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 This day in History - November 4
363 Historic Events for November 4
1939

US allows "cash and carry" arms sales during WW II

Event
1939

1940 Olympics awarded to Helsinki, Finland

Event
1939

Charles Arnold Tournemire, composer, dies at 69

Death
1939

1st air conditioned automobile (Packard) exhibited, Chicago, Ill

Event
1940

Manuel Aza¤a y Diez, Spanish PM (1932..4)/pres (1936-39), dies at 60

Death
1940

Eggs and cake rationed in Netherlands

Event
1940

Delbert McClinton, Lubbock Tx, singer (Gonna Find a Good Woman)

Birth
1941

Martin Brozius, Dutch actor (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden)

Birth
1942

13th day of battle at El Alamein: Afr corps draws back out Fuka-posing

Event
1942

Marcel Barger, [Streliskie], cabaret performer, killed in Auschwitz

Death
1943

Marlene Jobert, novelist (Adventures of John Difool)

Birth
1943

France arrests government of Lebanon

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1944

RAF bombs Dinteloord, 54 killed

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1944

German troops reconquer Schmidt Hurtgenwald

Event
1944

Willem Breuker, Dutch saxophonist/conductor (WB Collective)

Birth
1946

Robert Mapplethorpe, US photographer

Birth
1946

Laura Bush, U.S. First Lady 2000-

Birth
1946

UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization formed

Event
1946

"Park Avenue" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 72 performances

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1947

Rodney Marsh, cricketer (AKA "Iron Gloves" AKA "Bacchus" Kept wickets)

Birth
1947

Alexei Ulanov, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1972, 76)

Birth
1947

Aleksandr Tkachev, USSR, parallel bars gymnist (Olympic-gold-1980)

Birth
1947

Edward Matt Dougherty, Chester PA, PGA golfer (1995 Deposit Guaranty)

Birth
1948

TS Eliot wins Nobel Prize for literature

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1949

Kathy McMullen, LPGA golfer

Birth