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Notable Historical Events for November 5th

1927Walter Hagen beats Joe Turnesa for 4th consecutive PGA title

1872Ulysses S. Grant re-elected US President

1873Due to the fallout from the Pacific Scandal, John A. Macdonald resigns as Prime Minister of Canada

1967The Hither Green rail crash in the United Kingdom kills 49 people. The survivors include Bee Gee Robin Gibb.

1955Mont Canadien Jean Beliveau scores 2nd fastest hat trick (44 seconds)

1925Mussolini disbands Italian socialist parties

1898Gerhart Hauptmann's "Fuhrmann Henschel" premieres in Berlin

1978Oakland Raider's John Madden becomes 13th coach to win 100 NFL games

1994George Foreman (45) KOs Michael Moorer to win boxing HW championship

1996Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is the unanimous choice as AL Rookie of

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Notable Birthdays on November 5th

1952Bill Walton, La Mesa California, NBA center (Portland Trailblazers, Boston Celtics)

1873Teddy Flack [Edwin], London, Australian athlete, double Olympic gold medallist in 1896, (d. 1935)

1959Bryan Adams, Kingston Ontario, Canadian singer (Heaven)

1960Tilda Swinton, London England, actress (Orlando)

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Notable Weddings on November 5th

1940American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway marries journalist Martha Gellhorn

197743rd US President George W. Bush (31) weds Laura Welch (31) at The First United Methodist Church in Midland, Texas

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Notable Deaths on November 5th

1942George M Cohan, father of musical comedy, dies of cancer at 64

1930Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician and pathologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1858)

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