On this day: November 29

Published On: Nov 29 2012 12:22:18 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 29 2013 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 - CS Lewis
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Photograph by Arthur Strong, 1947

1898: Author C. S. Lewis, best known as the author of the "The Chronicles of Narnia" book series, is born in Belfast, Ireland.

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