15th November 1958
Tyrone Power, American actor, singer, and producer, died. 60 years.
17th November 1793
Charles Lock Eastlake, English painter, historian, and academic, was born. 225 years.
17th November 1928
Arman, French-American painter and sculptor, was born. 90 years.
18th November 1493
Christopher Columbus first sights the island now known as Puerto Rico. He will go ashore on the 19. 525 years.
18th November 1923
Alan Bartlett "Al" Shepard, American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, flag officer, and the first American to travel into space, was born. 95 years.
20th November 1978
Giorgio de Chirico, Greek-Italian painter and sculptor, died. 40 years.
22nd November 1718
Off the coast of North Carolina, British pirate Edward Teach (best known as "Blackbeard") was killed in battle with a boarding party led by Royal Navy Lieutenant Robert Maynard. 300 years.
22nd November 1928
The premier performance of Ravel's Boléro takes place in Paris. 90 years.
22nd November 1958
Jamie Lee Curtis, American actress, daughter of Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, was born. 60 years.
22nd November 1963
JFK, 35th President of the US, was fatally shot in Dallas' Dealey Plaza, at 12:30 p.m. Central Standard Time. 55 years.
22nd November 1968
The Beatles, also known as the White Album, the ninth studio album by English rock group, was released. 50 years.
27th November 1853
Frank Dicksee, English painter and illustrator, was born. 165 years.
27th November 1843
Elizabeth Stride, Swedish-English victim of Jack the Ripper, was born. 175 years.
29th November 1643
Claudio Monteverdi, Italian priest and composer, died. 375 years.
29th November 1643
William Cartwright, English priest and playwright, died. 375 years.
2nd December 1918
Edmond Rostand, French poet and playwright, died. 100 years.
2nd December 1923
Maria Callas, Greek-American soprano and one of the most influential opera singers of the 20th century was born in New York. 95 years.
3rd December 1368
Charles VI of France was born. 650 years.
3rd December 1818
Illinois becomes the 21st U.S. state. 200 years.
5th December 1443
Pope Julius II, "The Warrior Pope", great patron for the arts (he commissioned the rebuilding of St. Peter's Basilica andMichelangelo's decoration of the Sistine Chapel) was born. 575 years.

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