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Wil­liam (Bill) – In lov­ing mem­ory of a dear hus­band, fa­ther and grand­fa­ther who passed away 8 years ago on Novem­ber 6, 2010.

Gone are the days we used to share

But in our hearts you are al­ways there. The gates of mem­o­ries will never close We miss you more than any­one knows. With ten­der love and deep re­gret

We, who love you, will never for­get.


To­day is the 310th day of 2018 and the 46th day of au­tumn.

TO­DAY’S HIS­TORY: In 1860, Abra­ham Lin­coln de­feated three other can­di­dates to win the pres­i­dency.

In 1861, vot­ers in the Con­fed­er­ate States of Amer­ica elected Jef­fer­son Davis pres­i­dent.

In 1947, “Meet the Press” made its tele­vi­sion de­but.

In 1975, punk rock pi­o­neers the Sex Pis­tols played their first con­cert.

In 1995, Cleve­land Browns owner Art Modell an­nounced a deal that would move the nearly 50-year-old NFL fran­chise to Bal­ti­more.

TO­DAY’S BIRTHDAYS: Charles Dow (1851-1902), econ­o­mist/jour­nal­ist; John Philip Sousa (1854-1932), com­poser; James Nai­smith (1861-1939), in­ven­tor of bas­ket­ball; Zig Ziglar (1926-2012), author; Mike Ni­chols (1931-2014), film­maker; Sally Field (1946- ), ac­tress; Glenn Frey (1948-2016), singer-song­writer; Ethan Hawke (1970- ), ac­tor; Re­becca Romijn (1972- ), model/ac­tress; Pat Till­man (1976-2004), foot­ball player; Emma Stone (1988- ), ac­tress.

TO­DAY’S FACT: “Meet the Press,” which is the long­est-run­ning tele­vi­sion se­ries in his­tory and is still on the air, be­gan in 1945 as a ra­dio show called “Amer­i­can Mer­cury Presents: Meet the Press.”

TO­DAY’S SPORTS: In 1869, Rut­gers Col­lege de­feated Prince­ton Univer­sity (then known as the Col­lege of New Jersey) by the score of 6-4 in the first mod­ern in­ter­col­le­giate foot­ball game.

TO­DAY’S QUOTE: “What you get by achiev­ing your goals is not as im­por­tant as what you be­come by achiev­ing your goals.” — Zig Ziglar

TO­DAY’S NUMBER: 6 — years in the term for which Jef­fer­son Davis was elected to serve as pres­i­dent. The Civil War ended be­fore his term ex­pired.

TO­DAY’S MOON: Be­tween last quar­ter moon (Oct. 31) and new moon (Nov. 7).

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