November 27 holidays in 2020

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Thanksgiving Day
Turks and caicos islands Public Holiday
State Holiday
United states (Georgia) State Holiday
Presidents' Day
United states (New Mexico) State Holiday
Lincoln's Birthday/Lincoln's Day
United states (Indiana, West Virginia) State Holiday
Black Friday
United states (24 States) State Holiday
American Indian Heritage Day
United states (Maryland) State Holiday
Aviation Day
Venezuela Observance

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.

Leif Erikson Day

Diwali

Marine Corps Birthday

Black Friday

Advent

Winter Solstice