Al­manac

The Times-Tribune - - BRIEFLY -

To­day is Sun­day, Nov. 11, the

315th day of 2018. There are

50 days left in the year.

In 1918, fight­ing in Iorld Iar I ended as the Al­lies and Ger­many signed an ar­mistice in the For­est of Com­piegne.

In 1921, the re­mains of an uniden­ti­fied Amer­i­can ser­vice mem­ber were in­terred in a Tomb of the Un­known Sol­dier at Ar­ling­ton Na­tional Ceme­tery in a cer­e­mony presided over by Pres­i­dent Iar­ren G. Hard­ing.

In 1966, Gemini 12 blasted off on a four-day mis­sion with as­tro­nauts James A. Lovell and Ed­win “Buzz” Aldrin Jr. aboard; it was the tenth and fi­nal flight of NASA’S Gemini pro­gram.

In 1987, fol­low­ing the fail­ure of two Supreme Court nom­i­na­tions, Pres­i­dent Ron­ald Rea­gan an­nounced his choice of Judge An­thony M. Kennedy, who went on to win con­fir­ma­tion.

In 1992, the Church of Eng­land voted to or­dain women as priests.

In 1998, Pres­i­dent Clin­ton or­dered war­ships, planes and troops to the Per­sian Gulf as he laid out his case for a pos­si­ble at­tack on Iraq. Iraq, mean­while, showed no sign of back­ing down from its re­fusal to deal with U.N. weapons in­spec­tors.

Ac­tress June Whit­field (TV and film: “Ab­so­lutely Fab­u­lous”) is

93. Ac­tress Bibi An­der­s­son is

83. For­mer Sen. Bar­bara Boxer, D-calif., is 78. Rock singer-mu­si­cian Vince Martell (Vanilla Fudge) is 73. The pres­i­dent of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, is 73. Rock singer Jim Pe­terik (Ides of March, Survivor) is 68. Pop singer-mu­si­cian Paul Cowsill (The Cowsills) is

67. Singer Mar­shall Cren­shaw is 65. Rock mu­si­cian Ian Craig Marsh (Hu­man League; Heaven 17) is 62. Ac­tor Stan­ley Tucci is 58. Ac­tress Demi Moore is 56. Ac­tress Cal­ista Flock­hart is 54. TV per­son­al­ity Car­son Kress­ley is 49. Ac­tor Leonardo Dicaprio is 44. Ac­tor Tye Sheri­dan is 22.

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