Episode 582: Cyber Turkey Day

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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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