Birthdays in History in November 1918

  • Nov 3 Russell B Long, (Sen-D-LA, 1948-86)
  • Nov 3 Elizabeth P. Hoisington, American Brigadier General (d. 2007)

Person of interestBilly Graham

Nov 7 Billy Graham, American Baptist evangelist (Crusades), born in Charlotte, North Carolina

Evangelist Billy Graham
Evangelist
Billy Graham
  • Nov 7 Paul Aussaresses, French general
  • Nov 8 Hermann Zapf, German typeface designer ( Palatino and Optima), born in Nuremberg (d. 2015)

Person of interestSpiro Agnew

Nov 9 Spiro Agnew, American politician (Vice President, 1969 until resignation over corruption allegations in 1973), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1996)

Vice President of the United States Spiro Agnew
Vice President of the United States
Spiro Agnew
  • Nov 9 Choi Hong Hi, South Korean army general and Founder of Taekwon-Do, born in Hwadae, Myongchon County, North Hamgyong Province, Japanese Korea (d. 2002)
  • Nov 9 Thomas Ferebee, Enola Gay bombardier over Hiroshima, born in Mocksville, North Carolina (d. 2000)
  • Nov 10 Ernst Fischer, German chemist (Nobel 1973), born in Munich, Germany (d. 2007)
  • Nov 18 Tasker Watkins, Welsh World War II hero (d. 2007)
  • Nov 19 Catherine Elizabeth Pennington, personal assistant
  • Nov 19 Hendrik Christoffel Van de Hulst, Utrecht the Netherlands, Dutch astronomer who correctly predicted the existence of the 21 cm hyper-fine line of neutral atomic hydrogen in interstellar space
  • Nov 22 Claiborne Pell, (Sen-D-RI, 1961- )
  • Nov 26 Patricio Aylwin, Chilean lawyer and politician, President of Chile (1990-94), born in ViƱa del Mar, Chile (d. 2016)
  • Nov 29 Madeleine L'Engle, [Franklin], American sci-fi author (Ilsa, Love Letters)