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 This day in History - November 5
352 Historic Events for November 5
1939

Ken Walter, South African cricket pace bowler (1961-62 series v NZ)

Birth
1940

Dutch submarine departs Dundee

Event
1940

Pres FDR (D) wins unprecedented 3rd term beating Wendell Willkie (R)

Event
1940

Walter Johnson, won 416 games for Wash Senators, loses Maryland congressional race (R)

Event
1941

Japanese marine staff officiers Suzuki/Maejima leave Pearl Harbor

Event
1941

Patricia Harty, Wash DC, actress (Occasional Wife, Blondie)

Birth
1942

George M Cohan, composer, dies at 64

Death
1942

Elke Sommer, [Elke Schletz], Berlin Germany, actress (Oscar)

Birth
1942

Nazi raid on Greek Jews in Paris

Event
1942

Pro-British Clandestine Radio Diego Suarez's final transmission

Event
1942

Art Garfunkel, NYC, singer/actor (Sounds of Silence, Carnal Knowledge)

Birth
1943

Pablo Gomez, rocker

Birth
1943

Sam Shepard, Ill, actor/playwright (Frances, Crimes of the Heart)

Birth
1943

-6] Vatican bombed

Event
1943

Louis Schelfhout, Dutch painter/graphic artist, dies at 62

Death
1944

Allied troops reach Zoutelande Walcheren

Event
1944

Canadian and British troops liberate Dinteloord

Event
1944

German troops blow-up Heusden North Brabant city hall, 134 die

Event
1946

John F Kennedy (D-Mass) elected to House of Representatives

Event
1946

Gram Paarson, [Cecil Connor], Winter Haven Fl, rocker (Byrds)

Birth
1946

Herman Brood, Dutch painter/singer/pianist (Sleepin' Bird)

Birth
1946

Patricia K Kuhl, speech and hearing scientist

Birth
1946

Sigismond Stojowski, composer, dies at 77

Death
1947

Oleg Antropov, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1968)

Birth
1947

Peter Noone, rocker (Herman-Herman's Hermits-Silhouttes)

Birth