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Daily Calendar for Monday, November 27, 2023

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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