Es passierte an einem 27 November

1868 : Custer massacred a peaceful Cheyenne village

On November 27, 1868, Colonel Custer, who had just been reinstated after a conviction for abuse of soldiers by a military court, launched a raid, without any identification, against a peaceful Cheyenne village, on reservation soil, near the Washita River in Oklahoma. Most villagers were massacred.

1942 : Scuttling of the French fleet in Toulon

On November 27, 1942, after the invasion of the south of France by the Germans, Admiral Jean de Laborde, under the authority of the Vichy regime, ordered the scuttling of the French fleet at Toulon. He had however been strongly suggested to join the Allies in North Africa. Nevertheless, everyone happily obeyed and 90% of the fleet was destroyed. Only 3 crews of submarines took the decision to join the Allies in North Africa.

1973 : Confirmation of Gerald Ford by the U.S. Senate

On November 27, 1973, the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Gerald Ford as vice-president of the United States. Ford was chosen for this position by President Nixon following the resignation of Vice President Spiro Agnew for tax evasion.

1978 : Murder of San Francisco Mayor

On November 27, 1978, very respected Mayor George Moscone and very popular Supervisor Harvey Milk of the city of San Francisco were murdered by an employee who had not been not reappointed as supervisor to the city board.

1983 : Crash of a Boeing 747 in Madrid

On November 27, 1983, Avianca Flight 011, a Boeing 747, coming from Frankfurt via Paris to Bogota via Madrid, crashed near the Madrid-Barajas airport. Mishandling was made during the approach phase and the aircraft struck two hills before crashing. 181 people were killed but 11 people survived.

2009 : Attack on a train in Russia

On November 27, 2009, an explosive device corresponding to 7kg of TNT derailed the Nevsky Express train from Moscow to Saint Petersburg. 28 people were killed and over 100 injured.

Zitat des Tages : 27 November

Jimi Hendrix
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.

Geburtstage : 27 November

Xiaozong, Emperor of China (1127)
Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon, 2nd wife of Louis XIV (1635)
Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer (1701)
Robert R. Livingston, 1st United States Secretary for Foreign Affairs (1746)
Charles Scott Sherrington, English neurophysiologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1857)
Chaim Weizmann, 1st President of Israel (1874)
Konosuke Matsushita, Japanese industrialist, founder of Panasonic (1894)
Lars Onsager, Norwegian-born American chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (1903)
Lyon Sprague de Camp, American writer (1907)
Alexander Dubček, Slovak politician (1921)
Marshall Thompson, American actor (1925)
John Maddox, English science writer (1925)
Clément Michu, French actor (1936)
Bruce Lee, Chinese American martial artist (1940)
Aimé Jacquet, French football coach (1941)
Jimi Hendrix, American musician (1942)
Barbara Anderson, American actress (1945)
James Avery, American actor (1948)
Philippe Delerm, French writer (1950)
Kathryn Bigelow, American director (1951)
Caroline Kennedy, American writer (1957)
Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukrainian politician (1960)
Mike Bordin, American musician (Faith No More) (1962)
Robin Givens, American actress (1964)
Rachida Dati, French politician (1965)
Michael Vartan, American French actor (1968)
Kirk Acevedo, American actor (1971)
Shane Salerno, American screenwriter (1972)
Hilary Hahn, American violinist (1979)

Sie haben uns verlassen 27 November

Ada Lovelace, English mathematician (1852)
Alexandre Dumas, fils, French writer (1895)
Eugene O'Neill, American playwright (1953)
Léon Mba, 1st President of Gabon (1967)
Harvey Milk, American politician (1978)
André Hunebelle, French director (1985)
John Carradine, American actor (1988)
Alain Peyrefitte, French politician (1999)
V. P. Singh, Indian politician (2008)
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