On This Day: November 30th

This is 335th day of the year and 31 days remain in the year.

in history
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase was tried for political bias.
Irish author Oscar Wilde died in Paris at age 46.
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz were married.
Barbados became independent of Great Britain.
The fossilized remains of a female human ancestor named Lucy (after the Beatles song Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds) were found in Ethiopia.
The Brady Bill, requiring a five-day waiting period for handgun purchases, is signed.
President Bill Clinton became the first U.S. president to visit Northern Ireland.
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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