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November 28th, 2004 (November 28 2004)EventMale Po?o-uli dies of Avian malaria in the Maui Bird Conservation Center in Olinda, Hawaii before it could breed, making the species in all probability extinct.
November 28th, 2000 (November 28 2000)EventUkrainian politician Oleksander Moroz begins the Cassette Scandal by publicly accusing President Leonid Kuchma of involvement in the murder of journalist Georgiy Gongadze.
November 28th, 1998 (November 28 1998)EventThe people of Albania vote for their new Constitution in a referendum.
November 28th, 1997 (November 28 1997)EventFirst public appearance of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), an ethnic Albanian guerrilla group that fought for the independence of Kosovo from Serbia.
November 28th, 1994 (November 28 1994)EventVoters in Norway reject European Union membership (see Norwegian EU referendum, 1994).
November 28th, 1994 (November 28 1994)EventIn Portage, Wisconsin, convicted serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is clubbed to death by an inmate in the Columbia Correctional Institution gymnasium.
November 28th, 1989 (November 28 1989)EventCold War: Velvet RevolutionIn the face of protests, the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia announces they will give up their monopoly on political power.
November 28th, 1987 (November 28 1987)EventSouth African Airways flight 295 crashes into the Indian Ocean, killing all 159 people on-board.
November 28th, 1984 (November 28 1984)EventOver 250 years after their deaths, William Penn and his wife Hannah Callowhill Penn are made Honorary Citizens of the United States.William Penn Quotes
November 28th, 1982 (November 28 1982)EventRepresentatives from 88 countries gather in Geneva to discuss world trade and ways to work toward aspects of free trade.
November 28th, 1979 (November 28 1979)EventThe Mount Erebus disaster: An Air New Zealand DC-10 crashes into Mount Erebus on a sightseeing trip, killing all 257 people on board.
November 28th, 1975 (November 28 1975)EventEast Timor declares its independence from Portugal.
November 28th, 1975 (November 28 1975)EventAs the World Turns and The Edge of Night, the final two American soap operas that had resisted going to pre-taped broadcasts, air their last live episodes.
November 28th, 1965 (November 28 1965)EventVietnam War: In response to U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson s call for "more flags" in Vietnam, Philippines President Elect Ferdinand Marcos announces he will send troops to help fight in South Vietnam.Philip Johnson Quotes
November 28th, 1964 (November 28 1964)EventMariner program: NASA launches the Mariner 4 probe toward Mars.
November 28th, 1964 (November 28 1964)EventVietnam War: National Security Council members agree to recommend that U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson adopt a plan for a two-stage escalation of bombing in North Vietnam.Lyndon Johnson Quotes
November 28th, 1960 (November 28 1960)EventMauritania becomes independent of France.
November 28th, 1958 (November 28 1958)EventChad, the Republic of the Congo, and Gabon become autonomous republics within the French Community.
November 28th, 1944 (November 28 1944)EventAlbania is liberated by the Albanian partisans.
November 28th, 1943 (November 28 1943)EventWorld War II: Tehran ConferenceU.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Joseph Stalin meet in Tehran, Iran to discuss war strategy.Winston Churchill Quotes
November 28th, 1942 (November 28 1942)EventIn Boston, Massachusetts, a fire in the Cocoanut Grove nightclub kills 491 people.
November 28th, 1929 (November 28 1929)EventErnie Nevers of the then Chicago Cardinals scores all the points in this game as the Cardinals defeat the Chicago Bears 40-6.
November 28th, 1920 (November 28 1920)EventKilmichael Ambush, Battle of the Irish War of Independence.
November 28th, 1919 (November 28 1919)EventLady Astor is elected as a Member of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. She is the first woman to sit as a British MP, although not the first to be electedthat was Countess Markiewicz.
November 28th, 1918 (November 28 1918)EventBucovina voted for the union with the Kingdom of Romania.
November 28th, 1914 (November 28 1914)EventWorld War I: Following a war-induced closure in July, the New York Stock Exchange re-opens for bond trading.
November 28th, 1912 (November 28 1912)EventAlbania declares its independence from the Ottoman Empire.
November 28th, 1907 (November 28 1907)EventIn Haverhill, Massachusetts, scrap-metal dealer Louis B. Mayer opens his first movie theater.Louis B. Mayer Quotes
November 28th, 1905 (November 28 1905)EventIrish nationalist Arthur Griffith founds Sinn Fein as a political party with the main aim of establishing a dual monarchy in Ireland.
November 28th, 1895 (November 28 1895)EventThe first American automobile race takes place over the 54 miles from Chicago s Jackson Park to Evanston, Illinois. Frank Duryea wins in approximately 10 hours. Evans Quotes
November 28th, 1893 (November 28 1893)EventWomen vote in a national election for the first time: the New Zealand general election.
November 28th, 1862 (November 28 1862)EventAmerican Civil War: In the Battle of Cane Hill, Union troops under General John Blunt defeat General John Marmaduke s Confederates.
November 28th, 1843 (November 28 1843)EventKa Lahui: Hawaiian Independence DayThe Kingdom of Hawaii is officially recognized by the United Kingdom and France as an independent nation.
November 28th, 1821 (November 28 1821)EventPanama Independence Day: Panama separates from Spain and joins Gran Colombia.
November 28th, 1814 (November 28 1814)EventThe Times in London is for the first time printed by automatic, steam powered presses built by the German inventors Friedrich Koenig and Andreas Friedrich Bauer, signaling the beginning of the availability of newspapers to a mass audience.
November 28th, 1785 (November 28 1785)EventThe Treaty of Hopewell is signed.
November 28th, 1729 (November 28 1729)EventNatchez Indians massacre 138 Frenchmen, 35 French women, and 56 children at Fort Rosalie, near the site of modern-day Natchez, Mississippi.
November 28th, 1660 (November 28 1660)EventAt Gresham College, 12 men, including Christopher Wren, Robert Boyle, John Wilkins, and Sir Robert Moray decide to found what is later known as the Royal Society.
November 28th, 1582 (November 28 1582)EventIn Stratford-upon-Avon, William Shakespere and Anne Hathaway pay a ?40 bond for their marriage license.Anne Hathaway Quotes
November 28th, 1520 (November 28 1520)EventAfter navigating through the South American strait, three ships under the command of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan reach the Pacific Ocean, becoming the first Europeans to sail from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific.
November 28th, 1443 (November 28 1443)EventSkanderbeg and his forces liberate Kruja in Middle Albania and raise the Albanian flag.
November 28th, 1095 (November 28 1095)EventOn the last day of the Council of Clermont, Pope Urban II appoints Bishop Adhemar of Le Puy and Count Raymond IV of Toulouse to lead the First Crusade to the Holy Land.

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