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On This Day In History for November 27, 2019
This is the 331st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 34 days remaining in 2019.
- It was on this date in 1839, that In Boston, Massachusetts, the American Statistical Association is founded.
- That same date in 1895, At the Swedish-Norwegian Club in Paris, Alfred Nobel signed his last will and testament, setting aside his estate to establish the Nobel Prize after he dies.
- It was on this date in 1924, that In New York City, the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.
- 48 years ago today, The Soviet space program’s Mars 2 orbiter releases a descent module. It malfunctions and crashes, but it is the first man-made object to reach the surface of Mars.
- It was 18 years ago today, that A hydrogen atmosphere is discovered on the extrasolar planet Osiris by the Hubble Space Telescope, the first atmosphere detected on an extrasolar planet.
Happy birthday goes out on this date to:
- American businessman, Cornelius Vanderbilt II, born on this date in 1843.
- Charles Scott Sherrington, the English physiologist, bacteriologist, and pathologist, Nobel Prize laureate was born 162 years ago today.
- Born November 27, 1871, Italian physicist and engineer Giovanni Giorgi.
- Japanese businessman, founded Panasonic, Konosuke Matsushita, born on this date in 1894.
- Lars Onsager, the Norwegian-American chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate was born 116 years ago today.
- Russian mathematician and theorist, Anatoly Maltsev was born 110 years ago today.
- American actor and television host, Buffalo Bob Smith, born on this date in 1917.
- Eddie Rabbitt, the American singer-songwriter and guitarist was born 78 years ago today.
- American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer, Jimi Hendrix, born on this date in 1942.
- Also born on that same date in 1955, American engineer, educator, and television host, Bill Nye.
- Also turning 62 today is American game designer and author Michael A. Stackpole.
- 01 – Claudio Miranda (ClaudioM)
- 02 – Ben Fryxell from the MacMania Podcast
And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for November 27, 2019
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- Scientists ‘have found a FIFTH force of nature’ | Daily Mail Online
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