November 27 holidays in 2018

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Aviation Day
Venezuela Observance
Giving Tuesday
- International

Historical Events on November 27

  • 1839: The American Statistical Association is organized in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • 1863: Confederate leader John Hunt Morgan and some of his men manage to escape the Ohio Penitentiary and make it back to the South during the American Civil War.
  • 1863: General George Meade and his Union forces fortify their positions against the forces of Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Mine Run during the American Civil War.
  • 1868: At the Battle of Washita River during the American Indian Wars, U.S Army Lt. Colonel George Custer leads his forces on an attack on Cheyenne Indians living on a reservation.
  • 1895: Alfred Nobel signs his Last Will & Testament at the Swedish-Norwegian Club in Paris. His will contained provisions that established the Nobel Prize after his death.
  • 1901: The United States War College is founded.
  • 1924: The first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is held in the city of New York.
  • 1997: During the Second Souhane Massacre in Algeria, 25 people are killed.
  • 2001: The Hubble Space Telescope discovers a hydrogen atmosphere on the extrasolar planet Osiris.
  • 2015: A shooter in a Planned Parenthood Facility in Colorado Springs, Colorado shoots two civilians and four police officers. The shooter eventually surrenders.

Famous Birthdays on November 27

  • Swedish astronomer and physicists, Anders Celsius is born in 1701.
  • American lawyer and politician, Robert R. Livingston is born in 1746.
  • English physicists, pathologist and Nobel Prize laureate, Charles Scott Sherrington is born in 1857.
  • American painter William Bliss Baker is born in 1859.
  • American-Chinese actor, martial artist and screenwriter, Bruce Lee is born in 1940.
  • American poet Marilyn Hacker is born in 1942.
  • American rapper Bad Azz is born in 1875.
  • American actor and screenwriter, Jaleel White is born in 1976.
  • American entrepreneur, co-founder and CEO of Transatomic is born in 1984.
  • English singer Josh Dubovie is born in 1990.

Kwanzaa

Blue Monday

Ash Wednesday

Arbor Day

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