Thursday, November 24, 2016

27 November - History and Importance of the Day


1095 - Pope Urban II preaches 1st Crusade
1295 English King Edward I calls meeting of people representatives.
1839 - American Statistical Association organizes in Boston
1895 - Alfred Nobel's will establishes Nobel Prizes
1910 - NY's Penn Station opens as world's largest railway terminal
1951 - 1st rocket to intercept an airplane, White Sands, NM
1962 - 1st test flight of the Boeing 727 takes place
1966 - Uruguay adopts constitution
2014 - Phillip Hughes, Australian Cricket Player, died today due to the hit he suffered on his head by a cricket in a sheffield Shield match.
            https://in.news.yahoo.com/cricket-world-quick-respond-death-hughes-083241419.html

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Birthdays

1701 - Anders Celsius, Sweden, (proposed the Celsius temperature scale)
1746 - Birthday  of Robert R. Livingston, jurist, statesman, USA.
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/nov27.html
1940 - Bruce Lee, [Lee Yuen Kam], karate star/actor (Enter The Dragon), born in San Francisco, California





History and Importance of the Day - Index of the Year

Updated 27 November 2016, 20 November 2015

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