This was 334th day of the year and 31 days remained in the year.

November 30 Birthdays

Winston Churchill
1874–1965, British Statesman, Soldier, and Author

Andrea Palladio
architect (1508)

Jonathan Swift
author (1667)

Mark Twain
writer, social observer (1835)

L. M. Montgomery
novelist (1874)

Gordon Parks
photographer, filmmaker, writer (1912)

Shirley Chisholm
congresswoman (1924)

Dick Clark
TV personality (1929)

Ridley Scott
filmmaker (1937)

David Mamet
playwright (1947)

Ben Stiller
actor, director, comic (1965)

Elisha Cuthbert
actor (1982)

November 30 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!

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