November 27 Events in History - November 27 Birthdays - November 27 Deaths
2014 Oil prices fall to $69/barrel after an OPEC decision to continue current oil production levels despite pressure from non-OPEC oil producing countries seeking higher prices
2014 Two boys in a New York town are rescued early this morning after being inadvertently buried in snow by a snow plow; the plow operator did not see the children as he cleared snow from a parking lot in which they were building a snow fort
2013 Ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is expelled from parliament due to his tax fraud conviction
2013 In Japan, the Nissan Leaf self-driving car completes its very first road test on the Sagami Expressway; it is the first self-driving car ever to be tested in Japan
2012 Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi and Thein Sein are listed first on 'Foreign Policy' magazine's 2012 Top 100 Global Thinkers
2012 The United Kingdom plans to create new private and public sector universities; these will be the first universities the country has created in decades
2011 The Arab League agrees to impose sanctions on Syria due to the nation's continued violent uprising; Syria says the move is 'unprecedented'
2011 The cargo ship MV Swanland sinks off of north wales due to gale force weather, with two of eight crew members are rescued
2010 Britain's Labor Party leader Ed Miliband launches a review of the British Labor Party, calling upon activists to help make it the 'People's Party' once again
2010 Icelanders vote for the creators of a new constitution after functioning with an edited version of the Danish constitution since 1944
1997 Lions' Barry Sanders becomes NFL's 2nd all-time rusher
1994 82nd CFL Grey Cup: British Columbia Lions defeat Baltimore Stallions, 26-23
1994 Fire in disco in Fuxin, North-China, 233 killed
1994 Julio Maria Sanguinetti elected president of Uruguay
1993 Boon completes his 18th Test Cricket century (106 vs. New Zealand, Hobart)
1993 India defeat West Indies in Bengal Jubilee Cricket Final, Kumble 6-12
1993 Lisa Hanna, 18, of Jamaica, crowned 43rd Miss World
1992 Howard Stern Interview premieres on E! Network
1992 Part of Vienna Hofburg destroyed by fire
1991 "Peter Pan" opens at Minskoff Theater New York City for 48 performances
1991 Poet Maria Elene Cruz Varela sentenced to 2 years (Cuba)
1991 Undertaker beats Hulk Hogan to become new WWF champ
1990 Britain's conservatives chose John Major to succeed Margaret Thatcher
1989 Colombian jetliner bombed killing 107
1989 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1989 George Harrison releases "Cheer Down" and "Poor Little Girl"
1989 Luis Alberto Lacelle elected president of Uruguay
1989 U.S. 63rd manned space mission STS-33 (Discovery 9) returns from space
1988 76th CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeats BC Lions, 22-21
1987 "Les Miserables," opens at Theatre Royal, Sydney
1987 Young man survives 7 attempts at suicide in Somerset England
1985 Cards Vince Coleman wins NL Rookie of Year
1985 Republic of Ireland gains consultative role in Northern Ireland
1983 71st CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats BC Lions, 18-17
1983 Colombian jetliner Boeing 747 crashes in Madrid killing 185
1983 Desmond Haynes out handled the ball vs. India
1982 5th time Rangers shut-out Islanders 3-0
1982 Kepler Wessels scores century in 1st Test Cricket (162 vs. England)
1980 Soyuz T-3 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station, launched
1979 1st day-night one-day cricket international, Australia vs. WI at SCG
1978 Colombian Avianca Airlines Boeing 747 crashes in Madrid killing 183
1977 "Comedy with Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Imperial New York after 66 perf
1977 65th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 41-6
1976 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Colgate-Far East Golf Championship
1976 Miss Teenage America Pageant
1975 Red Sox's Fred Lynn is 1st rookie to win MVP (AL)
1974 Cardinals outfielder Bake McBride wins NL Rookie of Year
1973 Gary Matthews wins NL Rookie of Year
1973 Neil Simon's "Good Doctor," premieres in New York City
1973 Senate votes 92-3 to confirm Gerald R Ford as Vice President
1972 Pierre Trudeau forms Canadian government
1972 Yankees trade Ellis, Torres and Spikes to Indians for Nettles and Moses
1971 Soviet Mars 2 becomes 1st spacecraft to crash land on Mars
1970 Carl Morton (18-11 for last-place Expos), receives NL Rookie of Year
1970 George Harrison releases 3 album set "All Things Must Pass"
1970 Pope Paul VI wounded in chest during a visit to Philippines by a dagger-wielding Bolivian painter disguised as a priest
1970 Test Cricket debut of Rodney "Iron Gloves" Marsh vs. England, Brisbane
1967 Beatles release "Magical Mystery Tour"
1967 Gold pool nations pledge support of $35 per ounce gold price
1966 In highest-scoring NFL game, Washington Redskins defeat New York Giants 72-41
1966 Uruguay adopts constitution
1965 15,000 demonstrate against war in Vietnam in Washington D.C.
1965 1st French satellite launched, France becomes 3rd nation in space
1965 53rd CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeat Winn Blue Bombers, 22-16
1962 1st test flight of the Boeing 727 takes place
1962 Sumner Arthur Long's "Never Too Late," premieres in New York City
1962 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1961 Gordie Howe becomes 1st to play in 1,000 NHL games
1961 KHAW TV channel 11 in Hilo, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting
1960 CBS radio cancels "Have Gun Will Travel"
1960 Dr. Felix Houphouet-Boigny becomes president of Ivory Coast
1960 Gordie Howe becomes 1st NHLer to score 1,000 points
1960 Patrice Lumumba flees Leopoldville Congo
1960 Trailing 38-7 late in 3rd quarter, Buffalo Bills tie Broncos at 38-38
1958 U.S.S.R. abrogates Allied war-time agreements on control of Germany
1957 Army withdraws for Little Rock Ark, after Central HS integration
1956 F Goodrich and A Hackett's "Diary of Anne Frank," premieres in Netherlands
1954 "By the Beautiful Sea" closes at Majestic Theater New York City after 270 performances
1954 42nd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 26-25
1953 Indians 3rd baseman Al Rosen is unanimously named AL's MVP
1952 KTBC TV channel 7 in Austin, Texas (CBS) begins broadcasting
1951 1st missle to intercept an airplane, White Sands, New Mexico
1951 Cease-fire and demarcation zone accord signed in Panmunjon Korea
1950 Red Sox sign shortstop Lou Boudreau as a player to 2-year contract
1950 Trial against RC clergy "imperialistic conspiracy" begins in Prague
1948 36th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 12-7
1948 Honda 1st opens in America
1947 Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP, beating Ted Williams by 1 vote
1946 English soccer team beats Netherlands, 8-2
1945 General George C. Marshall named special U.S. envoy to China
1945 Hannie Buy buried in presence of Queen Wilhelmina
1945 Trial against NSB-leader Mussert begins
1945 Dutch resistance fighter Hannie Schaft re-buried in presence of Queen Wilhelmina
1944 3,500-40,00 ton explosive, explodes in Staffordshire, 68 killed
1944 U.S. 121st Infantry regiment opens assault on Hurtgen
1943 31st CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Flying Wildcats defeat Winn Bombers, 23-14
1943 Conference of Teheran (Churchill-Roosevelt-Stalin)
1942 Bobby Managoff beats Yvon Robert in Houston, to become wrestling champ
1942 French Navy at Toulon scuttles ships and subs so Nazis don't take them
1942 Tito appoints Anti fascist Liberation board in Yugoslavia
1941 British 13th Army corp reaches Tobruk
1941 Joe DiMaggio is named AL MVP
1941 U.S.S.R. begins a counter offensive causes Germany to retreat
1940 6th Heisman Trophy Award: Tom Harmon, Michigan (HB)
1940 Nazis signs Technical Hague court Delft
1939 Maxwell Anderson's "Key Largo," premieres in New York City
1937 Pro-labor musical revue "Pins and Needles" opens, produced by ILGWU
1932 Poland and U.S.S.R. signs non-attack treaty
1931 1st Test Cricket match at the Gabba Bradman scores 200 on 1st day
1926 110,000 watch Army and Navy play a 21-all tie
1926 Bela Bartoks ballet "Miraculous Mandarin," premieres in Keulen
1926 Italian and Albania sign peace treaty
1926 KXL-AM in Portland OR begins radio transmissions
1926 Restoration of Williamsburg, Virginia, begins
1925 German Parliament ratifies treaty of Locarno
1924 57,000 watch a High School football game (LA and Polytechnic tie 7-7)
1919 Peace of Neuilly-sur-Seine: Allies and Bulgaria
1914 1st women elected political agent (Grantham, Linconshire UK)
1912 Albanian National Flag adopted
1912 Spanish protectorate in Morocco forms
1911 Audience throws vegetables at actors for 1st recorded time in US
1910 New Yorks's Penn Station opens as world's largest train station
1903 Opera "Die Heugierigen Frauen" is produced (Munich)
1901 Army War College forms in Washington D.C.
1901 Gerhart Hauptmanns "Der rote Hahn," premieres in Berlin
1898 Side-wheeler "Portland" sinks off Cape Cod, 190 die
1896 "Also Sprach Zarathustra" (Thus Spake Zarathustra) debuts in Frankfurt
1895 Alfred Nobel establishes Nobel Prize
1890 1st signal box for San Francisco Police Department goes into operation
1889 1st permit issued to drive a car through Central Park (Curtis P Brady)
1889 Hermann Sudermann's "Ehre," premieres in Berlin
1877 Burkina adopts its constitution
1870 New York Times dubs baseball "The National Game"
1868 Battle at Washita, General Custer defeats Cheyennes
1864 2nd day of Battles at Waynesboro, Georgia
1863 Battle at Fort Esperanza Texas
1863 Battle of Payne's Farm, VA
1843 Opera "Bohemian Girl" is produced (London)
1839 American Statistical Association organizes in Boston
1826 John Walker invents friction match in England
1817 U.S. soldiers attack Florida Indian village, beginning Seminole War
1815 Cracow (Poland) declared a free republic
1798 Rabbi Shneur Zalman, author (Tanya), released from St. Peterburg jail
1587 Dutch County Groningen flood by dike break
1582 William Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway
1495 Scottish king James IV receives bedrieger Perkin Warbeck
1382 Battle of Westrozebeke (French army beats Flemings-1,000s die)
1237 Battle of Cortenuova: Emperor Frederik II vs Lombardische steden
1095 Pope Urban II preaches 1st Crusade
399 St. Anastasius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope