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Notable Historical Events for November 28th

1932Groucho Marx performed on radio for 1st time

1965Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship

1990Margaret Thatcher resigns as Britain's PM, replaced by John Major

1720Anne Bonny and Mary Read are tried, found guilty of pirating, and sentenced to death in Spanish Town, Jamaica, although their discovered pregnancies won them stays of execution

1931Bradman scores 226, the 1st Test Cricket century at Gabba, v South Africa

1943FDR, Churchill & Stalin met at Tehran to map out strategy

1717Blackbeard attacks a French merchant vessel called "La Concorde", which he would capture and rename as the "Queen Anne's Revenge"

1925NHL goalie Georges Vezina collapses & dies 4 months later of TB

1933A Dallas grand jury delivers a murder indictment against Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow for the January 1933 killing of Tarrant County Deputy Malcolm Davis

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

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Notable Birthdays on November 28th

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

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

1958Dave Righetti, San Jose California, baseball pitcher (Yankees, Giants)

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

1582Playwright & poet William Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway

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

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

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Notable Deaths on November 28th

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

1994Jeffrey Dahmer, [Butcher of Milwaukee], American serial killer, killed in prison at 34

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

1939James Naismith, creator of basketball, dies at 78

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