Today in History - November 28

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Friday, Nov 28 2014 by

1899 – A British column is engaged by Boer forces at the Battle of Modder River; although the Boers withdraw, the British suffer heavy casualties.

Boer War Memorial (StreetView)
Boer War Memorial

1925 – The Grand Ole Opry begins broadcasting in Nashville, Tennessee, as the WSM Barn Dance.

Grand Ole Opry (Birds Eye)
Grand Ole Opry