On This Day in History for November 28 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 119 of 119

  • 1986 Hilbert van der Duim skates 1 hour world record 39.4928 km
  • 1986 OPEC reaches oil production accord
  • 1987 South African Airways Boeing 747 crashes into Indian Ocean, 159 die

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1988 Picasso's "Acrobat & Harlequin" sells for $38.46 million

Painter Pablo Picasso
Painter
Pablo Picasso

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1990 Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew resigns, ending his term as Singapore's longest-serving Prime Minister

Founder of Modern Singapore Lee Kuan Yew
Founder of Modern Singapore
Lee Kuan Yew

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1990 Conservative Party chooses John Major to succeed Margaret Thatcher as leader and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

British Prime Minister John Major
British Prime Minister
John Major
British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher
  • 1993 Carlos Reina wins Honduras presidential election
  • 1994 Norway votes against joining European Union

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1994 In Portage, Wisconsin, convicted serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is clubbed to death by an inmate in the Columbia Correctional Institution gymnasium.

Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer
Serial Killer
Jeffrey Dahmer
  • 1995 James Brady, former white house press secretary, suffers a heart attack
  • 1997 First public appearance of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), an ethnic Albanian guerrilla group that fought for the independence of Kosovo from Serbia.
  • 1998 The people of Albania vote for their new Constitution in a referendum.
  • 2000 Ukrainian politician Oleksander Moroz begins the Cassette Scandal by publicly accusing President Leonid Kuchma of involvement in the murder of journalist Georgiy Gongadze
  • 2004 Male Po Ľo-uli dies of Avian malaria in the Maui Bird Conservation Center in Olinda, Hawaii before it could breed, making the species in all probability extinct
  • 2008 Canada remains the only OECD country out of the recession at this time
  • 2008 Sweden technically enters the recession after experiencing contraction of 0.1% in the second and third quarter
  • 2012 54 people are killed and 120 are injured by two car bombs in Damascus, Syria
  • 2016 Plane carrying Brazilian Chapecoense fooball team crashes near Medellin, Colombia killing 71 players and journalists
  • 2016 "Hamilton" sets new record for most money earned in a week on Broadway - $3.3 million

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