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1901Gerhart Hauptmann's "Der rote Hahn" premieres in Berlin

1868Battle at Washita River, Oklahoma. General Custer attacks group of Native American Indians, their chief Black Kettle dies in the attack

1970George Harrison releases 3 album set "All Things Must Pass"

1943Conference of Teheran (Churchill-Roosevelt-Stalin)

1967French President Charles de Gaulle said 'Non!' to British entry to the European Common Market for the second time

1990British Conservative Party chooses John Major to succeed Margaret Thatcher as leader ( and hence as Prime Minister)

1941Joe DiMaggio is named AL MVP

1945Gen George Marshall named special US envoy to China

2004Pope John Paul II returns the relics of Saint John Chrysostom to the Eastern Orthodox Church.

1961Gordie Howe becomes 1st to play in 1,000 NHL games

1960Gordie Howe becomes 1st NHLer to score 1,000 points

1991Undertaker beats Hulk Hogan to become new WWF champ

1947Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP, beating Ted Williams by 1 vote

1895Alfred Nobel's will establishes Nobel Prizes

1989George Harrison releases "Cheer Down" & "Poor Little Girl"

1973Senate votes 92-3 to confirm Gerald R Ford as VP

2013Tiger Woods is named PGA Tour's player of the year for the 11th time

19311st Test Cricket match at the Gabba Bradman scores 200 on 1st day

2006The Canadian House of Commons endorses Prime Minister Stephen Harper's motion to declare Québécois a nation within a unified Canada.

1973Neil Simon's "Good Doctor" premieres in NYC

November 27th Historical Events
Date Event
399
St Anastasius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope 
1095
Pope Urban II preaches 1st Crusade 
1237
Battle of Cortenuova: Holy Roman Emperor Frederik II defeated the Second Lombardian League 
1295
English King Edward I calls what later became known as "The Model Parliament" extending the authorities of its representatives 
1382
Battle of Westrozebeke/Roosebeke. French army defeats the Flemish army. Flemish leader Philip Van Artevelde killed and corpse displayed 
1495
Scottish king James IV receives Perkin Warbeck, pretender to the English trone 
1587
Dutch county of Groningen flooded by failure of dyke 
1703
The first Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed in the Great Storm of 1703. 
1798
Rabbi Shneur Zalman, author (Tanya), released from St Petersburg jail 
1807
The Portuguese Royal Family leaves Lisbon to escape from Napoleonic troops 
1815
City of Kraków (Poland) declared a free republic state by the Congress of Vienna 
1815
Adoption of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Poland 
1817
US soldiers attack Florida Indian village, beginning Seminole War 
1826
John Walker invents friction match in England 
1839
American Statistical Association organizes in Boston 
1843
Opera "Bohemian Girl" is produced (London) 
1863
-29] Battle at Fort Esperanza Texas 
1863
Battle of Payne's Farm, VA 
1864
2nd day of Battles at Waynesboro, Georgia 
1868
Battle at Washita River, Oklahoma. General Custer attacks group of Native American Indians, their chief Black Kettle dies in the attack 
1870
NY Times dubs baseball "The National Game" 
1885
Earliest photograph of a meteor shower taken 
1889
1st permit issued to drive a car through Central Park (Curtis P Brady) 
1889
Hermann Sudermann's "Ehre" premieres in Berlin 
1890
1st signal box for SF Police Department goes into operation 
1895
Alfred Nobel's will establishes Nobel Prizes 
1896
"Also Sprach Zarathustra" (Thus Spake Zarathustra) debuts in Frankfurt 
1901
Army War College forms in Washington DC 
1901
Gerhart Hauptmann's "Der rote Hahn" premieres in Berlin 
1901
U.S. Army War College is established. 
1901
Prince Ito of Japan comes to St Petersburg hoping to get the Russians to grant Japan concessions in Korea, but later drops this goal and decides to make an alliance with Britain 
1903
Opera "Die Heugierigen Frauen" is produced (Munich) 
1910
NY's Penn Station opens as world's largest railway terminal 
1911
Audience throws vegetables at actors for 1st recorded time in US 
1912
Albanian National Flag adopted 
1912
Spanish protectorate in Morocco forms 
1914
1st British woman elected political agent (Grantham, Linconshire) 
1919
Peace of Neuilly-sur-Seine: Allies & Bulgaria 
1924
57,000 watch a High School football game (LA & Polytechnic tie 7-7) 
1924
In New York City, the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held. 
1925
German Parliament ratifies treaty of Locarno 
1926
110,000 watch US Army & Navy play a 21-all tie 
1926
Béla Bartok's ballet "Miraculous Mandarin" premieres in Keulen 
1926
Italian & Albania sign peace treaty 
1926
KXL-AM in Portland OR begins radio transmissions 
1926
Restoration of Williamsburg, Virginia, begins 
1931
1st Test Cricket match at the Gabba Bradman scores 200 on 1st day 
1932
Poland & USSR sign non-aggression treaty 
1934
Bank robber Baby Face Nelson dies in a shoot-out with the FBI. 
1937
Pro-labor musical revue "Pins & Needles" opens, produced by ILGWU 
1939
Maxwell Anderson's "Key Largo" premieres in NYC 
1940
6th Heisman Trophy Award: Tom Harmon, Michigan (HB) 
1941
British 13th Army Corps reaches Tobruk 
1941
Joe DiMaggio is named AL MVP 
1941
USSR begins a counter offensive, causes Germany to retreat 
1942
Bobby Managoff beats Yvon Robert in Houston, to become wrestling champ 
1942
French navy at Toulon scuttles ships & subs so Nazis cannot seize them 
1942
Tito appoints Anti-fascist Liberation board in Yugoslavia 
1943
31st CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Flying Wildcats defeat Winn Bombers, 23-14 
1943
Conference of Teheran (Churchill-Roosevelt-Stalin
1944
4,000 shells detonate in RAF arms depot at Fauld, near Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire; village of Hanbury destroyed, at least 70 people killed 
1944
US 121st Infantry regiment opens assault on Hurtgen 
1945
Gen George Marshall named special US envoy to China 
1945
Trial against NSB-leader Mussert begins 
1945
Dutch resistance fighter Hannie Schaft re-buried in presence of Queen Wilhelmina 
1946
English soccer team beats Netherlands, 8-2 
1947
Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP, beating Ted Williams by 1 vote 
1948
36th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 12-7 
1948
Honda 1st opens in America 
1950
Red Sox sign shortstop Lou Boudreau as a player to 2-year contract 
1950
Trial against RC clergy "imperialistic conspiracy" begins in Prague 
1951
1st rocket to intercept an airplane, White Sands, NM 
1951
Cease-fire & demarcation zone accord signed in Panmunjon, Korea 
1952
KTBC TV channel 7 in Austin, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting 
1953
Indians 3rd baseman Al Rosen is unanimously named AL's MVP 
1954
"By the Beautiful Sea" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 270 perfs 
1954
42nd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 26-25 
1954
Alger Hiss is released from prison after serving 44 months for perjury. 
1956
F Goodrich and A Hackett's "Diary of Anne Frank" premieres in Netherlands 
1957
Army withdraws for Little Rock Ark, after Central HS integration 
1958
USSR abrogates Allied war-time agreements on control of Germany 
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 
1961
Gordie Howe becomes 1st to play in 1,000 NHL games 
1961
KHAW TV channel 11 in Hilo, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting 
1962
1st test flight of the Boeing 727 takes place 
1962
Sumner Arthur Long's "Never Too Late" premieres in NYC 
1962
US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site 
1963
The Convention on the Unification of Certain Points of Substantive Law on Patents for Invention is signed at Strasbourg. 
1965
15-25,000 demonstrate against war in Vietnam in Washington, DC 
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 
1966
In highest-scoring NFL game, Wash Redskins defeat NY Giants 72-41 
1966
Uruguay adopts constitution 
1967
Beatles release "Magical Mystery Tour" 
1967
Gold pool nations pledge support of $35 per ounce gold price 
1967
French President Charles de Gaulle said 'Non!' to British entry to the European Common Market for the second time 
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 v England, Brisbane 
1971
Soviet Mars 2 becomes 1st spacecraft to crash land on Mars 
1971
Two Customs officials are shot by an Irish Republican Army sniper firinge upon a British Army patrol investigating a bomb attack on a Customs Post near Newry, County Armagh 
1972
Pierre Trudeau forms Canadian government 
1972
Yanks trade Ellis, Torres & Spikes to Indians for Nettles & Moses 
1973
Gary Matthews wins NL Rookie of Year 
1973
Neil Simon's "Good Doctor" premieres in NYC 
1973
Senate votes 92-3 to confirm Gerald R Ford as VP 
1973
US President Richard Nixon signs the Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act, authorizing petroleum price, production, allocation and marketing controls 
1974
Cardinals outfielder Bake McBride wins NL Rookie of Year 
1975
Red Sox's Fred Lynn is 1st rookie to win MVP (AL) 
1975
The Provisional IRA assassinates Ross McWhirter, after a press conference in which McWhirter announced a reward for the capture of those responsible for multiple bombings and shootings across England. 
1976
Amy Alcott wins LPGA Colgate-Far East Golf Championship 
1976
Miss Teenage America Pageant 
1977
"Comedy with Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Imperial NY after 66 perf 
1977
65th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 41-6 
1979
1st day-night one-day cricket international, Australia v WI at SCG 
1980
Soyuz T-3 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station, launched 
1982
5th time Rangers shut-out Islanders 3-0 
1982
Kepler Wessels scores century in 1st Test Cricket (162 v England) 
1983
71st CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats BC Lions, 18-17 
1983
Colombian jetliner Boeing 747 crashes in Madrid killing 181 
1983
Desmond Haynes out handled the ball v India 
1985
Cards Vince Coleman wins NL Rookie of Year 
1985
Republic of Ireland gains consultative role in Northern Ireland 
1987
"Les Miserables" opens at Theatre Royal, Sydney 
1987
Young man survives 7 attempts at suicide in Somerset, England 
1988
76th CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeats BC Lions, 22-21 
1989
Colombian jetliner bombed killing 107 
1989
France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island 
1989
George Harrison releases "Cheer Down" & "Poor Little Girl" 
1989
Luis Alberto Lacelle elected president of Uruguay 
1989
US 63rd manned space mission STS 33 (Discovery 9) returns from space 
1990
British Conservative Party chooses John Major to succeed Margaret Thatcher as leader ( and hence as Prime Minister) 
1991
"Peter Pan" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 48 performances 
1991
Poetess Maria Elene Cruz Varela sentenced to 2 years (Cuba) 
1991
Undertaker beats Hulk Hogan to become new WWF champ 
1992
Howard Stern Interview premieres on E! Network 
1992
Part of Vienna Hofburg destroyed by fire 
1993
Boon completes his 18th Test Cricket century (106 v NZ, Hobart) 
1993
India defeat West Indies in Bengal Jubilee Cricket Final, Kumble 6-12 
1993
Lisa Hanna, 18, of Jamaica, crowned 43rd Miss World 
1994
82nd CFL Grey Cup: British Columbia Lions defeat Balt Stallions, 26-23 
1994
Fire in disco in Fuxin, North-China, 233 killed 
1994
Julio Maria Sanguinetti elected president of Uruguay 
1997
Lions' Barry Sanders becomes NFL's 2nd all-time rusher 
1997
Twenty-five are killed in the second Souhane massacre in Algeria. 
1999
The left-wing Labour Party takes control of the New Zealand government with leader Helen Clark becoming the first elected female Prime Minister in New Zealand's history. 
2001
A hydrogen atmosphere is discovered on the extrasolar planet Osiris by the Hubble Space Telescope, the first atmosphere detected on an extrasolar planet. 
2004
New Zealand's All Blacks thump Six Nations Rugby Union Champions France 45-6 in Paris 
2004
Pope John Paul II returns the relics of Saint John Chrysostom to the Eastern Orthodox Church. 
2005
The first partial human face transplant is completed in Amiens, France. 
2005
President El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, in power since 1967 and the longest-serving head of state in the world, was re-elected to his third consecutive seven-year term. 
2005
93rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 38-35 
2006
The Canadian House of Commons endorses Prime Minister Stephen Harper's motion to declare Québécois a nation within a unified Canada. 
2006
Francesco Cossiga, Italian politician and former President of the Italian Republic, resigned from his position as lifetime senator. 
2011
99th CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 34-23 
2012
29 people are killed and 126 are wounded by 8 car bombings across Iraq 
2012
The Eurozone announces that it will make loans of 43.7 billion euros to Greece 
2013
Tiger Woods is named PGA Tour's player of the year for the 11th time 
2013
Greece becomes the first developed market to be demoted into an emerging market by the MSCI index 
2013
"Frozen", the highest-grossing animated film of all time, starring Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, is released 
2016
7 Dead, 1 Missing as Waves Hit New Zealand Fishing Boat 
2016
No. 2 Ohio State Defeats No. 3 Michigan in Overtime Thriller 
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