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11/5/2013 11:01:00 AM
World Almanac for November 5, 2013

Today is the 309th day of 2013 and the 45th day of autumn.

TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1872, suffragist Susan B. Anthony defied the law by voting, leading to a $100 fine.

In 1895, George B. Selden patented the first automobile.

In 1940, incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt defeated challenger Wendell Willkie to win an unprecedented third presidential term.

In 2007, Chang'e-1, China's first unmanned lunar spacecraft, entered orbit around the moon.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Ida Tarbell (1857-1944), journalist; Roy Rogers (1911-1998), actor/singer; Vivien Leigh (1913-1967), actress; Art Garfunkel (1941- ), singer; Sam Shepard (1943- ), playwright/actor; Bill Walton (1952- ), basketball player/commentator; Bryan Adams (1959- ), singer-songwriter; Tilda Swinton (1960- ), actress; Famke Janssen (1965- ), actress; Sam Rockwell (1968- ), actor; Johnny Damon (1973- ), baseball player; Ryan Adams (1974- ), singer-songwriter; Kevin Jonas (1987), musician.

TODAY'S FACT: Saudi Arabia announced in 2011 that women would have the right to vote beginning in 2015.

TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1994, 45-year-old George Foreman knocked out Michael Moorer to become the oldest boxer to win the heavyweight championship.

TODAY'S QUOTE: "I'm sure when you're looking for someone, you're looking for some aspect of yourself, even if you don't know it. ... What we're searching for is what we lack." -- Sam Shepard

TODAY'S NUMBER: 4 -- countries that still deny women the right to vote in national elections.

TODAY'S MOON: Between new moon (Nov. 3) and first quarter moon (Nov. 9).


Anderson Jewelers




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