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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

November 27 - The Day in History

November 27 : General Interest
1095: Pope Urban II orders first Crusade

On November 27, 1095, Pope Urban II makes perhaps the most influential speech of the Middle Ages, giving rise to the Crusades by calling all Christians in Europe to war against Muslims in order to reclaim the Holy Land, with a cry of "Deus vult!" or "God wills it!'... read more


American Revolution
1746 : "The Chancellor" is born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-chancellor-is-born

Automotive
2007 : Indy 500 champ Hélio Castroneves wins "Dancing with the Stars"
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/indy-500-champ-hlio-castroneves-wins-dancing-with-the-stars

Civil War
1863 : John Hunt Morgan escapes from the Ohio Penitentiary
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/-john-hunt-morgan-escapes-from-the-ohio-penitentiary

Cold War
1954 : Alger Hiss released from prison
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/alger-hiss-released-from-prison

Crime
1978 : San Francisco leaders George Moscone and Harvey Milk are murdered
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/san-francisco-leaders-george-moscone-and-harvey-milk-are-murdered

Disaster
1703 : Freak storm dissipates over England
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/freak-storm-dissipates-over-england

General Interest
1940 : Iron Guard massacres former Romanian government
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/iron-guard-massacres-former-romanian-government
1957 : Nehru appeals for disarmament
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nehru-appeals-for-disarmament

Hollywood
1940 : Bruce Lee born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/bruce-lee-born

Literary
1786 : Robert Burns postpones emigration to Jamaica
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/robert-burns-postpones-emigration-to-jamaica

Music
1942 : Jimi Hendrix born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/jimi-hendrix-born
2005 : Aerosmith and 50 Cent headline a $10 million bar mitzvah
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/aerosmith-and-50-cent-headline-a-10-million-bar-mitzvah

Old West
1868 : Custer massacres Cheyenne on Washita River
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/custer-massacres-cheyenne-on-washita-river

Presidential
1911 : White House housekeeper frets over presidential waistline
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/white-house-housekeeper-frets-over-presidential-waistline

Sports
1965 : Gordie Howe scores his 600th goal
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/gordie-howe-scores-his-600th-goal

Vietnam War
1965 : Pentagon calls for troop increase
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pentagon-calls-for-troop-increase
1970 : South Vietnamese forces attacked near Cambodian border
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-forces-attacked-near-cambodian-border

World War I
1914 : Hindenburg celebrates Warsaw campaign
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hindenburg-celebrates-warsaw-campaign

World War II
1942 : French scuttle their fleet
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/french-scuttle-their-fleet


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