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 This day in History - November 5
352 Historic Events for November 5
1948

Peter Hammill, English singer/songwriter (Patient)

Birth
1948

Rick Cobb, rocker

Birth
1950

Debbie Massey, Grosse Pointe MI, LPGA golfer (1979 Wheeling Classic)

Birth
1950

Philippines president Quirino ends emergency crisis

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1950

Cleveland Browns' Tommy James intercepts 3 passes, club record

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1950

Jacobus J E Hondius, Dutch classicist/graphic artist, dies at 53

Death
1951

Bedrich Antonin Wiedermann, composer, dies at 67

Death
1951

Agrippina J Vaganova, Russian ballet dancers/pegagoge, dies at 72

Death
1951

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1951

Cindy Brooks, Gettysburg Pa, playmate (April, 1985)

Birth
1951

Stuart Havelock Hollingdale, anthropologist

Birth
1952

Bill Walton, NBA center (Portland Trailblazers, Boston Celtics)

Birth
1953

Nobel prize for physics awarded/appended on Frederik Zernicke

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1953

Terence Rattigans' "Sleeping Prince," premieres in London

Event
1953

Paul Searls saws a 32" log in 86.4 seconds

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1955

Sylvester Louis Adams, murderer

Birth
1955

Maurice Utrillo, French painter (Cath‚drale St-Denis), dies at 71

Death
1955

Mont Canadien Jean Beliveau scores 2nd fastest hat trick (44 seconds)

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1955

New Vienna Opera house opens (Austria)

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1956

Israel liberates Sharm-el-Sheikh, reopening Gulf of Aqaba

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1956

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Datis nuperrime

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1956

Britain and France land forces in Egypt

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1956

Art Tatum, black pianist, dies at 46 in Los Angeles

Death
1956

Dutch Communist Party office of Felix Meritis seized

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1956

Rob Fisher, Bath England, rock keyboardist (Naked Eyes)

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