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Tuesday, November 30, 2004

November 30th -- Selected Anniversaries

November 30: Feast day of Saint Andrew (Patron saint of Scotland)

1939 - Soviet forces invaded Finland, starting the Winter War, but were stalled at the Mannerheim Line.
1954 - In Sylacauga, Alabama, a meteorite hit Elizabeth Hodges, bruising her thigh, in the only unequivocally known case of a human being hit by a space rock.
1979 - Rock band Pink Floyd released the mega-selling rock opera The Wall.
1999 - Tens of thousands converged to protest the World Trade Organization at their meeting in Seattle.

(via Wikipedia)

Signing Off. Until next time, I'll see ya on the Blog! drh.