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This Week in Geek History November 28 - December 4

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November 28
1757 - English poet William Blake Microbadge: William Blake fan
1820 - Philosopher/Economist Friedrich Engles Microbadge: Friedrich Engels
1866 - Architect Henry Bacon, designer of the Lincoln Memorial Microbadge: Presidential Trivia fan
1929 - Berry Gordy Microbadge: Motown Records fan (Motown Records founder)
1931 - Author/Illustrator Tomi Ungerer Microbadge: Enjoys Children's Books
1931 - Author/Illustrator Ed Young Microbadge: Enjoys Children's Books
1962 - Comedian/Commentator Jon Stewart Microbadge: Jon Stewart fan
1987 - Actress Karen Gillan Microbadge: Amelia Pond. Like a name in a fairytale.

November 29
1787 - Louis XVI's Edict of Tolerance Microbadge: Religious tolerance
1797 - Composer Gaetano Donizetti Microbadge: Gaetano Donizetti fan
1803 - Christian Doppler (Austrian physicist ) Microbadge: Mach Buster
1832 - Author Louisa May Alcott Microbadge: Enjoys Children's Books
1849 - John Fleming Microbadge: Radio (Inventer of the radio tube-diode)
1898 - Author C.S. Lewis Microbadge: C. S. Lewis fanMicrobadge: Narnia fan
1918 - Author Madeleine L'Engle Microbadge: Madeleine L'Engle fan
1931 - Actor/Director Shintaro Katsu Microbadge: Zatoichi fan

November 30
1667 - Author/Satirist Jonathan Swift Microbadge: 200 yahoo boots f*** yahoo messenger how's want boots
1835 - Novelist Mark Twain Microbadge: Mark Twain fan (Samuel Langhorne Clemens)
1874 - British statesman Sir Winston Churchill Microbadge: "Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never--in nothing, great or small, large or petty--never give in..." -- Winston Churchill
1918 - Actor Efrem Zimbalist Jr. Microbadge: Law Enforcement
1929 - Dick Clark Microbadge: Times Square fan
1952 - Actor Mandy Patinkin Microbadge: Hello.  My name is Inigo Montoya.  You killed my father.  Prepare to die.
1982 - MJ's Thriller released Microbadge: Michael Jackson fan
1985 - Actress Kaley Cuoco Microbadge: Big Bang Theory fan

December 1
1792 - Mathematician Nikolai Lobachevsky Microbadge: Tom Lehrer fan
1935 - Comedian-film maker Woody Allen Microbadge: Woody Allen fan
1940 - Actor Richard Pryor Microbadge: Richard Pryor fan
1955 - Rosa Parks declines to move to the back of the bus Microbadge: Human Rights
1964 - RPG and Fantasy Author Jo Walton Microbadge: Celtic Art fan

December 2
1804 - Napoleon Bonaparte crowned Emperor Microbadge: Napoleonic Wargamer
1853 - French painter Georges Seurat Microbadge: Georges Seurat Fan
1863 - American circus co-founder Charles Ringling Microbadge: Circus Train fan
1906 - German/Hungarian engineer Peter Carl Goldmark (inventor of the LP record)Microbadge: Vinyl collector
1923 - American opera soprano Maria Callas Microbadge: Opera fan
1946 - Author/illustrator David Macaulay Microbadge: Cathedral fan
1950 - Isaac Asimov's I Robot published Microbadge: “Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what’s right.” — Isaac Asimov
1973 - Yugoslav-American tennis pro Monica Seles Microbadge: Tennis player

December 3
1586 - The potato is introduced to England from Colombia by Sir Thomas Herriot Microbadge: This is a potato.
1616 - English mathematician John Wallis, inventor of the Microbadge: Infinity symbol
1755 - Presidential portrait painter Gilbert Stuart Microbadge: Presidential Trivia fan
1838 - American meteorologist Cleveland Abbe Microbadge: Meteorology enthusiast (Inventor of daily weather bulletins)
1857 - Polish author Joseph Conrad Microbadge: Joseph Conrad
1944 - English singer-songwriter/folk musician Ralph McTell Microbadge: Fairport Convention fan
1948 - English rocker/songwriter/Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne Microbadge: Black Sabbath fan
1960 - American actress Daryl Hannah Microbadge: Blade Runner fan
1989 - Presidents Gorbachev and Bush declare the Cold War is over Microbadge: Cold War Games fan
2017 - 1st pizza party in space aboard the Int'l Space Station Microbadge: Cosmic Pizza fan
???? - Spielfreak

December 4
1795 - Scottish historian Thomas Carlyle Microbadge: Historian
1840 - Sioux Chief Crazy Horse Microbadge: "What you see with your eyes shut is what counts." —  Lame Deer, LakotaMicrobadge: Native American Art fanMicrobadge: "The life of an Indian is like the wings of the air." —  Black Elk, Oglala Sioux
1861 - American singer/actress Lillian Russell Microbadge: Gilbert & Sullivan fan - I am the very model of a modern Major General
1927 - Duke Ellington and his orchestra begin their 4 year stint as 'house band' at the Cotton Club in Harlem Microbadge: Duke Ellington fan
1949 - American actor Jeff Bridges Microbadge: Jeff Bridges fan
1964 - American actress Marisa Tomei Microbadge: I love Brooklyn
1980 - 2 months after John Bonham's death, Led Zeppelin disbands Microbadge: Led Zeppelin fan

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Happy Birthday Volfield!

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November 27th! Grab a warm cup of Java (spiked with whatever you'd like) and join me in The Tavern in celebration of

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Happy Birthday Papiklfish!

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Happy Birthday Tenpence!

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November 21st is when we celebrate the arrival on Terra Firma of

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This Week in Geek History November 21 - 27

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November 21
164B - Judas Macccabeus recaptures Jerusalem (commemorated as Hanukkah) Microbadge: Hanukkah
1620 - The Pilgrims sign the Mayflower Compact at Cape Cod Microbadge: Thanksgiving Turkey - gobble, gobble
1694 - French author/philosopher Francois Voltaire Microbadge: Voltaire
1898 - Belgian artist René Magritte Microbadge: René Magritte fan - Le fils de l'homme
1904 - American jazz legend Coleman Hawkins Microbadge: I play the saxophone
1920 - Baseball Hall of Famer Stan Musial Microbadge: Stan Musial fan
1945 - American actress Goldie Hawn Microbadge: US Army Private
1965 - Icelandic singer Björk Microbadge: Björk fan
1976 - Rocky premieres (Best Picture 1977) Microbadge: Rocky fan
???? - Tenpence

November 22
1910 - Revolta da Chibata Revolt of the Lash Microbadge: I love Brazil!
1921 - American comedian Rodney Dangerfield Microbadge: I get no respect!
1940 - Actor/Director/Artist Terry Gilliam Microbadge:  Terry Gilliam fan
1950 - Musician Tina Weymouth Microbadge: Talking Heads fan
1955 - RCA makes its best investment ever: Elvis Presley's contract for $35,000 Microbadge: Elvis Presley fan
1958 - American actress Jamie Lee Curtis Microbadge: Halloween fan
1963 - Assassination of US President John F. Kennedy Microbadge: 1960: The Making of the President fan
1967 - American actor Mark Ruffalo Microbadge: Hulk fan
1968 - Network TV's 1st interracial kiss (Kirk & Uhura) Microbadge: "Oh, but they do give us something, Mr. Spock. They give us love." - Lt. Nyota Uhura (in The Trouble with Tribbles) & The Beatles release The White Album Microbadge: The Beatles - The White Album
1984 - Actress Scarlett Johansson Microbadge: Scarlett Johansson fan
1995 - Toy Story premieres, 1st feature-length computer animation movie Microbadge: Toy Story fan

November 23
1804 - Franklin Pierce, 14th president of the United States Microbadge: Presidential Trivia fan
1859 - Outlaw Billy "The Kid" Bonney Microbadge: Western fan
1887 - English actor Boris Karloff Microbadge: Uuuuurrgh!
1888 - American comic actor Harpo Marx Microbadge: Harpo Marx fan
1907 - Producer Run Run Shaw, founder of martial arts film studio Shaw Brothers Microbadge: Shaw Brothers fan
1943 - WWII: Tarawa falls to US forces Microbadge: D-Day at Tarawa fan
1963 - Debut of Dr. Who Microbadge: TARDIS
1979 - Pink Floyd's The Wall released, sells 6M copies in 2 weeks Microbadge: Pink Floyd fan - The Wall
2004 - World of Warcraft released Microbadge: World of Warcraft fan

November 24
1639 - 1st observed transit of Venus by English astronomers, helps establish size of our solar system Microbadge: Venus - home of giant volcanoes, acid rain, permanent bad weather and massive global warming
1784 - Zachary Taylor, 12th president of the United States Microbadge: Presidential Trivia fan
1859 - Darwin publishes The Origin of Species Microbadge: Evolution of a Geek
1868 - American ragtime composer Scott Joplin Microbadge: Piano fan
1942 - Scottish comedian/actor Billy Connolly Microbadge: Billy Connolly fan - Never trust a man, who when left alone with a tea cosey... Doesn't try it on
1983 - Terry Pratchett's Colour of Magic published (Discworld #1) Microbadge: Terry Pratchett fan
???? - Papiklfish

November 25
1844 - Pioneer German automobile designer Karl Benz Microbadge: Karl Benz - inventor of the gasoline-powered automobile
1920 - Actor Ricardo Montalban Microbadge: KHAAAAAAANNNN!!!!!

November 26
1789 - Washington proclaims National Thanksgiving Day Microbadge: Thanksgiving lover
1876 - Air conditioning engineer Willis Carrier Microbadge: Carrier fan
1919 - SF author Frederik Pohl Microbadge: Frederik Pohl fan
1922 - Cartoonist Charles Schulz Microbadge: Peanuts fan

November 27
1701 - Anders Celsius (Swedish astronomer and inventor of the centigrade thermometer )
1907 - SF and Fantasy author L. Sprague de Camp Microbadge: L. Sprague de Camp fan
1928 - SF/Fantasy Artist Josh Kirby (many Discworld covers) Microbadge: Discworld: Ankh-Morpork fan
1940 - Martial Artist Bruce Lee Microbadge: Bruce Lee fan
1942 - Rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix Microbadge: Jimi Hendrix fan
1955 - Educator/Television host Bill Nye the Science Guy Microbadge: Bill Nye the Science Guy fan
1957 - Game designer/author Michael Stackpole Microbadge: ColecoVision fan
1978 - George Moscone and Harvey Milk assassinated Microbadge: I love San Francisco
???? - Volfield

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This Week in Geek History November 14 - 20

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1840 - French impressionist painter Claude Monet Microbadge: Monet fan
1851 - Melville's Moby Dick published Microbadge: Moby Dick fan
1883 - Stevenson's Treasure Island published Microbadge: Treasure Island fan
1900 - American composer Aaron Copland Microbadge: Aaron Copland fan
1907 - Swedish author Astrid Lindgren Microbadge: Astrid Lindgren fanMicrobadge: Pippi Longstocking fan
1908 - Einstein presents his quantum theory of light Microbadge: Einstein: His Amazing Life and Incomparable Science fan!
1908 - Sen. Joseph "Red Scare" McCarthy, D-Wis. Microbadge: Cold War Games fan
2006 - Casino Royale (21st Bond film and 1st with Daniel Craig) premieres Microbadge: My favourite Bond is Daniel Craig

November 15
1738 - British astronomer Sir William Herschel Microbadge: Uranus - coldest planetary atmosphere in the solar system (Discoverer of the planet Uranus)
1887 - American artist Georgia O'Keeffe Microbadge: Georgia O'Keeffe fan
1986 - Beastie Boys release Licensed to Ill, 1st #1 Rap album on Billboard Chart Microbadge: Beastie Boys fan

November 16
1873 - American composer W.C. Handy Microbadge: Blues fan (Father of the Blues )
1907 - American actor Burgess Meredith Microbadge: Penguin fanMicrobadge: Rocky fan
2012 - Call of Duty: Black Ops II grosses $500 million in 24 hours (biggest entertainment launch of all time) Microbadge: Call of Duty: Black Ops fan
2017 - Da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" sells for $450.3 million, world record price for any artwork Microbadge: Leonardo da Vinci fan

November 17
1869 - Suez canal opens, linking Mediterranean & Red Seas Microbadge: Suez Safari - I've traversed the Suez Canal
1928 - The "Fighting Irish" football team of Notre Dame suffers first home loss since 1905 (23 years) Microbadge: University of Notre Dame
1942 - American director Martin Scorsese Microbadge: Martin Scorsese fan
1944 - American actor Danny Devito Microbadge: Penguin fan & Canadian Writer/Producer Lorne Michaels Microbadge: Saturday Night Live fan
1970 - First computer mouse patent inssued to Douglas Engelbart Microbadge: I mouseover people's avatars looking for overtext
???? - Praxus

November 18
1923 - Astronaut Alan Shepard, first American in space Microbadge: NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) fan
1928 - Mickey Mouse first appears in 'Steamboat Willie' Microbadge: Disney fan
1962 - Kirk Hammett, Metallica lead guitarist/songwriter Microbadge: Metallica fan
1978 - Jonestown, Guyana massacre/mass suicide under cultist Jim Jones Microbadge: I drank the Kool-Aid
1992 - The Death of Superman Microbadge: Superman fan

November 19
1600 - King Charles I of England Microbadge: Unhappy King Charles! fan
1620 - The Mayflower reaches Cape Cod Microbadge: Massachusetts
1805 - Lewis & Clark reach the Pacific Ocean overland Microbadge: Lewis & Clark fan
1831 - 20th US President James Garfield Microbadge: Presidential Trivia fan
1863 - President Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg address Microbadge: Lincoln's War fan
1875 - American explorer Hiram Bingham Microbadge: Machu Picchu (Re-discoverer of the Incan city of Machu Picchu)
1888 - Cuban chess grand master José Capablanca Microbadge: Chess player - I'm a Chess King
1911 - First Italy-New York wireless transmission Microbadge: Ham radio licensee - extra class
1961 - American actress Meg Ryan Microbadge: Romantic movies fan
1962 - American actress/director Jodie Foster Microbadge: Silence Of The Lambs fan
1980 - GW1: Legion of Gold is published Microbadge: Gamma World RPG fan

November 20
_284 - Diocletian proclaimed Roman emperor by the legions Microbadge: Roman Empire buff
1884 - Norman Thomas Microbadge: Presidential Trivia fan (Six times the Socialist Party candidate for U.S. president)
1886 - Austrian zoologist Karl von Frisch Microbadge: Beekeeper
1889 - American astronomer Edwin Hubble Microbadge: Hubble Space Telescope - eye on the Universe
1900 - American cartoonist, Dick Tracy creator Chester Gould Microbadge: Dick Tracy fan
1925 - New York Senator/politician Robert F. "Bobby" Kennedy
1936 - American author Don DeLillo Microbadge: Don Delillo fan
1945 - Nuremberg trial opens Microbadge: Jewish
1946 - Rocker Duane Allman of the Allman Brothers Microbadge: The Allman Brothers Band fan
1947 - American rocker/Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh Microbadge: Eagles fanMicrobadge: Eagles fan
1959 - American actress Sean Young Microbadge: Blade Runner fan
1984 - McDonald's makes its 50 Billionth hamburger Microbadge: McDonald's addict

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Happy Birthday bxrrr!

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November 13th! Time to hip hurrah one of the wisest, sagest, favorites around here

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This Week in Geek History November 7 - 13

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1800 - It becomes illegal for women in Paris to wear trousers without a Police permit (annulled 2013) Microbadge: I don't wear pants while on BGG
1867 - Polish-French scientist Marie Curie, discoverer of radium Microbadge: Maria Sklodowska-Curie
1872 - Cargo ship Mary Celeste sails from Staten Island for Genoa; mysteriously found abandoned four weeks later Microbadge: Mystery fan
1913 - French author Albert Camus Microbadge: Albert Camus
1917 - Red October - Lenin & the Bolsheviks overthrow Provisional Government (November in Gregorian calendar) Microbadge: The Hunt for Red October fan
1943 - Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell Microbadge: Folk Music fan

November 8
1847 - Author of Dracula, Bram Stoker Microbadge: Dracula fan
1922 - South African Dr. Christiaan Barnard (Heart transplant pioneer ) Microbadge: I have a heart for boardgames and boardgamers worldwide

November 9
1857 - The Atlantic Monthly 1st published Microbadge: The Atlantic reader
1914 - Austrian-born actress (and inventor) Hedy Lamarr Microbadge: ENTP: Inventor
1934 - Astronomer Carl Sagan Microbadge: Carl Sagan
1951 - American muscleman-actor Lou Ferrigno Microbadge: Hulk fan
???? - Panzer-Attack

November 10
1483 - Martin Luther, founder of Protestantism Microbadge: Martin Luther
1889 - English actor Claude Rains Microbadge: I'm shocked, shocked to find that gaming is going on in here!
1928 - Italian composer Ennio Morricone Microbadge: Ennio Morricone fan
1932 - American actor Roy Scheider Microbadge: Jaws fan
1960 - English author Neil Gaiman Microbadge: Neil Gaiman fan
1969 - Sesame Street premieres on PBS Microbadge: Cookie Monster fan
1989 - Germans begin demolishing the Berlin Wall Microbadge: Age of Steam: The Berlin Wall fan

November 11
1675 - German mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz demonstrates integral calculus for the 1st time to find the area under the graph of y=f(x) function Microbadge: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
1821 - Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky Microbadge: Fyodor Dostoyevsky fan
1885 - US General George Patton Microbadge: Patton fan
1918 - Armistice Day when "The war to end all wars" ends Microbadge: WW1 Wargamer (became Veterans Day in the US in 1954) Microbadge: Veterans Day - Honoring all who served
1922 - American author Kurt Vonnegut Microbadge: Kurt Vonnegut fan
1925 - Comedian/Actor Jonathan Winters Microbadge: Jonathan Winters fan
1954 - JRR Tolkien's The Two Towers published Microbadge: The Lord of the Ring's Online fan - Helm's Deep
1961 - Joseph Heller's Catch 22 published Microbadge: That's some catch, that Catch-22.

November 12
1859 - Jules Leotard performs 1st Flying Trapeze circus act (Paris), he also designed garment that bears his name Microbadge: Monty Python's Flying Circus fan
1929 - American actress Grace Kelly who became Princess Grace of Monaco Microbadge: Grace Kelly fan
1942 - Naval battle of Guadalcanal begins Microbadge: US Navy
1944 - American sportscaster Al Michaels Microbadge: I believe in miracles
1945 - Canadian singer/songwriter Neil Young Microbadge: Neil Young fan
1974 - A salmon is found in the River Thames, England (1st since 1833) Microbadge: Ecology fan - Everything is connected!
2010 - RPGG's first Question of the Day (QOTD) was asked Microbadge: RPG Geek - Question Of The Day participantMicrobadge: RPG Geek - Question Of The Day Vol 2 participantMicrobadge: RPG Geek - Question Of The Day Vol 3 participantMicrobadge: RPG Geek - Question Of The Day Anniversary (You can subscribe to the current ones here)

November 13
1789 - Ben Franklin writes “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Microbadge: Benjamin Franklin
1850 - Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson Microbadge: Robert Louis Stevenson fan
1955 - American comedienne/actress Whoopi Goldberg Microbadge: Whoopi Goldberg fan
1995 - Goldeneye premieres (17th Bond film & 1st with Pierce Brosnan) Microbadge: Goldeneye 007 fanMicrobadge: My favourite Bond is Pierce Brosnan
???? - Bxrrr

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