On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • CFL Grey Cup, Landsdowne Park, Ottawa: Winnipeg Blue Bombers edge BC Lions, 22-21; first Grey Cup game won by a team with only a .500 season

Famous Deaths

  • Angela Aames, actress (Lost Empire, Basic Training), dies
  • Jan Hein Donner, Dutch chess grand master, dies at 61
  • John Carradine, American actor (The Grapes of Wrath, Stagecoach, Howling), dies of kidney failure at 82
  • Karel Horky, Czech composer, dies at 79