November 28 Events in History - November 28 Birthdays - November 28 Deaths
2014 A gunman attempts to set fire to the Mexican consulate and shoots at police headquarters, the federal court building, and other structures in Austin, Texas before being shot by police; the attack may have been motivated by anti-immigration sentiments
2014 NFL player Ray Rice will be allowed to resume playing in the league; Rice was suspended in July after video surfaced in which he knocked out his fiancee (now wife) by punching her in an elevator
2013 Iran experiences a 5.6-magnitude earthquake 35 miles from the Bushehr nuclear plant, raising concerns over the risk of radioactive leaks in the event of a major earthquake; seven people die and 30 are injured
2013 The launch of the 'Yu Tu', China's first lunar vehicle, is scheduled to take place at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center before December 10, 2013
2012 In an effort to curb binge drinking and other alcohol related problems, the United Kingdom's Home Office begins a 10-week consultation on whether to introduce a minimum price on the sale of alcohol of 45p a unit
2012 Egyptian President Morsi plans to address the nation about the decree he enacted which greatly increases his powers
2011 Protesters storm the national Parliament in Kuwait; Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Mohammed Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah and his cabinet, resign
2011 Outbreaks of violence are reported as voters in the Democratic Republic of the congo go to the polls for a general election
2010 Wikileaks releases 250,000 classified documents and sensitive national security information sent by U.S. embassies; the U.S. condemns the unauthorized disclosure
2010 Turkey's historic Haydarpa a Terminal is damaged in a fire in Istanbul
1997 Final episode of "Beavis and Butt-head," on MTV
1995 James Brady, former white house press sect, suffers a heart attack
1994 Norway votes against joining European Union
1993 "Gray's Anatomy" opens at Beaumont Theater New York City for 13 performances
1993 "Mixed Emotions" closes at John Golden Theater New York City after 48 performances
1993 81st CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 33-23
1993 Carlos Reina wins Honduras presidential election
1990 Margaret Thatcher resigns as Britain's PM, replaced by John Majors
1989 Rickey Henderson signs record $3,000,000 per year Oak A's contract
1989 Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci flees to Hungary
1988 Picasso's "Acrobat and Harlequin" sells for $38.46 million
1987 South African Airways Boeing 747 crashes into Indian Ocean, 159 die
1986 Hilbert van der Duim skates 1 hour world record 39.4928 km
1986 Reagan administration exceeds SALT II arms limitations for 1st time
1986 NBC's Ahmad Rashad marriage proposal is accepted by Phylicia Ayers-Allen during halftime of Det Lions-New York Jets football game
1985 6th Belgium government of Martens forms
1983 9th Space Shuttle Mission Columbia 6 is launched
1982 "Pirates of Penzance" closes at Uris Theater New York City after 772 performances
1982 70th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Toronto Argonauts, 32-16
1982 71st Davis Cup: USA beats France in Grenoble (4-1)
1981 "Merrily We Roll Along" closes at Alvin Theater New York City after 16 performances
1981 Bear Bryant wins his 315th game to out distance Alonzo Stagg and become college football's winningest coach
1979 "King of Schnorrers" opens at Playhouse Theater New York City for 63 performances
1979 Air New Zealand DC-10 crashes into Mount Erebus on Antarctica kills 257
1979 Los Angeles Dodger Rick Sutcliffe wins NL Rookie of Year
1978 44th Heisman Trophy Award: Billy Sims, Oklahoma (RB)
1978 Reds fire manager Sparky Anderson after 9 years
1976 64th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 23-20
1975 Democratic Republic East-Timor proclaimed
1975 Test Cricket debut of Michael Anthony Holding, WI vs. Australia Brisbane
1975 Wings release "Venus and Mars/Rock Show" medley
1974 Bowie Kuhn suspends George Steinbrenner for 2 years
1974 John Lennon's last concert appearance (Elton John concert in MSG New York City)
1973 Arab League summit in Algiers recognizes Palestine
1973 Baltimore Oriole Al Bumbry wins AL Rookie of Year
1972 "Via Galactica" opens at Uris Theater New York City for 7 performances
1972 Los Angeles Dodgers trade Frank Robinson to California Angels
1971 "Me Nobody Knows" closes at Helen Hayes Theater New York City after 587 performances
1971 59th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Toronto Argonauts, 14-11
1970 58th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeat Calgary Stampeders, 23-10
1969 Ted Sizemore becomes 7th Dodger to win NL Rookie of Year
1968 John Lennon is fined 150 pounds for unauthorized drug possession
1967 33rd Heisman Trophy Award: Gary Beban, UCLA (quarterback)
1967 The 1st pulsating radio source (pulsar) detected
1966 Coup in Burundi overthrows monarchy; a republic is declared
1966 Dominican Republic adopts constitution
1965 Browns' Leroy Kelly sets club record for most punt return yards (109)
1965 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1964 52nd CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 34-24
1964 France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
1964 Mariner 4 launched; 1st probe to fly by Mars
1963 1st million copy record prior to release "I Want to Hold Your Hand"
1963 Beatles "She Loves You" returns to #1 on U.K. record chart
1963 Crusher beats Verne Gagne in St. Paul, to become NWA champ
1963 WHNT TV channel 19 in Huntsville, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
1962 Telegraph between Netherlands and Indonesia restored
1961 Ernest Davis is 1st black to win Heisman Trophy
1961 General Meeting of United Nations debates about New-Guinea
1961 Martin Walser's "Der Abstecher," premieres in Munich
1960 CBS radio expands hourly news coverage from 5 to 10 minutes
1960 Mauritania gains independence from France (National Day)
1959 47th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 21-7
1959 KOMC (now KSNK) TV channel 8 in McCook - Oberlin, NB (NBC) begins
1959 Pope John XXIII publishes encyclical Princeps Pastorum
1958 AL announces Opening Day in 1959 will be earliest ever, April 9
1958 Chad becomes an autonomous republic within French community
1958 Congo and Mauritania become autonomous members of French Community
1958 George "Punch" Imlach becomes coach of NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs
1958 KCOO (now KABY) TV channel 9 in Aberdeen, SD (ABC) begins broadcasting
1958 Test Cricket debut for Wes Hall, vs. India at Bombay
1958 U.S. reports 1st full-range firing of an ICBM
1957 "Look Homeward, Angel" with Anthony Perkins premieres in New York City
1957 Warren Spahn of the Braves wins Cy Young Award
1956 Photography begins on "... and God Created Women"
1955 KMVI (now WMAU) TV channel 12 in Wailuku, HI (IND) begins broadcasting
1955 KTHV TV channel 11 in Little Rock, AR (CBS) begins broadcasting
1954 1st pro football game in Netherlands
1954 Cleveland Browns' Horace Gillom sets club record with 80-yard punt
1954 KCKT (now KSNC) TV channel 2 in Great Bend, KS (NBC) 1st broadcast
1953 "Wish You Were Here" closes at Imperial Theater New York City after 597 performances
1953 41st CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 12-6
1951 John Van Druten's "I am a Camera," premieres in New York City
1951 Military coup under Col Adib el-Shishakli in Syria
1950 Walter O'Malley fires Burt Shotton as Dodgers manager
1949 "Texas, Li'l Darlin'" opens at Mark Hellinger New York City for 293 performances
1948 "Hopalong Cassidy" premieres on TV
1948 1st Polaroid camera sold
1946 French government of Bidault, resigns
1946 Landverrader Anton Mussert to death sentenced
1945 Australia Services draw second Victory Test Cricket vs. India at Calcutta
1944 1st allied ship sails into Schelde Antwerp
1944 400 Rotterdammers attack coal warehouse
1944 Hal Newhouser is named AL MVP
1944 In reprisal 40 Dutch men are executed by Nazis
1944 U.S. 121st Infantry regiment occupies Hurtgen
1943 FDR, Churchill and Stalin met at Tehran to map out strategy
1942 500 die in a fire that destroyed Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston
1942 Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire kills 602 (Boston Mass)
1941 German troops vacate Rostov
1940 Cleveringa arrested by nazis
1939 Nazi Governor-General of Poland, Hans Frank organizes Judenrat
1939 Soviet government revokes Russian-Finnish non-attack treaty
1938 4th Heisman Trophy Award: Davey O'Brien, Texas Christian (quarterback)
1934 Churchill tells Premier Baldwin not to under estimate German air power
1932 France and U.S.S.R. signs not-attack treaty
1932 Groucho Marx performed on radio for 1st time
1931 Bradman scores 226, the 1st Test Cricket century at Gabba, vs. South Africa
1930 Howard Hanson's 2nd Symphony "Romantic," premieres
1929 Admiral Richard E Byrd makes 1st South Pole flight
1929 Ernie Nevers scores all 40 pts for Chicago Cards vs Bears (NFL record)
1927 J McHugh and D Fields' musical "Delmar's Revels," premieres in New York City
1925 7th French government of Briand sworn-in
1925 Grand Ole Opry premieres as WSM Barn Dance on WSM radio Nashville Tn
1925 NHL goalie Georges Vezina collapses and dies of TB 4 months later
1924 Pieter Jelle Troelstra leaves 2nd Chamber
1922 6 old minsters in Greece, executed
1922 Captain Cyril Turner (RAF) gives 1st skywriting exhibition (New York City) Turner spelled out "Hello USA. Call Vanderbilt 7200." 47,000 called
1921 Ascension of 'Abdu'l-Baha (Baha'i festival-Qawl 6, 78)
1919 US-born Lady Astor elected 1st female member of British Parliament
1918 Emperor Wilhelm of Prussia and Germany, abdicates
1917 Sigmund Rombergs revue "Over the Top," premieres in New York City
1916 1st (German) air attack on London
1913 Heavyweight Jack Johnson KOs Andre Spaul in Paris
1912 Albania declares it's Indepenence from Turkey
1911 Zapata proclaims Plan of Ayala Mexico
1908 154 men die in coal mine explosion at Marianna Pa
1906 Tommy Burns and Jack O'Brien fight to a draw in 20 for hw boxing title
1905 Arthur Griffith forms Sinn Fein in Dublin
1904 Germany defeats Hottentotten in Warmbad SW-Africa
1901 Gustav Mahler's 4th Symphony in G, premieres
1899 Battle of Mud river (Boer General. Cronje beats British General Methuen)
1895 America's 1st auto race starts; 6 cars, 55 miles, winner avg 7 MPH
1879 Battle at Lydenburg South Africa: General Wolseley beats Sekhukhenes Pedi-Zulu
1875 Verney Cameroon reaches East Africa
1871 Ku Klux Klan trials began in Federal District Court in SC
1864 3rd day of Battles at Waynesboro/Jones's Plantation, Georgia
1864 Battle of New Creek, WV (Rosser's Raid, Ft. Kelly)
1862 Battle at Cane Hill, Arkansas (475 casualties)
1862 Battle of Hooly Spring, MS
1861 Confederate congress officially admits Missouri to Confederate Army
1854 Dutch army stops Chinese uprising in Borneo
1853 Olympia forms as capital of Washington Territory
1847 Bologna: church San Francisco dei Minori Conventuali initiated with premier of Rossini's Tantum ergo
1833 Charles Darwin rides through Las Pietras, returning to Montevideo
1821 Panama declares independence from Spain
1813 Kosacks occupy Utrecht
1795 U.S. pays $800,000 and a frigate as tribute to Algiers and Tunis
1776 Washington and his troops cross Delaware River
1775 2nd Continental Congress formally establishes U.S. Navy
1757 England condemns ceasefire of Kloster-Seven
1745 French troops attack indians of Saratoga, New York
1710 Battle at Brihuega: English General Stanhope captured
1670 Pierre Corneille's "Tite et Berenice," premieres in Paris
1660 London Royal Society forms
1582 Playwright and poet William Shakespeare weds Anne Hathaway
1569 Duke of Alva forces bishop Nicolaas van Nieuwland of Haarlem to resign
1520 Ferdinand Magellan begins crossing Pacific Ocean
1443 George Kastriotis [Skanderberg] proclaims Albania principality
1340 Battle of Salado Spain: last Moor invasion driven back
741 St. Gregory III ends his reign as Catholic Pope
587 Treaty of Andelot: King Guntram takes cousin Childebert II as heir