On This Day: November 27th

This is 332nd day of the year and 34 days remain in the year.

in history
Thirty-five Amistad survivors return to Africa.
Lord Byron's daughter Ada died. She had assisted Charles Babbage with his "analytical engine" and is credited with inventing computer language.
Alfred Nobel signed his last will, which established the Nobel Prize.
New York's Pennsylvania Station opened.
Playwright Eugene O'Neill died in Boston at age 65.
Pope Paul VI was attacked at the Manila airport by a Bolivian painter disguised as a priest.
Gerald R. Ford was confirmed by the Senate to become vice president, succeeding Spiro T. Agnew.
President Bush secretly flew to Iraq to spend Thanksgiving with the troops.
November 27 Birthdays
Alexander Haig

1924–, American General, Secretary of State.

Bruce Leemartial-arts actor
Jimi Hendrixrock musician, guitarist
Caroline Kennedy Schlossbergwriter
James Ageewriter
Anders Celsiusastronomer
Chaim Weizmannscientist and Zionist leader
Charles A. Beardhistorian
Alexander Dubčekstatesman

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