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On This Day: November 27th

This is 331st day of the year and 34 days remain in the year.

in history
1841
Thirty-five Amistad survivors return to Africa.
1852
Lord Byron's daughter Ada died. She had assisted Charles Babbage with his "analytical engine" and is credited with inventing computer language.
1895
Alfred Nobel signed his last will, which established the Nobel Prize.
1910
New York's Pennsylvania Station opened.
1953
Playwright Eugene O'Neill died in Boston at age 65.
1970
Pope Paul VI was attacked at the Manila airport by a Bolivian painter disguised as a priest.
1973
Gerald R. Ford was confirmed by the Senate to become vice president, succeeding Spiro T. Agnew.
2003
President Bush secretly flew to Iraq to spend Thanksgiving with the troops.
November 27 BirthdaysAlexander Haig1924–, 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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