November 27: Day of the Week
November 27, 2021 is the 331st day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 34 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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November 27 Historical Event(s)
- 1703The first Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed in the Great Storm of 1703.
- 1830St. Catherine Laboure experiences a vision of the Blessed Virgin standing on a globe, crushing a serpent with her feet, and emanating rays of light from her hands.
- 1863American Civil War: Confederate cavalry leader John Hunt Morgan and several of his men escape the Ohio Penitentiary and return safely to the South.
- 1868Indian Wars: Battle of Washita River – United States Army Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer leads an attack on Cheyenne living on reservation land.
- 1944World War II: An explosion at a Royal Air Force ammunition dump at Fauld, Staffordshire kills seventy people.
- 1975The Provisional IRA assassinates Ross McWhirter, after a press conference in which McWhirter had announced a reward for the capture of those responsible for multiple bombings and shootings across England.
- 1983Avianca Flight 011, a Boeing 747 crashes near Madrid’s Barajas Airport, killing 181.
- 1997Twenty-five are killed in the second Souhane massacre in Algeria.
- 1999The 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.
- 2004Pope John Paul II returns the relics of Saint John Chrysostom to the Eastern Orthodox Church.
Who were born on November 27?
- 1754Georg Forster, German scientist (d. 1794)
- 1865Janez Evangelist Krek, Slovene politician (d. 1917)
- 1907Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Indian poet (d. 2003)
- 1907L. Sprague de Camp, American writer (d. 2000)
- 1916Chick Hearn, American sportscaster (d. 2002)
- 1948James Avery, American actor
- 1951Jayne Kennedy, American sportscaster and actress
- 1957Kenny Acheson, Northern Irish racecar driver
- 1960Ken O'Brien, American football player
- 1976Chad Kilger, Canadian ice hockey player
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