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This Day in History for November 28

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1907 – In Haverhill, Massachusetts, scrap-metal dealer Louis B Mayer opens his first movie theater.

1914 – World War I: Following a war-induced closure in July, the New York Stock Exchange re-opens for bond trading.

1922 – Captain Cyril Turner (RAF) gives 1st skywriting exhibition (NYC) Turner spelled out “Hello USA. Call Vanderbilt 7200.”  47,000 called.

1925 – Grand Ole Opry premieres on WSM Barn Dance on WSM radio Nashville, Tennessee.

1933 – A Dallas grand jury delivers a murder indictment against Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow for the January 1933 killing of Tarrant County Deputy Malcolm Davis.

1944 – US 121st infantry regiment occupies Hurtgen.

1948 – “Hopalong Cassidy” premieres on TV.

1957 – “Look Homeward, Angel” play based on the book Thomas Wolfe adapted by Ketti Frings and starring Anthony Perkins premieres in NYC.

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

1967 – 33rd Heisman Trophy Award: Gary Beban, UCLA (QB)

1969 – Ted Sizemore becomes 7th Dodger tow win NL Rookie of Year.

1974 – Baseball Commissoner Bowie Kuhn suspends Yankee owner George Steinbrenner for 2 years.

1975 – “As the World Turns” and “The Edge of Night”, the final two American soap operas that had resisted going to pre-taped broadcasts, air their last live episodes.

1981 – Bear Bryant wins his 315th game to out-distance Almos Alonzo Stagg, becomes college football’s winningest coach.

1989 – Rickey Henderson signs record $3,000,000 per year Oakland A’s contract.

1994 – Convicted serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is clubbed to death by fellow inmate Christopher Scarver in the Columbia Correctional Institution gymnasium in Portage, Wisconsin.

1999 – In an all-American final, Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi 6-1, 7-5, 6-4 to win his 5th and final ATP Tour Championship tennis title in Hanover, Germany.

2010 – 24th Soul Train Music Awards: Ron Isley, Anita Baker win.

2016 – “Hamilton” sets new record for most money earned in a week on Broadway – $3.3 million.