On This Day

What Happened on November 29, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • OPEC agrees to an increase in its production ceiling. OPEC has raised the ceiling to 27.5 million barrels per day for the first half of 1998
  • USAir Arena closes, hosting Wash Wizards

Famous Deaths

  • Coleman Young, 1st African American mayor of Detroit, dies at 79
  • Isabelle Kelley, American social worker credited with instigating the US Federal Food Stamp Program, dies at 80