TODAY IN HISTORY
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT Nov. 30, 1835
Samuel Langhorne Clemens _ better known as Mark Twain _ was born in Florida, Missouri.
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Edmund II, King of the English, died after a reign of seven months.
The United States and Britain signed preliminary peace articles in Paris for ending the Revolutionary War; the Treaty of Paris was signed in Sept. 1783.
Spain completed the process of ceding Louisiana to France, which had sold it to the United States.
British statesman Sir Winston Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace.