TODAY IN HISTORY
Nov. 29, 2001
George Harrison, the “quiet Beatle,” died in Los Angeles following a battle with cancer; he was 58.
ALSO ON THIS DATE
The first Army-Navy football game was played at West Point, New York; Navy defeated Army, 24-0.
The musical comedy “Bells Are Ringing,” starring Judy Holliday, opened on Broadway.
The coin-operated video arcade game Pong, created by Atari, made its debut at Andy Capp’s Tavern in Sunnyvale, California.
Actress Natalie Wood drowned in a boating accident off Santa Catalina Island, California, at age 43.
Actor Cary Grant died in Davenport, Iowa, at age 82.