On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 1960

Historical Events

  • CBS radio cancels "Have Gun Will Travel"
  • Dr Felix Houphouet-Boigny becomes president of Ivory Coast

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Gordie Howe becomes 1st NHLer to score 1,000 points

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe
  • Patrice Lumumba flees Leopoldville, Congo
  • Trailing 38-7 late in 3rd quarter, Buffalo Bills tie Broncos at 38-38

Famous Birthdays

  • Ashley Ingram, English singer (Fizzz-Just an Illusion), born in Northampton, England
  • Ken O'Brien, American football quarterback (NY Jets), born in Rockville Centre, New York
  • Kevin Henkes, American children's book writer/illustrator (Caldecott Medal), born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • Maria Schneider, American composer (Concert in the Garden), born in Windom, Minnesota
  • Martin van Geel, Dutch soccer player (Willem II), born in Goirle, Netherlands
  • Tim Pawlenty, American politician, Governor of Minnesota (2003-11), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukrainian politician and co-leader of the Orange Revolution, Prime Minister (2005, 2007-10), born in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Lana Turner marries for the 6th time to Frederick May

Actress Lana Turner
Actress
Lana Turner

Famous Deaths

  • Dirk Jan de Geer, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1926-29, 39-40), dies at 89
  • Frederick Fane, English cricketer (682 runs in 14 Tests for Eng 1905-10), dies at 85
1960 Highlights

About November 27, 1960

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius