On This Day: November 30th

This is 334th day of the year and 31 days remain in the year.

in history
1804
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase was tried for political bias.
1900
Irish author Oscar Wilde died in Paris at age 46.
1940
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz were married.
1966
Barbados became independent of Great Britain.
1974
The fossilized remains of a female human ancestor named Lucy (after the Beatles song Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds) were found in Ethiopia.
1993
The Brady Bill, requiring a five-day waiting period for handgun purchases, is signed.
1995
President Bill Clinton became the first U.S. president to visit Northern Ireland.
2004
Ken Jennings ended his 74-game winning spree on the game show, Jeopardy!
November 30 Birthdays
Winston Churchill1874–1965, British Statesman, Soldier, and Author
Ben Stilleractor, director, comic
Dick ClarkTV personality
Ridley Scottfilmmaker
Elisha Cuthbertactor
Jonathan Swiftauthor
Andrea Palladioarchitect
L. M. Montgomerynovelist
Gordon Parksphotographer, filmmaker, writer
Shirley Chisholmcongresswoman
David Mametplaywright
Mark Twainwriter, social observer



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