Almanac – November 30

1900 – Oscar Wilde died. Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams and plays, and the circumstances of his imprisonment which was followed by his early death of cerebral meningitis.

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1909 – Robert Nighthawk born. American blues musician, who also played and recorded under the name  Robert Lee McCoy.

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