If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. -- J.R.R. Tolkien
November 28, 2021
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noun (muh-NOR-uh)

A menorah is a candelabra with seven or nine lights that is used in Jewish worship.

// At sundown on the first night of Hanukkah, Aaron's father helped him light the first candle on the menorah.

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"The world's largest menorah went up in Manhattan on Tuesday and will be lit on Thursday after sundown…." — ABC7 (New York), 10 Dec. 2020

"Heroes are made in the hour of defeat. Success is, therefore, well described as a series of glorious defeats." - Mahatma Gandhi
- Carl Jonas Love Almquist, Swedish composer (Tornrosens Buck), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1866)
- Bert Vogler, South African cricketer (early South African googly bowler), born in Swartwater, South Africa (d. 1946)
- Gary Hart, (Sen-D-Co, 1975-86)
- Paul Shaffer, Canadian keyboardist and orchestra leader (SNL, David Letterman), born in Thunder Bay, Ontario
- Patty Zomer, Dutch singer (Dolly Dots - "Windsurfing"), born in Haarlem, The Netherlands
- Martin Clunes, British actor
- Armando Iannucci, comedian and radio producer, born in Glasgow, Scotland
- Sam Seder, American comedian

On this date in 1921, New England suffered an ice storm that caused millions in damages. Three inches of ice collected on the ground, making streets unwalkable and deactivating communications systems.

- 3rd day of Battles at Waynesboro/Jones's Plantation, Georgia
- World War I: Following a war-induced closure in July, the New York Stock Exchange re-opens for bond trading.
- Photography begins on "... and God Created Women"
- 1965 NFL Draft: Tucker Frederickson from Auburn University first pick by New York Giants
- CFL Grey Cup, Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton: Montreal Alouettes retain Championship with 21-18 win over Saskatchewan Roughriders; Alouettes' quarterback Anthony Calvillo's 3rd title
- European parliament declares a climate emergency
- Jacob Mossel, Dutch Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1750-61), born in Enkhuizen, Dutch Republic (d. 1761)
- Paul Hastings Allen, American composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1952)
- Bobby Watson, American comedian (Hitler Gang, Boys Town), born in Springfield, Illinois (d. 1965)
- Ernst Röhm, German army officer and chief organizer of Adolf Hitler’s Storm Troopers (Sturmabteilung, or SA; Brownshirts), born in Munich (d. 1934)

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