner Bill Veeck is amputated

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1946

WEAF radio changes call letters to WNBC (NYC)

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1946

Cleveland Indians owner Bill Veeck's right foot is amputated

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1946

West German state of Niedersachsen formed

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1946

Marken soccer team forms

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1946

NY Knicks 1st basketball game beat Toronto Huskies 68-66

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1947

Rolando Garbey, Oriente Cuba, light MW boxer (Olympic-silver-1968)

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1947

Howard Hughes flies "Spruce Goose," a large wooden airplane

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1947

1st Aloha Week Parade held in Hawaii

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1947

"Medium and The Telephone" closes at Barrymore NYC after 211 perfs

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1947

Anna Stuart, actress (Donna Love-Another World)

Birth
1947

UN trusteeship for Nauru granted to Australia, NZ and UK

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1947

Man O' War, racehorse, dies

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