Lost and Found – November 30th Edition

What to remember about November 30th…

  • 1804   Signer of the Declaration of Independence Samuel Chase is 1st and only Supreme Court Justice to be impeached; acquitted of all charges in 1805
  • 1835  American author and humorist Samuel “Mark Twain” Clemens is born in Florida, Missouri (d. 1910)
  • 1864  Assault by General Hood’s Army of Tennessee at Battle of Franklin leave Confederates with disastrous losses
  • 1874  Nobel laureate and British WWII Prime Minister Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill is born (d. 1965)
  • 1947  Civil War breaks out in British controlled Palestine with escalating Arab attacks on Jewish settlers, Brittain prepares to withdraw
  • 1954  In Sylacauga, Alabama a sleeping woman is struck by the Hodges Meteorite; only documented case of human hit by object from space
  • 1993  President Clinton signs Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Bill into law
  • 2001  Green River Killer is arrested in Reston, Washington; Gary Ridgeway believed to have murdered more than 70 women

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