On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 2011

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • CFL Grey Cup, BC Place, Vancouver: BC Lions beat Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 34-23 for their 6th Championship

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German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel finishes 2nd in season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix at Autódromo José Carlos Pace to retain his F1 World Drivers Championship; wins by 122 points from Jenson Button

Formula 1 Driver Sebastian Vettel
Formula 1 Driver
Sebastian Vettel

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Roger Federer claims a record 6th ATP World Tour Finals tennis title with a 6–3, 6–7, 6–3 win over Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the final in London, England

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer

Famous Deaths

  • Gary Speed, Welsh footballer and Wales national football team manager, dies at 42
  • Ken Russell, British film director (Tommy, Altered States, Gothic), dies at 84
  • Sultan Khan, Indian classical musician, dies at 71