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Frozen in Time

Courtesy photo Charles Schultz poses with some of his Peanuts characters, 1962.

Frozen in Time

A look back at the week that was…

By Robert Foran III
Associate Editor

November 25th — The Alaska Electric Light & Power Company installed a 20-watt radio broadcast station at Juneau. — 1922


November 26th — Cartoonist and creator of the “Peanuts” comic strip featuring Charlie Brown and Snoopy is born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. — 1922

Courtesy photo Charles Schultz poses with some of his Peanuts characters, 1962.

Courtesy photo
Charles Schultz poses with some of his Peanuts characters, 1962.


November 27th — Jimi Hendrix, legendary rock guitarist and singer is born in Seattle, Wash-ington. — 1942

November 28th — Although he was born and died in the United Kingdom, philosopher and founder of Pennsylvania, William Penn, along with his wife Hannah, are made an honorary citi-zens of the U.S. 250 years after Penn’s death. — 1984

November 29th — Musician and Beatle, George Harrison passes away from lung cancer at age 58. His final hours are spent with his wife Olivia, son Dhani, and Indian sitarist and friend, Ravi Shankar by his side. — 2001

November 30th — Thriller, Michael Jackson’s second solo album is released and soon becomes the best-selling album in history. — 1982

December 1st — Rosa Parks is arrested for refusing to move to the back of a bus and give her seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. — 1955