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November 27 is the 331st day of the year (332nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 34 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

  • AD 25Luoyang is declared capital of the Eastern Han dynasty by Emperor Guangwu of Han.
  • 176 – Emperor Marcus Aurelius grants his son Commodus the rank of "Imperator" and makes him Supreme Commander of the Roman legions.
  • 395Rufinus, praetorian prefect of the East, is murdered by Gothic mercenaries under Gainas.
  • 511 – King Clovis I dies at Lutetia and is buried in the Abbey of St Genevieve.
  • 602 – Emperor Maurice is forced to watch his five sons be executed before being beheaded himself.
  • 1095Pope Urban II declares the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont.
  • 1727 – The foundation stone to the Jerusalem Church in Berlin is laid.
  • 1809 – The Berners Street hoax was perpetrated by Theodore Hook in the City of Westminster, London.
  • 1815 – Adoption of Constitution of the Kingdom of Poland.
  • 1830 – Saint Catherine Labouré experiences a Marian apparition.
  • 1835James Pratt and John Smith are hanged in London; they are the last two to be executed for sodomy in England.
  • 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.
  • 1863American Civil War: Confederate cavalry leader John Hunt Morgan and several of his men escape the Ohio Penitentiary and return safely to the South.
  • 1863 – American Civil War: Battle of Mine Run: Union forces under General George Meade take up positions against troops led by Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
  • 1868American 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 Theodor Fontane's Effi Briest.
  • 1895 – At the Swedish–Norwegian Club in Paris, Alfred Nobel signs his last will and testament, setting aside his estate to establish the Nobel Prize after he dies.
  • 1896Also sprach Zarathustra by Richard Strauss is first performed.
  • 1901 – The U.S. Army War College is established.
  • 1912Spain declares a protectorate over the north shore of Morocco.
  • 1918 – The Free Territory of Ukraine is established in Huliaipole.
  • 1924 – In New York City, the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.
  • 1940 – In Romania, the ruling Iron Guard fascist party assassinates over 60 of arrested King Carol II of Romania's aides and other political dissidents.
  • 1940 – World War II: At the Battle of Cape Spartivento, the Royal Navy engages the Regia Marina in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • 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: RAF Fauld explosion: An explosion at a Royal Air Force ammunition dump in Staffordshire kills seventy people.
  • 1945CARE (then the Cooperative for American Remittances to Europe) was founded to a send CARE Packages of food relief to Europe after World War II.
  • 1954Alger Hiss is released from prison after serving 44 months for perjury.
  • 1965Vietnam 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.
  • 1968Penny Ann Early became the first woman to play major professional basketball for the Kentucky Colonels in an ABA game against the Los Angeles Stars.
  • 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.
  • 1973Twenty-fifth Amendment: The United States Senate votes 92–3 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President of the United States. (On December 6, the House will confirm him 387–35).
  • 1975 – The Provisional IRA assassinates Ross McWhirter, after a press conference in which McWhirter had announced a reward for the capture of those responsible for multiple bombings and shootings across England.
  • 1978 – In San Francisco, city mayor George Moscone and openly gay city supervisor Harvey Milk are assassinated by former supervisor Dan White.
  • 1978 – The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) is founded in the city of Riha (Urfa) in Turkey.
  • 1983Avianca Flight 011: A Boeing 747 crashes near Madrid's Barajas Airport, killing 181.
  • 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.
  • 1989Avianca 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 will claim responsibility for the attack.
  • 1992 – For the second time in a year, military forces try to overthrow president Carlos Andrés Pérez in Venezuela.
  • 1997 – Twenty-five people are killed in the second Souhane massacre in Algeria.
  • 1999 – The centre-left 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.
  • 2004Pope John Paul II returns the relics of Saint John Chrysostom to the Eastern Orthodox Church.
  • 2006 – The House of Commons of Canada approves a motion introduced by Prime Minister Stephen Harper recognizing the Québécois as a nation within Canada.
  • 2008XL Airways Germany Flight 888T: An Airbus A320 performing a flight test crashes near the French commune of Canet-en-Roussillon, killing all seven people on board.[1]
  • 2009Nevsky Express bombing: A bomb explodes on the Nevsky Express train between Moscow and Saint Petersburg, derailing it and causing 28 deaths and 96 injuries.
  • 2015United States: An active shooter inside a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs, Colorado, shoots at least four police officers. One officer later dies. Two civilians were also killed, and six injured. The shooter later surrendered.

Births

  • 111Antinous, Greek favourite of Hadrian (d. 130)
  • 1127Emperor Xiaozong of Song (d. 1194)
  • 1380 – King Ferdinand I of Aragon (d. 1416)
  • 1422Gaston IV, Count of Foix, French nobleman (d. 1472)
  • 1548Jacopo Mazzoni, Italian philosopher (d. 1598)
  • 1558Mingyi Swa, Crown Prince of Burma (d. 1593)
  • 1576Shimazu Tadatsune, Japanese daimyō (d. 1638)
  • 1582Pierre Dupuy, French historian and scholar (d. 1651)
  • 1630Sigismund Francis, Archduke of Austria (d. 1665)
  • 1635Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon, second wife of Louis XIV of France (d. 1719)
  • 1640Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland (d. 1709)
  • 1701Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer, physicist, and mathematician (d. 1744)
  • 1710Robert Lowth, English bishop and academic (d. 1787)
  • 1746Robert R. Livingston, American lawyer and politician, 1st United States Secretary for Foreign Affairs (d. 1813)
  • 1746 – Increase Sumner, American lawyer, jurist, and politician, 5th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1799)
  • 1754Georg Forster, German-Polish ethnologist and journalist (d. 1794)
  • 1759Franz Krommer, Czech violinist and composer (d. 1831)
  • 1779Aimé, duc de Clermont-Tonnerre, French general and politician, French Minister of Defence (d. 1865)
  • 1804Julius Benedict, German-English conductor and composer (d. 1885)
  • 1809Fanny Kemble, English actress, playwright, and poet (d. 1893)
  • 1814Charles-François-Frédéric, marquis de Montholon-Sémonville, French politician and diplomat, French ambassador to the United States (d. 1886)
  • 1820Rachel Brooks Gleason, fourth woman to earn a medical degree in the United States (d. 1905)
  • 1823James Service, Scottish-Australian politician, 12th Premier of Victoria (d. 1899)
  • 1833Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (d. 1897)
  • 1843Cornelius Vanderbilt II, American businessman (d. 1899)
  • 1845Frederic Crowninshield, American artist and author (d. 1918)
  • 1853Frank Dicksee, English painter and illustrator (d. 1928)
  • 1857Charles Scott Sherrington, English physiologist, bacteriologist, and pathologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1952)
  • 1859William Bliss Baker, American painter (d. 1886)
  • 1865Janez Evangelist Krek, Slovene priest, journalist, and politician (d. 1917)
  • 1867Charles Koechlin, French composer and educator (d. 1950)
  • 1870Juho Kusti Paasikivi, Finnish academic and politician, 7th President of Finland (d. 1956)
  • 1871Giovanni Giorgi, Italian physicist and engineer (d. 1950)
  • 1874Charles A. Beard, American historian, author, and educator, co-founded The New School (d. 1948)
  • 1874 – Chaim Weizmann, Belarusian-Israeli chemist and politician, 1st President of Israel (d. 1952)
  • 1875Julius Lenhart, Austrian gymnast (d. 1962)
  • 1877Katharine Anthony, American biographer (d. 1965)[2]
  • 1878Jatindramohan Bagchi, Indian poet and critic (d. 1948)
  • 1878 – Charles Dvorak, American pole vaulter and coach (d. 1969)
  • 1885Daniel Mendaille, French actor (d. 1963)
  • 1885 – Liviu Rebreanu, Romanian author and playwright (d. 1944)
  • 1887Masaharu Homma, Japanese general (d. 1946)
  • 1888Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar, Indian activist and politician, 1st Speaker of the Lok Sabha (d. 1956)
  • 1894Konosuke Matsushita, Japanese businessman, founded Panasonic (d. 1989)
  • 1894 – Katherine Milhous, American author and illustrator (d. 1977)
  • 1894 – Amphilochius of Pochayiv, Ukrainian monk and saint (d. 1971)
  • 1898Fredric Warburg, English author and publisher (d. 1981)
  • 1900Jovette Bernier, Canadian journalist, author, and radio show host (d. 1981)
  • 1901Ted Husing, American sportscaster (d. 1962)
  • 1903Lars Onsager, Norwegian-American chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1976)
  • 1905Astrid Allwyn, American actress (d. 1978)[3]
  • 1907Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Indian poet and author (d. 2003)
  • 1907 – L. Sprague de Camp, American historian and author (d. 2000)
  • 1909James Agee, American novelist, screenwriter, and critic (d. 1955)
  • 1909 – Anatoly Maltsev, Russian mathematician and theorist (d. 1967)
  • 1911Fe del Mundo, Filipino pediatrician and educator (d. 2011)
  • 1911 – David Merrick, American director and producer (d. 2000)
  • 1912Connie Sawyer, American actress (d. 2018)
  • 1916Chick Hearn, American sportscaster and actor (d. 2002)
  • 1917Buffalo Bob Smith, American actor and television host (d. 1998)
  • 1918Stephen Elliott, American actor (d. 2005)
  • 1920Abe Lenstra, Dutch footballer (d. 1985)
  • 1920 – Buster Merryfield, English actor (d. 1999)
  • 1920 – Cal Worthington, American captain and car dealer (d. 2013)
  • 1921Dora Dougherty Strother, American pilot and academic (d. 2013)
  • 1921 – Alexander Dubček, Slovak soldier and politician (d. 1992)
  • 1922Hall Bartlett, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1993)
  • 1922 – Nicholas Magallanes, American principal dancer and charter member of the New York City Ballet (d. 1977)
  • 1923J. Ernest Wilkins Jr., American nuclear scientist, mechanical engineer and mathematician (d. 2011)
  • 1925John Maddox, Welsh chemist, physicist, and journalist (d. 2009)
  • 1925 – Marshall Thompson, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1992)
  • 1925 – Derroll Adams, American folk singer-songwriter and musician (d. 2000)
  • 1925 – Ernie Wise, English actor, singer, and screenwriter (d. 1999)
  • 1926Chae Myung-shin, South Korean general (d. 2013)
  • 1927Carlos José Castilho, Brazilian footballer and manager (d. 1987)
  • 1927 – William E. Simon, American soldier and politician, 63rd United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 2000)
  • 1928Alekos Alexandrakis, Greek actor and director (d. 2005)
  • 1928 – Josh Kirby, English painter and illustrator (d. 2001)
  • 1930Joe DeNardo, American meteorologist (d. 2018)
  • 1930 – Dick Poole, Australian rugby league player and coach
  • 1930 – Rex Shelley, Singaporean engineer and author (d. 2009)
  • 1930 – Alan Simpson, English screenwriter and producer (d. 2017)
  • 1932Benigno Aquino, Jr., Filipino journalist and politician (d. 1983)
  • 1933Jacques Godbout, Canadian journalist, author, director, and screenwriter
  • 1933 – Gordon S. Wood, American historian and academic
  • 1934Ammo Baba, Iraqi footballer and manager (d. 2009)
  • 1934 – Al Jackson, Jr., American drummer, songwriter, and producer (d. 1975)
  • 1934 – Gilbert Strang, American mathematician and academic
  • 1935Les Blank, American director and producer (d. 2013)
  • 1935 – Daniel Charles, French musicologist and philosopher (d. 2008)
  • 1935 – Willie Pastrano, American boxer (d. 1997)
  • 1937Gail Sheehy, American journalist and author
  • 1938John Ashworth, English biologist and academic
  • 1938 – Apolo Nsibambi, Ugandan academic and politician, Prime Minister of Uganda (d. 2019)
  • 1939Dave Giusti, American baseball player and manager
  • 1939 – Laurent-Désiré Kabila, Congolese politician, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (d. 2001)
  • 1940Bruce Lee, American-Chinese actor, martial artist, and screenwriter (d. 1973)
  • 1941Aimé Jacquet, French footballer, coach, and manager
  • 1941 – Eddie Rabbitt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1998)
  • 1941 – Louis van Dijk, Dutch pianist
  • 1942Henry Carr, American football player and sprinter (d. 2015)
  • 1942 – Marilyn Hacker, American poet and critic
  • 1942 – Jimi Hendrix, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 1970)
  • 1943Nicole Brossard, Canadian author and poet
  • 1943 – Jil Sander, German fashion designer
  • 1944Mickey Leland, American activist and politician (d. 1989)
  • 1945James Avery, American actor (d. 2013)
  • 1945 – Phil Bloom, Dutch model and actress
  • 1945 – Randy Brecker, American trumpeter and flugelhornist
  • 1945 – Alain de Cadenet, English race car driver
  • 1945 – Benigno Fitial, Mariana Islander businessman and politician, 7th Governor of the Northern Mariana Islands
  • 1945 – Simon Townsend, Australian journalist and television host
  • 1946Richard Codey, American politician, 53rd Governor of New Jersey
  • 1946 – Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, Ethiopian-Djiboutian lawyer and politician, President of Djibouti
  • 1947Don Adams, American basketball player (d. 2013)
  • 1947 – Neil Rosenshein, American tenor and actor
  • 1949Masanori Sekiya, Japanese race car driver
  • 1950Gavyn Davies, English journalist and businessman
  • 1951Kathryn Bigelow, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1951 – Vera Fischer, Brazilian actress, winner from Miss Brasil 1969 contest
  • 1951 – Gunnar Graps, Estonian singer and guitarist (d. 2004)
  • 1952Sheila Copps, Canadian journalist and politician, 6th Deputy Prime Minister of Canada
  • 1952 – Bappi Lahiri, Indian singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1952 – Jim Wetherbee, American captain, engineer, and astronaut
  • 1953Curtis Armstrong, American actor, singer, and producer
  • 1953 – Steve Bannon, American media executive and political figure
  • 1953 – Boris Grebenshchikov, Russian singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1953 – Tarmo Kõuts, Estonian admiral and politician
  • 1953 – Lyle Mays, American keyboardist and composer (d. 2020)
  • 1953 – Richard Stone, American composer (d. 2001)
  • 1954Arthur Smith, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter
  • 1955Pierre Mondou, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1955 – Bill Nye, American engineer, educator, and television host
  • 1956William Fichtner, American actor
  • 1956 – John McCarthy, English journalist and author
  • 1956 – Nazrin Shah of Perak, Sultan of Perak
  • 1957Kenny Acheson, Northern Irish race car driver
  • 1957 – Frank Boeijen, Dutch singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1957 – Caroline Kennedy, American lawyer and diplomat, 29th United States Ambassador to Japan
  • 1957 – Callie Khouri, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1957 – Michael A. Stackpole, American game designer and author
  • 1957 – Edda Heiðrún Backman, Icelandic actress, singer, director and artist (d. 2016)
  • 1958Tetsuya Komuro, Japanese singer-songwriter, and producer
  • 1958 – Mike Scioscia, American baseball player and manager
  • 1959Charlie Burchill, Scottish guitarist and songwriter
  • 1959 – Viktoria Mullova, Russian violinist
  • 1960Kevin Henkes, American author and illustrator
  • 1960 – Ken O'Brien, American football player and coach
  • 1960 – Tim Pawlenty, American lawyer and politician, 39th Governor of Minnesota
  • 1960 – Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukrainian economist and politician, 10th Prime Minister of Ukraine
  • 1960 – Gianni Vernetti, Italian lawyer and politician
  • 1961Samantha Bond, English actress
  • 1961 – Steve Oedekerk, American actor, director, and screenwriter
  • 1962Charlie Benante, American drummer and songwriter
  • 1962 – Mike Bordin, American drummer
  • 1962 – Davey Boy Smith, English-Canadian wrestler (d. 2002)
  • 1963Fisher Stevens, American actor, director, and producer
  • 1964Robin Givens, American actress
  • 1964 – Roberto Mancini, Italian footballer and manager
  • 1964 – Hisayuki Sasaki, Japanese golfer (d. 2013)
  • 1965Danielle Ammaccapane, American golfer
  • 1966Andy Merrill, American television writer, producer and voice actor
  • 1968Michael Vartan, French-American actor
  • 1968 – Al Barrow, English bass guitarist
  • 1969Ruth George, English politician
  • 1969 – Damian Hinds, English politician
  • 1969 – Myles Kennedy, American singer-songwriter
  • 1971Kirk Acevedo, American actor
  • 1971 – Larry Allen, American football player
  • 1971 – Iván Rodríguez, Puerto Rican-American baseball player
  • 1971 – Nick Van Exel, American basketball player and coach
  • 1972Shane Salerno, American screenwriter and producer
  • 1973Sharlto Copley, South African actor
  • 1973 – Samantha Harris, American model and television host
  • 1973 – Evan Karagias, American wrestler and actor
  • 1973 – Jin Katagiri, Japanese comedian, actor, sculptor, and potter
  • 1973 – Twista, American rapper and producer
  • 1974Wendy Houvenaghel, Northern Irish racing cyclist
  • 1974 – Alec Newman, Scottish actor
  • 1975Bad Azz, American rapper (d. 2019)
  • 1975 – Martín Gramática, Argentinian-American football player
  • 1975 – Rain Vessenberg, Estonian footballer
  • 1976Jean Grae, South African-American rapper and producer
  • 1976 – Chad Kilger, Canadian ice hockey player and firefighter
  • 1976 – Jaleel White, American actor and screenwriter
  • 1977Willie Bloomquist, American baseball player
  • 1978Eszter Molnár, Hungarian tennis player
  • 1978 – Jimmy Rollins, American baseball player
  • 1978 – Mike Skinner, English rapper and producer
  • 1978 – Radek Štěpánek, Czech tennis player
  • 1979Ricky Carmichael, American motocross racer
  • 1979 – Hilary Hahn, American violinist
  • 1979 – Teemu Tainio, Finnish footballer
  • 1980Jackie Greene, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1980 – Veronika Portsmuth, Estonian singer and conductor
  • 1980 – Michael Yardy, English cricketer
  • 1981Bruno Alves, Portuguese footballer
  • 1981 – Ryan Jimmo, Canadian mixed martial artist (d. 2016)
  • 1981 – Matthew Taylor, English footballer
  • 1982David Bellion, French footballer
  • 1982 – Aleksandr Kerzhakov, Russian footballer
  • 1982 – Tommy Robinson, English activist, co-founded the English Defence League
  • 1983Professor Green, English rapper
  • 1984Izumi Kitta, Japanese voice actress and singer
  • 1984 – Domata Peko, American football player
  • 1984 – Leslie Dewan, American entrepreneur
  • 1985Park Soo-jin, South Korean singer
  • 1985 – Alison Pill, Canadian actress
  • 1985 – Thilo Versick, German footballer
  • 1986 – Suresh Kumar Raina, Indian cricketer
  • 1986 – Steven Silva, American-Filipino footballer
  • 1986 – Xavi Torres, Spanish footballer
  • 1986 – Oritsé Williams, English singer-songwriter, producer, and dancer
  • 1989Michael Floyd, American football player
  • 1989 – Freddie Sears, English footballer
  • 1990Josh Dubovie, English singer
  • 1992Ala Boratyn, Polish singer-songwriter
  • 1992 – Park Chanyeol, South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter, actor and model
  • 1995Suliasi Vunivalu, Fijian rugby league player
  • 1996Mike Williams, Dutch DJ and record producer
  • 1996 – Andy Truong, Australian fashion designer

Deaths

  • 8 BCHorace, Roman soldier and poet (b. 65 BC)
  • 395Rufinus, Roman politician (b. 335)
  • 450Galla Placidia, Roman Empress (b. 392)
  • 511Clovis I, king of the Franks
  • 602Maurice, Byzantine emperor (b. 539)
  • 639Acarius, bishop of Doornik and Noyon
  • 1198Constance, Queen of Sicily (b. 1154)
  • 1252Blanche of Castile (b. 1188)
  • 1346 – Saint Gregory of Sinai (b. c. 1260)
  • 1382Philip van Artevelde, Flemish patriot (b. 1340)
  • 1474Guillaume Dufay, Flemish composer and educator (b. 1397)
  • 1570Jacopo Sansovino, Italian sculptor and architect (b. 1486)
  • 1592Nakagawa Hidemasa, Japanese commander (b. 1568)
  • 1620Francis, Duke of Pomerania-Stettin, Bishop of Cammin (b. 1577)
  • 1632John Eliot, English politician (b. 1592)
  • 1703Henry Winstanley, English painter and engineer (b. 1644)
  • 1754Abraham de Moivre, French-English mathematician and theorist (b. 1667)
  • 1811Andrew Meikle, Scottish engineer, designed the threshing machine (b. 1719)
  • 1819Gustavus Conyngham, Irish-born American merchant sea captain, an officer in the Continental Navy and a privateer.
  • 1830André Parmentier, Belgian-American architect (b. 1780)
  • 1852Ada Lovelace, English mathematician and computer scientist (b. 1815)
  • 1875Richard Christopher Carrington, English astronomer and educator (b. 1826)
  • 1881Theobald Boehm, German flute player and composer (b. 1794)
  • 1884Fanny Elssler, Austrian ballerina (b. 1810)
  • 1895Alexandre Dumas, fils, French novelist and playwright (b. 1824)
  • 1899Constant Fornerod, Swiss academic and politician, 10th President of the Swiss Council of States (b. 1819)
  • 1901Clement Studebaker, American businessman, co-founded Studebaker (b. 1831)
  • 1908Jean Albert Gaudry, French geologist and palaeontologist (b. 1827)
  • 1916Emile Verhaeren, Belgian poet and playwright (b. 1855)
  • 1919Manuel Espinosa Batista, Panamanian pharmacist and politician (b. 1857)
  • 1920Alexius Meinong, Ukrainian-Austrian philosopher and author (b. 1853)
  • 1921Douglas Cameron, Canadian contractor and politician, 8th Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba (b. 1854)
  • 1921 – Mary Grant Roberts, Australian zoo owner (b. 1841)[4]
  • 1931Lya De Putti, Slovak-American actress (b. 1899)
  • 1934Baby Face Nelson, American criminal (b. 1908)
  • 1936Basil Zaharoff, Greek-French businessman and philanthropist (b. 1849)
  • 1940Nicolae Iorga, Romanian historian and politician, 34th Prime Minister of Romania (b. 1871)
  • 1943Ivo Lola Ribar, Croatian soldier and politician (b. 1916)
  • 1944Leonid Mandelstam, Russian physicist and academic (b. 1879)
  • 1953Eugene O'Neill, American playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888)
  • 1955Arthur Honegger, French-Swiss composer and academic (b. 1892)
  • 1958Georgi Damyanov, Bulgarian politician, Head of State of Bulgaria (b. 1892)
  • 1958 – Artur Rodziński, Polish-American conductor (b. 1892)
  • 1960Frederick Fane, Irish-English cricketer (b. 1875)
  • 1960 – Dirk Jan de Geer, Dutch lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (b. 1870)
  • 1962August Lass, Estonian footballer (b. 1903)
  • 1967Léon M'ba, Gabonese politician, 1st President of Gabon (b. 1902)
  • 1969May Gibbs, English Australian children's author, illustrator, and cartoonist, (b. 1877)
  • 1970Helene Madison, American swimmer and nurse (b. 1913)
  • 1973Frank Christian, American trumpet player (b. 1887)
  • 1975Alberto Massimino, Italian automotive engineer (b. 1895)
  • 1975 – Ross McWhirter, English author and activist, co-founded the Guinness Book of Records (b. 1925)
  • 1977Mart Laga, Estonian basketball player (b. 1936)
  • 1978Harvey Milk, American lieutenant and politician (b. 1930)
  • 1978 – George Moscone, American lawyer and politician, 37th Mayor of San Francisco (b. 1929)
  • 1980F. Burrall Hoffman, American architect, designed the Villa Vizcaya (b. 1882)
  • 1981Lotte Lenya, Austrian singer and actress (b. 1898)
  • 1985Rendra Karno, Indonesian actor (b. 1920)
  • 1986Steve Tracy, American actor (b, 1952)
  • 1988John Carradine, American actor (b. 1906)
  • 1988 – Jan Hein Donner, Dutch chess player and author (b. 1927)
  • 1989Carlos Arias Navarro, Spanish lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of Spain (b. 1908)
  • 1990David White, American actor (b. 1916)
  • 1990 – Basilis C. Xanthopoulos, Greek physicist and academic (b. 1951)
  • 1992Ivan Generalić, Croatian painter (b. 1914)
  • 1994Fernando Lopes-Graça, Portuguese composer and conductor (b. 1906)
  • 1997Buck Leonard, American baseball player and educator (b. 1907)
  • 1998Barbara Acklin, American singer-songwriter (b. 1943)
  • 1998 – Gloria Fuertes, Spanish poet and author of children's literature (b. 1917)
  • 1999Yasuhiro Kojima, Japanese-American wrestler and trainer (b. 1937)
  • 1999 – Alain Peyrefitte, French scholar and politician, French Minister of Justice (b. 1925)
  • 1999 – Elizabeth Gray Vining, American author and librarian (b. 1902)
  • 2000Malcolm Bradbury, English author and academic (b. 1932)
  • 2000 – Uno Prii, Estonian-Canadian architect (b. 1924)
  • 2000 – Len Shackleton, English footballer and journalist (b. 1922)
  • 2002Billie Bird, American actress (b. 1908)
  • 2002 – Shivmangal Singh Suman, Indian poet and academic (b. 1915)
  • 2005Jocelyn Brando, American actress (b. 1919)
  • 2005 – Joe Jones, American singer-songwriter (b. 1926)
  • 2006Don Butterfield, American tuba player (b. 1923)
  • 2006 – Bebe Moore Campbell, American author and educator (b. 1950)
  • 2006 – Casey Coleman, American sportscaster (b. 1951)
  • 2007Bernie Banton, Australian activist (b. 1946)
  • 2007 – Robert Cade, American physician and academic, co-invented Gatorade (b. 1927)
  • 2007 – Sean Taylor, American football player (b. 1983)
  • 2007 – Bill Willis, American football player and coach (b. 1921)
  • 2008V. P. Singh, Indian lawyer and politician, 7th Prime Minister of India (b. 1931)
  • 2009Al Alberts, American singer-songwriter (b. 1922)
  • 2010Irvin Kershner, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1923)
  • 2011Len Fulford, English photographer and director (b. 1928)
  • 2011 – Ken Russell, English actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1927)
  • 2011 – Gary Speed, Welsh footballer and manager (b. 1969)
  • 2012Mickey Baker, American guitarist (b. 1925)
  • 2012 – Ab Fafié, Dutch footballer and manager (b. 1941)
  • 2012 – Érik Izraelewicz, French journalist and author (b. 1954)
  • 2012 – Marvin Miller, American businessman and union leader (b. 1917)
  • 2012 – Jack Wishna, American photographer and businessman, co-founded Rockcityclub (b. 1958)
  • 2013Lewis Collins, English-American actor (b. 1946)
  • 2013 – Herbert F. DeSimone, American lawyer and politician, Attorney General of Rhode Island (b. 1929)
  • 2013 – Volker Roemheld, German physiologist and biologist (b. 1941)
  • 2013 – Nílton Santos, Brazilian footballer (b. 1925)
  • 2013 – Manuel F. Segura, Filipino colonel (b. 1919)
  • 2014Wanda Błeńska, Polish physician and missionary (b. 1911)
  • 2014 – Phillip Hughes, Australian cricketer (b. 1988)[5][6]
  • 2014 – P. D. James, English author (b. 1920)
  • 2014 – Jack Kyle, Irish rugby player and humanitarian (b. 1926)
  • 2014 – Fernance B. Perry, Portuguese-American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1922)
  • 2015Mark Behr, Tanzanian-South African author and academic (b. 1963)
  • 2015 – Maurice Strong, Canadian businessman and diplomat (b. 1929)
  • 2015 – Garrett Swasey, American figure skater and coach (b. 1971)
  • 2015 – Philippe Washer, Belgian tennis player and golfer (b. 1924)
  • 2016Ioannis Grivas, Greek statesman (b. 1923)

Holidays and observances

  • Christian feast day:
    • Acarius of Tournai
    • Barlaam and Josaphat
    • Bilihildis
    • Congar of Congresbury
    • Facundus and Primitivus
    • Humilis of Bisignano
    • James Intercisus
    • Leonard of Port Maurice
    • Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal (Roman Catholic)
    • Secundinus
    • Siffredus of Carpentras
    • Vergilius of Salzburg
    • November 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Earliest day on which Advent Sunday can fall, while December 3 is the latest; celebrated on the Sunday nearest to St. Andrew's Day (Western Christianity)
  • Lancashire Day (United Kingdom)
  • Maaveerar Day (Tamil Eelam, Sri Lanka)
  • Naval Infantry Day (Russia)
  • Teacher's Day (Spain)

References

  1. Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Airbus A320-232 D-AXLA Canet-Plage". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 2019-11-19.
  2. Leonard, John William (1914). Woman's Who's who of America: A Biographical Dictionary of Contemporary Women of the United States and Canada, 1914-1915. American Commonwealth Company. p. 53.
  3. Ellenberger, Allan R. (2001). Celebrities in Los Angeles Cemeteries: A Directory. McFarland. p. 34. ISBN 9780786409839.
  4. Guiler, Eric. "Roberts, Mary Grant (1841–1921)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Retrieved 9 January 2020.
  5. Tomarchio, Cameron (27 November 2014). "Tragic news. Phil Hughes has died at the age of 25". News.Com.Au. Retrieved 15 August 2020.
  6. Mason, Peter (27 November 2014). "Phillip Hughes obituary: a very modern batsman destined for greatness". The Guardian. Retrieved 15 August 2020.

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