Hans Remembers- Tuesday November 3, 1970- 50 Years Ago.
- In the U.S. midterm elections the Democrats lost four seats in the U.S. senate- they still remain in the majority but at a 53-47 count. In the House Of Representatives the Democrats gained a dozen seats now have a majority of 255-180.
- Salvador Allende a Marxist was inaugurated as the 28th President of Chile receiving the traditional presidential sash from his predecessor Eduardo Frei. Allende was elected to a six year term but would die in a military coup less than three years later.
- The last King of Yugoslavia- Peter Karadordevic who reigned as King Peter II until he was deposed in 1945 died in a Los Angeles hospital. His 25 year old son British Army Lieutenant Alexander Karadordevic would announce at his father’s funeral that he had no intention of becoming a ‘king -in- exile.”
- President Richard Milhous Nixon promises gradual troop removal from Vietnam.
- Bob Gibson of the St. Louis Cardinals who went 23-7 with a 3.12 ERA and 274 strikeouts- was awarded the National League Cy Young Award.