About November 27

November 27, 2022 is the 331st day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 34 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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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 56 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.
  • 1839
    In Boston, Massachusetts, the American Statistical Association is founded.
  • 1856
    The Coup of 1856 leads to Luxembourg’s unilateral adoption of a new, reactionary constitution.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: Battle of Mine Run – Union forces under General George Meade position against troops led by Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
  • 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.
  • 1901
    The U.S. Army War College is established.
  • 1924
    In New York City, the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.
  • 1942
    World War II: At Toulon, the French navy scuttles its ships and submarines to keep them out of Nazi hands.
  • 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.
  • 1965
    Vietnam War: The Pentagon tells U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson that if planned operations are to succeed, the number of American troops in Vietnam has to be increased from 120,000 to 400,000.
  • 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).
  • 1978
    In San Francisco, California, city mayor George Moscone and openly gay city supervisor Harvey Milk are assassinated by former supervisor Dan White.
  • 1978
    The Kurdish party PKK is founded in the city of Riha (Urfa) in Turkey.
  • 1983
    Avianca Flight 011, a Boeing 747 crashes near Madrid’s Barajas Airport, killing 181.
  • 1989
    Avianca Flight 203, a Boeing 727, explodes in mid-air over Colombia, killing all 107 people on board and three people on the ground. The Medellín Cartel claimed responsibility for the attack.
  • 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.
  • 2001
    A hydrogen atmosphere is discovered on the extrasolar planet Osiris by the Hubble Space Telescope, the first atmosphere detected on an extrasolar planet.
  • 2005
    The first partial human face transplant is completed in Amiens, France.

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