What Happened on November 28, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 24th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 10-0 in Birmingham, breaking a streak of five consecutive victories by Auburn in the series
  • 47th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 21-7
  • KOMC (now KSNK) TV channel 8 in McCook - Oberlin, NB (NBC) begins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope John XXIII publishes encyclical Princeps Pastorum

Famous Birthdays

  • Judd Nelson, Portland ME, actor (Breakfast Club, Jack-Suddenly Susan)
  • R Glynn Holt, Plainveiw Texas, PhD/astronaut (STS 73 alt)
  • Stephen Roche, bicylist

Famous Deaths

  • Lester Vail, actor (Dance Fools Dance), dies on 59th birthday