Daily Calendar for Friday, November 4, 2022


  • Guido Reni (artist) –
  • Benjamin F. Goodrich (manufacturer) –
  • Will Rogers (humorist) –
  • Walter Cronkite (newscaster) –
  • Art Carney (actor) –
  • Doris Roberts (actress) –
  • Shakuntala Devi (computational genius) –
  • Loretta Swit (actress) –
  • Laura Bush (U.S. First Lady) –
  • Ralph Macchio (actor) –
  • Jeff Probst (host of Survivor) –
  • Matthew McConaughey (actor) –
  • Sean Diddy Combs (singer, record producer) –


  • Felix Mendelssohn (composer) –
  • Grover Cleveland Alexander (baseball player) –
  • Cy Young (baseball player) –
  • Albert Franklin Yeager (horticulturist) –
  • Dominique Dunne (actress) –
  • Michael Crichton (author) –
  • Andy Rooney (news commentator) –


  • Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd were married–
  • The Royal Montreal Golf Club (oldest golf club in North America) was founded–
  • An earthquake rang bells in the Notre Dame basilica in Montreal–
  • An earthquake shook New York state, New England, and eastern Canada–
  • The first cash register was patented by James and John Ritty of Dayton, Ohio–
  • Grover Cleveland elected president of the U.S.–
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff’s first piano recital in the U.S., Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts–
  • T. S. Eliot won the Nobel Prize for literature–
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower elected president of the U.S.–
  • Ronald Reagan elected president of U.S.–
  • The biggest ever solar flare, sunspot 486, saturated X-ray detectors onboard GOES satellites for 11 minutes. It was estimated to be an X40-class solar flare–
  • Senator Barack Obama was elected U.S. president. This marked the first time in U.S. history that an African American was elected to the position–
  • EPOXI spacecraft flew by comet Hartley 2–


  • Tropical rains flooded the Green Mountain area of Vermont causing the worst flood in the history of the state–

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