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November 10, 2016 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Country music superstar Miranda Lambert celebrates her birthday today. Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP
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Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 315th day of the year.

Notable people born on this day include Martin Luther and Richard Burton, among others.

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ON THIS DAY IN 1934, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Father Pavone Leads Orchestra in ‘Faust.’”

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The article focused on a local priest who led a performance of “Faust” at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

“Father Pavone, who became a priest 20 years ago, combined his religious duties with his musical talents early in his priesthood, writing cantatas, music for masses and conducting concerts and operas both here and abroad,” the Eagle reported.

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NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include actress VANESSA ANGEL, who was born in 1963; actor HUGH BONNEVILLE, who was born in 1963; former football player ISAAC BRUCE, who was born in 1972; actor and producer ROLAND EMMERICH, who was born in 1955; singer and songwriter DONNA FARGO, who was born in 1949; author NEIL GAIMAN, who was born in 1960; actor WALTON GOGGINS, who was born in 1971; singer MIRANDA LAMBERT, who was born in 1983; comedian and actor TRACY MORGAN, who was born in 1968; actress MACKENZIE PHILLIPS, who was born in 1959; actress ELLEN POMPEO, who was born in 1969; actress, director and choreographer ANN REINKING, who was born in 1949; writer and lyricist TIM RICE, who was born in 1944; and comedian and actor SINBAD, who was born in 1956.

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HENRY M. STANLEY FOUND DAVID LIVINGSTONE on this day in 1871. After almost a year of searching, Stanley found explorer and missionary David Livingstone in Ujiji, Africa and uttered the immortal words, “Dr. Livingston, I presume?”

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MARTIN LUTHER was born on this day in 1483. He became the founder and leader of the Protestant Reformation when he tacked his 95 Theses on the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg on the eve of All Saints’ Day. Luther asserted that the Bible was the sole authority of the church, called for reformation of abuses by the Roman Catholic Church and denied supremacy of the pope. He was tried for heresy by the Catholic Church and was excommunicated.

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THE MARINE CORPS was established on this day in 1775. Originally part of the Navy, it became a separate unit in 1789.

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“SESAME STREET” MADE ITS TV PREMIER on this day in 1969. Through singing, puppetry, film clips and skits, children are taught letters, numbers, concepts and other lessons. Favorite Jim Henson Muppets featured on the show include Ernie, Bert, Grover, Oscar the Grouch, the Cookie Monster and Big Bird.

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Special thanks to “Chase’s Calendar of Events” and Brooklyn Public Library.

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“Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” — Martin Luther, who was born on this day in 1483

 


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