Inventor of basketball James Naismith died in 1939
   2006-11-28 16:40:00

Thought for Today:

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

Today's Highlight in History:

1939: Inventor of basketball James Naismith died on November 28 at the age of 78. He devised 13 rules of basketball games. His rules took one page and less than 600 words. Today, there are more than 30,000 words in the rules. The game is far more complicated than when Naismith hung up the peach baskets in Springfield in 1891.

1990: on behalf of China, Professor Qian Tianbai officially registered China's top domain name as CN in DDN-NIC on November 28, the former international Internet information center. Since then the international E-mail communication service with CN as the top domain name has been available, thus filling China's vacancy in Internet.


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