November 27 is the 331st day of the year. There are 34 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Friday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Wednesday or Thursday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Saturday (56).
+ 1924 – In New York City, the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.
+ 1965 – Vietnam War: The Pentagon tells U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson that if planned operations are to succeed, the number of American troops in Vietnam has to be increased from 120,000 to 400,000.
+ 1973 – Twenty-fifth Amendment: The United States Senate votes 92–3 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President of the United States. (On December 6, the House will confirm him 387–35).
+ 1978 – In San Francisco, city mayor George Moscone and openly gay city supervisor Harvey Milk are assassinated by former supervisor Dan White.
( Births )
+ 1940 – Bruce Lee, American-Chinese actor, martial artist, and screenwriter (d. 1973)
+ 1941 – Eddie Rabbitt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1998)
+ 1942 – Jimi Hendrix, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 1970)
+ 1976 – Jaleel White, American actor and screenwriter (Urkel from Family Matters )