Today in History – November 1
Today is Thursday, November 1st. There are 53 days until Christmas.
On this date in 1800, John Adams became the first President to live in the White House in Washington D.C.
In 1911, the Chevrolet Motor Company was incorporated.
In 1945, the first issue of "Ebony" magazine was published.
In 1991, Clarence Thomas took his seat on the United States Supreme Court.
In 2005, voters in Denver, Colorado voted to allow residents over the age of 21 to legally possess up to an ounce of marijuana.
In 2015, Chipotle closed dozens of their restaurants amid an E. coli scare in the northwest.
In 2017, The Houston Astros became World Series champions for the first time in their history.
Today is Calzone Day, Cook for Your Pets Day, and Men Make Dinner Day.
Hall of Fame golfer Gary Player is 83.
Musician Ronald Bell, of Kool and the Gang, is 67.
Singer Lyle Lovett is 61.
Actor Peter Ostrum is 61. He’s best known for playing Charlie in the 1971 film "Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory."
Apple CEO Tim Cook is 58.
Musician Anthony Kiedis, frontman for the Red Hot Chili Peppers is 56.
Actress Jenny McCarthy is 46.