Galileo demonstrates his telescope, the National Park Service is formed, Amelia Earhart flies cross-country nonstop, and the Allies liberate Paris, all on this day.
2012: Neil Armstrong, the pilot, engineer and astronaut who became the first person to walk on the moon as part of the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969, dies in Cincinnati, Ohio, at the age of 82 after complications from coronary artery bypass surgery.
Temperatures will fall to around 40 degrees under partly cloudy skies Thursday night.
Thanksgiving dinner came to an abrupt halt in one Reading neighborhood when gunshots started flying through the air.
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.
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.
The Easton football team turned in a dominant performance on defense and special teams in a 26-0 win over Phillipsburg in the 109th meeting between the two rivals on Thursday at Fisher Stadium.
Before the Thanksgiving turkey is digested or even eaten at all, the lines were already wrapping around the Best Buy in Whitehall Township.
Volunteers throughout the region hosted Thanksgiving dinners for those in need.
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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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