Historical Events for November 1945

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Events 1 - 40 of 40

1st - First issue of Ebony magazine published by John H Johnson
3rd - Lindsay Hassett scores 187 & 124* for Aust Services at Delhi
5th - Colombia joins the United Nations.
6th - House Committee on Un-American Activities begins investigation of 7 radio commentators
6th - The first landing of a jet on a carrier takes place on USS Wake Island when an FR-1 Fireball touches down
8th - "Girl from Nantucket" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 12 performances
8th - Riverboat sinks off Hong Kong; kills 1,550
10th - "Are You with It?" opens at Century Theater NYC for 264 performances
10th - College football's #1 Army beats #2 Notre Dame 48-0
10th - General Enver Hoxha becomes leader of Albania
10th - Heavy battle in Surabaya between Indonesian nationalists and returning colonialists after World War II, celebrated as Heroes' Day (Hari Pahlawan).
12th - Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Cordell Hull (establishing UN)
13th - Australian Services draw 1st Victory Test against India
14th - H Lindsay & R Crouse's "State of the Union" premieres in NYC
14th - Java: Sutan Sjahrir appointed as forming government
15th - The rules are revised for election of modern players to the Hall of Fame
16th - Yeshiva College (Univesity), chartered in NY, 1st US Jewish College
16th - UNESCO is founded.
16th - Two new elements discovered by Glenn Seaborg, James, Morgan and Albert Ghiorso were are announced: americium (atomic number 95) and curium (atomic number 96)
Filmmaker Billy WilderFilmmaker Billy Wilder 16th - "The Lost Weekend", based on Charles R. Jackson's novel, directed by Billy Wilder and starring Ray Milland and Jane Wyman is released (Best Picture 1946)
17th - "Girl from Nantucket" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 12 perfs
17th - New world air speed record 606 mph (975 kph) set by HJ Wilson of RAF
18th - Arnold Schoenberg's Prelude for orchestra & mixed choir, premieres
20th - 24 Nazi leaders put on trial at Nuremberg, Germany
20th - Dmitri Shostakovitch's 9th Symphony under J Mravinski premieres
20th - Queen Wilhelmina opens Dutch parliament in Hague
21st - Benjamin Britten's 2nd String quartet in C premieres
21st - General Motors workers go on strike
22nd - "Day before Spring" opens at National Theater NYC for 167 performances
22nd - Jim Benton, Cleveland end, gains 303 yards (NFL record)
Composer and Painter Arnold SchoenbergComposer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg 23rd - Most US wartime rationing of foods, including meat & butter, ends
26th - During snow storm, school bus crashes, kills 15 (Washington)
26th - Charlie "Bird" Parker leads a record date for the Savoy label, marketed as the "greatest Jazz session ever"
26th - "Brief Encounter", based on Noël Coward's one-act play "Still Life", directed by David Lean and starring Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard is released
27th - Gen George Marshall named special US envoy to China
27th - Trial against NSB-leader Mussert begins
27th - Dutch resistance fighter Hannie Schaft re-buried in presence of Queen Wilhelmina
28th - Australian Services draw second Victory Test Cricket v India at Calcutta
29th - Yugoslavian Socialist Republic proclaimed
30th - 33rd CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 35-0

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