On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 15-25,000 demonstrate against war in Vietnam in Washington, D.C.
  • 1966 NFL Draft: Tommy Nobis from University of Texas first pick by Atlanta Falcons
  • 30th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 30-3 in Birmingham
  • CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Toronto: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeat Winn Blue Bombers, 22-16; strong winds meant all scoring occurred by the team going with the wind

Famous Birthdays

  • Danielle Ammaccapane, American golfer (7 LPGA Tour titles), born in Babylon, New York
  • Fiachna O'Braonain, Irish pop guitarist (Hothouse Flowers-Don't Go)
  • Kathleen Heddle, Trail BC, rower (Olympic gold 1992/96)
  • Raffaella Ragge, Italian tennis star

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Parrish, American composer, dies at 61
  • Harry Harvey Sr, actor (It's a Man's World), dies at 64