Saturday, November 29, 1997
Russian President Boris Yeltsin meets with German Chancellor
Helmut Kohl for one-day talks at the presidential residence
Jim Bolger's term as New Zealand Prime Minister formally ends.
On the horizon
On Sunday, November 30, a nationwide census will be taken in
On Monday, December 1, an international conference on
climate control convenes in Kyoto, Japan.
On Tuesday, December 2, NATO defense ministers meet in
On Wednesday, December 3, the United Nations marks the
International Day of Disabled Persons.
On Thursday, December 4, the English National Ballet will
hold a special performance of "The Nutcracker" dedicated to
patron Diana, Princess of Wales.
On this day
In 1530, Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, adviser to England's King
Henry VIII, died.
In 1887, U.S. receives rights to Pearl Harbor, on Oahu,
In 1890, the first Army-Navy football game was held. Score:
Navy 25, Army 0.
In 1929, Richard Byrd and crew flew over the South Pole.
In 1934, the Chicago Bears beat Detroit in the first NFL game
In 1944, Albania was liberated from Nazi control.
In 1947, the U.N. General Assembly allowed for a Jewish state
In 1963, Beatles released "I Want to Hold Your Hand.".
In 1975, Kilauea Volcano erupted in Hawaii.
In 1981, actress Natalie Wood drowned off Santa Catalina,
California, at 43.
In 1986, actor Cary Grant died in Davenport, Iowa, at 82.
In 1926, Lt. Cmdr. Richard Byrd was the first
person to fly over the North Pole. Three years later, on this
date, he made history again -- with the first flight over the
Holidays and more
It is Unity Day in Vanuatu.
Yugoslavia celebrates Day of the Republic.
French President Jacques Chirac is 65.
Author Madeleine L'Engle is 79.
Actress Diane Ladd is 65.
Actor Howie Mandel is 42.
Musician Chuck Mangione is 57.
Actor Andrew McCarthy is 35.
Actress Cathy Moriarty is 37.
Sportscaster Vin Scully is 70.
Comedian Garry Shandling is 48.
Sources: Associated Press,
Chase's Calendar of Events 1997, J.P. Morgan