November 27, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 4,000 shells detonate in RAF arms depot at Fauld, near Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire; village of Hanbury destroyed, at least 70 people killed
  • US 121st Infantry regiment opens assault on Hurtgen

Birthdays in History

  • Martin Corbett, gay activist
  • Mickey Leland, (Rep-D-TX, 1979- )

Deaths in History

  • Leonid Isaakovich Mandelshtam, Russian physicist (b. 1879)