Lost and Found – November 29th Edition

What to remember about November 29th…

  • 1775  Continental Congress establishes Committee of Secret Correspondence to elicit aid from European nations
  • 1864  Aspiring Colorado politician John Chivington leads militia band in massacre of Native Americans at Sand Creek
  • 1929  American explorer Admiral Richard Byrd and 3 companions make 1st flight over the South Pole
  • 1947  United Nations approves the partition of Palestine and creation of Israel, an independent Jewish State
  • 1963  President Johnson appoints Warren Commission to investigate the assassination of President Kennedy
  • 1972  Atari Corporation announces the release of Pong; 1st commercially successful video game
  • 1981  Actress Natalie Wood drowns in controversial boating accident off Catalina Island, California (b. 1938)
  • 1990  United Nations passes resolution requiring Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait by January 15, 1991 or face “all means necessary” for their removal by allied nations
  • 2004  Godzilla receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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