On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 1999

Historical Events

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

New Zealand's Labour Party defeats the National-led government after 9 years in power, Helen Clark becomes the first elected female Prime Minister in New Zealand's history

New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark
New Zealand Prime Minister
Helen Clark

Famous Deaths

  • Alain Peyrefitte, French politician and author (b. 1925)
  • Johnny "Big Moose" Walker, American electric and Chicago blues pianist, organist, and bass guitar player (Muddy Waters; Junior Wells; Elmore James), dies at 72
  • Yasuhiro Kojima, wrestler (b. 1937)
1999 Highlights

About November 27, 1999

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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