About November 27

November 27, 2020 is the 332nd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 34 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

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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 77 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.
  • 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.
  • 1815
    Adoption of Constitution of the Kingdom of Poland.
  • 1830
    St. Catherine Laboure experiences a vision of the Blessed Virgin standing on a globe, crushing a serpent with her feet, and emanating rays of light from her hands.
  • 1856
    The Coup of 1856 leads to Luxembourg’s unilateral adoption of a new, reactionary constitution.
  • 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.
  • 1940
    In Romania, the ruling party Iron Guard arrests and executes over 60 of exiled King Carol II of Romania’s aides, including former minister Nicolae Iorga.
  • 1954
    Alger Hiss is released from prison after serving 44 months for perjury.
  • 1963
    The Convention on the Unification of Certain Points of Substantive Law on Patents for Invention is signed at Strasbourg.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1971
    The Soviet space program’s Mars 2 orbiter releases a descent module. It malfunctions and crashes, but it is the first man-made object to reach the surface of Mars.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1992
    For the second time in a year, military forces try to overthrow president Carlos Andres Perez in Venezuela.
  • 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.
  • 2005
    The first partial human face transplant is completed in Amiens, France.

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