On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 2006

Historical Events

  • Ballon d'Or: Italy defender Fabio Cannavaro (Juventus/Real Madrid) is named best football player in Europe ahead of Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and Arsenal forward Thierry Henry
  • Francesco Cossiga, Italian politician and former President of the Italian Republic, resigns from his position as lifetime senator

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Canadian House of Commons endorses Prime Minister Stephen Harper's motion to declare Québécois a nation within a unified Canada.

22nd Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper
22nd Prime Minister of Canada
Stephen Harper

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

"Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (39) divorces singer Kid Rock (36) due to irreconcilable differences only 4 months after getting married

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actress Selma Blair (34) divorces actor-rocker Ahmet Zappa (32) due to irreconcilable differences after more than 2 years of marriage

Actress Selma Blair
Selma Blair

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Freeman, British disc jockey known by his nickname 'Fluff' (b. 1927)
  • Bebe Moore Campbell, American author (b. 1950)
  • Casey Coleman, American sportscaster (b. 1951)
  • Don Butterfield, American tuba player (b. 1923)
2006 Highlights

About November 27, 2006

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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