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Daily Calendar for Saturday, November 27, 2021

Born

  • Anders Celsius (astronomer)
  • James Agee (writer)
  • Buffalo Bob Smith (entertainer, Howdy Doody host)
  • Bruce Lee (martial artist & actor)
  • Jimi Hendrix (musician)
  • Caroline Bouvier Kennedy (daughter of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy)
  • Fisher Stevens (actor)
  • Michael Vartan (actor)

Died

  • Alexandre Dumas fils (author)
  • Baby Face Nelson (gangster)
  • Eugene O'Neil (playwright)
  • Lotte Lenya (actress)

Events

  • Shakespeare got a license to marry Anne Hathaway
  • The American Statistical Association founded in Boston
  • Spectacular Andromedid meteor storm, 13,000 per hour
  • Penn. Station opened in New York City
  • C.A.R.E. founded
  • Basketball player Wilt Chamberlain scored 18 baskets in a row
  • In San Francisco, city mayor George Moscone and city supervisor Harvey Milk were assassinated by former supervisor Dan White
  • Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 2.0 was released, starting the first browser war (with Netscape’s Navigator)

Weather

  • The Portland Storm brought 27 inches of snow to New London, Connecticut
  • 0.5” snow began falling in northern Florida
  • Tallahassee, Florida, experienced freezing temperatures, with a low of 20 degrees F
  • A blizzard with lightning struck parts of South Dakota

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