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 This day in History - November 5
352 Historic Events for November 5
1976

Balt Jim Palmer wins AL Cy Young Award

Event
1976

New AL franchises in Seattle and Toronto fill up their rosters

Event
1976

Pirates trade Manny Sanguillen and $100,000 to A's for mgr Chuck Tanner

Event
1976

USSR performs nuclear test

Event
1977

Ren‚ Goscinny, French writer (Asterix), dies at 51

Death
1977

Aleksei G Stachanov, Russian model miner, dies at 72

Death
1977

Guy Lombardo, orch leader (Auld Lang Syne), dies in Houston at 75

Death
1977

NCAA passing record set at 571 yards (Marc Wilson, Brigham Young)

Event
1977

Tuula Puputti, ice hockey goalie (Finland, Oly-98)

Birth
1977

Jodi Webb, Miss Utah Teen USA (1996)

Birth
1978

Oakland Raider's John Madden becomes 13th coach to win 100 NFL games

Event
1978

Khomeini followers attack British embassy/El Al office in Iran

Event
1978

Iranian PM Jaafar Sharif-Emami resigns to Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi

Event
1978

Denis O'Dea, actor (Capt Horatio Hornblower), dies at 73

Death
1979

Iran government of Bazargan resigns

Event
1979

Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini declares US "The Great Satan"

Event
1979

Al Capp, US cartoonist (Li'l Abner), dies at 70

Death
1981

Former Dolphin, Mercury Morris, is sentenced to 20 years for drug trafficing, conspiracy, and possession of cocaine

Event
1981

Charles Fuller's "Soldier's Play," premieres in NYC

Event
1982

George Harrison releases "Gone Troppo" album

Event
1982

Cleveland Cavaliers lose 24th consecutive game (NBA record)

Event
1982

Gerda Brautigam, journalist/Dutch MP (PvdA), dies

Death
1982

Jacques Tati[scheff], French actor/director (Parade), dies at 74

Death
1983

NY Rangers and Quebec Nordiques both score in 1st 14 secs of 3rd period

Event
1983

Orbiter Discovery (OV-103) moves overland to Dryden

Event