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.