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 This day in History - November 17
368 Historic Events for November 17
1940

Green Bay Packers become 1st NFL team to travel by plane

Event
1941

Gene Clark, LA Calif, rock vocalist/guitarist (Byrds)

Birth
1941

Peter Hoagland, (Rep-D-Nebraska)

Birth
1941

Virgil Thomson's 2nd Symphony, premieres

Event
1941

Earnest Udet, German general/head air pioneer, commits suicide

Death
1942

Bob Gaudio, Bronx NY, rocker (Four Seasons-Sherry)

Birth
1942

Annemarie Oster, Dutch actress (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden)

Birth
1942

Martin Scorsese, Queens, dir (Mean Streets, Last Temptation of Christ)

Birth
1943

Lauren Hutton, [Mary], Charleston SC, model/actress (American Gigolo)

Birth
1943

Paul Charles Rene Landormy, composer, dies at 74

Death
1944

-Nov 19] Nazi raids in Dutch NE Polder

Event
1944

Tom Seaver, pitcher (NY Met, 300 game winner, Cy Young '69 '73 '75)

Birth
1944

Lorne Michaels, [Lipowitz], Toronto Ontario, comedian (SNL)

Birth
1944

Eugene Clarke, Tipton Missouri, rock guitarist

Birth
1944

Danny DeVito, Neptune NJ, actor (Taxi, Ruthless People, Twins)

Birth
1944

A C MacLaren, cricketer (England batsman from turn of century), dies

Death
1944

Bernard Ray, US lieutenant, dies in Battle at Hrtgenwald

Death
1945

Jeremy Hanley, British Lower house member

Birth
1945

Elvin Hayes, NBA star (San Diego, Houston, Baltimore)

Birth
1945

Roland Joffe, director (City of Joy, Mission, Killing Fields)

Birth
1945

"Girl from Nantucket" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 12 perfs

Event
1945

New world air speed record 606 mph (975 kph) set by HJ Wilson of RAF

Event
1946

Martin Barre, British pop guitarist (Jethro Tull)

Birth
1947

Stewkey, [Robert Antoni], rocker

Birth
1947

Ricarda Huch, writer, dies at 83

Death