What Happened on November 27

Significant Events

  • 1095 Pope Urban II preaches 1st Crusade
  • 1295 English King Edward I calls what later became known as "The Model Parliament" extending the authorities of its representatives
  • 1895 Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel's will establishes the Nobel Prize
  • 1943 Conference of Tehran (Churchill-Roosevelt-Stalin)
  • 1965 1st French satellite launched; France becomes 3rd nation in space
More Historical Events

November 27 in Film & TV

  • 2013 "Frozen", the highest-grossing animated film of all time, starring Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, is released

November 27 in Music

  • 1967 The Beatles release their album "Magical Mystery Tour"
  • 2013 "Frozen", the highest-grossing animated film of all time, starring Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, is released

November 27 in Sport

Did You Know?

"The Mask of Zorro" directed by Fred Niblo and starring Douglas Fairbanks is shown in New York - 1st American superhero film

On November 27, 1920


Would You Believe?

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

On November 27, 2005

Famous Weddings

  • 1960 Actress Lana Turner marries for the 6th time to Frederick May
  • 1971 MLB center fielder Willie Mays (40) weds Mae Louise Allen in Mexico City
  • 1980 British playwright (Nobel prize for literature 2005) Harold Pinter (50) marries 2nd wife British writer and historian Antonia Frazer (48)
  • 1993 Actress Teri Garr (44) weds building contractor John O'Neil (42) at the Twin Dolphins Hotel in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • 2010 US Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell (25) weds Melanie Juneau in Texas

Famous Divorces

  • 2006 "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (39) divorces singer Kid Rock (36) due to irreconcilable differences only 4 months after getting married
  • 2006 Actress Selma Blair (34) divorces actor-rocker Ahmet Zappa (32) due to irreconcilable differences after more than 2 years of marriage
  • 2013 Actor Ashton Kutcher (35) divorces actress Demi Moore (51) due to irreconcilable differences after 8 years of marriage
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