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Citation: Protest march on Pine Street, November 29, 1999.  Unprocessed Image Bank Negatives, Binder 990909-20000330, Sheet 19991129.01 #36. Seattle Municipal Archives.
on this day in 1999, 40-Thousand protesters surrounded the World
Trade Organization meeting in Seattle, Washington. The protests
are sometimes referred to as the Battle of Seattle.

Citation: Labor protestors with banner, November 30, 1999. Copyright Peter Yates.

Citation: Protestors in turtle costumes, November 30, 1999. Copyright Peter Yates.

Citation: Dog at WTO rally, November 30, 1999. Copyright Peter Yates

Citation: Police in riot gear, November 29, 1999.  Unprocessed Image Bank Negatives, Binder 990909-20000330, Sheet 1999. 991206.02 #15. Seattle Municipal Archives.

Item No. 166267. World Trade Organization Protest, 1999. (Record Series 0207-01)

            
            
            

           

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On this day in 1994, Jeffrey Dahmer, a convicted serial killer,
was clubbed to death in a Wisconsin prison by a fellow inmate.

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The Grand Ole Opry made its radio debut on station WSM on this day
in 1925.

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The WSM broadcast Tower in Brentwood, TN.

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George D. Hay, original announcer of WSM’s "Barn
Dance" and later "The Grand Ole Opry," known to
his listeners as "The Solemn Old Judge."

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Uncle Jimmy Thompson (80) was the first performer on a new
show called "The WSM Barn Dance."

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On this day in 1979. Iranian militants seized the U.S. embassy in
Tehran and took 63 Americans hostage (90 total hostages). The
militants, mostly students, demanded that the U.S. send the
former shah back to Iran to stand trial. Many hostages were
later released, but 52 were held for the next 14 months.

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Iranian students stand guard in front of the entrance of the U.S.
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Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, 73 years old, was assassinated
by right-wing Israeli Yigal Amir after attending a peace rally on this
day in 1995.

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World leaders watch as the coffin of assassinated Israeli Prime
Minister Yitzhak Rabin is placed on a stand during funeral
services November 6.

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On this day in 1517, Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses on the door
of the Wittenberg Palace Church. The event marked the start of the Protestant Reformation in Germany.

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Martin Luther statue in Wittenberg, Germany.

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North Vietnam on this day in 1968. He also announced his intention
not to run for re-election.

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Above — a B-52 bomber drops a load of conventional bombs on
North Vietnam.

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The cornerstone of the Executive Mansion was laid in Washington,
DC. on this day in 1792. The building became known as the White
House in 1818.

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The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series to be
played in Major League Baseball. It was between the Boston
Americans of the American League and the Pittsburgh Pirates
of the National League in a best-of-nine series, with Boston
prevailing five games to three, winning the last four.

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The Boston Americans

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The Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Paul Frederic Simon is 77 years old today.

Singer-songwriter Paul Simon is known for his partnership
with
Art Garfunkel in Simon & Garfunkel. He went on to find
solo success with albums like Graceland and Still  Crazy
After All These Years. Simon met
Garfunkel while both
were performing in Alice in Wonderland for their sixth
grade graduation and they went on to perform at school
dances together.

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