Next CLBR Nov 7th – Day in History

Electoral Firsts on this Day

1916 – Jeannette Rankin became first woman elected to Congress

1967 – Carl Stokes first black U.S. Mayor

1989 – Douglas Wilder became first black U.S. Governor

2000 – Hillary Clinton becomes first First Lady elected to Senate.

2006 – Keith Ellison first Muslim elected to Congress

Birthdays   

94 Billy Graham – evangelist

74 – Jim Kaat

69 – Joni Mitchell

60 – David Patraeus, CIA Director

57 – Actor Christopher Knight

36 – Model/Video-vixen Melyssa Ford

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