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306 St Marcellus I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
722 Pope Gregory II names Boniface as missionary bishop
1016 Cnut the Great (or Canute), King of Denmark, claims the English throne after the death of Edmund ‘Ironside’.
1215 Pope Innocent III closes 4th council of Lateranen
1406 Angelo Correr elected Pope Gregory XII
1487 The German Beer Purity Law (Reinheitsgebot), is promulgated by Albert IV, Duke of Bavaria stating beer should be brewed from only three ingredients – water, malt and hops
1523 Amsterdam bans assembly of heretics
1554 England reconciles with Pope Julius III
1630 16,000 inhabitants of Venice died this month of plague
1648 English Parliamentary army captures King Charles I
1678 Roman Catholics banned from English parliament
1700 King Charles XII of Sweden defeats Russia at Narva [NS]
1700 – Utrecht/Overijssel/Buren/Leerdam/IJsselstein go on Gregoria calendar
The German Beer Purity Law (Reinheitsgebot)The German Beer Purity Law (Reinheitsgebot) 1731 Beijing hit by Earthquake; about 100,000 die
1735 States of Holland forbid Free Masonry
1747 Dutch State of Zealand declare governorship hereditary for women
United States Founding Father Benjamin FranklinUnited States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin 1753 Benjamin Franklin receives Godfrey Copley-Penny
1776 Captain Cook begins 3rd & last trip to Pacific (South Sea)
1782 Britain signs agreement recognizing US independence
1786 Peter Leopold Joseph of Habsburg-Lorraine, Grand Duke of Tuscany, promulgates a penal reform making his country the first state to abolish the death penalty. November 30 is therefore commemorated by 300 cities around the world as Cities for Life Day.
1787 Spanish governor leaves the Philippines
1803 Spain cedes her claims to Louisiana Territory to France
1804 Impeachment trial of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase begins
1813 Prince Willem Frederik returns to Netherlands
1824 First ground is broken at Allenburg for the building of the original Welland Canal.
1829 First Welland Canal opens for a trial run, 5 years to the day from the ground breaking.
1838 Mexico declares war on France
1861 Harper’s Weekly publishes EE Beers’ “All quiet along the Potomac”
1863 Confederate troops vacate Fort Esperanza, Texas
1864 Battle of Franklin Tennessee: Confederate attack fails, 7,700 casualities
1864 – Battle of Honey Hill SC (Broad River) 96 dead/665 wounded
1866 Work begins on 1st US underwater highway tunnel, Chicago
1868 The inauguration of a statue of King Charles XII of Sweden takes place in the King’s garden in Stockholm.
1872 First international soccer game, Scotland draws with England (0-0) in Glasgow
1885 Opera “El Cid” premieres (Paris)
1886 First commercially successful AC electric power plant opens, Buffalo, NY
1886 – The Folies Bergère stages its first revue.
1887 1st indoor softball game (Chicago)
1891 Pope Leo XIII’s encyclical “Rerum novarum” published
1893 2nd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 40-16 in Montgomery
1900 A German engineer patents front-wheel drive for automobiles
1900 – The First Isthmian Canal Commission, appointed by the President having examined possible routes for a canal, issues its report favoring that through Nicaragua over the Panama route
1902 American Old West: Second-in-command of Butch Cassidy’s Wild Bunch gang, Kid Curry Logan, is sentenced to 20 years imprisonment with hard labor.
1907 Pike Place Market dedicated in Seattle
1908 8th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in Melbourne (3-2)
1908 – The US Secretary of State and Japan’s ambassador to the US exchange notes in what becomes known as the Root-Takahira Agreement: they affirm support for an independent China with an ‘open door’ policy and for the status quo in the Pacific
1909 9th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in Sydney (5-0)
1909 – The British House of Lords rejects the ‘People’s Budget’ prepared by David Loyd George; the budget tries to shift the tax burden to the wealthy
1912 4th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Alerts defeats Toronto Argonauts, 11-4
1912 – 11th Davis Cup: British Isles beats Australasia in Melbourne (3-2)
1915 St John Ervine’s “John Ferguson” premieres in Dublin
1916 Costa Rica becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
1922 1st speed test of 1st genuine Japanese aircraft carrier Hosho
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf HitlerDictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler 1922 – Hitler speaks to 50,000 national-socialists in Munich
1923 Dutch Catholic minority government of Wilhelm Marx forms
1924 1st photo facsimile transmitted across Atlantic by radio (London-NYC)
1924 – Last French/Belgian troops leave Ruhrgebied
1924 – French/Belgium troops completely withdrawn from the Rurh
1928 Test Cricket debut of Don Bradman, who scored 18 & 1 vs England
1929 17th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Regina Roughriders, 14-3
1931 His Master’s Voice & Columbia Records merge into EMI
1933 CCC Camps are established in Cleveland Park District
1936 London’s Crystal Palace (built 1851) destroyed by fire
1937 3rd Heisman Trophy Award: Clint Frank, Yale (HB)
1938 Fascist coup in Romania, fails
1938 – Germany bans Jews being lawyers
1939 21 U boats sunk this month (52,000 ton)
Cricket Legend Donald BradmanCricket Legend Donald Bradman 1939 – Paul Osborn’s “Mornings at 7” premieres in NYC
1939 – USSR invades Finland, bombs Helsinki
1940 28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 1): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 8-2
1940 – 32 U boats sunk this month (147,000 ton)
1941 101 year old Nyack-Tarrytown (NY) ferry makes its last run
1941 – Japanese Emperor Hirohito consults with admirals Shimada & Nagano
1942 -Dec 1st: Sea battle at Tassafaronga, Guadalcanal
1942 – 109 U boats sunk this month (729,000 ton)
1942 – 30th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Hurricanes defeats Winnipeg Bombers, 8-5
1942 – Bill Terry resigns as supervisor of NY Giants minor league system
1942 – German scout ship Altmark explode & sinks off Yokohama
1944 Biggest & last British Battleship HMS Vanguard runs aground
1945 33rd CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 35-0
1946 Bradman scores 187 in 1st Test Cricket v England at the Gabba
1947 Day after UN decree for Israel, Jewish settlements attacked
1948 Baseball’s Negro National League disbands
1948 – Player-manager Lou Boudreau is selected AL MVP
1948 – Soviets set up a separate municipal government in East Berlin
1949 Chinese Communists captured Chungking
1949 – KOTV TV channel 6 in Tulsa, OK (CBS) begins broadcasting
1950 US President Harry Truman threatens China with atom bomb
Baseball Player Jackie RobinsonBaseball Player Jackie Robinson 1952 Jackie Robinson charges NY Yankees with racism
1953 French parachutist under Col De Castries attacks Dien Bien Phu
1953 – Edward Mutesa II, the kabaka (king) of Buganda is deposed and exiled to London by Sir Andrew Cohen, Governor of Uganda.
1954 1st meteorite known to strike a woman (Liz Hodges-Sylacauga Ala)
1954 – 20th Heisman Trophy Award: Alan Ameche, Wisconsin (FB)
1954 – John Strydom succeeds Malan as premier of South Africa
1955 “Pipe Dream” opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 245 performances
1955 – Argentine government disbands Peronistic party
1956 1st use of videotape on TV (Douglas Edwards & the News)
1956 – Floyd Patterson KOs Archie Moore in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
1957 “Happy Hunting” closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 413 performances
1957 – 45th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 32-7
1957 – Assassination attempt on Indonesian president Sukarno, kills 8
1st President of Indonesia Sukarno1st President of Indonesia Sukarno 1957 – 22nd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 40-0 in Birmingham
1958 1st guided missile destroyer launched, Dewey, Bath, Me
1958 – WKBW TV channel 7 in Buffalo, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
1959 Joe Foss named 1st commissioner of AFL
1959 – 1960 NFL Draft: Billy Cannon from LSU first pick by Los Angeles Rams
1960 French Senate condemns building own nuclear weapons
1960 – Tad Mosels “All the Way Home” premieres in NYC
1961 Billy Williams of the Cubs is voted NL Rookie of Year
1961 – USSR vetoes Kuwaits application for UN membership
1962 U Thant of Burma elected 3rd Secretary-General of UN unanimously
1963 51st CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats BC Lions, 21-10
1963 – Martin Walser’s “Überlebensgross Herr Krott” premieres in Stuttgart
1963 – 28th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 10-8 in Birmingham, Auburn’s first points in the series in five years
1964 USSR launches Zond 2 towards Mars; no data returned
1966 Barbados gains independence from Great Britain (National Day)
1966 – Radio time signal WWV moves from Greenbelt, Maryland
1967 Julie Nixon & David Eisenhower announce their engagement
1967 – Kuria Muria Islands ceded by Britain to Oman
1967 – People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen declares independence from the UK
Politician and Presidential Candidate Eugene McCarthyPolitician and Presidential Candidate Eugene McCarthy 1967 – Senenator Eugene McCarthy annouces he will run for the US presidency on anti Vietnam war platform
1967 – The Pakistan Peoples Party is founded by Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto who becomes its first Chairman later as the Head of state and Head of government after the 1971 Civil War.
1968 56th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeat Calgary Stampeder, 24-21
1968 – A Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association march in Armagh is stopped by Royal Ulster Constabulary because of the presence of a Loyalist counter demonstration led by Ian Paisley and Ronald Bunting
1968 – 33rd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 24-16 in Birmingham
1969 57th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 29-11
1969 – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1970 George Harrison releases his triple album set “All Things Must Pass”
1971 TV movie “Brian’s Song” airs for 1st time on ABC-TV
Singer-Songwriter George HarrisonSinger-Songwriter George Harrison 1971 – The government of the Republic of Ireland states that it will take the allegations of brutality against the security forces in Northern Ireland to the European Court of Human Rights
1972 BBC bans Wings’ “Hi, Hi, Hi”
1972 – Illegal fireworks factory explodes killing 15 (Rome Italy)
1973 M T Ghani scores 104 on FC debut for Commerce Bank (Pak) age 44
1973 – Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Jim Godman
1974 “Good Evening” closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 438 performances
1974 – “Mack & Mabel” closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 66 performances
1974 – 20th time Islanders shut-out (3-0 vs Canucks)
1974 – Most complete early human skeleton (Lucy, Australopithecus) is discovered by Donald Johanson, Maurice Taieb, Yves Coppens and Tim White in the Middle Awash of Ethiopia’s Afar Depression.
1975 Dahomey becomes Benin
1976 42nd Heisman Trophy Award: Tony Dorsett, Pittsburgh (RB)
1978 France performs nuclear test
1979 Ted Koppel becomes anchor of nightly news on Iran Hostages (ABC)
1979 – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1980 “Banjo Dancing” closes at Century Theater NYC after 38 performances
1980 – “Perfectly Frank” opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 16 performances
1980 – “West Side Story” closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 341 perfs
1980 – Uruguay’s new constitution rejected by referendum
MLB Pitcher and Coach Dave RighettiMLB Pitcher and Coach Dave Righetti 1981 NY Yankee Dave Righetti wins AL Rookie of Year Award
1981 – Porn star John Holmes arrested on fugitive charges
1981 – South Africa anti-apartheid advocate Bulelani Ngcuka arrested
1981 – Cold War: In Geneva, representatives from the United States and the Soviet Union begin to negotiate intermediate-range nuclear weapon reductions in Europe (the meetings ended inconclusively on December 17).
1982 STS-6 vehicle moves to launch pad
1982 – US sub Thomas Edison collides with US Navy destroyer in So China Sea
1982 – USSR performs nuclear test
1982 – “Gandhi” directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Ben Kingsley and John Gielgud premieres in New Delhi (Best Picture 1983)
1983 Police free kidnapped beer magnate Alfred Heineken in Amsterdam
1983 – Radio Shack announces Tandy Model 2000 computer (80186 chip)
1983 – Raúl Alfonsín wins Argentine presidential election
Actor John GielgudActor John Gielgud 1983 – Sam Shepards “Fool for love” premieres in NYC
1983 – Denver Nugget coach Doug Moe, hoplessly behind, advise team to let Blazers break their scoring record
1985 50th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 25-23 in Birmingham
1986 “Flamenco Puro” closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 40 perfs
1986 – 74th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 39-15
1986 – Ivan Lendl is 1st tennis player to earn over $10 million, lifetime
1987 Afghanistan Constitution adopted
1988 Cyclone lashes Bangladesh, Eastern India; 317 killed
1988 – France performs nuclear test at Fangataufa Island
1988 – NYC furrier sues Mike Tyson for $92,000 for non payment of purchase
1988 – Soviets stop jamming Radio Liberty; 1st time in 38 yrs
1988 – UN General Assembly (151-2) censures US for refusing PLO’s Arafat visa
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan LendlTennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl 1988 – Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. buys RJR Nabisco for $25.07 billion USD.
1989 Deutsche Bank board member Alfred Herrhausen is killed by a Red Army Faction terrorist bomb.
1990 Actor Burt Lancaster suffers a stroke
1990 – US President George H. W. Bush offers to send Secretary of State James Baker to Baghdad to meet with Saddam Hussein
1991 1st world championship of women’s soccer, US defeats Norway 2-1
1991 – 93 cars & 11 truck accident near SF during a dust storm, 17 die
1991 – Rob Pilatus, 27, of Milli-Vanilli attempts suicide
1991 – San Diego State’s Marshall Faulk is 1st freshman to capture national rushing & scoring titles
1991 – 56th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 13-6 in Birmingham
1992 David Boon’s 14th Test Cricket century, 111 v WI at Brisbane
1992 – Intercity-train derailed at Village chief, 5 die
US President George H. W. BushUS President George H. W. Bush 1993 NFL announces 30th franchise – Jacksonville Jaguars
1993 – President Clinton signs Brady Gun Control Bill
1994 Beatles’ 1st album in 25 years, “Live at the BBC”, is released in Britain
1994 – Cruiser Achille Lauro destroyed by fire at Somalia, 4 die
1994 – Man Mohan Adhikary sworn in as 1st communist premier of Nepal
1995 Official end of Operation Desert Storm.
1997 “Eugene Onegin” closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC
1997 – 86th Davis Cup: Sweden sweeps US in Gothenburg (5-0)
1998 Deutsche Bank announces a $10 billion USDdeal to buy Bankers Trust, thus creating the largest financial institution in the world.
1999 In Seattle, Washington, United States, protests against the WTO meeting by anti-globalization protesters catch police unprepared and force the cancellation of opening ceremonies.
42nd US President Bill Clinton42nd US President Bill Clinton 1999 – British Aerospace and Marconi Electronic Systems merge to form BAE Systems, Europe’s largest defence contractor and the fourth largest aerospace firm in the world.
2003 92nd Davis Cup: Australia beats Spain in Melbourne (3-1)
2004 Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge resigns.
2004 – Longtime Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings of Salt Lake City, Utah finally loses, leaving him with $2,520,700 USD, television’s all-time biggest game show haul.
2004 – Lion Air Flight 538 crash lands in Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia, killing 26.
2005 John Sentamu becomes the first black archbishop in the Church of England with his enthronement as the 97th Archbishop of York.
2005 – The Boston Bruins trade captain Joe Thornton to the San Jose Sharks
2007 Hillary Clinton presidential campaign office hostage crisis: Leeland Eisenberg entered the campaign office of Hillary Clinton in Rochester, New Hampshire with a device suspected of being a bomb and held three people hostage for 5 hours.
US First Lady and Politician Hillary ClintonUS First Lady and Politician Hillary Clinton 2009 Canada begins its recovery from the recession; economic growth is at 0.4% after 14 months of economic stagnation


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Historical Events for 29th November 2015

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Events 1 – 167 of 167

526 Antioch in modern day Syria struck by Earthquake, about 250,000 die
799 Pope Leo III, aided by Charles the Great, returns to Rome
1349 Jews of Augsburg Germany massacred
1516 Treaty of Freiburg: French/Swiss “eternal” peace treaty
1561 Lofland subjects himself on Sigismund August II of Poland
1573 Don Luis de Requesensy Zuniga succeeds duke of Alva as land guardian of Netherlands
1581 Doornik (Tournai) surrenders to Duke of Parma
1596 King Philip II devalues Spanish currency
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie’s army moves into Manchester & occupies Carlisle
1760 French commandant Beletre surrenders Detroit to Maj R Rogers
1775 Sir James Jay invents invisible ink
1781 Crew of the slave ship Zong murder approx. 142 African slaves by dumping them into the sea in order to claim insurance.
1791 Chatham Islands sighted by HMS Chatham commanded by William Broughton
1803 Dessalines & Christophe declare St Domingue (Haiti) independent
French Emperor Napoléon BonaparteFrench Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte 1812 Napoleon‘s Grand Army crosses Berezina River in retreat from Russia
1813 Elias Canneman (Lib) becomes minister of Finance
1825 1st Italian opera in US, “Barber of Seville” premieres (NYC)
1830 November Uprising: An armed rebellion against Russia’s rule in Poland begins.
1845 The Sonderbund is defeated by the joint forces of other Swiss cantons under General Guillaume-Henri Dufour.
1847 Indians kill Washington state pioneers Marcus & Narcissa Whitman, and 12 others in Walla Walla Ore
1850 The treaty, Punctation of Olmütz, signed in Olomouc means diplomatic capitulation of Prussia to Austrian Empire, which took over the leadership of German Confederation.
1863 Battle of Ft Sanders, TN (Ft Loudon), 8-900 casualities
1864 4th & last day of skirmishes at Waynesboro, Georgia
1864 – Battle of Spring Hill, TN (Thomason’s Station)
1864 – Sand Creek Massacre, Colorado militia kills about 150 peaceful Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians including Cheyenne chief One-Eye
1870 Compulsory education proclaimed in England
1872 Indian Wars: The Modoc War begins with the Battle of Lost River.
Inventor Thomas EdisonInventor Thomas Edison 1877 US inventor Thomas Edison demonstrates his hand-cranked phonograph for the first time
1887 US receives rights to Pearl Harbor, on Oahu, Hawaii
1890 1st US Army – US Navy football game, Score: Navy 24, Army 0 at West Point
1893 Ziqiang Institute, today known as Wuhan University, is founded by Zhang Zhidong, governor of Hubei and Hunan Provinces in late Qing Dynasty of China after his memorial to the throne is approved by the Qing Government.
1894 3rd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 18-0 in Montgomery
1897 1st motorcycle race (Surrey, England)
1900 General Horatio Kitchener assumes command of the British forces in South Africa from General Lord Roberts
1901 East 182nd Street in Bronx is paved & opened
Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart HauptmannAuthor and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann 1902 Gerhart Hauptmann‘s “Der arme Heinrich” premieres in Vienna
1910 The first US patent for inventing the traffic lights system is issued to Ernest Sirrine.
1913 5th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Toronto Parkdale, 44-2
1915 Fire destroys most of the buildings on Santa Catalina Island, California.
1916 US declares martial law in Dominican Republic
1917 A Supreme Allied War Council meets at Versailles to define war aims
1918 Serbia annexes Montenegro
1921 Coldest day in November in Netherlands -14.0°C
1921 – Z Parenteau & Schuyler Green’s musical “Kiki” premieres in NYC
1923 The Dawes Commission, chaired by the American Banker Charles Dawes, is set up to look into the German economic situation and make recommendations that the US can accept
1924 12th CFL Grey Cup: Queen’s University defeat Toronto Balmy Beach, 11-3
1924 – NHL’s Montreal Forum opens
1926 Tris Speaker resigns as Indians manager
1926 – W Somerset Maughams “Constant Wife” premieres in NYC
1929 Lt Cmdr Richard E Byrd sends “My calculations indicate that we have reached vicinity of South Pole” (He was wrong)
1932 Cole Porters musical “Gay Divorcee” premieres in NYC
1932 – France signs non-agression pact with Soviet Union
1932 – USSR & France sign no attack treaty
1933 1st state liquor stores authorized (Pennsylvania)
1933 – Japan begins persecution of communists
1934 Chicago Bears beat Detroit (19-16) in 1st NFL game broadcast nationally
1935 Michael Savage becomes 1st Labour premier of NZ
Physicist and Nobel Laureate Erwin SchrödingerPhysicist and Nobel Laureate Erwin Schrödinger 1935 – Physicist Erwin Schrödinger publishes his famous thought experiment ‘Schrödinger’s cat’, a paradox that illustrates the problem of the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics
1937 Prince Bernhard injured in auto accident in Netherlands
1938 Mayor Oud of Rotterdam forbids soccer match between Neth-Germany
1939 Cor Klint swims world record 200 m backstroke (2:38.8)
1939 – USSR drops diplomatic relations with Finland
1941 29th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 18-16
1941 – Passenger ship Lurline sends radio signal of sighting Jap war fleet
1942 US rations coffee
1943 Partisan Tito forms temporary government in Jajce, Bosnia
1943 – U-86 sinks in Atlantic Ocean
1943 – US aircraft carrier Hornet launched
1944 Albania liberated from Nazi control (Natl Day)
1944 – John Hopkins hospital performs 1st open heart surgery
1944 – The first surgery (on a human) to correct blue baby syndrome is performed by Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.
1945 Yugoslavian Socialist Republic proclaimed
1946 Minister Drees begins emergency rule of old age facilities
1947 35th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 10-9
1947 – UN Gen Assembly partitions Palestine between Arabs & Jews
1948 “Kukla, Fran, & Ollie” debuted on NBC
1948 – 1st opera to be televised, “Othello”, broadcast from the Met (NYC)
1948 – KOB TV channel 4 in Albuquerque, NM (NBC) begins broadcasting
1949 Nationalist regime of China leaves for Taiwan/Formosa
1949 – Uranium mine explosions in East Germany kills 3,700
1950 National Council of Church of Christ in US forms
1951 1st underground atomic explosion, Frenchman Flat, Nevada
1952 40th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 21-11
34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower 1952 – US President-elect Eisenhower visits Korea to assess war
1952 – 17th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 21-0 in Birmingham
1953 American Airlines begins 1st regular coml NY-LA air service
1953 – WSIX TV channel 8 in Nashville, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting
1955 Turkish government of Menderes resigns
1956 “Bells Are Ringing” opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 925 performances
1957 NY Mayor Robert Wagner forms a committee to replace Dodgers & Giants
1958 46th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 35-28
1958 – 23rd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 14-8 in Birmingham
1959 2nd Grammy Awards: Mack The Knife, Bobby Darin wins
1960 26th Heisman Trophy Award: Joe Bellino, Navy (HB)
1961 Freedom Riders attacked by white mob at bus station in Miss
1961 – John A McCone replaces Allen W Dulles as 6th director of CIA
1961 – Mercury-Atlas 5 carries a chimp (Enos) to orbit
1962 Baseball decides to revert back to 1 all star game per year
1962 – Great Britain & France decide to jointly build Concord(e)
1963 Beatles release “I Want to Hold Your Hand”
36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson 1963 – LBJ sets up Warren Comm to investigate assassination of JFK
1963 – Trans-Canada Airlines Flight 831: A Douglas DC-8 carrying 118, crashes after taking-off from Dorval Airport near Montreal, Canada
1964 Roman Catholic Church in US replaces Latin with English
1965 “Anya” opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 16 performances
1965 – Dale Cummings does 14,118 consecutive sit-ups
1966 SS Daniel J Morrell sinks in a storm on Lake Huron, 28 die, 1 survivor.
1966 – 1st NBA game at Oakland Coliseum Arena – Warriors beat Bulls 108-101
1967 British troops withdraw from Aden and South Yemen
1967 – Robert McNamara elected president of World bank
1968 John & Yoko release their 1st album “Two Virgins” in UK
1969 The Beatles’ “Come Together/Something” reaches #1
1969 – 34th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 49-26 in Birmingham
1970 Charles Ives’ “Yale-Princeton” premieres
1970 – Colin Cowdrey becomes Test Cricket’s leading run scorer (7,250)
1971 1st pro golf championship at Walt Disney World
1971 – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1972 Nolan Bushnell (co-founder of Atari) releases Pong (the first commercially successful video game) in Andy Capp’s Tavern in Sunnyvale, California.
1974 39th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 17-13 in Birmingham
1975 Kilauea Volcano erupts in Hawaii
1975 – Pres Ford requires states to provide free education for handicapped
1975 – 40th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 28-0 in Birmingham
MLB Right Fielder Reggie JacksonMLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson 1976 NY Yankees sign free agent Reggie Jackson to 5-year contract
1978 UN observes “international day of solidarity with Palestinian people,” boycotted by US & about 20 other countries
1978 – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1979 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1980 45th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 34-18 in Birmingham
1981 “My Fair Lady” closes at Uris Theater NYC after 119 performances
1981 – Greg Chappell scores 201 v Pakistan at The Gabba (Brisbane)
1981 – Major Iranian offensive mounted on central front
1982 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1983 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1984 Javed Miandad completes twin Test Cricket tons, v NZ, Hyderabad
1986 51st Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 21-17 in Birmingham
1987 “Dreamgirls” closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 177 performances
1987 – 75th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Toronto Argonauts, 38-36
1987 – France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
NFL Quarterback Joe MontanaNFL Quarterback Joe Montana 1987 – Joe Montana of 49ers completes NFL record 22 consecutive passes
1987 – New Orleans Saints win, assuring their 1st winning NFL season
1987 – Ranger’s Bob Frosse becomes 2nd goalie to score a goal (vs Isles) It is later ruled that he should not be credited with goal
1987 – A Korean Air Boeing 707 explodes over the Thai-Burmese border, killing 115
1989 8th Largest wrestling crowd (60,000-Tokyo Dome)
1989 – India president Rajiv Gandhi resigns
1990 “Shogun – The Musical” opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 72 perfs
1990 – Expos pres Claude Brochu agrees to buy club from Charles Bronfman
1990 – UN Security Council approves US-sponsored resolution authorizing the use of force in the Persian Gulf if Iraq does not withdrawal from Kuwait by Jan. 15, 1991
1991 TV show “Roc” has a gay wedding episode – Can’t Help Loving that Man
1991 – Test Cricket debut of Javagal Srinath, v Australia at the Gabba
1992 “Sea Gull” opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 48 performances
1992 – “Solitary Confinement” closes at Nederlander NYC after 25 perfs
1992 – 80th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 24-10
1993 “Abe Lincoln in Illinois” opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 40 perfs
1994 Seoul, Korea, celebrated the 600th anniversary of its founding
1995 “Garden District” closes at Circle in the Sq Theater NYC
1995 – CNN/fn, the financial network by Turner Enterprises, launched
42nd US President Bill Clinton42nd US President Bill Clinton 1995 – US President Bill Clinton lifts ban on exports of oil from the Alaskan North Slope; the ban was imposed after the oil embargo by Arab oil producers in 1973
1997 USAir Arena closes, hosting Wash Wizards
1997 – OPEC agrees to an increase in its production ceiling. OPEC has raised the ceiling to 27.5 million barrels per day for the first half of 1998
2001 UN Security Council unanimously approves a resolution extending the Oil-for-Food program in Iraq for another six-month period
2005 The new Croatian Communist Party (KPH) is founded in Vukovar.
2007 The Armed Forces of the Philippines lay siege to The Peninsula Manila after soldiers led by Senator Antonio Trillanes stage a mutiny.
2007 – A 7.4 magnitude earthquake occurs off the northern coast of Martinique. This affected the Eastern Caribbean as far north as Puerto Rico and as south as Trinidad.
2008 73rd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 36-0 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama’s first win in the series in seven years
2009 97th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Saskatchewan Roughriders, 28-27
2012 30 people are killed and 100 are wounded by bombs in Hillah and Karbala, Iraq
2012 – The UN votes to approve Palestine’s status change from an observer to an observer state
2012 – Luiz Felipe Scolari takes over as Brazilian Football coach
2014 79th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 55-44 in Tuscaloosa


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Historical Events for 28th November 2015

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587 Treaty of Andelot: King Guntram of Burgundy names cousin Childebert II as heir
1291 Eleanor of Castile, wife of King Edward I of England, dies in Northamptonshire. Crosses are erected where her body rests on the way to London.
1340 Battle of Salado, Spain: last Moorish invasion driven back
1443 Albanian George Kastriotis Skanderbeg and his forces liberate Kruja in Middle Albania from the Ottomans and raise the Albanian flag.
1520 Ferdinand Magellan begins crossing Pacific Ocean
1569 Duke of Alva forces bishop Nicolaas van Nieuwland of Haarlem to resign
1660 The Royal Society forms in London
1670 Pierre Corneille’s “Tite et Berenice” premieres in Paris
1717 Blackbeard attacks a French merchant vessel called “La Concorde”, which he would capture and rename as the “Queen Anne’s Revenge”
1720 Anne Bonny and Mary Read are tried, found guilty of pirating, and sentenced to death in Spanish Town, Jamaica, although their discovered pregnancies won them stays of execution
1729 Natchez Indians massacre 138 Frenchmen, 35 French women, and 56 children at Fort Rosalie, near the site of modern-day Natchez, Mississippi.
Pirate Anne BonnyPirate Anne Bonny 1745 -29] French troops attack indians of Saratoga, NY
1757 Britain condemns Convention of Kloster-Zeven
1775 2nd Continental Congress formally establishes US Navy
1785 The Treaty of Hopewell is signed between the Confederation Congress of the United States of America and the Cherokee people
1795 US pays $800,000 & a frigate as tribute to Algiers & Tunis
1813 Cossacks occupy Utrecht
1814 The Times of London is for the first time printed by automatic, steam powered presses built by the German inventors Friedrich Koenig and Andreas Friedrich Bauer, signaling the beginning of the availability of newspapers to a mass audience.
1821 Panama declares independence from Spain
1833 Charles Darwin rides through Las Pietras, returning to Montevideo
Naturalist Charles DarwinNaturalist Charles Darwin 1843 Ka Lahui: Hawaiian Independence Day – The Kingdom of Hawaii is officially recognized by the United Kingdom and France as an independent nation.
1847 Bologna: church of San Francisco dei Minori Conventuali initiated with premier of Rossini’s Tantum ergo
1853 Olympia forms as capital of Washington Territory
1854 Dutch army stops Chinese uprising in Borneo
1861 Confederate congress officially admits Missouri to Confederacy
1862 Battle at Cane Hill, Arkansas (475 casualties)
1862 – Battle of Hooly Spring, MS
1864 3rd day of Battles at Waynesboro/Jones’s Plantation, Georgia
1864 – Battle of New Creek, WV (Rosser’s Raid, Ft Kelly)
1871 Ku Klux Klan trials began in Federal District Court in South Carolina
1875 British explorer Verney Cameron reaches East Africa
1879 Battle at Lydenburg South Africa: Gen Wolseley beats Sekhukhenes Pedi-Zulu
1893 Women vote in a national election for the first time: the New Zealand general election.
1895 America’s 1st auto race starts; 6 cars, 55 miles, winner avg 7 MPH
1899 Battle of Mud River (Boer general Cronjé beats British gen Methuen)
1901 Gustav Mahler’s 4th Symphony in G premieres
1904 Germany defeats Hottentotten in Warmbad SW-Africa
1905 Arthur Griffith forms Sinn Fein in Dublin
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Tommy BurnsBoxer and World Heavyweight Champion Tommy Burns 1906 Tommy Burns & Jack O’Brien fight to a draw in 20 for hw boxing title
1907 In Haverhill, Massachusetts, scrap-metal dealer Louis B. Mayer opens his first movie theater.
1908 154 men die in coal mine explosion at Marianna, Pa
1911 Zapata proclaims Plan of Ayala Mexico
1912 Ismail Qemali declares Albania independent from Turkey
1913 Heavyweight Jack Johnson KOs Andre Spaul in Paris
1914 World War I: Following a war-induced closure in July, the New York Stock Exchange re-opens for bond trading.
1914 – 10th Australasian Championships: Arthur O’Hara Wood beats Gerald Patterson (6-4, 6-3, 5-7, 6-1)
1916 1st German air attack on London
1917 Sigmund Romberg’s revue “Over the Top” premieres in NYC
1918 Kaiser Wilhelm II of Prussia & Germany abdicates
German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm IIGerman Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II 1918 – Bucovina voted for the union with the Kingdom of Romania
1919 US-born Lady Astor elected first female member of British House of Commons
1920 Kilmichael Ambush, Battle of the Irish War of Independence.
1921 Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Baha (Baha’i festival-Qawl 6, 78)
1922 6 ex-ministers executed in Greece
1922 – Capt Cyril Turner (RAF) gives 1st skywriting exhibition (NYC) Turner spelled out “Hello USA. Call Vanderbilt 7200.” 47,000 called
1924 Pieter Jelle Troelstra leaves Dutch 2nd Chamber
1925 7th French government of Briand sworn-in
1925 – Grand Ole Opry premieres as WSM Barn Dance on WSM radio Nashville Tn
1925 – NHL goalie Georges Vezina collapses & dies 4 months later of TB
1927 J McHugh & D Fields’ musical “Delmar’s Revels” premieres in NYC
1929 Adm Richard E Byrd makes 1st South Pole flight
NHL Goalie Georges VezinaNHL Goalie Georges Vezina 1929 – Ernie Nevers scores all 40 pts for Chic Cards vs Bears (NFL record)
1930 Howard Hanson‘s 2nd Symphony “Romantic” premieres
1931 Bradman scores 226, the 1st Test Cricket century at Gabba, v South Africa
1932 France & USSR sign not-aggression treaty
1932 – Groucho Marx performed on radio for 1st time
1933 A Dallas grand jury delivers a murder indictment against Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow for the January 1933 killing of Tarrant County Deputy Malcolm Davis
1934 Winston Churchill tells British Premier Stanley Baldwin not to under estimate German air power
1938 4th Heisman Trophy Award: Davey O’Brien, Texas Christian (QB)
1939 Hans Frank, Nazi Governor-General of Poland, organizes Judenrat
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston ChurchillSoldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill 1939 – Soviet government revokes Russian-Finnish non-aggression treaty
1940 Dutch law professor Rudolph Cleveringa arrested by nazis
1941 German troops vacate Rostov
1942 492 die in a fire that destroyed Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston
1943 FDR, Churchill & Stalin met at Tehran to map out strategy
1944 1st allied ship sails into Schelde Antwerp
1944 – 400 Rotterdammers attack coal warehouse
1944 – Hal Newhouser is named AL MVP
1944 – In reprisal 40 Dutch men are executed by Nazis
1944 – US 121st Infantry regiment occupies Hurtgen
1945 Australian Services draw second Victory Test Cricket v India at Calcutta
1946 French government of Bidault resigns
1946 – Dutch Nazi Anton Mussert to death sentenced
1948 “Hopalong Cassidy” premieres on TV
1949 “Texas, Li’l Darlin'” opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 293 perfs
32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt 1950 Walter O’Malley fires Burt Shotton as Dodgers manager
1951 John Van Druten’s “I am a Camera” premieres in NYC
1951 – Military coup under Col Adib el-Shishakli in Syria
1953 “Wish You Were Here” closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 597 perfs
1953 – 41st CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 12-6
1953 – 18th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 10-7 in Birmingham
1954 1st pro football game in Netherlands
1954 – Cleveland Browns’ Horace Gillom sets club record with 80-yard punt
1954 – KCKT (now KSNC) TV channel 2 in Great Bend, KS (NBC) 1st broadcast
1955 KMVI (now WMAU) TV channel 12 in Wailuku, HI (IND) begins broadcasting
1955 – KTHV TV channel 11 in Little Rock, AR (CBS) begins broadcasting
1955 – 1956 NFL Draft: Gary Glick from University of Colorado A&M first pick by Pittsburgh Steelers
1956 Photography begins on “… & God Created Women”
Actor Anthony PerkinsActor Anthony Perkins 1957 “Look Homeward, Angel” with Anthony Perkins premieres in NYC
1957 – Warren Spahn of the Braves wins Cy Young Award
1958 AL announces Opening Day in 1959 will be earliest ever, April 9
1958 – Chad becomes an autonomous republic within French community
1958 – Congo & Mauritania become autonomous members of French Community
1958 – George “Punch” Imlach becomes coach of NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs
1958 – KCOO (now KABY) TV channel 9 in Aberdeen, SD (ABC) begins broadcasting
1958 – Test Cricket debut for Wes Hall, v India at Bombay
1958 – US reports 1st full-range firing of an ICBM
1959 47th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 21-7
1959 – KOMC (now KSNK) TV channel 8 in McCook – Oberlin, NB (NBC) begins
1959 – Pope John XXIII publishes encyclical Princeps Pastorum
1959 – 24th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 10-0 in Birmingham, breaking a streak of five consecutive victories by Auburn in the series
Pope John XXIIIPope John XXIII 1960 CBS radio expands hourly news coverage from 5 to 10 minutes
1960 – Mauritania gains independence from France (Natl Day)
1961 General Meeting of UN debates New-Guinea
1961 – Martin Walser’s “Der Abstecher” premieres in Munich
1962 Telegraph between Netherlands & Indonesia restored
1963 1st million copy record prior to release “I Want to Hold Your Hand”
1963 – Beatles “She Loves You” returns to #1 in UK record chart
1963 – Crusher beats Verne Gagne in St Paul, to become NWA champ
1963 – WHNT TV channel 19 in Huntsville, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
1964 52nd CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 34-24
1964 – France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
1964 – Mariner 4 launched; 1st probe to fly by Mars
1964 – 1965 NFL Draft: Tucker Frederickson from University of Auburn first pick by New York Giants
1965 Browns’ Leroy Kelly sets club record for most punt return yds (109)
LPGA Golfer Kathy WhitworthLPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth 1965 – Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1966 Coup in Burundi overthrows monarchy; a republic is declared
1966 – Dominican Republic adopts constitution
1967 33rd Heisman Trophy Award: Gary Beban, UCLA (QB)
1967 – 1st pulsating radio source (pulsar) detected by postgraduate Jocelyn Burnell and her supervisor Antony Hewish
1968 John Lennon is fined £150 for unauthorized drug possession
1969 Ted Sizemore becomes 7th Dodger to win NL Rookie of Year
1970 58th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeat Calgary Stampeders, 23-10
1970 – 35th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 33-28 in Birmingham
1971 “Me Nobody Knows” closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 587 perfs
1971 – 59th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Toronto Argonauts, 14-11
1972 “Via Galactica” opens at Uris Theater NYC for 7 performances
1972 – LA Dodgers trade Frank Robinson to California Angels
1972 – 2 members of the IRA are killed in a premature bomb explosion in the Bogside area of Derry
1973 Arab League summit in Algiers recognizes Palestine
1973 – Balt Oriole Al Bumbry wins AL Rookie of Year
New York Yankees Owner George SteinbrennerNew York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner 1974 Bowie Kuhn suspends George Steinbrenner for 2 years
1974 – John Lennon‘s last concert appearance (Elton John concert in Madison Square Garden NYC)
1975 Democratic Republic of East-Timor proclaimed
1975 – Test Cricket debut of Michael Anthony Holding, WI v Australia Brisbane
1975 – Wings release “Venus & Mars/Rock Show” medley
1975 – As the World Turns and The Edge of Night, the final two American soap operas that had resisted going to pre-taped broadcasts, air their last live episodes.
1975 – Bobby Orr plays his last game for the Boston Bruins
1976 64th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 23-20
1978 44th Heisman Trophy Award: Billy Sims, Oklahoma (RB)
1978 – Reds fire manager Sparky Anderson after 9 years
1979 “King of Schnorrers” opens at Playhouse Theater NYC for 63 perfs
MLB Player and Manager Sparky AndersonMLB Player and Manager Sparky Anderson 1979 – Air New Zealand DC-10 crashes into Mt Erebus on Antarctica kills 257
1979 – LA Dodger Rick Sutcliffe wins NL Rookie of Year
1979 – Pope John Paul II‘s first papal visit to Turkey, almost 1 1/2 years before Turkish native Mehmet Ali Agca attempts to kill him
1981 “Merrily We Roll Along” closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 16 perfs
1981 – Bear Bryant wins his 315th game to out distance Alonzo Stagg & become college football’s winningest coach
1981 – 46th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 28-17 in Birmingham
1982 “Pirates of Penzance” closes at Uris Theater NYC after 772 perfs
1982 – 70th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Toronto Argonauts, 32-16
1982 – 71st Davis Cup: USA beats France in Grenoble (4-1)
1983 9th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 6-is launched
1984 Over 250 years after their deaths, William Penn and his wife Hannah Callowhill Penn are made Honorary Citizens of the United States.
English Philosopher and Founder of Pennsylvania William PennEnglish Philosopher and Founder of Pennsylvania William Penn 1985 6th Belgium government of Martens forms
1986 Hilbert van der Duim skates 1 hour world record 39.4928 km
1986 – US Reagan administration exceeds SALT II arms limitations for 1st time
1986 – OPEC reaches oil production accord
1987 South African Airways Boeing 747 crashes into Indian Ocean, 159 die
1988 Picasso‘s “Acrobat & Harlequin” sells for $38.46 million
1989 Rickey Henderson signs record $3,000,000 per year Oak A’s contract
1989 – Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci flees to Hungary
1990 Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew resigns, ending his term as Singapore’s longest-serving Prime Minister
1990 – Margaret Thatcher resigns as Britain’s PM, replaced by John Major
1993 “Gray’s Anatomy” opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 13 performances
1993 – “Mixed Emotions” closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 48 perfs
1993 – 81st CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 33-23
1993 – Carlos Reina wins Honduras presidential election
British Prime Minister Margaret ThatcherBritish Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher 1994 Norway votes against joining European Union
1994 – In Portage, Wisconsin, convicted serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is clubbed to death by an inmate in the Columbia Correctional Institution gymnasium.
1995 James Brady, former white house press secretary, suffers a heart attack
1997 Final episode of “Beavis & Butt-head” on MTV
1997 – First public appearance of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), an ethnic Albanian guerrilla group that fought for the independence of Kosovo from Serbia.
1998 The people of Albania vote for their new Constitution in a referendum.
1999 87th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Calgary Stampeders, 32-21
2000 Ukrainian politician Oleksander Moroz begins the Cassette Scandal by publicly accusing President Leonid Kuchma of involvement in the murder of journalist Georgiy Gongadze.
2004 Male Poʻo-uli dies of Avian malaria in the Maui Bird Conservation Center in Olinda, Hawaii before it could breed, making the species in all probability extinct.
Serial Killer Jeffrey DahmerSerial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer 2008 Canada remains the only OECD country out of the recession at this time
2008 – Sweden technically enters the recession after experiencing contraction of 0.1% in the second and third quarter
2010 98th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Saskatchewan Roughriders, 21-18
2010 – 24th Soul Train Music Awards: Ron Isley, Anita Baker win
2012 54 people are killed and 120 are injured by two car bombs in Damascus, Syria
2012 – “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” 1st of the Hobbit film series, directed by Peter Jackson, starring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen, premieres in Wellington New Zealand


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