Sunday, November 27, 2011
Gary Speed, the manager of the Welsh national football team, is found dead at his home in Cheshire, England, having apparently committed suicide. //www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-15911321
Friday, November 27, 2009
Thursday, November 27, 2008
The longest serving Ocean Liner in history, QE2
is retired from service.
Tuesday, November 27, 2007
Thursday, November 27, 2003
Wednesday, November 27, 2002
The controversial physician Severino Antinori has claimed that a project to clone human beings has succeeded, with the first human clone due to be born in 2003. His claims were received with skepticism from many observers. The even more controversial organization Clonaid then announced that they had five clones waiting to be born, one of whom, they claimed, would be born in December 2002.
Monday, November 27, 2000
In Canada's Parliamentary elections, Jean Chrétien is re-elected as Prime Minister as the Liberal Party increases its majority in the House of Commons.
Saturday, November 27, 1999
The left-wing Labour Party takes control of the New Zealand government, with leader Helen Clark becoming the second female Prime Minister in New Zealand's history.
WTO Protests ndash Protesters blocked delegates' entrance to WTO meetings in Seattle, Washington, USA.
NASA loses radio contact with the Mars Polar Lander, moments before the spacecraft enters the Martian atmosphere.
After rowing for 81 days and 2,962 nautical miles (5486 km), Tori Murden becomes the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean by rowboat alone, when she reaches Guadeloupe from the Canary Islands.
merger is completed, forming the largest corporation in the world.
Thursday, November 27, 1997
NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission is launched, the start of the satellite component of the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System.
Friday, November 27, 1992
The Greek oil
tanker "Aegean Sea
", carrying 80,000 tonnes of crude oil
, runs aground in a storm while on approach to La Coruña
, and spills much of its cargo.
Wednesday, November 27, 1991
Tuesday, November 27, 1990
Sunday, November 27, 1983
Saturday, November 27, 1982
Thursday, November 27, 1980
Monday, November 27, 1978
Sunday, November 27, 1977
The Rankin/Bass made-for-TV animated film "The Hobbit" premieres on NBC in the United States.
Thursday, November 27, 1975
Tuesday, November 27, 1973
The United States Senate votes 92–3 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President of the United States.
Friday, November 27, 1970
Bolivian artist Benjamin Mendoza tries to assassinate Pope Paul VI during his visit in Manila.
Monday, November 27, 1967
The Beatles release "Magical Mystery Tour" in the US as a full album. The songs added to the original six songs on the double EP include "All You Need Is Love", "Penny Lane", "Strawberry Fields Forever", "Baby, You're a Rich Man" and "Hello, Goodbye". Release as a double EP will not take place in the UK until December.
Sunday, November 27, 1966
The Washington Redskins defeat the New York Giants 72–41 in the highest scoring game in NFL history.
Tuesday, November 27, 1962
French President Charles De Gaulle orders Georges Pompidou to form a government.
Sunday, November 27, 1949
Saturday, November 27, 1948
The Calgary Steders defeat the Ottawa Rough Riders 12–7 before 20,013 fans at Toronto's Varsity Stadium to capture their first Grey Cup and complete the only perfect season to date in Canadian Football.
Thursday, November 27, 1947
In Paris, France
, police occupy the editorial offices of the communist newspapers.
Wednesday, November 27, 1946
Monday, November 27, 1944
Friday, November 27, 1942
The large-scale German pacification of the Zamojszczyzna region of Poland begins.
Thursday, November 27, 1924
Wednesday, November 27, 1895
At the Swedish-Norwegian Club in Paris, Alfred Nobel signs his last will and testament, setting aside his estate to establish the Nobel Prize after his death.
December ndash 3,000 Armenians
are burned alive in Urfa
by Ottoman troops.
Wednesday, November 27, 1889
Tuesday, November 27, 1888
Wednesday, November 27, 1872
American Indian Wars: The Modoc War begins with the Battle of Lost River.
Horace Greeley, President Ulysses S. Grant's opponent in the 1872 U.S. presidential election, dies. His electoral votes are divided among several candidates.
Friday, November 27, 1868
Friday, November 27, 1863
American Civil War
: Confederate cavalry leader John Hunt Morgan and several of his men escape the Ohio state prison, and return safely to the South.
Thursday, November 27, 1856
Wednesday, November 27, 1839
In Boston, Massachusetts, the American Statistical Association is founded.
An archaeological excavation on Copan begins.
In the United States, the first state law permitting women to own property is passed in Jackson, Mississippi
The Emperor Minh Mạng renames Việt Nam
to Đại Nam.
Friday, November 27, 1835
Thursday, November 27, 1766
An observer in New York City, in the Province of New York
reports to the "Pennsylvania Gazette" that a British Sloop of War is searching all vessels passing near Cape Lookout
, North Carolina and that some vessels have been seized.
Thursday, November 27, 1727
ndash Lt. Col. Francisco de Mello Palheta smuggles coffee
seeds to Brazil
in a bouquet, starting a coffee
Monday, November 27, 1679
A fire in Boston
, burns all of the warehouses, 80 houses, and all of the ships in the dockyards.
Wednesday, November 19, 1382 (Julianian calendar)
Rana Lakha succeeds Rana Kshetra Singh as ruler of Mewar
(now part of western India
Winchester College is founded in England.
The Ottomans take Sofia from the Bulgarians.
Balša II of Zeta (now Montenegro) conquers Albania.
Konrad III Zöllner von Rotenstein succeeds Winrich von Kniprode as Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights.
Dawit I succeeds his brother, Newaya Maryam, as Emperor of Ethiopia.
Tuesday, November 19, 1308 (Julianian calendar)
Wednesday, November 20, 1191 (Julianian calendar)
The monks of Glastonbury Abbey dig up the remains of a large knight and a blonde woman and announce to have discovered the tomb of king Arthur and Queen Guinevere.
Wednesday, November 21, 1095 (Julianian calendar)
Overpopulation in France, according to Pope Urban II.
Pope Urban II preaches the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont Peter the Hermit begins to preach throughout France.
Friday, November 25, 511 (Julianian calendar)
First Council of Orléans: Clovis I convenes a synod of Gallic bishops to reform the Church and create a link between the Crown and the Catholic episcopate.
Macedonius II is deposed as patriarch of Constantinople and replaced by Timothy I.
, Indian astronomer
, comes up with concepts of mathematical equations, one of which explains the rotation of the Earth
on its axis. This concept is far ahead of its time and he is fairly accurate in his description of it. He also comes with a lot of other ideas about the Solar System
but many of them are flawed because he considers the Earth
to be the center of the universe
, not the Sun
is often given credit for coming up with the number zero
and using it as a placeholder.
Monday, November 26, 395 (Julianian calendar)
Augustine, age 40, becomes bishop of Hippo Regius (modern Algeria). His assignment is the reunification of the Roman Catholic Church in Africa, primarily focusing on the Donatist movement led by Primianus.
An estimated 330,000 acres of farmland
lie abandoned in Cania
), partly as a consequence of malaria from mosquito
es bred in sw
y areas, but mostly because imprudent agriculture
has ruined the land.
Wednesday, November 28, 176 (Julianian calendar)