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November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year. There are 34 days remaining.
1900-1999 1912 - Spain declares a protectorate over the north shore of Morocco. 1924 - In New York City the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held. 1926 - In Williamsburg, Virginia, the restoration of Colonial Williamsburg begins. 1934 - Death of bank robber Baby Face Nelson in a gun battle with the FBI. 1940 - In Romania, General Ion Antonescu's Iron Guard arrests and executes over 60 of exiled king Carol II of Romania's aides, including former minister and acclaimed historian Nicolae Iorga. Mediterranean sea: battle of Cape Spartivento between the Royal Navy and the Regia Marina 1946 - Cold War: Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru appeals to the United States and the Soviet Union to end nuclear testing and to start nuclear disarmament, stating that such an action would "save humanity from the ultimate disaster". 1963 - The Convention on the Unification of Certain Points of Substantive Law on Patents for Invention is signed at Strasbourg. 1965 - Vietnam War: The Pentagon tells US President American troops in Vietnam has to be increased from 120,000 to 400,000. 1973 - The United States Senate votes 92 to 3 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President of the United States (on December 6, the House confirmed him 387 to 35). 1978 - In San Francisco, California, city mayor George Moscone and openly gay city supervisor Harvey Milk are assassinated by former supervisor Dan White. 1983 - A Colombian Boeing 747 crashes near Barajas Airport, in Madrid killing 183 1990 - The British Conservative Party chooses John Major to succeed Margaret Thatcher as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. 1991 - The United Nations Security Council adopts UN Security Council Resolution 721, leading the way to the establishment of peacekeeping operations in Yugoslavia.
1500-1899 1576 - Shimazu Tadatsune, Japanese daimyo (d. 1638) 1630 - Archduke Sigismund Francis of Austria, Regent of Tyrol and Further Austria 1701 - Anders Celsius, inventor, astronomer (d. 1744) 1710 - Robert Lowth, bishop of the Church of England (d. 1787) 1746 - Robert Livingston, politician (d. 1813) 1804 - Julius Benedict, composer (d. 1885) 1809 - Fanny Kemble, actress (d. 1893) 1843 - Cornelius Vanderbilt, businessman, philanthropist (d. 1899) 1843 - Elizabeth Stride, third confirmed victim of Jack the Ripper (d. 1888) 1857 - Charles Scott Sherrington, physiologist, winner of 1932 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1952) 1865 - Jose Asuncion Silva, poet (d. 1896) 1867 - Charles Koechlin, composer (d. 1950) 1874 - Chaim Weizmann, first President of Israel (d. 1952) 1874 - Charles A. Beard, historian (d. 1948)
1900-1999 1900 - Leon Barzin, conductor (d. 1999) 1901 - Ted Husing, sportscaster (d. 1962) 1903 - Johnny Blood, American football player (d. 1986) 1903 - Mona Washbourne, actress (d. 1988) 1907 - L. Sprague de Camp, science fiction writer (d. 2000) 1909 - James Agee, American writer (d. 1955) 1911 - David Merrick, Broadway producer (d. 2000) 1916 - Chick Hearn, sports announcer (d. 2002) 1917 - Buffalo Bob Smith, television host ( ) (d. Howdy Doody 1998) 1921 - Alexander Dubček, Czech politician (d. 1992) 1925 - Ernie Wise, comedian (d. 1999) 1925 - Marshall Thompson, actor (d. 1992) 1925 - Michael Tolan, actor 1926 - Barbara Anderson, author 1927 - Brazilian legendary football goalkeeper 1932 - Benigno Aquino Jr., Philippine opposition leader (d. 1983) 1936 - Jacqueline Danno, actress 1937 - Gail Sheehy, writer 1940 - Bruce Lee, actor, martial arts expert (d. 1973) 1942 - Jimi Hendrix, musician (d. 1970) 1942 - Henry Carr, American athlete 1944 - Eddie Rabbitt, singer (d. 1998) 1951 - Jayne Kennedy, sportscaster, actress 1952 - James D. Wetherbee, astronaut 1953 - Curtis Armstrong, actor 1957 - Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg, journalist 1959 - Charlie Burchill, musician 1960 - Ken O'Brien, American football player 1962 - Charlie Benante, musician 1963 - Fisher Stevens, actor 1964 - Robin Givens, actress 1965 - Fiachna O'Broanain, musician 1968 - Paul J. Perrone, author & roboticist 1968 - Michael Vartan, actor 1971 - Edward Schocker, composer 1975 - Martin Gramatica, American football player, kicker 1976 - Jaleel White, actor 1989 - Stephan Ivanov, student
10 BC-AD 1899
1900-1999 1934 - Baby Face Nelson, American gangster 1943 - Edward O'Hare, pilot 1953 - Eugene O'Neill, American playwright 1955 - Arthur Honegger, Swiss composer 1958 - Artur Rodzinski, Croatian conductor (b. 1892) 1973 - Frank Christian, jazz musician (b. 1887) 1975 - Ross McWhirter, Guinness Book of Records keeper 1978 - George Moscone, politician 1978 - Harvey Milk, politician 1981 - Lotte Lenya, Austrian singer, actress (b. 1898) 1984 - Percy Norris, English deputy high commissioner of India 1986 - Steve Tracy, actor 1988 - John Carradine, actor 1992 - Ivan Generalić, Croatian painter of na´ve art (b. 1914)
2000-2099 2003 - Talal al-Rasheed, Saudi poet
Recorded this date 1901 "My Lonesome Little Louisiana Lady" (w. Will D. Cobb m. Gus Edwards) - Joe Natus 1901 "I'll Be With You When The Roses Bloom Again" (w. Will D. Cobb m. Gus Edwards) - Joseph Natus 1916 "A Broken Doll" (w.m. James W. Tate & Clifford Harris) - Al Jolson with O/Charles A. Prince 1916 "My Hawaiian Sunrise" (w.m. L. Wolfe Gilbert & Carey Morgan) - Henry Burr & Albert C. Campbell 1920 "Grieving For You" (w.m. Joe Gibson, Joe Ribaud & Joe Gold) - Marion Harris 1925 "I Never Knew" (w. Gus Kahn m. Ted Fio Rito) - Gene Austin with Nat Shilkret 1925 "Clap Hands! Here Comes Charley!" (w. Billy Rose & Ballard MacDonald m. Joseph Meyer) - Billy Murray with Jack Shilkret & his Orchestra 1926 "Like He Loves Me" (w. Anne Caldwell m. Vincent Youmans) - Beatrice Lillie with p. Vincent Youmans 1928 "Cross Roads" (Klages, Mendoza, Akst) - Henry Burr 1928 "Here Comes My Ball And Chain" (w. Louis Davis m. J. Fred Coots) - Joe Sanders with Coon-Sanders Original Night Hawks 1928 "High Up On A Hilltop" (w.m. Abel Baer, George Whiting & Ivan Campbell) - Guy Lombardo & his Royal Canadians 1929 "The Drum Major" (Newton) - Peter Dawson with O/ George W. Byng 1929 "The Journey's End" (De Rance arr. Hewett) - Peter Dawson 1929 "A Chip Of The Old Block" (Squire) - Peter Dawson 1929 "'Tis I" (Ciro E. Pinsuti, F. Lablache) - Peter Dawson 1931 "I Don't Know Why" (w. Roy Turk m. Fred E. Ahlert) - Phyllis Robins & Sam Browne with Ambrose & his Orchestra 1931 "I Wanna Be Loved By You" (w. Bert Kalmar m. Harry Ruby & Herbert Stothart) - Sam Browne with Ambrose & his Orchestra 1933 "By A Waterfall" (w. Irving Kahal m. Sammy Fain) - Pat O'Malley with Jack Hylton & his Orchestra 1933 "Your Mother's Son-In-Law" (w. Mann Holiner m. Alberta Nichols) - Billie Holiday with Benny Goodman & his Orchestra 1933 "A Hundred Years From Today" (w. Ned Washington & Joe Young m. Victor Young) - Ethel Waters with Benny Goodman & his Orchestra 1933 "I Just Couldn't Take It Baby" (w. Mann Holiner m. Alberta Nichols) - Ethel Waters with Benny Goodman & his Orchestra 1933 "One Morning In May" (w. Mitchell Parish m. Hoagy Carmichael) - Lanny Ross with Ray Sinatra & his Orchestra 1933 "Did You Ever See A Dream Walking?" (w. Mack Gordon m. Harry Revel) - Carmen Lombardo with Guy Lombardo & his Royal Canadians 1933 "My Song Goes 'Round The World" (w.m. Hans May, Ernst Neubach & Jimmy Kennedy) - Pat O'Malley with Jack Hylton & his Orchestra 1933 "Honeymoon Hotel" (w. Al Dubin m. Harry Warren) - Pat O'Malley, Sonny Farrar & Billy Ternent with Jack Hylton & his Orchestra 1934 "Lady Fair" (w.m. Cole Porter) - Anything Goes Foursome 1934 "Anything Goes" (w.m. Cole Porter) - Cole Porter with own piano accompaniment 1934 "Nobody Loves A Fairy When She's Forty" (w.m. Arthur W. D. Henley) - Bertha Willmott with Billy Cotton & his Band 1935 "Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo" (w.m. Johnny Mercer & Matt Malneck) - Bob Crosby - Ginger Rogers & Johnny Mercer with Victor Young 1935 "One Fine Day" (w. Luigi Illica & Giuseppe Giacosa m. Giacomo Puccini) - Grace Moore with O/ Joseph Pasternack 1935 "Love Me Forever" (w. Gus Kahn m. Victor Schertzinger) - Grace Moore with O/Joseph Pasternack 1935 "Two Little Babes In The Wood" (w.m. Cole Porter) - Cole Porter with own piano accompaniment 1941 "Ev'rything I Love" (w.m. Cole Porter) - Peggy Lee with Benny Goodman & his Orchestra 1941 "Winter Weather" (w.m. Ted Shapiro) - Peggy Lee & Art London with Benny Goodman & his Orchestra 1945 "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" (w. Sammy Cahn m. Jule Styne) - Connie Boswell with O/Russ Morgan 1945 "The Song Is You" (w. Oscar Hammerstein II m. Jerome Kern) - Waring's Pennsylvanians 1947 "Galway Bay" (w.m. Dr Arthur Colahan) - Bing Crosby with O/Victor Young 1947 "Swingin' Down The Lane" (w. Gus Kahn m. Isham Jones) - Bing Crosby with O/John Scott Trotter 1947 "Memories" (w. Gustave Kahn m. Egbert Van Alstyne) - Bing Crosby with O/John Scott Trotter 1947 "I'll See You In My Dreams" (w. Gus Kahn m. Isham Jones) - Bing Crosby with O/John Scott Trotter 1947 "Joplin's Sensation" (m. Scott Joplin) - Mutt Carey & his New Yorkers 1947 "Alice Blue Gown" (w. Joseph McCarthy m. Harry Tierney) - Jo Stafford 1947 "In The Still Of The Night" (w.m. Cole Porter) - Jo Stafford with O/ Paul Weston 1947 "Through The Years" (w. Edward Heyman m. Vincent Youmans) - Jo Stafford with O/Paul Weston 1947 "In The Market Place Of Old Monterey" (w. Stanley Adams m. Peter DeRose) - Harry Babbitt with Kay Kyser & his Orchestra 1951 "Dance Me Loose" (w. Mel Howard m. Lee Erwin) - Arthur Godfrey & Chordettes with O/ Archie Bleyer 1951 "Slow Poke" (w.m. Pee Wee King, Redd Stewart & Chilton Price) - Arthur Godfrey w. Chordettes with O/Archie Bleyer 1953 "Taking A Chance On Love" (w. John Latouche & Ted Fetter m. Vernon Duke) - Jo Stafford 1953 "Where Are You?" (Kahn, Rinker) - Jo Stafford with O/Paul Weston 1957 "The Stroll" (w.m. Nancy Lee & Clyde Otis) - Diamonds 1957 "Walking Along" (Sam Weiss, Winston Willis) - Diamonds 1962 "Nobody's Darlin' But Mine" (w.m. Jimmie Davis) - Frank Ifield with O/ Norrie Paramor 1966 "Willkommen" (w. Fred Ebb m. John Kander) - Joel Grey with O/Harold Hastings 1987 , The Trinity Session Cowboy Junkies
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Anastasius I was pope from November 27, 399-401.
Sigismund Francis of Austria (born November 27, 1630 in Innsbruck, died June 25, 1665 in Innsbruck) was the Regent of Tyrol from 1662 to 1665.
Robert R. Livingston ( November 27, 1746 â; February 26, 1813), of New York, was a delegate to the New York state constitutional convention and a member of the committee that drafted the Declaration of Independence, although he was recalled by his state before he could sign it.
November 2000 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (522 words)
November 7 - U.S. presidential election, 2000: Republican challenger George W. Bush defeats Democrat Vice President Al Gore, but the final outcome is not known for over a month because of disputed votes in Florida.
November 17 - Catastrophical landslide in Log pod Mangartom,Slovenia, kills 7, and causes millions of SIT of damage.
November 28 - Ukrainian politician Oleksander Moroz touches off the Cassette Scandal by publicly accusing President Leonid Kuchma of involvement in the murder of journalist Georgiy Gongadze.
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