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On This Day: November 29th

This is 333rd day of the year and 32 days remain in the year.

in history
1924
Italian composer Giacomo Puccini died in Brussels before he could complete his opera "Turandot.'"
1929
Commander Richard E. Byrd and a crew of three became the first to fly over the South Pole.
1947
The United Nations voted to grant the Jewish people a homeland to be established in Palestine.
1963
The Beatles released I Want to Hold Your Hand in Great Britain.
1963
President Johnson named a commission headed by Earl Warren to investigate the assassination of President Kennedy.
1986
Actor Cary Grant died in Davenport, Iowa, at age 82.
2001
Beatle George Harrison died of cancer.
November 29 BirthdaysLouisa May Alcott1832–1888, American author.
Joel Coenfilmmaker
Don Cheadleactor
Ambrose Fleminginventor of the diode
Yuan T. Leechemist
Madeleine L'Engleauthor
William V. S. Tubmanpresident of Liberia
C.S. Lewisauthor
Jacques Chiracpolitical leader
Diane Laddactress



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