Saturday, November 27, 2021

History for November 27

History for November 27 -
James Agee 1909
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1985 - The British House of Commons approved the Anglo-Irish accord giving Dublin a consulting role in the governing of British-ruled Northern Ireland.

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