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Events Calendar

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November 28-29

*Newport Seal Tours/Newport Seal and Lighthouse Tours, Newport

November 29

*Rhode Island Postcard Club Meeting, North Providence

December 2

*24th Annual Holiday Stroll and Luminaria, Westerly

December 5

*CANCELLED—Guided Walk on Neutaconkanut Hill, Providence

*Holiday Boutique, Westerly

*50th Annual Bowen's Wharf Christmas Tree Lighting and Open House, Newport

*American Girl Doll Christmas Party, Lincoln

*Victorian Christmas Dinner, Warwick

December 5-6

*Christmas at the Castle, Wickford, North Kingstown

December 6

*Old-Fashioned Christmas Celebration, Lincoln

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November 29th in Rhode Island history*

1752

*Jemima Wilkinson, the first American woman to found a new religion, the Universal Friends, is born in Cumberland.

1906

*Former governor (1897-1900) Elisha Dyer, Jr., dies at the age of 67.

1913

*Former governor (1889-'90, 1891-'92) Herbert W. Ladd dies at the age of 70.

1942

*To address wartime shortages of commodities, national rationing of coffee begins today. Households are restricted to one pound of coffee every five weeks.

2001

*Freedom National Bank is incorporated in Greenville.

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