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November 27th, 2006 (November 27 2006)EventThe Canadian House of Commons endorses Prime Minister Stephen Harper s motion to declare Quebecois a nation within a unified Canada.
November 27th, 2006 (November 27 2006)EventFrancesco Cossiga, Italian politician and former President of the Italian Republic, resigned from his position as lifetime senator.
November 27th, 2005 (November 27 2005)EventThe first partial human face transplant is completed in Amiens, France.
November 27th, 2005 (November 27 2005)EventPresident El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, in power since 1967 and the longest-serving head of state in the world, was re-elected to his third consecutive seven-year term.
November 27th, 2004 (November 27 2004)EventPope John Paul II returned the relics of Saint John Chrysostom to the Eastern Orthodox Church.John Chrysostom Quotes
November 27th, 2001 (November 27 2001)EventA hydrogen atmosphere is discovered on the extrasolar planet Osiris by the Hubble Space Telescope, the first atmosphere detected on an extrasolar planet.
November 27th, 1999 (November 27 1999)EventThe left-wing Labour Party takes control of the New Zealand government with leader Helen Clark becoming the first elected female Prime Minister in New Zealand s history.
November 27th, 1997 (November 27 1997)EventTwenty-five are killed in the second Souhane massacre in Algeria.
November 27th, 1992 (November 27 1992)EventFor the second time in a year, military forces try to overthrow president Carlos Andres Perez in Venezuela.
November 27th, 1992 (November 27 1992)EventTwo Venezuelan F-16s took part in the November Venezuelan Coup Attempt on the side of the loyalists.
November 27th, 1991 (November 27 1991)EventThe United Nations Security Council adopts UN Security Council Resolution 721, leading the way to the establishment of peacekeeping operations in Yugoslavia.
November 27th, 1990 (November 27 1990)EventThe British Conservative Party chooses John Major to succeed Margaret Thatcher as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.Margaret Thatcher Quotes
November 27th, 1984 (November 27 1984)EventUnder the Brussels Agreement signed between the governments of the United Kingdom and Spain, the former agreed to enter into discussions with Spain over Gibraltar, including sovereignty.
November 27th, 1983 (November 27 1983)EventA Colombian Boeing 747 crashes near Madrid s Barajas Airport, killing 183.
November 27th, 1978 (November 27 1978)EventIn San Francisco, California, city mayor George Moscone and openly gay city supervisor Harvey Milk are assassinated by former supervisor Dan White.Harvey Milk Quotes
November 27th, 1975 (November 27 1975)EventThe Provisional IRA assassinates Ross McWhirter, after a press conference in which McWhirter announced a reward for the capture of those responsible for multiple bombings and shootings across England.
November 27th, 1973 (November 27 1973)EventThe Twenty-fifth Amendment: The United States Senate votes 92 to 3 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President of the United States (on December 6, the House confirmed him 387 to 35).Gerald Ford Quotes
November 27th, 1971 (November 27 1971)EventMars 2 of the Soviet space program landed on Mars.
November 27th, 1965 (November 27 1965)EventVietnam War: The Pentagon tells U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson that if planned operations are to succeed, the number of American troops in Vietnam has to be increased from 120,000 to 400,000.Lyndon Johnson Quotes
November 27th, 1964 (November 27 1964)EventCold War: Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru appeals to the United States and the Soviet Union to end nuclear testing and to start nuclear disarmament, stating that such an action would "save humanity from the ultimate disaster".
November 27th, 1963 (November 27 1963)EventThe Convention on the Unification of Certain Points of Substantive Law on Patents for Invention is signed at Strasbourg.
November 27th, 1954 (November 27 1954)EventAlger Hiss is released from prison after serving 44 months for perjury.
November 27th, 1944 (November 27 1944)EventWorld War II: An explosion at a RAF ammunition dump at Fauld, Staffordshire kills seventy people.
November 27th, 1942 (November 27 1942)EventWorld War II: At Toulon, the French navy scuttles its ships and submarines to keep them out of Nazi hands.
November 27th, 1940 (November 27 1940)EventIn Romania, the ruling party Iron Guard arrests and executes over 60 of exiled King Carol II of Romania s aides, including former minister Nicolae Iorga.
November 27th, 1940 (November 27 1940)EventWorld War II: At the Battle of Cape Spartivento, the Royal Navy engages the Regia Marina in the Mediterranean Sea.
November 27th, 1934 (November 27 1934)EventBank robber Baby Face Nelson dies in a shoot-out with the FBI.
November 27th, 1924 (November 27 1924)EventIn New York City, the first Macy s Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.
November 27th, 1919 (November 27 1919)EventHaiti becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
November 27th, 1912 (November 27 1912)EventSpain declares a protectorate over the north shore of Morocco.
November 27th, 1901 (November 27 1901)EventU.S. Army War College is established.
November 27th, 1895 (November 27 1895)EventAt the Swedish-Norwegian Club in Paris, Alfred Nobel signs his last will and testament, setting aside his estate to establish the Nobel Prize after he dies.Alfred Nobel Quotes
November 27th, 1868 (November 27 1868)EventIndian Wars: Battle of Washita RiverUnited States Army Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer leads an attack on Cheyenne living on reservation land.
November 27th, 1863 (November 27 1863)EventAmerican Civil War: Confederate cavalry leader John Hunt Morgan and several of his men escape the Ohio Penitentiary and return safely to the South.
November 27th, 1839 (November 27 1839)EventIn Boston, Massachusetts, the American Statistical Association is founded.
November 27th, 1815 (November 27 1815)EventAdoption of Constitution of the Kingdom of Poland
November 27th, 1807 (November 27 1807)EventThe Portuguese Royal Family leaves Lisbon to escape from Napoleonic troops
November 27th, 1703 (November 27 1703)EventThe first Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed in the Great Storm of 1703.
November 27th, 1295 (November 27 1295)EventThe first elected representatives from Lancashire were called to Westminster by King Edward I to attend what later became known as "The Model Parliament".
November 27th, 1095 (November 27 1095)EventPope Urban II declares the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont.

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