On This Day in History for November 27 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 113 of 113

  • 1997 Twenty-five are killed in the second Souhane massacre in Algeria.
  • 1999 The left-wing Labour Party takes control of the New Zealand government with leader Helen Clark becoming the first elected female Prime Minister in New Zealand's history.
  • 2001 A hydrogen atmosphere is discovered on the extrasolar planet Osiris by the Hubble Space Telescope, the first atmosphere detected on an extrasolar planet.

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2004 Pope John Paul II returns the relics of Saint John Chrysostom to the Eastern Orthodox Church.

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • 2005 First partial human face transplant is completed for Isabelle Dinoire in Amiens, France.
  • 2005 President El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, in power since 1967 and the longest-serving head of state in the world, is re-elected to his third consecutive seven-year term

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2006 The Canadian House of Commons endorses Prime Minister Stephen Harper's motion to declare Québécois a nation within a unified Canada.

22nd Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper
22nd Prime Minister of Canada
Stephen Harper
  • 2006 Francesco Cossiga, Italian politician and former President of the Italian Republic, resigned from his position as lifetime senator.
  • 2012 29 people are killed and 126 are wounded by 8 car bombings across Iraq
  • 2012 The Eurozone announces that it will make loans of 43.7 billion euros to Greece
  • 2013 Greece becomes the first developed market to be demoted into an emerging market by the MSCI index
  • 2015 Robert Lewis Dear (57) shots 3 dead and wounds 9 at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 2015 "Holy grail" of shipwrecks the San Jose, sunk 1708, is confirmed found by an international team off the coast of Colombia

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