Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1863 – President Abraham Lincoln declares the last Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day (More info)

1951 – The “Shot Heard ‘Round the World,” one of the greatest moments in sports history, occurs (More info)

1955 – ‘Captain Kangaroo’ premieres on television (More info)

1990 – Less than one year after the destruction of the Berlin Wall, East and West Germany unite (More info)

1995 – O.J. Simpson is acquitted of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman (More info)