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Saturday, November 30, 2013

November 30 - The Day in History

November 30 : General Interest
1886: Folies Bergere stage first revue

Once a hall for operettas, pantomime, political meetings, and vaudeville, the Folies Bergère in Paris introduces an elaborate revue featuring women in sensational costumes... read more

American Revolution
1776 : Howe brothers offer amnesty

1965 : Unsafe at Any Speed hits bookstores

Civil War
1864 : Rebels are defeated at the Battle of Franklin

Cold War
1981 : The United States and U.S.S.R. open talks to reduce intermediate-range nuclear forces

1989 : "America's First Female Serial Killer" strikes

1994 : Achille Lauro sinks near Somalia

General Interest
1874 : Winston Churchill born
1954 : Meteorite strikes Alabama woman
1993 : Brady Bill signed into law

2004 : Jeopardy! contestant's record winning streak ends

1835 : Mark Twain is born

1974 : Elton John's Greatest Hits hits #1

Old West
1902 : Harvey "Kid Curry" Logan sentenced

1950 : Truman refuses to rule out atomic weapons

1931 : Football coach Bill Walsh is born

Vietnam War
1965 : McNamara warns Johnson that communists are gaining strength in South Vietnam
1966 : South Vietnamese draft articles for new constitution
1967 : McCarthy to enter Democratic presidential primarys
1972 : White House announces no full withdrawal until final truce agreement signed

World War I
1917 : German foreign minister celebrates revolution in Russia

World War II
1939 : USSR attacks Finland


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