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June Pelo
30-11-07, 16:59
On 30 November 1939, the Russo-Finnish War began as Soviet troops invaded Finland.

And two famous people were also born on 30 November:

In 1835, Sanuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, was born in Florida, MO.

In 1874, Sir Winston Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace.

And the writer Oscar Wilde died in Paris on this day in 1900.