What Happened on November 27, 1978

Historical Events


San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk assassinated by former Supervisor Dan White at City Hall

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Rollins, American baseball player
  • Joshua Harris, actor (Locked Up: A Mother's Rage)
  • Mike Skinner, British singer-songwriter and rapper (The Streets - A Grand Don't Come For Free), born in Chipping Barnet, London, England
  • Tim Yeung, American heavy metal drummer (Vital Remains; I Am Morbid), born in Rochester, New York
Born in 1978

Famous Deaths

  • George Moscone, Mayor of San Francisco (1976-78) shot and killed by Dan White aged 49

Harvey MilkHarvey Milk (1930-1978)

American politician, gay activist and first openly gay person elected to public office, assassinated by Dan White at 48

1978 Highlights

About November 27, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

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