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1943FDR, Churchill & Stalin met at Tehran to map out strategy

1520Ferdinand Magellan begins crossing Pacific Ocean

1932Groucho Marx performed on radio for 1st time

1975Bobby Orr plays his last game for the Boston Bruins

1978Reds fire manager Sparky Anderson after 9 years

1990Margaret Thatcher resigns as Britain's PM, replaced by John Major

1989Rickey Henderson signs record $3,000,000 per year Oak A's contract

1986US Reagan administration exceeds SALT II arms limitations for 1st time

1994In Portage, Wisconsin, convicted serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is clubbed to death by an inmate in the Columbia Correctional Institution gymnasium.

1984Over 250 years after their deaths, William Penn and his wife Hannah Callowhill Penn are made Honorary Citizens of the United States.

1906Tommy Burns & Jack O'Brien fight to a draw in 20 for hw boxing title

1931Bradman scores 226, the 1st Test Cricket century at Gabba, v South Africa

1925NHL goalie Georges Vezina collapses & dies 4 months later of TB

1988Picasso's "Acrobat & Harlequin" sells for $38.46 million

1833Charles Darwin rides through Las Pietras, returning to Montevideo

1717Blackbeard attacks a French merchant vessel called "La Concorde", which he would capture and rename as the "Queen Anne's Revenge"

1959Pope John XXIII publishes encyclical Princeps Pastorum

1974Bowie Kuhn suspends George Steinbrenner for 2 years

1957"Look Homeward, Angel" with Anthony Perkins premieres in NYC

1974John Lennon's last concert appearance (Elton John concert in Madison Square Garden NYC)

1933A Dallas grand jury delivers a murder indictment against Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow for the January 1933 killing of Tarrant County Deputy Malcolm Davis

1720Anne 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

November 28th Historical Events
Date Event
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. 
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 
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 
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. 
1916
1st German air attack on London 
1917
Sigmund Rombergs revue "Over the Top" premieres in NYC 
1918
Emperor Wilhelm of Prussia & Germany abdicates 
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-minsters 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 
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 
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 
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 
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 "... & God Created Women" 
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 
1960
CBS radio expands hourly news coverage from 5 to 10 minutes 
1960
Mauritania gains independence from France (Natl Day) 
1961
Ernest Davis is 1st black to win Heisman Trophy 
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 
1965
Browns' Leroy Kelly sets club record for most punt return yds (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 (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 
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 
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 
1979
Air New Zealand DC-10 crashes into Mt Erebus on Antarctica kills 257 
1979
LA Dodger Rick Sutcliffe wins NL Rookie of Year 
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 
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. 
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 
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. 
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 
2015
21 killed in Nigeria suicide attack 
2016
China Detains 9 Managers After Plant Collapse Kills 74 
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