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Canners Protest Tin Confiscation in 1917

November 28: On this day in 1917 cannery operators protested the US government’s commandeering of tin from warehouses in New York City for use by the Navy under the auspices of the War Trade Board that was formed the month before following the passage of the… 376 more words

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Today in History - November 28

1520 – Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reached the Pacific Ocean after passing through the South American strait. The strait was named after him. He was the first European to sail the Pacific from the east. 400 more words

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Today In Charleston History: November 28


The land between the Combahee and Savannah Rivers was set aside as a reservation for the Yemassee tribe.            

1757 - French and Indian War. 146 more words
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Today in history: November 28

1964 – Mariner 4 launched; 1st probe to fly by Mars.

1983 – 9th Space Shuttle Mission Columbia 6 is launched.

1995 – James Brady, former white house press sect, suffers a heart attack. 26 more words

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Marino's fake spike, 20 years revisited.

It wasn’t on turkey-day, but 20 years ago today Dan Marino pulled off the legendary fake spike to lead the Dolphins in a comeback win against the New York Jets. 68 more words