On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 1975

Historical Events

  • The Provisional IRA assassinates Ross McWhirter, after a press conference in which McWhirter announced a reward for the capture of those responsible for multiple bombings and shootings across England.

Famous Birthdays

  • Martin Gramatica, Argentinian-American football player

Famous Deaths

  • Ross McWhirter, English Guinness Book of Records co-founder, assassinated by the IRA at 50
1975 Highlights

About November 27, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Thanksgiving (United States)

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius