On November 30th, 1936, London's Crystal Palace was destroyed in a fire.
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A thought for the day: The longer the title, the less important the job. -- George McGovern
On this date in history:
In 1877, Thomas Edison demonstrated a hand-cranked phonograph that recorded sound on grooved metal cylinders. Edison shouted verses of Mary Had a Little Lamb into the machine, which ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Austrian physicist Christian Doppler in 1803
- author Louisa May Alcott in 1832
- Chinese Empress Dowager Tz'u Hsi in 1835
- English electrical engineer John ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, Nov. 29, the 334th day of 2016 with 32 to follow.
The moon is new. The morning star is Jupiter. The evening stars are Mercury, Saturn, Venus, Mars, Neptune and Uranus.
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