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    • November 30, 0306 St Marcellus I begins his reign as Catholic Pope

    • November 30, 1016 "England's Ethelred II dies at age 48 after a 38-year reign and is succeeded by his son Edmund Ironside, who is chosen king by Londoners, while Canute is chosen by the witan at Southampton
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    • November 30, 1292 "Coronation of John Balliol, the last recorded inauguration of a King of Scots on the Stone of Destiny"

    • November 30, 1652 "Dutch defeat English fleet off Dungeness, England."

    • November 30, 1700 "Eight thousand Swedish troops under King Charles XII defeat a force of at least 50,000 Russians at the Battle of Narva."

    • November 30, 1718 "Sweden's ""warrior king"" Charles XII dies at Fredrikshald in Norway after being hit by a bullet in the head."

    • November 30, 1718 Swedish king Charles XII dies during a siege of the fortress Fredriksten in Norway.

    • November 30, 1782 Britain signs agreement recognizing US independence

    • November 30, 1783 In New Jersey a 5.3 earthquake was the largest historical earthquake in the state

    • November 30, 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."

    • November 30, 1803 "In New Orleans, Louisiana, Spanish representatives officially transfer Louisiana Territory to a French representative. Just 20 days later, France transfers the same land to the United States as the Louisiana Purchase."

    • November 30, 1803 Spain cedes her claims to Louisiana Territory to France

    • November 30, 1804 Impeachment trial of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase begins

    • November 30, 1804 The Democratic-Republican-controlled United States Senate begins an impeachment trial against Federalist-partisan Supreme Court of the United States Justice Samuel Chase.

    • November 30, 1824 First ground is broken at Allenburg for the building of the original Welland Canal.

    • November 30, 1829 "First Welland Canal opens for a trial run, 5 years to the day from the ground breaking."

    • November 30, 1833 "Eight people die when brig Ann Jamieson explodes while moored at King's Wharf, Sydney."

    • November 30, 1853 "Crimean War: Battle of Sinop The Imperial Russian Navy under Pavel Nakhimov destroys the Ottoman fleet under Osman Pasha at Sinop, a sea port in northern Turkey."

    • November 30, 1864 "Battle of Franklin, Tennessee"

    • November 30, 1866 "Work begins on first US underwater highway tunnel, Chicago"

    • November 30, 1866 "Work on the first underwater highway tunnel in the United States began on this day in Chicago, Illinois. Over a three-year period, workers and engineers tunneled underneath the Chicago River, finally completing the 1,500-foot tunnel at a cost of over $500,000"

    • November 30, 1868 The inauguration of a statue of King Charles XII of Sweden takes place in the King's garden in Stockholm.

    • November 30, 1872 "The first-ever international football match takes place at Hamilton Crescent, Glasgow, between Scotland and England."

    • November 30, 1874 Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born (prematurely) on this day

    • November 30, 1885 "The opera ""Le Cid"" is produced (Paris)"

    • November 30, 1886 "First commercially successful AC electric power plant opens, Buffalo"

    • November 30, 1886 "The Folies Bergere originated as a hall for operettas, pantomime, and even political meetings before it introduced an elaborate review featuring women in sensational costumes Several years later, the Folies followed the Parisian taste for striptease and quickly gained a reputation for spectacular nudie shows"

    • November 30, 1886 The Folies Bergre stages its first revue.

    • November 30, 1887 First indoor softball game (Chicago)

    • November 30, 1900 Irish author Oscar Wilde dies in Paris.

    • November 30, 1901 Death of Australian explorer Edward John Eyre.

    • November 30, 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."

    • November 30, 1907 Pike Place Market dedicated in Seattle

    • November 30, 1908 "A mine explosion in the mining town of Marianna, Pennsylvania kills 154."

    • November 30, 1916 Costa Rica becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.

    • November 30, 1922 Actress Sarah Bernhardt made her last appearance on the stage

    • November 30, 1924 First photo facsimile transmitted across Atlantic by radio

    • November 30, 1934 The steam locomotive Flying Scotsman becomes the first to officially exceed 100mph.

    • November 30, 1936 Abbie Hoffman (activist: 1960s cultural revolutionary [Yippie]; one of the Chicago Eight) was born

    • November 30, 1936 "In London, the Crystal Palace is destroyed by fire."

    • November 30, 1936 "London's Crystal Palace (built 1851), destroyed by fire"

    • November 30, 1936 "London's famed Crystal Palace, constructed for the International Exhibition of 1851, destroyed in a fire."

    • November 30, 1937 "Reich court deprives parents of children, because they opposed Nazi Socialist ideology."

    • November 30, 1937 "Robert Guillaume (Williams) (actor: Soap, Benson) was born"

    • November 30, 1939 "Following Finland's rejection of Soviet demands to sign a mutual assistance pact and cede Finnish territory for the defense of Leningrad, the Red Army attacks Finland at various positions along the Russo-Finnish frontier"

    • November 30, 1939 USSR invades Finland over a border dispute

    • November 30, 1939 "Winter War: Soviet forces cross the Finnish border in several places and bomb Helsinki and several other Finnish cities, starting the war."

    • November 30, 1940 "First game of only 2-game Grey Cup (Ottawa 8, Toronto Balmy Beach 2)"

    • November 30, 1940 Lucille Ball and Cuban musician Desi Arnaz were married.

    • November 30, 1940 "Lucille Ball marries Desi Arnaz in Greenwich, Connecticut."

    • November 30, 1941 101 year old Nyack-Tarrytown (NY) ferry makes its last run

    • November 30, 1942 World War II Guadalcanal Campaign: Battle of Tassafaronga A smaller squadron of Japanese destroyers led by Raizo Tanaka defeats a a US cruiser force under Carleton H. Wright.

    • November 30, 1945 Macy's produces its first Thanksgiving Day Parade.

    • November 30, 1947 "Day after UN decree for Israel, Jewish settlements attacked"

    • November 30, 1948 Baseball's Negro National League disbands

    • November 30, 1948 Soviets set up a separate municipal government in East Berlin

    • November 30, 1949 A Sikorsky helicopter flew from NAS Seattle to NAS Alameda in 10 hours and 50 minutes and unofficially bettered the existing distance record for helicopters with a flight of 755 miles.

    • November 30, 1949 Chinese Communists captured Chungking

    • November 30, 1953 "Edward Mutesa II, the kabaka (king) of Buganda is deposed and exiled to London by Sir Andrew Cohen, Governor of Uganda."

    • November 30, 1954 First meteorite ( 8 lb ) known to strike a woman (Liz Hodges-Sylacauga AL)

    • November 30, 1954 "In Sylacauga, Alabama, United States, an 8.5 lb (3.86 kg) sulfide meteorite crashes through a roof and hits Mrs. Elizabeth Hodges in her living room after bouncing off her radio, giving her a bad bruise, in the only unequivocally known case of a human being hit by a rock from space."

    • November 30, 1954 "The first modern instance of a meteorite striking a human being occurs at Sylacauga, Alabama, when a meteorite crashes through the roof of a house and into a living room, bounces off a radio, and strikes a woman on the hip"

    • November 30, 1958 "First guided missile destroyer launched, Dewey, Bath, Me"

    • November 30, 1959 Joe Foss named first commissioner of AFL

    • November 30, 1960 The First International Harvester Scoutt all-terrain vehicle rolled off the assembly line at International Harvester's Fort Wayne plant

    • November 30, 1961 USSR vetoes Kuwait's application for UN membership

    • November 30, 1962 U Thant of Burma elected 3rd Secretary-General of UN unanimously

    • November 30, 1964 The University of Patras is inaugurated.

    • November 30, 1964 USSR launches Zond 2 towards Mars; no data returned

    • November 30, 1966 Barbados becomes independent from the United Kingdom.

    • November 30, 1966 Barbados gains independence from Britain (National Day)

    • November 30, 1966 "Radio time signal WWV moves from Greenbelt, MD to Boulder, CO"

    • November 30, 1967 "In Albania a 6.5 quake centered centered along the Albania-Yugoslavia border in the vicinity of Debar, Yugoslavia, and Shupenze, Albania. Eighteen people were killed, 204 injured"

    • November 30, 1967 Julie Nixon andDavid Eisenhower announce their engagement

    • November 30, 1967 Kuria Muria islands ceded by Britain to Oman

    • November 30, 1967 People's Rep of South Yemen (Aden) gains independence from Britain

    • November 30, 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.

    • November 30, 1968 Diana Ross and The Supremes hit the #1 spot on the music charts with Love Child. The somewhat controversial tune (for the times) stayed at the top for two weeks

    • November 30, 1971 Iran seizes the Greater and Lesser Tunbs from the United Arab Emirates.

    • November 30, 1972 "BBC bans Wings ""Hi, Hi, Hi"""

    • November 30, 1972 Illegal fireworks factory explodes killing 15 (Rome Italy)

    • November 30, 1972 "Vietnam War: White House Press Secretary Ron Ziegler tells the press that there will be no more public announcements concerning American troop withdrawals from Vietnam due to the fact that troop levels are now down to 27,000."

    • November 30, 1974 20th time Islanders shut-out (3-0 vs Canucks)

    • November 30, 1974 "Lucy (Australopithecus) is discovered by Donald Johanson, Maurice Taieb, Yves Coppens and Tim White in the Middle Awash of Ethiopia's Afar Depression."

    • November 30, 1979 Ted Koppel becomes anchor of nightly news on Iranian Hostages (ABC)

    • November 30, 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)."

    • November 30, 1982 A parcel bomb is delivered to British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at 10 Downing Street.

    • November 30, 1982 STS-6 vehicle moves to launch pad

    • November 30, 1982 US sub Thomas Edison collides with US Navy destroyer in So China Sea

    • November 30, 1984 "The movie ""A Christmas Story"" was released in Denmark"

    • November 30, 1985 Number one hit on UK music charts - Wham! - I'm Your Man

    • November 30, 1988 A group of some of the world's most powerful companies engaged in a protracted struggle to acquire a rather hefty prize--RJR Nabisco.

    • November 30, 1988 "Cyclone lashes Bangladesh, Eastern India; 317 killed"

    • November 30, 1988 Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. buys RJR Nabisco for $25.07 billion USD.

    • November 30, 1988 "NYC furrier sues Mike Tyson for $92,000 for non payment of purchase"

    • November 30, 1988 Soviets stop jamming Radio Liberty; first time in 38 years

    • November 30, 1988 UN General Assembly (151-2) censures US for refusing PLO's Arafat visa

    • November 30, 1989 Deutsche Bank board member Alfred Herrhausen is killed by a Red Army Faction terrorist bomb.

    • November 30, 1989 "Richard Mallory of Palm Harbor, Florida becomes serial killer Aileen Wuornos's first victim."

    • November 30, 1990 Actor Burt Lancaster suffers a stroke

    • November 30, 1990 Bush proposes US-Iraq meeting to avoid war

    • November 30, 1991 "93 cars and11 truck accident near San Francisco during a dust storm, 17 die"

    • November 30, 1991 "Rob Pilatus, 27, of Milli-Vanilli attempts suicide"

    • November 30, 1993 Brady bill signed into law

    • November 30, 1995 Official end of Operation Desert Storm.

    • November 30, 1998 "Deutsche Bank announces a $10 billion USDdeal to buy Bankers Trust, thus creating the largest financial institution in the world."

    • November 30, 1998 "NBC announced it would purchase a minority stake in iVillage, an Internet company producing popular sites for women, such as Parent Soup"

    • November 30, 1998 The White House unveiled its sweeping electronic commerce agenda on this day in 1998

    • November 30, 1999 "British Aerospace and Marconi Electronic Systems merge to form BAE Systems, Europe's largest defense contractor and the fourth largest aerospace firm in the world."

    • November 30, 2000 South and North Korean relatives who have been separated for half a century are reunited in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang.

    • November 30, 2004 Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge resigns.

    • November 30, 2004 "Lion Air Flight 538 crash lands in Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia, killing 26."

    • November 30, 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."

    • November 30, 2005 John Sentamu becomes the first black archbishop in the Church of England with his enthronement as the 97th Archbishop of York.

    • November 30, 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."

    • November 30, 2009 "A court in Argentina blocks Latin America's first gay marriage, overturning an earlier ruling, saying the Supreme Court should decide on its constitutionality."

    • November 30, 2009 "A new railway station opens in Workington, providing a link across the River Derwent after all but one of the bridges in the town were put out of action by floods."

    • November 30, 2009 "A study in the journal Pediatrics indicates that if a child is diagnosed with autism early, intervention can raise IQ levels while improving language skills and behavior."

    • November 30, 2009 "An explosive device goes off under a train travelling from Tyumen, Russia, to Baku in Azerbaijan, in the northern Caucasus republic of Dagestan"

    • November 30, 2009 "Argonne National Laboratory announces that nanodiscs, made from an iron-nickel alloy and subjected to a magnetic field, destroy 90 percent of cancer cells in tests."

    • November 30, 2009 "Former rebel leader Agathon Rwasa, of the National Liberation Forces in Burundi, is selected as a candidate in next year's presidential election."

    • November 30, 2009 "In a major provincial leadership reshuffle in the People's Republic of China, Lu Zhangong was appointed secretary of the Henan CPC Provincial Committee, replacing Xu Guangchun. Sun Chunlan was appointed secretary of the Fujian CPC Committee. Former Jilin Party chief Wang Min was appointed secretary of the Liaoning CPC Committee, replacing Zhang Wenyue. Former Minister of Agriculture Sun Zhengcai took over as Party chief of Jilin Province. And former governor of Hebei Hu Chunhua was appointed Party chief of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, replacing Chu Bo, who retired"

    • November 30, 2009 "John Demjanjuk goes on trial in Munich accused of war crimes relating to the killing of 27,000 Jews in the Holocaust."

    • November 30, 2009 "Officials in Equatorial Guinea announce that incumbent President Teodoro Obiang Nguema won the presidential election with 96.7% of the vote, as the opposition claims irregularities."

    • November 30, 2009 "On St. Andrew's Day, the Scottish Government concludes the National Conversation into Scotland's constitutional future by publishing a white paper for their proposed referendum on independence."

    • November 30, 2009 Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo announces she will run for Congress.

    • November 30, 2009 "Police in Seattle report that the suspect, Maurice Clemmons, shot in the murder of four police officers in Parkland, Washington, is on the run."

    • November 30, 2009 The Large Hadron Collider sets a new world record for particle accelerations.

    • November 30, 2009 "Three Spanish aid workers are kidnapped in northern Mauritania, after they became separated from an aid convoy."







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