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Notable Historical Events for November 28th

1906Tommy Burns & Jack O'Brien fight to a draw in 20 for hw boxing title

1986US Reagan administration exceeds SALT II arms limitations for 1st time

1520Ferdinand Magellan begins crossing Pacific Ocean

1994In Portage, Wisconsin, convicted serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is clubbed to death by an inmate in the Columbia Correctional Institution gymnasium.

1974Bowie Kuhn suspends George Steinbrenner for 2 years

1932Groucho Marx performed on radio for 1st time

1957"Look Homeward, Angel" with Anthony Perkins premieres in NYC

1959Pope John XXIII publishes encyclical Princeps Pastorum

1974John Lennon's last concert appearance (Elton John concert in Madison Square Garden NYC)

1988Picasso's "Acrobat & Harlequin" sells for $38.46 million

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Notable Birthdays on November 28th

1950Ed Harris, Tenafly NJ, actor (Right Stuff, Swing Shift, Walker, Coma)

1866Henry Bacon, Watseka Illinois, American architect (Lincoln Memorial)

1929Berry Gordy, Detroit, record company owner (Motown)

1757William Blake, London, poet/painter (Songs of Innocence & Experience), (d. 1827)

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Notable Weddings on November 28th

1962Artist and peace activist Yoko Ono (30) weds film producer Anthony Cox

1936Paleoanthropologist Raymond Arthur Dart (43) weds librarian Marjorie Gordon Frew

1998Actor and martial arts expert Chuck Norris (58) weds former model Gena O'Kelley (30) at The North Church in Carrolton, Texas

1938Chinese politician Mao Zedong (44) weds Jiang Qing (24) in a small private ceremony

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Notable Deaths on November 28th

1939James Naismith, creator of basketball, dies at 78

1680Giovanni Bernini, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 81

1859Washington Irving, American author (Legend of Sleepy Hollow), dies of a heart attack at 76

1954Enrico Fermi, Italian/US nuclear physicist (Nobel 1938), dies of stomach cancer at 53

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