On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 2017

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Def Jam founder Russell Simmons steps down from his companies after allegations of sexual misconduct
  • Disney announces it has cast Chinese actress Liu Yifei to play Mulan in up-coming live action film
  • World's longest recorded rainbow - 8 hrs 58 min in Taipei's Yangmingshan mountain range

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Nabors, American comedian, actor and singer (Gomer Pyle, Back Home Again in Indiana), dies from health complications at 87

Person of interestMarina Popovich

Marina Popovich, Soviet Air Force colonel, engineer and test pilot (102 world records), dies at 86