On this day: November 29

Published On: Nov 29 2012 12:22:18 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 29 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Edison shows off his phonograph, atom bomb testing heads underground, a chimpanzee orbits the Earth, the Pong craze begins, and the world loses another Beatle, all on this day.

OTD November 29 - Vin Scully
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1927: Hall of Fame baseball announcer Vin Scully, best known as the play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team ever since the team moved to Los Angeles in 1957, is born in The Bronx, New York.

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