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What happened today in history?
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November 27

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 
1996US president Bill Clinton, in a televised address, tells the nation that that he is sending 20,000 troops to Bosnia on a peacekeeping mission.
 
1991Britain's Conservative Party chooses John Major to succeed Margaret Thatcher as party leader.
 
1989107 people die when a bomb destroys a Colombian jetliner near Bogota.
 
1985Hollywood movie director Steven Spielberg marries actress Amy Irving.
 
1983183 people are killed when a Colombian Avianca Airlines jet crashes near Madrid.
 
1978San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and City Supervisor Harvey Milk are murdered at City Hall by former supervisor Dan White.
 

1973
Gerald Ford
Gerald Ford is confirmed as US vice president by the Senate, filling the position vacated by the resignation of Spiro T. Agnew.
 (photo credit: NARA)

 

1970Pope Paul VI is slightly wounded at the Manila airport by a knife-wielding man disguised as a priest.
 
1953Playwright Eugene O'Neill dies in Boston, at age 65.
 
1945Norway joins the United Nations.
 
1910Pennsylvania Station (Penn Station) opens in New York City.
 
1889Curtis Brady receives the first license to drive a car through New York's Central Park.
 
1779  The College of Pennsylvania becomes the University of Pennsylvania -- the first university in the US.
 

Born today:

1976  Jaleel White - actor

1970  Skoob - rapper (DAS EFX)

1964  Robin Givens - actress

1963  Fisher Stevens - actor

1962  Charlie Benante - drummer (Anthrax)

1962  Mike Bordin - drummer (Faith No More)

1959  Charlie Burchill - guitarist (Simple Minds)

1957  Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg - daughter of 35th US president John F. Kennedy

1948  James Avery - actor

1944  Eddie Rabbitt - singer

1942  Jimi Hendrix - The Uncut Story (Passport Video)  


Jimi Hendrix - rock guitar legend
(photo credit: Passport Video)
 

1940  Bruce Lee - actor, martial artist

1935  Al Jackson - drummer (Booker T. and the MG's)

1917  'Buffalo' Bob Smith - TV host (Howdy Doody)

1870  Joe Mack - Mack Truck cofounder

1853  Bat Masterson - lawman, gambler

1843  Cornelius Vanderbilt - railroad magnate

 

Born today? Your sign of the Zodiac is:
Sagittarius (The Archer)   Sagittarius    

(The Archer)

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