Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The crew aboard the International Space Station celebrated Thanksgiving.
The world's largest luxury goods corporation, Louis Vuitton (LVMH), bought jeweler Tiffany & Co. for $16.2 billion.
The Netherlands granted Suriname independence, and has since been celebrated as Suriname Independence Day.
President John F. Kennedy's funeral was held in Washington, D.C.
USPTO received a trademark for the Kleenex brand name.
Telimco made the first-ever advertisement for a civilian radio set.
John B. Meyenberg from St. Louis, Missouri, patented powdered milk.
The romantic comedic opera 'Marta' premiered in Vienna by Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges.
A deadly cyclone struck east India killing over 300,000 people and destroying 20,000 ships.
The US had its first sword-swallowing performance in New York City.
The UK approved the first American patent.
A fatal earthquake killed 80,000 people near the city of Shemakha, Azerbaijan.
A peasant uprising called the Cudgel War began in Finland.
The Treaty of Granada was signed, marking the end of the Grenada War, which started in 1482.