1. The first recorded instance of California's coastal redwood trees was made on November 30, 1769, by Gaspar de Portolá's expedition.
2. The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) was established on November 30, 1919, making it one of the youngest of the ten campuses in the UC system.
3. The world's first commercially successful ice cream cone machine was patented by Italo Marchiony in San Francisco on November 30, 1915.
4. The infamous zodiac killer's final confirmed murder occurred on November 30, 1969, in Soquel, California.
5. On November 30, 1954, Ann Hodges of Oak Grove, Alabama, was struck by a meteorite while napping in her living room, making her the first confirmed case of a human being hit by a meteorite.
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