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Dates That Matter

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November 23, 1859 - Clue: A corrupt politician is brought down by cartoons.
Answer: "Boss" Tweed is arrested for corruption after the public is outraged by political cartoons drawn by Thomas Nast.

November 24, 1971 - Clue: A man leaves an airplane with $200,000.
Answer: D.B. Cooper highjacks a plane, demands $200,000 in cash, and then parachutes out of the plane over the state of Washington and is never seen again.

November 25, 1922 - Clue: Howard Carter declares, "I see wonderful things!"
Answer: Howard Carter discovers the undisturbed tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamen.

November 26, 1941 - Clue: Franklin Roosevelt causes an uproar by changing the date of an American holiday.
Answer: President Franklin Roosevelt responds to the Great Depression by changing the date of Thanksgiving.

November 27, 1895 - Clue: An explosive inventor wills his fortune for a good cause.
Answer: Alfred Nobel creates a will that leaves his fortune to fund the Nobel Prizes.

November 28, 1942 - Clue: A tragic fire leads to changes in safety laws.
Answer: The Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire kills 492 people in Boston.

November 29, 1929 - Clue: A "bird" flies over a pole.
Answer: Richard E. Byrd is the first to fly a plane over the South Pole.