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And you thought nothing ever happened on 11/28

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587 Treaty of Andelot: King Guntram of Burgundy names cousin Childebert II as heir

1291 Eleanor of Castile, wife of King Edward I of England, dies in Northamptonshire. Crosses are erected where her body rests on the way to London.

1443 Albanian George Kastriotis Skanderbeg and his forces liberate Kruja in Middle Albania from the Ottomans and raise the Albanian flag.

These things might actually have been important

Elf

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November 30

November 30:

1900 -- Oscar Wilde dies in a Paris hotel room after saying of the room's wallpaper: "One of us had to go." I love this guy, so funny.

1982 -- Thriller, Michael Jackson's second solo album, released; the album, produced by Quincy Jones, became the best-selling album in history.

1016 -- Cnut the Great (Canute), King of Denmark, claims the English throne after the death of Edmund 'Ironside'. I'm speechless!

Tongue

Kathy Too's picture
I know why she died!

I know why Eleanor of Castile died, she was tired after giving King Edward I, 16 kids. Plus another 7 from dalliances with Edward's Friends during her marriage. A very busy queen.