Daily Almanac: Nov. 30, 2022


RISE: 7:45 a.m.
SET: 5:19 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

HIGH: 36 °F
LOW: 29 °F

Today is…:

• 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
American author
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.