On this day: November 30

Published On: Nov 29 2012 10:03:58 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 30 2012 01:00:00 AM CST

Mark Twain is born, Lucy and Desi elope, civil war breaks out in Palestine, Bing and Bowie sing a Christmas duet, and Michael Jackson's "Thriller" is released, all on this day.

OTD November 30 - Ken Jennings Jeopardy
4 / 58
King World Productions

2004: Longtime "Jeopardy!" champion Ken Jennings of Salt Lake City, Utah, finally loses after 74 straight wins, leaving him with $2,522,700, television's biggest game show winnings at the time.

Upload Photos / Videos