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What is Today - Nov. 29, 2013

What is Today v3 grassy 300KENTUCKY (11/29/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1775 – Sir James Jay invents invisible ink

1832 – Birthday – Louisa May Alcott, author (Little Women)

1897 – First motorcycle race (Surrey England)

1898 – Birthday – C. S. Lewis, novelist and Christian apologist (Chronicles of Narnia, Mere Christianity), (d. 1963)

1944 – John Hopkins hospital performs first open heart surgery

1955 – Birthday – Howie Mandel, comedian, actor, television host, and voice actor (St. Elsewhere, Deal or No Deal)

1972 – Birthday – Jamal Mashburn, NBA forward and former UK player (Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks)

1917 – Birthday – Merle Travis, Muhlenberg County KY, country singer (Sixteen Tons)

1918 – Birthday – Madeleine L'Engle, writer (A Wrinkle in Time)

1963 – Beatles release "I Want to Hold Your Hand"

1972 – Nolan Bushnell (co-founder of Atari) releases Pong (the first commercially successful video game) in Andy Capp's Tavern in Sunnyvale, California.

1981 – Natalie Wood, actress (West Side Story), drowns at 43

1986 – Cary Grant, actor (North by Northwest, Charade), dies in Davenport Iowa at 82

1994 – Seoul, Korea, celebrated the 600th anniversary of its founding

2008 – "Without a Trace" star Roselyn Sanchez (35) weds actor Eric Winter (32) at Fort San Cristobal in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

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