November 27, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Soviet Mars 2 becomes 1st spacecraft to crash land on Mars
  • Two Customs officials are shot by an Irish Republican Army sniper firinge upon a British Army patrol investigating a bomb attack on a Customs Post near Newry, County Armagh

Birthdays in History

  • Eric Menendez, NY, accused of killing his parents (Menendez Brothers)

Deaths in History

  • Korneel Goossens, Flemish literary/art historian, dies at 70