On This Day

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, Hall of Famer in Negro League, dies at 90
  • Henry Charnock, oceanographer, dies at 76
1997 Highlights

About November 27, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 24 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Thanksgiving (United States)

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