On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 2004

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge resigns
  • Lion Air Flight 538 crash lands in Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia, killing 26

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Longtime "Jeopardy!" champion Ken Jennings of Salt Lake City, Utah finally loses, leaving him with $2,520,700 USD, television's all-time biggest game show haul

74 Time Jeopardy Champion Ken Jennings
74 Time Jeopardy Champion
Ken Jennings

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPierre Berton

Pierre Berton, Canadian author, dies of heart failure at 84