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
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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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