This Day in History


 

1863 President Abraham Lincoln declared the last Thursday in November Thanksgiving Day.

1960 “The Andy Griffith Show” premiered on CBS.

1974 The Cleveland Indians hired Frank Robinson as major league baseball's first black manager.

1992 Barack Obama married Michelle Robinson at the Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago.

1995 A jury found ex-football player O.J. Simpson innocent of murder in the 1994 slayings of his former wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ronald Goldman.

2011 An Italian appeals court freed Amanda Knox of Seattle after four years in prison, tossing murder convictions against Knox and an ex-boyfriend in the stabbing of their British roommate.

 

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