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Notable Historical Events for November 1st

1959Jacques Plante becomes the first goaltender to wear a mask during a game

1979Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice's musical "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" premieres

1604William Shakespeare's tragedy "Othello" first presented

1894Nicholas II becomes the new Tsar of Russia after his father, Alexander III, dies.

1951Johnny Mercer's "Top Banana" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 356 performances

1913Less than a week after the US nonintervention promose, President Woodrow Wilson demands that Mexican dictator Huerta resigns

1951Brooklyn catcher Roy Campanella wins NL MVP

1512Michelangelo's paintings on ceiling of Sistine Chapel in the Vatican first exhibited

1928Bradman scores a century each innings (131 & 133*), NSW v Qld

1861General George McClellan made general in chief of Union armies

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Notable Birthdays on November 1st

1942Larry Flynt, Lakeville, Kentucky, magazine publisher (Hustler)

1935Gary Player, Johannesburg, South African PGA golfer (Brit Open-1959, 68, 74)

1878Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Buenos Aires, jurist (Nobel Peace Prize 1936), (d. 1959)

1871Stephen Crane, Newark, New Jersey, novelist/poet (Red Badge of Courage), (d. 1900)

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Notable Weddings on November 1st

1986MLB player Kirby Puckett (24) weds Tonya Hudson (20)

1954Actor John Wayne (47) weds actress Pilar Pallete in Kona, Hawaii

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Notable Divorces on November 1st

1947Film director D. W. Griffith (72) divorces actress Evelyn Baldwin (37) after 11 years of marriage

1954Actor John Wayne (47) divorces actress Esperanza Baur due to drunken violence after 7 years of marriage

1982Director Martin Scorsese (39) divorces Isabella Rossellini (30) after 3 years of marriage

2010Film actor Charlie Sheen (45) divorces socialite Brooke Mueller (33) due to irreconcilable differences after two-and-a-half years of marriage

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Notable Deaths on November 1st

1999Walter Payton, American Football Hall of Fame Running Back, dies at 45

1972Ezra Loomis Pound, US poet (Throne), dies at 87

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