What Happened on November 27, 1960

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • CBS radio cancels "Have Gun Will Travel"
  • Dr Felix Houphouet-Boigny becomes president of Ivory Coast

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Gordie Howe becomes 1st NHLer to score 1,000 points

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe
  • Patrice Lumumba flees Leopoldville Congo
  • Trailing 38-7 late in 3rd quarter, Buffalo Bills tie Broncos at 38-38

Famous Birthdays

  • Ashley Ingram, English singer (Fizzz-Just an Illusion)
  • Ken O'Brien, Rockville Centre, New York, American football quarterback (NY Jets)
  • Kevin Henkes, American children's book writer/illustrator
  • Martin van Yellow, soccer player (Willem II)
  • Tim Pawlenty, American politician
  • Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukrainian prime minister

Famous Deaths

  • Dirk J de Geer, Dutch premier (1926-29, 39-40), dies at 89
  • Frederick Fane, cricketer (682 runs in 14 Tests for Eng 1905-10), dies