On This Day: November 29th
This is 334th day of the year and 32 days remain in the year.
Commander Richard E. Byrd and a crew of three became the first to fly over the South Pole.
The United Nations voted to grant the Jewish people a homeland to be established in Palestine.
The Beatles released I Want to Hold Your Hand in Great Britain.
Actor Cary Grant died in Davenport, Iowa, at age 82.
Beatle George Harrison died of cancer.
November 29 BirthdaysLouisa May Alcott1832–1888, American author.
Ambrose Fleminginventor of the diode
Yuan T. Leechemist
William V. S. Tubmanpresident of Liberia
Jacques Chiracpolitical leader