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  • Kinsman, Ohio, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 28, 1883

    Sojourner Truth

    Funeral

    Kinsman, Ohio, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 28, 1883

    On November 28 her funeral was held at the Congregational-Presbyterian Church officiated by its pastor, the Reverend Reed Stuart. Some of the prominent citizens of Battle Creek acted as pall-bearers. Truth was buried in the city's Oak Hill Cemetery.




  • Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Saturday Nov 28, 1942

    Penicillin

    Cocoanut Grove fire in Boston

    Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Saturday Nov 28, 1942

    In November 1942, survivors of the Cocoanut Grove fire in Boston were the first burn patients to be successfully treated with penicillin.




  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Saturday Nov 28, 1981

    Black Friday

    The earliest known published reference to this explanation occurs

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Saturday Nov 28, 1981

    When this was recorded in the financial records, once-common accounting practices would use red ink to show negative amounts and black ink to show positive amounts. Black Friday, under this theory, is the beginning of the period when retailers would no longer be "in the red", instead taking in the year's profits. The earliest known published reference to this explanation occurs in The Philadelphia Inquirer for November 28, 1981.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 28, 2018

    Nancy Pelosi

    House Democrats nominated Pelosi to once again serve as speaker of the House

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 28, 2018

    On November 28, House Democrats nominated Pelosi to once again serve as speaker of the House.




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