This day in history - November 27

This day in history - November 27.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, November 27, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on November 27 regarded events relating to the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Making His Son Imperator, Destruction of the first Eddystone Lighthouse, Foundation of the American Statistical Association, Escape of John Hunt Morgan From the Ohio Penitentiary, Battle of Washita River , Signing of Nobel's Will Which Allowed for the Awarding of Prizes, Premier of Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra, First Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Formation of CARE and First Woman to Play Major Professional Basketball. Many famous people were associated with these momentous events including Marcus Aurelius, Commodus, Henry Winstanley, Richard Fletcher, John Hunt Morgan, Thomas Hines, George Armstrong Custer, Black Kettle, Alfred Nobel, Richard Strauss, Louis Bamberger, Harry S. Truman and Penny Ann Early.

Emperor Marcus Aurelius Making His Son Imperator - November 27, 176: On this day in history, November 27, 176, critical events took place today in Rome, Italy, regarding the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Making His Son Imperator. Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius made his son Commodus 'Imperator' on November 27, 176. This was a step toward making Commodus his heir. Aurelius later shared his power with Commodus by giving him the title 'Augustus'. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 27, 176 were Marcus Aurelius, Commodus. Facts on this day in History November 27: Events on this day in history: Emperor Marcus Aurelius Making His Son Imperator *** Date: November 27, 176 *** Place: Rome, Italy *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 2nd Century *** This day in history ***

Destruction of the first Eddystone Lighthouse - November 27, 1703: On this day in history, November 27, 1703, important events took place today in Devon, England, surrounding the Destruction of the first Eddystone Lighthouse. The first Eddystone lighthouse was built of wood, by Henry Winstanley. Later repairs led to a change of design whereby the wooden frame was clad with stone. Winstanley and five others where at the lighthouse when, on November 27, 1703, the Great Storm of 1703 washed it away. No trace of them was ever found. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 27, 1703 were Henry Winstanley. Facts on this day in History November 27: Events on this day in history: Destruction of the first Eddystone Lighthouse *** Date: November 27, 1703 *** Place: Devon, England *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Foundation of the American Statistical Association - November 27, 1839: On this day in history, November 27, 1839, important events took place today in Massachusetts, USA, surrounding the Foundation of the American Statistical Association. The American Statistical Association was founded in Boston, Massachusetts, on November 27, 1839. It's first President was Richard Fletcher and it's aim was to promote good application of statistical science. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 27, 1839 were Richard Fletcher. Facts on this day in History November 27: Events on this day in history: Foundation of the American Statistical Association *** Date: November 27, 1839 *** Place: Massachusetts, USA *** Category: Science *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Escape of John Hunt Morgan From the Ohio Penitentiary - November 27, 1863: On this day in history, November 27, 1863, important events took place today in Ohio, USA, surrounding the Escape of John Hunt Morgan From the Ohio Penitentiary. After being captured during what was known as the Morgan Raid, General John Hunt Morgan, with Thomas Hines and four other officers, escaped from the Ohio Penitentiary, Columbus, on November 27, 1963. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 27, 1863 were John Hunt Morgan, Thomas Hines. Facts on this day in History November 27: Events on this day in history: Escape of John Hunt Morgan From the Ohio Penitentiary *** Date: November 27, 1863 *** Place: Ohio, USA *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Battle of Washita River - November 27, 1868: On this day in history, November 27, 1868, critical events took place today in Oklahoma, USA, regarding the Battle of Washita River . The Battle of Washita River took place on November 27, 1868, when Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer attacked, and destroyed, Southern Cheyenne Leader Black Kettle's camp. Black Kettle was shot and killed, with his wife Medicine Woman, while escaping on a pony. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 27, 1868 were George Armstrong Custer, Black Kettle. Facts on this day in History November 27: Events on this day in history: Battle of Washita River *** Date: November 27, 1868 *** Place: Oklahoma, USA *** Category: Battle *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Signing of Nobel's Will Which Allowed for the Awarding of Prizes - November 27, 1895: On this day in history, November 27, 1895, crucial events took place today in Paris, France, relating to the Signing of Nobel's Will Which Allowed for the Awarding of Prizes. After reading his own obituary, although it was his brother who had died, Alfred Nobel changed his will and signed it on November 27, 1895, at the Swedish-Norwegian Club in Paris. His will allowed for the establishment of five Nobel prizes. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 27, 1895 were Alfred Nobel. Facts on this day in History November 27: Events on this day in history: Signing of Nobel's Will Which Allowed for the Awarding of Prizes *** Date: November 27, 1895 *** Place: Paris, France *** Category: General Interest *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Premier of Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra - November 27, 1896: On this day in history, November 27, 1896, important events took place today in Frankfurt, Germany, surrounding the Premier of Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra. German composer Richard Strauss composed the Also sprach Zarathustra in 1896. The Premier was held in Frankfurt Germany, on November 27, 1896, with Richard Strauss conducting. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 27, 1896 were Richard Strauss. Facts on this day in History November 27: Events on this day in history: Premier of Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra *** Date: November 27, 1896 *** Place: Frankfurt, Germany *** Category: The Arts *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - November 27, 1924: On this day in history, November 27, 1924, significant events took place today in New York City, respecting the First Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The annual Thanksgiving Day parade, that had been started by Louis Bamberger, was transferred to New York by Macy's. The first Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade was held on November 27, 1924. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 27, 1924 were Louis Bamberger. Facts on this day in History November 27: Events on this day in history: First Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade *** Date: November 27, 1924 *** Place: New York City *** Category: General Interest *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Formation of CARE - November 27, 1945: On this day in history, November 27, 1945, important events took place today in United States of America, surrounding the Formation of CARE. With agreement from President Harry S. Truman to allow private organizations to provide aid to those left starving by the war, the Cooperative for American Remittances to Europe (CARE) was founded on November 27, 1945. The original CARE packages sent consisted of surplus US Army Ration Packs known as 'Ten in One'. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 27, 1945 were Harry S. Truman. Facts on this day in History November 27: Events on this day in history: Formation of CARE *** Date: November 27, 1945 *** Place: United States of America *** Category: General Interest *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Woman to Play Major Professional Basketball - November 27, 1968: On this day in history, November 27, 1968, crucial events took place today in Louisville, Kentucky, relating to the First Woman to Play Major Professional Basketball. Former American athlete Penny Ann Early became the first female to play major professional basketball when she appeared for the Kentucky Colonels against the Los Angeles Stars on November 27, 1968. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 27, 1968 were Penny Ann Early. Facts on this day in History November 27: Events on this day in history: First Woman to Play Major Professional Basketball *** Date: November 27, 1968 *** Place: Louisville, Kentucky *** Category: Sport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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