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Events and People Who Made History on November 28

6th Century

587 - Treaty of Andelot: King Guntram takes cousin Childebert II as heir

8th Century

741 - St. Gregory III ends his reign as Catholic Pope

14th Century

1340 - Battle of Salado Spain: last Moor invasion driven back

15th Century

1443 - George Kastriotis [Skanderberg] proclaims Albania principality

16th Century

1520 - Ferdinand Magellan begins crossing Pacific Ocean
1569 - Duke of Alva forces bishop Nicolaas van Nieuwland of Haarlem to resign
1582 - Playwright and poet William Shakespeare weds Anne Hathaway

17th Century

1660 - London Royal Society forms
1670 - Pierre Corneille's "Tite et Berenice," premieres in Paris

18th Century

1710 - Battle at Brihuega: English General Stanhope captured
1745 - French troops attack indians of Saratoga, New York
1757 - England condemns ceasefire of Kloster-Seven
1775 - 2nd Continental Congress formally establishes U.S. Navy
1776 - Washington and his troops cross Delaware River
1795 - U.S. pays $800,000 and a frigate as tribute to Algiers and Tunis

19th Century

1813 - Kosacks occupy Utrecht
1821 - Panama declares independence from Spain
1833 - Charles Darwin rides through Las Pietras, returning to Montevideo
1847 - Bologna: church 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 Confederate Army
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 SC
1875 - Verney Cameroon reaches East Africa
1879 - Battle at Lydenburg South Africa: General Wolseley beats Sekhukhenes Pedi-Zulu
1895 - America's 1st auto race starts; 6 cars, 55 miles, winner avg 7 MPH
1899 - Battle of Mud river (Boer General. Cronje beats British General Methuen)

20th Century

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
1906 - Tommy Burns and Jack O'Brien fight to a draw in 20 for hw boxing title
1908 - 154 men die in coal mine explosion at Marianna Pa
1911 - Zapata proclaims Plan of Ayala Mexico
1912 - Albania declares it's Indepenence from Turkey
1913 - Heavyweight Jack Johnson KOs Andre Spaul in Paris
1916 - 1st (German) air attack on London
1917 - Sigmund Rombergs revue "Over the Top," premieres in New York City
1918 - Emperor Wilhelm of Prussia and Germany, abdicates
1919 - US-born Lady Astor elected 1st female member of British Parliament
1921 - Ascension of 'Abdu'l-Baha (Baha'i festival-Qawl 6, 78)
1922 - 6 old minsters in Greece, executed
1922 - Captain Cyril Turner (RAF) gives 1st skywriting exhibition (New York City) Turner spelled out "Hello USA. Call Vanderbilt 7200." 47,000 called
1924 - Pieter Jelle Troelstra leaves 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 and dies of TB 4 months later
1927 - J McHugh and D Fields' musical "Delmar's Revels," premieres in New York City
1929 - Admiral Richard E Byrd makes 1st South Pole flight
1929 - Ernie Nevers scores all 40 pts for Chicago Cards vs Bears (NFL record)
1930 - Howard Hanson's 2nd Symphony "Romantic," premieres
1931 - Bradman scores 226, the 1st Test Cricket century at Gabba, vs. South Africa
1932 - France and U.S.S.R. signs not-attack treaty
1932 - Groucho Marx performed on radio for 1st time
1934 - Churchill tells Premier Baldwin not to under estimate German air power
1938 - 4th Heisman Trophy Award: Davey O'Brien, Texas Christian (quarterback)
1939 - Nazi Governor-General of Poland, Hans Frank organizes Judenrat
1939 - Soviet government revokes Russian-Finnish non-attack treaty
1940 - Cleveringa arrested by nazis
1941 - German troops vacate Rostov
1942 - 500 die in a fire that destroyed Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston
1942 - Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire kills 602 (Boston Mass)
1943 - FDR, Churchill and 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 - U.S. 121st Infantry regiment occupies Hurtgen
1945 - Australia Services draw second Victory Test Cricket vs. India at Calcutta
1946 - French government of Bidault, resigns
1946 - Landverrader Anton Mussert to death sentenced
1948 - 1st Polaroid camera sold
1948 - "Hopalong Cassidy" premieres on TV
1949 - "Texas, Li'l Darlin'" opens at Mark Hellinger New York City for 293 performances
1950 - Walter O'Malley fires Burt Shotton as Dodgers manager
1951 - John Van Druten's "I am a Camera," premieres in New York City
1951 - Military coup under Col Adib el-Shishakli in Syria
1953 - 41st CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 12-6
1953 - "Wish You Were Here" closes at Imperial Theater New York City after 597 performances
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
1956 - Photography begins on "... and God Created Women"
1957 - "Look Homeward, Angel" with Anthony Perkins premieres in New York City
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 and 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, vs. India at Bombay
1958 - U.S. 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
1960 - CBS radio expands hourly news coverage from 5 to 10 minutes
1960 - Mauritania gains independence from France (National Day)
1961 - Ernest Davis is 1st black to win Heisman Trophy
1961 - General Meeting of United Nations debates about New-Guinea
1961 - Martin Walser's "Der Abstecher," premieres in Munich
1962 - Telegraph between Netherlands and Indonesia restored
1963 - 1st million copy record prior to release "I Want to Hold Your Hand"
1963 - Beatles "She Loves You" returns to #1 on U.K. 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
1965 - Browns' Leroy Kelly sets club record for most punt return yards (109)
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 (quarterback)
1967 - The 1st pulsating radio source (pulsar) detected
1968 - John Lennon is fined 150 pounds 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
1971 - 59th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Toronto Argonauts, 14-11
1971 - "Me Nobody Knows" closes at Helen Hayes Theater New York City after 587 performances
1972 - Los Angeles Dodgers trade Frank Robinson to California Angels
1972 - "Via Galactica" opens at Uris Theater New York City for 7 performances
1973 - Arab League summit in Algiers recognizes Palestine
1973 - Baltimore Oriole Al Bumbry wins AL Rookie of Year
1974 - Bowie Kuhn suspends George Steinbrenner for 2 years
1974 - John Lennon's last concert appearance (Elton John concert in MSG New York City)
1975 - Democratic Republic East-Timor proclaimed
1975 - Test Cricket debut of Michael Anthony Holding, WI vs. Australia Brisbane
1975 - Wings release "Venus and Mars/Rock Show" medley
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 - Air New Zealand DC-10 crashes into Mount Erebus on Antarctica kills 257
1979 - "King of Schnorrers" opens at Playhouse Theater New York City for 63 performances
1979 - Los Angeles Dodger Rick Sutcliffe wins NL Rookie of Year
1981 - Bear Bryant wins his 315th game to out distance Alonzo Stagg and become college football's winningest coach
1981 - "Merrily We Roll Along" closes at Alvin Theater New York City after 16 performances
1982 - 70th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Toronto Argonauts, 32-16
1982 - 71st Davis Cup: USA beats France in Grenoble (4-1)
1982 - "Pirates of Penzance" closes at Uris Theater New York City after 772 performances
1983 - 9th Space Shuttle Mission Columbia 6 is launched
1985 - 6th Belgium government of Martens forms
1986 - Hilbert van der Duim skates 1 hour world record 39.4928 km
1986 - NBC's Ahmad Rashad marriage proposal is accepted by Phylicia Ayers-Allen during halftime of Det Lions-New York Jets football game
1986 - Reagan administration exceeds SALT II arms limitations for 1st time
1987 - South African Airways Boeing 747 crashes into Indian Ocean, 159 die
1988 - Picasso's "Acrobat and 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 - Margaret Thatcher resigns as Britain's PM, replaced by John Majors
1993 - 81st CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 33-23
1993 - Carlos Reina wins Honduras presidential election
1993 - "Gray's Anatomy" opens at Beaumont Theater New York City for 13 performances
1993 - "Mixed Emotions" closes at John Golden Theater New York City after 48 performances
1994 - Norway votes against joining European Union
1995 - James Brady, former white house press sect, suffers a heart attack
1997 - Final episode of "Beavis and Butt-head," on MTV


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