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Events and People Who Made History on November 29

8th Century

799 - Pope Leo III, aided by Charles the Great, returns to Rome

14th Century

1349 - Jews of Augsburg Germany massacred

16th Century

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 surrenders to duke of Parma
1596 - King Philip II devalues Spanish currency

18th Century

1745 - Bonnie Prince Charlies army moves into Manchester and occupy Carlisle
1760 - French commandant Belatre surrenders Detroit to Major R Rogers
1775 - Sir James Jay invents invisible ink

19th Century

1803 - Dessalines and Christophe declare St. Domingue (Haiti) independent
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 U.S., "Barber of Seville" premieres (New York City)
1847 - Indians kill Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, 11 settle in Walla Walla Ore
1863 - Battle of Ft. Sanders, Tennessee (Ft. Loudon), 8-900 casualities
1864 - 4th and last day of skirmishes at Waynesboro, Georgia
1864 - Battle of Spring Hill, Tennessee (Thomason's Station)
1864 - Colorado militia kills 150 peaceful Cheyenne Indians
1870 - Compulsory education proclaimed in England
1877 - Thomas Edison demonstrates hand-cranked phonograph
1887 - U.S. receives rights to Pearl Harbor, on Oahu, Hawaii
1890 - 1st Army-Navy football game, Score: Navy 24, Army 0 at West Point
1897 - 1st motorcycle race (Surrey England)

20th Century

1900 - Lord Kitchener succeeds lord Roberts up as supreme commander in South Africa
1901 - East 182nd Street in Bronx is paved and opened
1902 - Gerhart Hauptmanns "Der arne Heinrich," premieres in Vienna
1913 - 5th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Toronto Parkdale, 44-2
1916 - Erwin Rommel marries Lucie "Lu" Mollin
1916 - U.S. declares martial law in Dominican Republic
1918 - Serbia annexes Montenegro
1921 - Coldest day in Nov in Netherlands -14.0 degrees C
1921 - Z Parenteau and Schuyler Green's musical "Kiki," premieres in New York City
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 New York City
1929 - Lieutenant Commander Richard E. Byrd sends "My calculations indicate that we have reached vicinity of South Pole"
1932 - Cole Porters musical "Gay Divorcee," premieres in New York City
1932 - France signs non-agression pact with Soviet Union
1932 - U.S.S.R. and 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
1934 - English King George V weds princess Marina of Greece/Denmark
1935 - Michael Savage becomes 1st Labour premier of New Zealand
1937 - Prince Bernhard injured in auto accident in Netherlands
1938 - Mayor Oud of Rotterdam forbids soccer match between Netherlands-Germany
1939 - Cor Klint swims world record 200 m backstroke (2:38.8)
1939 - U.S.S.R. 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 Japanese war fleet
1942 - U.S. rations coffee during WWII
1943 - Partisan Tito forms temporary government in Jajce Bosnia
1943 - U-86 sinks in Atlantic Ocean
1943 - U.S. aircraft carrier Hornet launched
1944 - Albania liberated from Nazi control (National Day)
1944 - John Hopkins hospital performs 1st open heart surgery
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 - U.N. General Assembly partitions Palestine between Arabs and Jews
1948 - 1st opera to be televised, "Othello," broadcast from the Met (New York City)
1948 - KOB TV channel 4 in Albuquerque, New Mexico (NBC) begins broadcasting
1948 - "Kukla, Fran, and Ollie" debuted on NBC
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 U.S. forms
1951 - 1st underground atomic explosion, Frenchman Flat Nevada
1951 - Winston Churchill re-elected British premier
1952 - 40th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 21-11
1952 - President-elect Eisenhower visits Korea to assess war
1953 - American Airlines begins 1st regular coml NY-LA air service
1953 - WSIX TV channel 8 in Nashville, Tennessee (ABC) begins broadcasting
1955 - Turkish government of Menderes resigns
1956 - "Bells Are Ringing" opens at Shubert Theater New York City for 925 performances
1957 - NY Mayor Robert Wagner forms a committee to replace Dodgers and Giants
1958 - 46th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 35-28
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 and France decide to jointly build Concorde
1963 - Beatles release "I Want to Hold Your Hand"
1963 - Lyndon Baines Johnson sets up Warren Commission to investigate assassination of John F. Kennedy
1964 - Roman Catholic Church in U.S. replaces Latin with English
1965 - "Anya" opens at Ziegfeld Theater New York City for 16 performances
1965 - Dale Cummings does 14,118 consecutive sit-ups
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 and Yoko release their 1st album "Two Virgins" in UK
1969 - Beatles' "Come Together/Something" reaches #1
1970 - Charles Ives' "Yale-Princeton," premieres
1970 - Colin Cowdrey becomes Test Crickets' leading run scorer (7,250)
1971 - 1st pro golf championship at Walt Disney World
1971 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1975 - Kilauea Volcano erupts in Hawaii
1975 - President Ford requires states to provide free education for handicapped
1976 - Free agent Reggie Jackson signs 5 year pact with New York Yankees
1978 - U.N. observes "international day of solidarity with Palestinian people," boycotted by U.S. and about 20 other countries
1978 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1979 - U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1981 - Greg Chappell scores 201 vs. Pakistan at Gabba
1981 - "My Fair Lady" closes at Uris Theater New York City after 119 performances
1982 - U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
1983 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1984 - Javed Miandad completes twin Test Cricket tons, vs. New Zealand, Hyderabad
1987 - 75th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Toronto Argonauts, 38-36
1987 - "Dreamgirls" closes at Ambassador Theater New York City after 177 performances
1987 - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1987 - Joe Montana of 49ers completes NFL record 22 consecutive passes
1987 - Korean Air jetliner disappears off Burma, all 115 lost
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
1989 - 8th Largest wrestling crowd (60,000-Tokyo Dome)
1989 - India president Rajiv Gandhi, resigns
1990 - Expos President Claude Brochu agrees to buy club from Charles Bronfman
1990 - "Shogun - The Musical" opens at Marquis Theater New York City for 72 performances
1990 - U.N. Security Council sets Jan 15th military deadline against Iraq
1991 - Test Cricket debut of Javagal Srinath, vs. Australia at the Gabba
1991 - TV show "Roc" has a gay wedding episode - Can't Help Loving that Man
1992 - 80th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 24-10
1992 - "Sea Gull" opens at Lyceum Theater New York City for 48 performances
1992 - "Solitary Confinement" closes at Nederlander New York City after 25 performances
1993 - "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" opens at Beaumont Theater New York City for 40 performances
1994 - Seoul, Korea, celebrated the 600th anniversary of its founding
1995 - CNN/fn, the financial network by Turner Enterprises, launched
1995 - "Garden District" closes at Circle in the Sq Theater New York City
1997 - USAir Arena closes, hosting Washington Wizards


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