On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 2011

Historical Events

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

Sports History

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

Sports History

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


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
2011 Highlights

About November 27, 2011

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 10 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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