On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • CFL Grey Cup, BC Place, Vancouver: Edmonton Eskimos beat Montreal Alouettes, 38-35; first time in 44 years Grey Cup goes into overtime
  • First partial human face transplant is completed for Isabelle Dinoire in Amiens, France.
  • President El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, in power since 1967 and the longest-serving head of state in the world, is re-elected to his third consecutive seven-year term

Famous Deaths

  • Jocelyn Brando, American actress (The Big Heat, Ugly American, China Venture), dies at 86
  • Joe Jones, American R&B singer (b. 1926)