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Notable Historical Events for November 28th

1974Bowie Kuhn suspends George Steinbrenner for 2 years

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

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

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

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

1975Bobby Orr plays his last game for the Boston Bruins

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

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

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

1978Reds fire manager Sparky Anderson after 9 years

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Notable Birthdays on November 28th

1866Henry Bacon, Watseka Illinois, American architect (Lincoln Memorial)

1950Ed Harris, Tenafly NJ, actor (Right Stuff, Swing Shift, Walker, Coma)

1929Berry Gordy, Detroit, record company owner (Motown)

1757William Blake, London, poet/painter (Songs of Innocence & Experience), (d. 1827)

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Notable Weddings on November 28th

1582Playwright & poet William Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway

1998Actor and martial arts expert Chuck Norris (58) weds former model Gena O'Kelley (30) at The North Church in Carrolton, Texas

1962Artist and peace activist Yoko Ono (30) weds film producer Anthony Cox

1936Paleoanthropologist Raymond Arthur Dart (43) weds librarian Marjorie Gordon Frew

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Notable Deaths on November 28th

1859Washington Irving, American author (Legend of Sleepy Hollow), dies of a heart attack at 76

1954Enrico Fermi, Italian/US nuclear physicist (Nobel 1938), dies of stomach cancer at 53

1939James Naismith, creator of basketball, dies at 78

1680Giovanni Bernini, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 81

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