RISE: 7:45 a.m.
SET: 5:19 p.m.
HIGH: 36 °F
LOW: 29 °F
• Choose Women Wednesday
• Computer Security Day
• Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting
What Happened On This Day:
• 1936 In London, the Crystal Palace is destroyed by fire
• 1982 Michael Jackson’s sixth album, Thriller, is released, ultimately becoming the best-selling album in history
• 1995 President Bill Clinton visits Northern Ireland and speaks in favor of the Northern Ireland peace process
Births On This Day:
• 1835 Mark Twain
• 1874 Winston Churchill
English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Nobel Prize laureate
Deaths On This Day:
• 1900 Oscar Wilde
Irish author, poet and playwright
• 2018 George H W Bush
American politician and 41st President of the U.S.