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Daily Calendar for Thursday, November 11, 2021

Born

  • Abigail Adams (U.S. First Lady) –
  • Fyodor Dostoyevsky (author) –
  • Maude Adams (actress) –
  • George S. Patton, Jr. (army general) –
  • Pat O'Brien (actor) –
  • Howard Fast (author) –
  • Kurt Vonnegut (author) –
  • Jonathan Winters (actor) –
  • Carlos Fuentes (author) –
  • Fuzzy Zoeller (golfer) –
  • Stanley Tucci (actor) –
  • Demi Moore (actress) –
  • Calista Flockhart (actress) –
  • Leslie Mann (actress) –
  • Leonardo DiCaprio (actor) –
  • Christa B. Allen (actress) –

Died

  • Nat Turner (leader of slave rebellion) –
  • SΓΈren Kierkegaard (philosopher) –
  • Mary Kay Bergman (voice actress) –
  • Yasser Arafat (Palestinian leader who sought a homeland for his people) –
  • Delbert Mann (director) –
  • Douglas Rain (Canadian actor) –

Events

  • The founding grant for Stanford University was signed, Palo Alto, California–
  • Washington admitted to the Union as the 42nd state–
  • Tomb of the Unknown Soldier dedicated, Arlington, Virginia–
  • The Vietnam Women’s Memorial was dedicated, Washington, D.C.–
  • George Bowering became the first Parliamentary Poet Laureate in Canada–
  • Transit of Mercury.–

Weather

  • Oklahoma City reached a record high temperature of 83 degrees F, before plunging 66 degrees to a record low of 17 degrees F that evening–
  • The Armistice Day Storm killed more than 100 people and dumped 17 inches of snow on Iowa and nearly 29 inches on Duluth, Minnesota–

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