November 27th

2009
Former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced daughter Chelsea's engagement to longtime boyfriend Marc Mezvinsky.
Hillary Clinton
2008
Iraq's parliament approved a pact requiring all U.S. troops to be out of the country by Jan. 1, 2012.
U.S.–Iraq Status of Forces Agreement
2005
World’s first successful partial face transplant. Drs Bernard Devauchelle, Benoit Lengelé, and Jean-Michel Dubernard used donor tissue to reconstruct the face of Isabelle Dinoire in Amiens, France. Isabelle Dinoire’s face had been mauled by a dog.
Face transplant
2003
President Bush secretly flew to Iraq to spend Thanksgiving with the troops.
History of Iraq (2003–11)
2002
U.N. specialists began a new round of weapons inspections in Iraq.
Iraq and weapons of mass destruction
2001
Hubble detects the first planetary atmosphere outside the Solar System. The space telescope detected sodium on HD 209458 b, an exoplanet also known as Osiris. Belonging to a class of planets called hot Jupiter, because they are similar in size to Jupiter. Unlike Jupiter, however, these planets orbit very close to their stars and consequently have very high temperatures on their surfaces.
HD 209458 b
1989
World’s first living liver transplant. 21-month old Alyssa Smith became the first person to receive a liver transplant from a living donor, her mother Teresa Smith at the University of Chicago Medical Center. The transplant occurred under the supervision of surgeons Christoph Broelsch, Richard Thistlethwaite, Thomas Heffron, and Jean Emond.
Liver transplantation
1985
The British House of Commons approved the Anglo-Irish accord, giving Dublin a consultative role in the governing of British-ruled Northern Ireland.
Anglo-Irish Agreement
1978
Harvey Milk and George Moscone are assassinated. Milk was the first openly-gay person to be elected in local government in California. He and George Moscone, San Francisco's mayor at the time, were killed by a former member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
Moscone–Milk assassinations
1973
The Senate voted 92-3 to confirm Gerald R. Ford as vice president, succeeding Spiro T. Agnew, who had resigned.
Twenty-fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution
1970
Pope Paul VI, visiting the Philippines, was slightly wounded at the Manila airport by a dagger-wielding Bolivian painter disguised as a priest.
1970 in the Philippines
1965
1st French satellite launched; France becomes 3rd nation in space.
Astérix (satellite)
1953
Playwright Eugene O'Neill died in Boston at age 65.
Eugene O'Neill
1943
Conference of Tehran (Churchill-Roosevelt-Stalin).
Tehran Conference
1942
The French navy at Toulon scuttled its ships and submarines to keep them out of the hands of the Nazis.
Siege of Malta (World War II)
1910
New York's Pennsylvania Station opened.
Pennsylvania Station (1910–1963)
1901
The Army War College was established in Washington, D.C.
United States Army War College
1895
Alfred Nobel signs his last will. Alfred Nobel signed his last will which called for his estate and fortune that he made as the inventor of dynamite to be used for creating awards for those who contributed to the benefit of mankind. The will created 5 awards - in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature and peace, and was signed in the Swedish–Norwegian Club in Paris.
Nobel Prize
1852
Lord Byron's daughter Ada died. She had assisted Charles Babbage with his "analytical engine" and is credited with inventing computer language.
Ada Lovelace
1841
Thirty-five Amistad survivors return to Africa.
La Amistad
1295
English King Edward I calls what later became known as "The Model Parliament" extending the authorities of its representatives.
House of Lords
1095
Pope Urban II preaches 1st Crusade.
Pope Urban II