This day in history
November 4, 2017 - Jonas Brothers
Today is Sunday, Nov. 5, a 309th day of 2017. There are 56 days left in a year.
►Birthdays: Singer Art Garfunkel is 76. Singer Peter Noone is 70. TV celebrity Kris Jenner is 62. Singer Bryan Adams is 58. Actress Tilda Swinton is 57. Actor Michael Gaston is 55. Actress Tatum O’Neal is 54. Actress Andrea McArdle is 54. Rock musician Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead) is 46. Country singer-musician Ryan Adams is 43. Actor Sebastian Arcelus is 41. Actor Sam Page is 41. Rock musician Kevin Jonas (The Jonas Brothers) is 30. Actor Landon Gimenez is 14.
In 1605, a ‘‘Gunpowder Plot’’ unsuccessful as Guy Fawkes was seized before he could blow adult a English Parliament.
In 1872, suffragist Susan B. Anthony defied a law by attempting to expel a opinion for President Ulysses S. Grant. (Anthony was convicted by a decider and fined $100, though she never paid a penalty.)
In 1912, Democrat Woodrow Wilson was inaugurated president, defeating Progressive Party claimant Theodore Roosevelt, obligatory Republican William Howard Taft, and Socialist Eugene V. Debs.
In 1916, a dockside fight in Everett, Wash., between members of a Industrial Workers of a World and citizen-deputies erupted into gunfire that left during slightest 5 ‘‘Wobblies’’ and dual deputies dead.
In 1935, Parker Brothers debuted a diversion ‘‘Monopoly.’’
In 1940, President Franklin D. Roosevelt won an rare third tenure in bureau as he degraded Republican challenger Wendell L. Willkie.
In 1956, Britain and France started alighting army in Egypt during fighting between Egyptian and Israeli army around a Suez Canal. (A cease-fire was announced dual days later.)
In 1968, Republican Richard M. Nixon won a presidency, defeating Democratic Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and American Independent claimant George C. Wallace.
In 1974, Democrat Ella T. Grasso was inaugurated administrator of Connecticut, apropos a initial lady to win a gubernatorial bureau but next her husband.
In 2007, Hollywood writers began a three-month strike, forcing late-night speak shows to start airing reruns.