Sunday, November 27, 2016
History for November 27 - On-This-Day.com
James Agee 1909, "Buffalo" Bob Smith 1917, Bruce Lee 1940
Eddie Rabbit 1941, Jimi Hendrix 1942 - Musician - Jimi Hendrix Merchandise, Jaleel White 1976
1701 - Anders Celsius was born in Sweden. He was the inventor of the Celsius thermometer.
1779 - The College of Pennsylvania became the University of Pennsylvania. It was the first legally recognized university in America.
1839 - The American Statistical Association was founded in Boston.
1934 - The U.S. bank robber George "Baby Face" Nelson was killed by FBI agents near Barrington, IL.
1970 - Pope Paul VI, visiting the Philippines, was attacked at the Manila airport by a Bolivian painter disguised as a priest.
1973 - The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Gerald R. Ford as vice president after the resignation of Spiro T. Agnew.
1992 - In Venezuela, rebel forces tried but failed to overthrow President Carlos Andres Perez for the second time in ten months.
2008 - The ocean liner Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) was taken out of service after more than 30 years. The ship was launched on September 20, 1967.