Today in History for Nov. 5

November 4, 2017 - Jonas Brothers

Today is Sunday, Nov. 5, a 309th day of 2017. There are 56 days left in a year.

Today’s Highlight:

On Nov. 5, 1942, American showman and songwriter George M. Cohan died in New York during age 64.

On this date:

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, Washington, 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 began selling a house 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 1985, Spencer W. Kimball, boss of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died during age 90; he was succeeded by Ezra Taft Benson.

In 1994, former President Ronald Reagan disclosed he had Alzheimer’s disease.

In 2009, a sharpened uproar during a Fort Hood Army post in Texas left 13 people dead; Maj. Nidal Hasan, an Army psychiatrist, was after convicted of murder and condemned to death.

Ten years ago: Hollywood writers began a three-month strike, forcing late-night speak shows to immediately start airing reruns. Police in vital Pakistani cities dismissed rip gas and clubbed lawyers protesting President Gen. Pervez Musharraf’s puncture rule. Joe Torre was introduced as a new manager of a Los Angeles Dodgers, reduction than 3 weeks after walking divided from a New York Yankees.

Five years ago: On a eve of a presidential election, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney reason rallies 7 miles detached in Columbus, Ohio. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled a South Carolina sheriff’s bureau could be reason probable for attorneys’ fees for interlude termination protesters who wanted to reason adult signs display aborted fetuses.

One year ago: Republican Donald Trump vowed to press into Democratic strongholds over a campaign’s final days as Hillary Clinton looked to an army of A-list celebrities and politicos to urge her squeezing trail to a presidency. Arrogate overhauled pacesetter California Chrome in a final 100 yards in an dissapoint half-length feat in a $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic.

Today’s Birthdays: Actor Chris Robinson is 79. Actress Elke Sommer is 77. Singer Art Garfunkel is 76. Singer Peter Noone is 70. TV celebrity Kris Jenner is 62. Actor Nestor Serrano is 62. Actress-comedian Mo Gaffney is 59. Actor Robert Patrick is 59. 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 thespian Angelo Moore (Fishbone) is 52. Actress Judy Reyes is 50. Actor Seth Gilliam is 49. Rock musician Mark Hunter (James) is 49. Actor Sam Rockwell is 49. Country singers Heather and Jennifer Kinley (The Kinleys) are 47. Actor Corin Nemec is 46. Rock musician Jonny (cq) Greenwood (Radiohead) is 46. Country singer-musician Ryan Adams is 43. Actor Sebastian Arcelus is 41. Actor Sam Page is 41. Actor Luke Hemsworth is 37. Actor Jeremy Lelliott is 35. Actress Annet Mahendru (MAH’-hehn-droo) is 32. Rock musician Kevin Jonas (The Jonas Brothers) is 30. Actor Landon Gimenez is 14.

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