- 1095 Pope Urban II preaches 1st Crusade
- 1295 English King Edward I calls what later became known as "The Model Parliament" extending the authorities of its representatives
- 1895 Alfred Nobel's will establishes the Nobel Prize
- 1943 Conference of Tehran (Churchill-Roosevelt-Stalin)
- 1965 1st French satellite launched; France becomes 3rd nation in space
President El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, in power since 1967 and the longest-serving head of state in the world, was re-elected to his third consecutive seven-year term.
On November 27, 2005