About November 27

November 27, 2024 is the 332nd day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 34 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

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Sagittarius is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 63 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On November 27

  • 395
    Rufinus, praetorian prefect of the East, is murdered by Gothic mercenaries under Gainas.
  • 1295
    The first elected representatives from Lancashire are called to Westminster by King Edward I to attend what later became known as “The Model Parliament”.
  • 1727
    The foundation stone to the Jerusalem’s Church in Berlin is laid.
  • 1807
    The Portuguese Royal Family leaves Lisbon to escape from Napoleonic troops.
  • 1839
    In Boston, Massachusetts, the American Statistical Association is founded.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: Confederate cavalry leader John Hunt Morgan and several of his men escape the Ohio Penitentiary and return safely to the South.
  • 1868
    Indian Wars: Battle of Washita River – United States Army Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer leads an attack on Cheyenne living on reservation land.
  • 1886
    German judge Emil Hartwich sustains fatal injuries in a duel, which would become the background for “Effi Briest”, a classic work of German literature.
  • 1912
    Spain declares a protectorate over the north shore of Morocco.
  • 1934
    Bank robber Baby Face Nelson dies in a shoot-out with the FBI.
  • 1944
    World War II: An explosion at a Royal Air Force ammunition dump at Fauld, Staffordshire kills seventy people.
  • 1954
    Alger Hiss is released from prison after serving 44 months for perjury.
  • 1963
    U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson makes his first address to Congress as president following the assassination of John F. Kennedy five days prior.
  • 1973
    The Twenty-fifth Amendment: The United States Senate votes 92 to 3 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President of the United States (on December 6, the House confirmed him 387 to 35).
  • 1984
    Under the Brussels Agreement signed between the governments of the United Kingdom and Spain, the former agreed to enter into discussions with Spain over Gibraltar, including sovereignty.
  • 1991
    The United Nations Security Council adopts Security Council Resolution 721, leading the way to the establishment of peacekeeping operations in Yugoslavia.
  • 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.
  • 2006
    The Canadian House of Commons endorses Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s motion to declare Quebec a nation within a unified Canada.
  • 2009
    A bomb explodes on the Nevsky Express train between Moscow and Saint Petersburg, derailing it and causing 28 deaths and 96 injuries.

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