November 27: Day of the Week
November 27, 2020 is the 332nd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 34 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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)
- 176Emperor Marcus Aurelius grants his son Commodus the rank of Imperator and makes him Supreme Commander of the Roman legions.
- 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.
- 1901The U.S. Army War College is established.
- 1940In 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.
- 1940World War II: At the Battle of Cape Spartivento, the Royal Navy engages the Regia Marina in the Mediterranean Sea.
- 1942World War II: At Toulon, the French navy scuttles its ships and submarines to keep them out of Nazi hands.
- 1954Alger Hiss is released from prison after serving 44 months for perjury.
- 1971The Soviet space program’s Mars 2 orbiter releases a descent module. It malfunctions and crashes, but it is the first man-made object to reach the surface of Mars.
- 1983Avianca Flight 011, a Boeing 747 crashes near Madrid’s Barajas Airport, killing 181.
- 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.
Who were born on November 27?
- 1907L. Sprague de Camp, American writer (d. 2000)
- 1925Marshall Thompson, American actor (d. 1992)
- 1942Henry Carr, American athlete
- 1947Don Adams, American basketball player
- 1949Masanori Sekiya, Japanese racing driver
- 1953Curtis Armstrong, American actor
- 1957Kenny Acheson, Northern Irish racecar driver
- 1964Robin Givens, American actress
- 1974Kirk Acevedo, American actor
- 1978Radek Štěpánek, Czech tennis player
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