Monday, November 30, 2020

History for November 30

History for November 30 -
Jonathan Swift 1667
  • 1782 - The United States and Britain signed preliminary peace articles in Paris, ending the Revolutionary War.
  • 1803 - Spain completed the process of ceding Louisiana to France.
  • 1804 - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase went on trial accused of political bias. He was later acquitted by the U.S. Senate.
  • 1939 - The Russo-Finnish War began when 20 divisions of Soviet troops invaded Finland.
  • 1940 - Lucille Ball and Cuban musician Desi Arnaz were married.
  • 1954 - In Sylacauga, AL, Elizabeth Hodges was injured when a meteorite crashed through the roof of her house. The rock weighed 8½-pounds.
  • 1971 - ABC-TV aired "Brian's Song." The movie was about Chicago Bears' Brian Picolo and his friendship with Gale Sayers.

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