What Happened on November 27, 1997

Historical Events

  • Lions' Barry Sanders becomes NFL's 2nd all-time rusher
  • Twenty-five are killed in the second Souhane massacre in Algeria.

Famous Deaths

  • Buck Leonard, American Baseball HOF first baseman (Negro League World Series 1943, 44, 48 Homestead Grays; 13 x NL All Star), dies from stroke complications at 90
  • Henry Charnock, oceanographer, dies at 76

About November 27, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Holidays: Thanksgiving (United States)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Candle In The Wind 1997/Something About The Way You Look Tonight - Elton John
  • UK #1 Song: Perfect Day - Various Artists