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)
  • Ken O'Brien, American football quarterback (NY Jets), born in Rockville Centre, New York
  • Kevin Henkes, American children's book writer/illustrator
  • Maria Schneider, American composer (Concert in the Garden), born in Windom, Minnesota
  • Martin van Yellow, soccer player (Willem II)
  • Tim Pawlenty, American politician
  • Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukrainian prime minister

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Actress Lana Turner
Lana Turner

Famous Deaths

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

About November 27, 1960

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius