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 This day in History - November 29
341 Historic Events for November 29
1948

"Kukla, Fran, and Ollie" debuted on NBC

Event
1948

1st opera to be televised, "Othello," broadcast from the Met (NYC)

Event
1949

Petra Kelly, German peace activist/MP (Green)

Birth
1949

Uranium mine explosions in East Germany kills 3,700

Event
1949

Nationalist regime of China leaves for Taiwan/Formosa

Event
1949

Kenneth D Cameron, Cleve Oh, Lt Col USMC/astronaut (STS 37, 56, 74)

Birth
1949

Garry Shandling, AZ, comedian (Garry Shandling, Larry Sanders Show)

Birth
1950

National Council of Church of Christ in US forms

Event
1950

Kevin O'Donnell Jr, US, sci-fi author (Caverns, Reefs, Lava)

Birth
1951

Barry Doudreau, Boston Mass, rock guitarist (Boston)

Birth
1951

Jonathan Zeitlyn, artist

Birth
1951

Winston Churchill re-elected British premier

Event
1951

1st underground atomic explosion, Frenchman Flat Nevada

Event
1952

Christine Pascal, actress/director (Smile, Nothing But Lies, Elsa)

Birth
1952

Vladimir N Ipatiev, Russian/US chemist, dies at 85

Death
1952

Rosa Lewis, English chef/owner (Cavendish Hotel London), dies

Death
1952

Pres-elect Eisenhower visits Korea to assess war

Event
1952

40th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 21-11

Event
1952

Dusty Hare, English rugby player

Birth
1953

WSIX TV channel 8 in Nashville, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event
1953

American Airlines begins 1st regular coml NY-LA air service

Event
1954

Joel Coen, Minneapolis Mn, actor/dir (Spies Like Us, Barton Fink)

Birth
1954

Enrico Fermi, Italian/US nuclear physicist, dies

Death
1954

George Edward Robey, English comic/actor (Henry IV), dies at 85

Death
1955

Howie Mandel, Toronto Canada, comedian (Dr Wayne Fiscus-St Elsewhere)

Birth