On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 1843

Historical Events

  • Opera "Bohemian Girl" by Michael William Balfe with a libretto by Alfred Bunn first produced in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Elizabeth Stride "Long Liz", English victim of Jack the Ripper, born in Torslanda, Sweden (d. 1888)
  • William Cornelius Van Horne, American-Canadian railway executive (Canadian Pacific Railway), born in Frankfort, Illinois (d. 1915)
1843 Highlights

About November 27, 1843

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 177 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius