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Today in history

Pong debuts at California tavern

By The Associated Press Today is Monday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2021. There are 32 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 29, 2001, former Beatle George Harrison died in Los Angeles following a battle with cancer; he was 58. On this date: In 1864, a ...

US delivers plans for peace in Pacific area

By The Associated Press Today is Friday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2021. There are 35 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 26, 1941, U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull delivered a note to Japan's ambassador to the United States, Kichisaburo Nomura, setting ...

Today in History

By The Associated Press Today is Wednesday, Nov. 24, the 328th day of 2021. There are 37 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 24, 1963, Jack Ruby shot and mortally wounded Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy, in a scene captured ...

President John F. Kennedy assassinated in 1963

By The Associated Press Today is Monday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2021. There are 39 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was shot to death during a motorcade in Dallas; Texas Gov. John B. ...

Today in History: Apollo 12 astronauts land, 1969

Today is Friday, Nov. 19, the 323rd day of 2021. There are 42 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 19, 1969, Apollo 12 astronauts Charles Conrad and Alan Bean made the second manned landing on the moon. On this date: In 1794, the United States and Britain ...