JACKIE ROBINSON
By On This Day in NYC's History


JACKIE ROBINSON MADE A CHARGE

On November 30, 1952: Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson charged the New York Yankees of racism for the management’s failure to bring up a black player. Yankees executives denied the allegations of racism.

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THINGS GOT A BIT HAIRY

On November 30, 1988: Native New Yorker Mike Tyson was sued for $92,000 by a Manhattan furrier for the alleged non-payment of a Russian sable coat.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: BEN STILLER

On November 30, 1965: Comedian and actor Ben Stiller was born in New York City.

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