The members of Khmer Rouge’s Communists Party of Cambodia referred to the party as this.
- The Organization
- The Party
- The Reds
- The Underground
Today in History: Born on November 18
Louis Jacques Daguerre, French painter, physicist and photography pioneer.
Asa Gray, botanist (Gray's Manual).
William S. Gilbert, English playwright and humorist, one half of Gilbert & Sullivan.
Dorthea Dix, pseudonym for Elizabeth Gilman, who wrote syndicated advice.
Clarence Day, American writer (Life with Father).
Eugene Ormandy, orchestra conductor.
Dr. Howard Thurman, theologian and first African American to hold a full-time position at Boston University.
George Horatio Gallup, American journalist and statistician.
Johnny Mercer, songwriter.
Alan Shepard, first American astronaut in space.
Margaret Atwood, Canadian writer (The Edible Woman, The Handmaid's Tale).
Graham Parker, lead singer of the British rock band Graham Parker and the Rumour.
Alan Moore, writer best known for his ground-breaking work in comic books / graphic novels (Watchmen, V for Vendetta).
Warren Moon, quarterback in Canadian and US pro football teams; his numerous passing records include most passing yardage in pro football (surpassed by Damon Allen, Sept. 4, 2006).
Chloe Sevigny, American actress, model and fashion designer noted for her eclectic fashion sense.