November 30th




November 30th, 1667

Jonathan Swift is born. He was an Irish essayist and writer who is most remembered for   his work  Gulliver’s Travels.




November 30th, 1783

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake strikes New Jersey.




November 30th, 1835

Mark Twain (Samuel Langome Clemens) is born. An American author and great  humorist. Some of his known works are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The  Adventures of Huckleberry Finn which was called the great American novel.




November 30th, 1874

Winston Churchill is born. He was a British politician and leader of the United Kingdom  during the Second World War. He is the only British prime minister to have received the  Nobel  Prize in Literature and the first person who has been recognized as an honorary  citizen of the United States.



November 30th, 1900

Oscar Fingal O’ Flahertie Wills Wilde (Oscar Wilde) is born.  He was a famous Irish writer  and poet. Perhaps his most well known work is The Picture of Dorian Gray.




November 30th, 1979

One of the most legendary albums of rock music is released. It is The Wall by Pink Floyd.The album is released in Great Britain and sells 6 million copies in two weeks.


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