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Today In History

Sun., Nov. 30, 1997

In 1782: The United States and Britain signed preliminary peace articles in Paris, ending the Revolutionary War.

In 1804: Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase went on trial, accused of political bias. He was acquitted by the Senate.

In 1936: London’s famed Crystal Palace, constructed for the International Exhibition of 1851, was destroyed in a fire.

In 1995: President Clinton became the first U.S. chief executive to visit Northern Ireland.

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