11/29/2018 12:11:00 AM Today In History - November 29
Reprinted By Permission From OnThisDay.com
Today in History in 1825 The first Italian opera in United States, "Barber of Seville" premiered in New York City; in 1832 Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women, was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania; and in 1986 actor Cary Grant died in Davenport, Iowa at age 82.
Our on this day in history archives contain over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of a few of them:
526 - Antioch in modern day Syria struck by Earthquake, about 250,000 die
1745 - Bonnie Prince Charlie's army moves into Manchester & occupies Carlisle
1812 - Napoleon's Grand Army crosses Berezina River in retreat from Russia
1825 - 1st Italian opera in US, "Barber of Seville" premieres (NYC)
1847 - Indians kill Washington state pioneers Marcus & Narcissa Whitman, and 12 others in Walla Walla Oregon
1877 - US inventor Thomas Edison demonstrates his hand-cranked phonograph for the first time
1887 - US receives rights to Pearl Harbor, on Oahu, Hawaii
1935 - Physicist Erwin Schrödinger publishes his famous thought experiment 'Schrödinger's cat', a paradox that illustrates the problem of the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics
1944 - John Hopkins hospital performs 1st open heart surgery
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