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On November the 29th
British musician, George Harrison, died at the age of 58. He was best known for being one of the legendary rock band, The Beatles. He died as a result of lung cancer from which he was suffering since the mid 1990's.
The United Nations Security Council authorized military action in Iraq if that nation did not withdraw its forces from Kuwait and free all foreign hostages by January 15, 1991.
A Korean Air passenger jet exploded in mid air over Thailand, resulting in the death of all 155 onboard.
American actor, Cary Grant, died at the age of 82. He was one of the most celebrated and famous actors of 20th century cinema and one who set the standards by which a whole generation of actors was judged with.
American comedian, Zeppo Marx, died at the age of 78. He was part of the Marx Brothers group, that marked the stage with its unique comedy style during the first half of the 20th century.
American filmmaker, Joel Coen, was born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. Along with his brother, Joel, they are commonly known as 'The Coen Brothers', and are widely considered as some of America's most talented directors.
Italian composer, Giacomo Puccini, died at the age of 66. He is one of the most celebrated opera composers of all time.
Irish writer, C. S. Lewis, was born in Belfast. His best known work is that of 'The Chronicles of Narnia'.
17 Missionaries were slaughtered by Cayuse and Umatilla Indians in the area of present day Washington.
Italian composer, Gaetano Donizetti, was born in Bergamo. He was a famous composer of opera. His most famous work was 'Lucia di Lammermoor'.
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