What Happened on November 27, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Bobby Managoff beats Yvon Robert in Houston, to become wrestling champ
  • French navy at Toulon scuttles ships & subs so Nazis cannot seize them
  • Tito appoints Anti-fascist Liberation board in Yugoslavia

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Carr, American athlete (200m/4x400m Olympic golds 1964), born in Montgomery, Alabama

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jimi Hendrix, rock guitarist (Purple Haze), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1970)

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix

Famous Deaths

  • A B C Langton, cricketer (WWII 15 Tests for South Africa 1935-39), dies