Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny on the Bounty, Benito Mussolini dies by firing squad, Muhammad Ali refuses to be drafted, and the iTunes Music Store opens, all on this day.
2014: Former NBA coach and Basketball Hall of Fame member John "Dr. Jack" Ramsay dies of cancer at age 89 in Naples, Florida. He coached the Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trail Blazers, Buffalo Braves and Indiana Pacers in a career lasting from 1968 to 1988, winning an NBA title with Trail Blazers in 1977. He's also known for his broadcasting work with the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat, and for ESPN, both on television and radio.
Dozens of firefighters spent part of their Thanksgiving battling a forest fire on Blue Mountain.
Matthew Stafford tied a career high with five touchdown passes, three of them to Calvin Johnson, lifting the Detroit Lions to a 45-14 rout of the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday.
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Shoppers no longer have to wait until Black Friday to cruise store aisles for holiday deals.
Black Friday is nearly here, although it will once again be more like "Black Thanksgiving" this year given store hours. Check out the store hours announced for 2015 by major retailers.
Temperatures will fall to around 40 degrees under partly cloudy skies Thursday night.
Pennsylvania's cash-strapped counties are saying enough is enough as the state government's budget impasse nears its sixth month.
President Barack Obama issued a Thanksgiving address welcoming refugees on Thursday and spent part of his holiday calling troops to thank them for their service.
Celebrations for the 109th football game begin early on Easton's College Hill
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Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.
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Thanksgiving Day becomes an official holiday, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is published, the NHL is formed, "Casablanca" premieres, and the Concorde lands for the last time, all on this day.
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