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November 29 Birthdays

Louisa May Alcott
1832–1888, American author.

Ambrose Fleming
inventor of the diode (1849)

William V. S. Tubman
president of Liberia (1895)

C.S. Lewis
author (1898)

Madeleine L'Engle
author (1918)

Jacques Chirac
political leader (1932)

Yuan T. Lee
chemist (1936)

Diane Ladd
actress (1942)

Joel Coen
filmmaker (1954)

Don Cheadle
actor (1964)

November 29 in History


Italian composer Giacomo Puccini died in Brussels before he could complete his opera "Turandot.'"


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.


President Johnson named a commission headed by Earl Warren to investigate the assassination of President Kennedy.


Actor Cary Grant died in Davenport, Iowa, at age 82.


Beatle George Harrison died of cancer.

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