On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Afghanistan Constitution adopted

Famous Birthdays

  • Dougie Poynter, British singer and bassist (McFly)
  • Ian Hecox, Part of the America Online comedy duo Smosh
  • Vasilisa Bardina, Russian tennis player

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR, dies at 89

Person of interestJames Baldwin

James Baldwin, American novelist (Go Tell it on Mountain, Another Country) and playwright (The Amen Corner), dies at 63

Novelist and Playwright James Baldwin
Novelist and Playwright
James Baldwin
  • Simon Carmiggelt, journalist/literary (Kronkel), dies at 74