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Notable Historical Events for November 28th

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

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

1978Reds fire manager Sparky Anderson after 9 years

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

1984Over 250 years after their deaths, William Penn and his wife Hannah Callowhill Penn are made Honorary Citizens of the United States.

1959Pope John XXIII publishes encyclical Princeps Pastorum

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

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

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

1965Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship

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Notable Birthdays on November 28th

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

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

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

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

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Notable Weddings on November 28th

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

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

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Notable Deaths on November 28th

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

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

1939James Naismith, creator of basketball, dies at 78

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

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