On October 7th, 1769, Captain Cook discovered New Zealand.
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On November 29th, 1922, the tomb of Tutankhamun was opened to the public.
A thought for the day: Film is one if three universal languages; the other two mathematics and music. -- Frank Capra
On this date in history:
In 1520, Ferdinand Magellan entered the Pacific Ocean on his way around the world. He was the first European to sail the Pacific from the east.
In 1919, Virginia-born Nancy ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- English writer John Bunyan in 1628
- English poet William Blake in 1757
- John Hyatt, inventor of celluloid, in 1837
- architect Henry Bacon, designer of the ...Read More
This is Saturday, Nov. 28, the 332nd day of 2015 with 33 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury and Saturn. Evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus and Venus.
On November 28th, 1660, the Royal Society was founded at Gresham College.