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    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 23, 1943, during World War II, United States forces seized control of the Tarawa and Makin atolls from the Japanese.
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    1963 - The BBC begins airing episodes of Doctor Doogie Howser. It follows the adventures of a time traveling surgeon who is also a kid.
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    There was a joke a while back when Matt was cast as Eleven that if they kept casting younger Doctors, it could have very well been called Doctor Doogue Howser. :p

    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 24, 1963, Jack Ruby shot and mortally wounded Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President Kennedy.
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    On Nov. 24th, 1988, "Mystery Science Theater 3000", created and hosted by Joel Hodgson, premieres on Minneapolis UHF station KTMA-TV. Two episodes are shown, featuring "Invaders from the Deep" and "Revenge of the Mysterons".
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    Kind of apropos in light of this weekends events with Iran:

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    On Nov. 25, 1986, the Iran-Contra affair erupted as President Reagan and Attorney General Edwin Meese revealed that profits from secret arms sales to Iran had been diverted to Nicaraguan rebels.
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    25th anniversary yo!
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    On this day in the future, Arnold J. Rimmer asks for his gazpacho soup to be served hot.
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    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 26, 1942, President Roosevelt ordered nationwide gasoline rationing, beginning December 1.
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    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 27, 1973, the Senate voted 92-3 to confirm Gerald R. Ford as vice president, succeeding Spiro T. Agnew, who'd resigned.
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    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 28, 1943, President Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin met in Tehran during World War II.
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    Today is former Tennis pro and women's sports pioneer Billie Jean King's 70th birthday.

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    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 29, 1947, the U.N. General Assembly passed a resolution calling for Palestine to be partitioned between Arabs and Jews.
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    ON THIS DAY

    On Nov. 30, 1995, President Clinton became the first U.S. chief executive to visit Northern Ireland.
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    On this day...The Carolina Gamecocks beat the Clemson Tigers for the 5th year in a row!!! [face_dancing]
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    ON THIS DAY

    On Dec. 1, 1959, representatives of 12 countries, including the United States, signed a treaty in Washington setting aside Antarctica as a scientific preserve, free from military activity.
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    On this yesterday

    On Nov 30 2013, Paul Walker died in a car crash. R.I.P.
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    ON THIS DAY

    On Dec. 2, 1954, the Senate voted to condemn Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy for "conduct that tends to bring the Senate into dishonor and disrepute."
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    ON THIS DAY

    On Dec. 3, 1984, more than 4,000 people died after a cloud of gas escaped from a pesticide plant operated by a Union Carbide subsidiary in Bhopal, India.
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    Now there's the Juliet thread I know!
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    ON THIS DAY

    On Dec. 4, 1945, the Senate approved U.S. participation in the United Nations.
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    ON THIS DAY

    On Dec. 5, 1933, national Prohibition came to an end as Utah became the 36th state to ratify the 21st Amendment to the Constitution, repealing the 18th Amendment.
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    Nelson Mandela died today