Selected anniversaries/November 30

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November 30: Saint Andrew's Day in various countries

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WTO protesters
  • 1853Crimean War: Russian warships led by Pavel Nakhimov destroyed an Ottoman fleet of frigates at the Battle of Sinop, providing France and the UK cause to join the war.
  • 1872 – The first international football match took place at Hamilton Crescent, Glasgow, between Scotland and England.
  • 1942World War II: Imperial Japanese Navy warships defeated United States Navy forces during a nighttime naval battle near the Tassafaronga area on Guadalcanal.
  • 1999Protests by anti-globalization activists (pictured) against the World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference in Seattle, Washington, U.S., forced the cancellation of its opening ceremonies.
  • 2007Swami Rambhadracharya, a Hindu religious leader, released the first Braille version of the Bhagavad Gita scripture.

Emeric, King of Hungary (d. 1204) William-Adolphe Bouguereau (b. 1825) Shawna Robinson (b. 1964)

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