THIS DAY IN OUR PAST

The fol­low­ing events took place on Novem­ber 28 in the years iden­ti­fied:

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1964:Tavares, Mr Cle­ment

min­is­ter of hous­ing, ad­min­is­ters a 2-1 defeat over Mr Ed­win Allen, min­is­ter of ed­u­ca­tion, to be­come the sec­ond deputy leader- of the Ja­maica Labour Party (JLP) In 1963, Mr Tavares, a one­time sec­re­tary of the party, made a sim­i­lar try; he was re­sound­ingly beaten by Mr Allen. The votes are Mr Tavares 348; Mr Allen 249, a ma­jor­ity of 91 this was the only con­test dur­ing the elec­tion of of­fi­cers at the an­nual meet­ing of the JLP. 1967:No ques­tion ask by the Leader of the Op­po­si­tion Mr Nor­man Man­ley as to whether any di­rec­tives had been given to the Parish Coun­cils In re­spect to Christ­mas Work. Mr Man­ley wants to know whether the parish coun­cils had been given di­rec­tives along the lines of the 40-40-20 ar­range­ment, which ob­tained in re­spect to work re­cruit­ment in the city by the Kingston and St An­drew Cor­po­ra­tion. 1986:branch The down­town

store in the Courts (Ja­maica) Lim­ited chain of fur­ni­ture stores through­out Ja­maica opens on King Street. The com­pany con­verts its King Street Sealy Sleep Cen­tre into a full-ser­vice branch to ac­com­mo­date bed­ding fur­ni­ture and ap­pli­ances. Ac­cord­ing to the mar­ket­ing direc­tor of the com­pany, Richard Coe, the 70 King Street store will be “a full-ser­vice Courts branch”.

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