Archive for November 14th, 2018

ROYAL PENDANT SOLD FOR RECORD PRICE

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GENEVA (AP) — A large, drop-shaped natural pearl pendant (above) sold for
a hammer price of $32 million at an auction of jewelry that once belonged
to French Queen Marie Antoinette, which
Sotheby’s is calling a record
price for a pearl at auction.

The "Queen Marie Antoinette’s Pearl," a diamond-and-pearl pendant, was
among the highlight offerings on the block at the Sotheby’s sale of Bourbon-
Parma dynasty jewelry.

     
 

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Marie Antoinette (Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna)
November 2, 1755 – October 16, 1793)

Marie Antoinette was the last Queen of France before the
French Revolution. She was convicted by the Revolutionary
Tribunal
of high treason and executed by guillotine on the
Place de la Révolution.

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ACTRESS HAS DIED AT 93

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Katherine "Scottie" MacGregor (Dorlee Deane MacGregor)
(January 12, 1925 – November 13, 2018)

(Fox News) – Katherine MacGregor, who played the antagonist character 
Harriet Oleson on TV’s "Little House on the Prairie," has died. 

Her representative said MacGregor died Tuesday at the Motion Picture
and Television Fund retirement community in Los Angeles.

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IT BECAME HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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During World War II on this day in 1940, German war planes bombed
most of the English town of Coventry when about 500 Luftwaffe
bombers attacked.

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Coventry Cathedral in ruins following the German attack.

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The ruins of the old Coventry Cathedral today, a visible modern-day
reminder of the Blitz of 1940.

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Herman Melville’s novel "Moby Dick" was first published in the U.S.
on this day in 1851.
 

Herman Melville, 1870. Oil painting by Joseph Oriel Eaton.
Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891)

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