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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
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/howe-brothers-offer-amnesty

Automotive
1965 : Unsafe at Any Speed hits bookstores
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/unsafe-at-any-speed-hits-bookstores

Civil War
1864 : Rebels are defeated at the Battle of Franklin
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/-battle-of-franklin-tennessee

Cold War
1981 : The United States and U.S.S.R. open talks to reduce intermediate-range nuclear forces
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-united-states-and-ussr-open-talks-to-reduce-intermediate-range-nuclear-forces

Crime
1989 : "America's First Female Serial Killer" strikes
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/americas-first-female-serial-killer-strikes

Disaster
1994 : Achille Lauro sinks near Somalia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/achille-lauro-sinks-near-somalia

General Interest
1874 : Winston Churchill born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/winston-churchill-born
1954 : Meteorite strikes Alabama woman
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/meteorite-strikes-alabama-woman
1993 : Brady Bill signed into law
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/brady-bill-signed-into-law

Hollywood
2004 : Jeopardy! contestant's record winning streak ends
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/jeopardy-contestants-record-winning-streak-ends

Literary
1835 : Mark Twain is born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mark-twain-is-born

Music
1974 : Elton John's Greatest Hits hits #1
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/elton-john39s-greatest-hits-hits-1

Old West
1902 : Harvey "Kid Curry" Logan sentenced
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/harvey-kid-curry-logan-sentenced

Presidential
1950 : Truman refuses to rule out atomic weapons
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/truman-refuses-to-rule-out-atomic-weapons

Sports
1931 : Football coach Bill Walsh is born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/football-coach-bill-walsh-is-born

Vietnam War
1965 : McNamara warns Johnson that communists are gaining strength in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mcnamara-warns-johnson-that-communists-are-gaining-strength-in-south-vietnam
1966 : South Vietnamese draft articles for new constitution
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-draft-articles-for-new-constitution
1967 : McCarthy to enter Democratic presidential primarys
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mccarthy-to-enter-democratic-presidential-primary
1972 : White House announces no full withdrawal until final truce agreement signed
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/white-house-announces-no-full-withdrawal-until-final-truce-agreement-signed

World War I
1917 : German foreign minister celebrates revolution in Russia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/german-foreign-minister-celebrates-revolution-in-russia

World War II
1939 : USSR attacks Finland
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ussr-attacks-finland


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