On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • CFL Grey Cup, BC Place, Vancouver: BC Lions beat Baltimore FC, 26-23; first-ever championship in pro football history featuring a US v Canada matchup; Lions win on last second Lui Passaglia field-goal
  • Fire in disco in Fuxin, North-China, 233 killed
  • Julio Maria Sanguinetti elected president of Uruguay

Famous Birthdays

  • Shrek the sheep, New Zealand sheep that held world record for biggest shorn fleece, born at Bendigo Station, Otago (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Frank "Peter" Shore, egyptologist, dies at 70
  • Fernando Lopes-Gra├ža, Portuguese composer and musicologist (b. 1906)