On November 30th, 1936, London's Crystal Palace was destroyed in a fire.
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A thought for the day: Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again. -- British author C.S. Lewis
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 Friday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2019 with 32 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On November 29th, 1922, the tomb of Tutankhamun was opened to the public.
A thought for the day: I married beneath me. All women do. -- American-British politician Nancy Astor