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Frozen in Time

Courtesy photo Neil Young (center) and Stephen Stills (R) are pictured in 1967 as part of their band Buffalo Springfield.

Frozen in Time

A look back at the week that was…

By Robert Foran
Associate Editor

November 11th — On the 11th day of the 11th month each year, the U.S. observes Veterans Day, honoring military veterans. The first Veterans Day was celebrated in 1919, then known as ‘Armistice Day.’ It was changed to Veterans Day in 1954 to honor all veterans instead of the former emphasis on those who died in WWI, which officially ended Nov. 11, 1918.


November 12th — Singer/songwriter Neil Young is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Young is a well-known musician and member of such beloved bands like Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, in addition to his long catalog of solo work. — 1945

Courtesy photo Neil Young (center) and Stephen Stills (R) are pictured in 1967 as part of their band Buffalo Springfield.

Courtesy photo
Neil Young (center) and Stephen Stills (R) are pictured in 1967 as part of their band Buffalo Springfield.


November 13th — Texas officially proclaims its independence from Mexico and calls itself the Lone Star Republic after its flag, until it is admitted to the U.S. Union in 1845. — 1835

November 14th — Herman Melville’s novel ‘Moby Dick’ is published in New York. — 1851

November 15th — In a farmhouse in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, artist Georgia O’Keeffe was born. For her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York City skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes, she became known as the “Mother of American modernism.” — 1887

November 16th — Congress passed the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Authorization Act, which cleared the way for construction of an oil pipeline from Prudhoe Bay to Valdez. — 1973

November 17th — John Lennon releases his seventh and final studio album ‘Double Fantasy’ with wife Yoko Ono. A few weeks later, he is shot and killed, and the album quickly goes to #1 in many countries. — 1980