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This Week in History



Kayla Bills

Life & Culture Editor

November 24 1995 – Ireland votes to abolish the country’s ban on divorce.


November 25 1992 – Czechoslovakia votes to split into Czech Republic and Slovakia beginning in 1993.


November 26 2000 – George W. Bush wins Florida’s electoral vote, thus winning the United State’s presidency.

November 27 1999 – Helen Clark is named the first female prime minister of New Zealand.


November 28 1991 – South Ossetia declares its independence from the country of Georgia.


November 29 1972 – Atari releases Pong.


November 30 2004 – After 74 consecutive wins, Ken Jennings loses his first game of Jeopardy. He won more than $3 million dollars.