3rd - Laika, the first dog in space, launched aboard Sputnik 2 by Soviet Union (1957)
5th - Guy Fawkes/ Night (RR on a Bygone Nov)
9th - Fall of Berlin Wall (1989)
11th - Remembrance Day,
forget what else! (O yes, American writer, Kurt Vonnegut Jr's B-day)
Vonnegut Self Portrait
(Breakfast of Champions)
" Life is no way to treat an animal, not even a mouse."
(A Man Without a Country), 2006
12th - Neil Young, Canadian singer-songwriter, born (1945). As the man says:
KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD! (NB embedded sound requires Internet Explorer)
- Madonna's 'Like a Virgin' released (1984)
14th - Claude Monet's birthday (1840) - founder of French Impressionism, which was named after an 1872 painting of his called "Impression, Sunrise"
15th - Columbus notes Indian use of Tobacco (1492)
21st - Mayflower landed at Plymouth Rock (1620)
|Quentin Crisp died 21st Nov. 1999. English writer, raconteur,
actor, artist's model, gay icon.
"You fall out of your mother's womb, you crawl across open country under fire, and drop into your grave."
"An autobiography is obituary in serial form with the last installment missing."
26th - Alice in Wonderland published (1865),
28th - Birthday of Wm. Blake (1757)
30th - Birthday of Jonathan Swift (1667)
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