Today In History

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 29, the 334th day of 2016. There are 32 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight

On Nov. 29, 2001, George Harrison, the “quiet Beatle,” died in Los Angeles following a battle with cancer; he was 58.

On this date

In 1864, a Colorado militia killed at least 150 peaceful Cheyenne Indians in the Sand Creek Massacre.

In 1890, the first Army-Navy football game was played at West Point, New York; Navy defeated Army, 24-0.

In 1972, the coin-operated video arcade game Pong, created by Atari, made its debut at Andy Capp’s Tavern in Sunnyvale, California.

Thought for Today

“All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.” — George Harrison (1943-2001)