November 29, 1917 - Merle Travis was born in Rosewood,
29, 1929 - A man leaped from a second-story window of the Perry County
Courthouse when he was told that a Federal prohibition officer was after
him on a whiskey possession charge. He was uninjured.
29, 1931 - Mary Breckinridge, the founder of the Frontier
Nursing Service in
, was injured when a horse she was riding, stumbled and fell.
Breckenridge suffered a fractured rib and an injury to her back. She was
taken to the
then transferred to
in Engle's ambulance. Mary Breckridge was 50 years old when she
was injured. She recovered and lived to be 84 years old. She died
November 29, 1952 - Western star Don Red Barry made a personal
appearance at Memorial Gym in Hazard. He told jokes, sang songs, and
fired his gun for the kids. After the show, he signed autographs.
November 29, 1978 - WSGS listeners talked about the
Jonestown suicides, Pete Rose, and Sparky Anderson's firing. Charlie
Wilson took 39 calls.