Daily Calendar for November 27th, 2019

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1580s

  • 1582: Shakespeare got a license to marry Anne Hathaway

1700s

  • Born 1701: Anders Celsius (astronomer)

1830s

  • 1839: The American Statistical Association founded in Boston

1880s

  • 1885: Spectacular Andromedid meteor storm, 13,000 per hour

1890s

  • Died 1895: Alexandre Dumas fils (author)

1900s

  • Born 1909: James Agee (writer)

1910s

  • 1910: Penn. Station opened in New York City

  • Born 1917: "Buffalo" Bob Smith (entertainer, Howdy Doody host)

1930s

  • Died 1934: Baby Face Nelson (gangster)

1940s

  • Born 1940: Bruce Lee (martial artist & actor)

  • Born 1942: Jimi Hendrix (musician)

  • 1945: C.A.R.E. founded

1950s

  • Died 1953: Eugene O'Neil (playwright)

  • Born 1957: Caroline Bouvier Kennedy (daughter of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy)

1960s

  • 1963: Basketball player Wilt Chamberlain scored 18 baskets in a row

  • Born 1963: Fisher Stevens (actor)

  • Born 1968: Michael Vartan (actor)

1970s

  • 1978: In San Francisco, city mayor George Moscone and city supervisor Harvey Milk were assassinated by former supervisor Dan White

1980s

  • Died 1981: Lotte Lenya (actress)

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