November 1st History, Trivia and Fun Facts
November 1st History Highlights
November 1st is...
November 1st Quotes
"It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die." -Maggie Stiefvater
Some say this world of trouble
Is the only one we need
But Im waiting for that morning
When the new world is revealed.
Oh, when the saints go marching in,
When the saints go marching in,
Oh Lord, I want to be in that number,
When the saints go marching in! - Lyrics
Perceiving the pathway to truth,
Was struck with astonishment.
It was thickly grown with weeds.
"Ha," he said,
"I see that none has passed here
In a long time."
Later he saw that each weed
Was a singular knife.
"Well," he mumbled at last,
"Doubtless there are other roads." - Stephen Crane
November 1st Birthdays
1838 - 11th Dalai Lama (died in 1856)
1871 - Stephen Crane, American Author (died in 1900)
1942 - Marcia Wallace, American actress and comedian (died in 2013)
1944 - Kinky Friedman, American Author/Songwriter
1947 - Jim Steinman, American Songwriter/Producer
1949 - David Foster, Canadian Musician
1957 - Lyle Lovett, American Musician
1960 - Tim Cook, American Businessman, current CEO of Apple Inc.
1963 - Rick Allen, English rock drummer (Def Leppard)
1964 - Sophie B. Hawkins, American Singer/Songwriter and guitarist
1972 - Toni Collette, Australian actress
1972 - Jenny McCarthy, American actress and model
1975 - Bo Bice, American Singer/Musician
November 1st History
1512 - Michelangelo's paintings on ceiling of Sistine Chapel in Vatican, Italy were first exhibited. He started the work in 1508.
1570 - The All Saints' Flood devastated the Dutch coast.
1604 - William Shakespeare's tragedy The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice was first presented.
1611 - Shakespeare's romantic comedy The Tempest was first presented
1755 (Earthquake & Tsunami) Lisbon, Portugal - an estimated 10,000-100,000 people were killed
1775 (Earthquake) Kashan, Iran -estimated 40,000 killed
1776 - Mission San Jaun Capistrano was established
1834 - First published reference to poker (as a Mississippi riverboat game) Originally 20 cards were used, and the 52 card deck appeared before 1850.
1848 - In Boston, the first Medical School for Women (The Female Education Society) was founded.
1867 - Harper's Bazaar issue #1 was published. It was America's first fashion-oriented magazine.
1879 - Thomas Edison signed the patent application for his electric lamp (approved on January 27 1880 Patent #223,898).
1884 - Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) was adopted universally at a meeting of the International Meridian Conference in Washington, DC.
1896 - Zulu groom and bride (a bare-breasted woman) appeared in National Geographic Magazine. The magazine began publication in October of 1888.
1924 - First US NHL franchise, Boston Bruins was founded. The
Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs were the first to form
and addition of the Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings and
New York Rangers made the Original Six teams.
1945 - First issue of Ebony magazine published by John H Johnson. The first magazine he started was 'The Negro Digest' (later called Black World) in 1942.
1951 - Jet magazine founded by John H Johnson. In 1996, President Bill Clinton bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Johnson.
1952 - Operation Ivy - The United States successfully detonated the first large hydrogen bomb, codenamed "Mike" ["M" for megaton], in the Eniwetok atoll, located in the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean.
Howl amd Other Peoms by Allen Ginsbberg was published (considered pornographic at the time)
1959 - The Hockey Mask was created nu player Jacques Plante
1960 - While campaigning for President of the United States, John F. Kennedy announced his idea of the Peace Corps.
1967 - Cool Hand Luke starring Paul Newman, George Kennedy, and Strother Martin, was released. "What we've got here is failure to communicate."
1968 - The Motion Picture Association of America's film rating system was officially introduced, originating with the ratings G, M, R, and X.
1969 - #1 Hit November 1, 1969 - November 7, 1969: Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds
1975 - #1 Hit November 1, 1975 - November 21, 1975: Elton John - Island Girl
1977 - Chiron, the farthest known asteroid was discovered by Charles Kowal. Chiron is named after the wisest of the Centaurs of Greek mythology.
1979 - Federal (US) government made a $1.5 billion loan guarantee for Chrysler. The government basically 'cosigned' a loan to keep the company in business.
1981 - First Class US Mail raised from 18 cents to 20 cents. Prior to the use of stamps, postage was paid for by the receiver, not the sender.
1993 - The European Union was established.
1996- The original cartoon series of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles aired its final episode. Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird invented the TMNT in 1984 in comic book form.
2012 - Google's Gmail became the world's most popular email (Electronic mail) service. Microsoft's hotmail was the leader before that. Although Yahoo actually has the most registered users, it is/was not used as much as the others.
Today's Random Trivia
Today's Random Trivia
The plural of octopus is 'octopuses' or 'octopodes.' The word 'octopi' is actually incorrect.
Five Card Poker Odds, nothing wild: Flush - 5 cards of the same suit, 1 in 500
Eventually we will find a planet which is perfectly habitable for us in every way but we won't be able to get there without a good looking astronaut/actor.
The Capital of Grenada is Saint George's
Over 40,000 negatives by John F. Kennedy's personal photographer chronicling the Kennedy's and JFK's presidential career were lost on 9/11 as they were stored in a safe-deposit vault at the JP Morgan Chase bank branch at 5 World Trade Center.
TV Quotes... "What you see is what you get!" (Geraldine) on "The Flip Wilson Show"
Gary Cooper - Real Name: Francis Cooper
The richest man that drowned on the Titanic, John Jacob Astor IV, left his wife a five million-dollar fund, the use of his mansion in New York, one of his limos, and five of his prize horses on the condition she wouldn't remarry... she did.
New York City is farther south than Rome, Italy
Frito-Lay created an environmentally friendly 100% compostable chip bag but had to remove it from the market because people complained that it was too noisy.
The average shot length in Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo" is 6.7 seconds.
Every year is a smaller and smaller percentage of my life, maybe that's why they seem to go faster and faster. #quantumthoughts
Things I Learned At The Movies
It does not matter if you are heavily outnumbered in a fight involving martial arts - your enemies will patiently attack you one by one by dancing around in a threatening manner until you have knocked out their predecessors.
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