NOVEMBER 1: The Daily Flashback
1512: Michelangelo’s paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel were viewed by the public for the first time.
1604: William Shakespeare’s Othello had its premiere Whitehall Palace in London.
1611: William Shakespeare’s The Tempest had its premiere at Whitehall Palace in London.
1800: John Adams moved into the White House, becoming the first president to live there.
1856: The first photography magazine, Daguerreian Journal, was published in New York City,
1894: The first issue of Billboard Advertising (later to become Billboard
1944: Mary Chase’s play Harvey opened on Broadway.
1959: Jacques Plante, of the Montreal Canadiens, became the first NHL goalie to wear a mask.
1963: Lorne Greene recorded “Ringo.”
1964: The Dave Clark Five performed “Glad All Over” on “The Ed Sullivan Show.”
1968: George Harrison’s soundtrack Wonderwall was released, making him the first Beatle to release a solo album.
1970: The Festfolk Quartet (later to become) ABBA) played their first-ever concert at a Gothenburg, Sweden restaurant.
1981: The U.S. Postal Service raised the first-class letter rate to 20 cents.
1985: The Recording Industry Association of America agreed to some demands made by another initialed organization, the Parents Music Resource Center. As a result, any album deemed to contain offensive lyrics must be issued with a warning label, or the lyrics must be printed on the sleeve.
1994: The Amazon.com domain name was registered.
2000: Ben Folds Five announced their break-up.
1871: Stephen Crane
1926: Lou Donaldson
1935: Gary Player
1937: “Whispering” Bill Anderson
1940: Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler
1944: Kinky Friedman
1946: Ric Grech
1957: Lyle Lovett
1962: Anthony Keidis
1963: Rick Allen
1967: Sophie B. Hawkins
2004: Terry Knight
2005: Skitch Henderson
2008: Jimmy Carl Black