Saturday, November 27, 2021

36th year - N° 331 Saturday, 27 November 2021

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36th year - N° 331 Saturday, 27 November 2021

27 November / Today's 35 Events:
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320 years ago

Sunday 27th of November 1701

Astronomer, physicist and mathematician Anders Celsius is born in Uppsala, Uppland, Sweden.


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271 years ago

Friday 27th of November 1750

Traitor Thomas Reynolds is executed by hanging in Tyburn Tree, Tyburn, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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200 years ago

Tuesday 27th of November 1821

Robber Andrew Ferris is executed by hanging in Newgate Prison, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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178 years ago

Monday 27th of November 1843

Victim of Jack the Ripper Elizabeth Stride, originally Elizabeth Gustafsdotter aka Long Liz is born in Torslanda, Västra Götalands Län, Sweden.


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144 years ago

Tuesday 27th of November 1877

Murderer John Upton is executed by hanging at the age of 32 in Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom.


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144 years ago

Tuesday 27th of November 1877

Murderer James Satchell is executed by hanging at the age of 28 in Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom.


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144 years ago

Tuesday 27th of November 1877

Murderer John Swift is executed by hanging at the age of 19 in Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom.


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139 years ago

Monday 27th of November 1882

Murderer Edward Wheatfill is executed by hanging at the age of 0 in York Castle, York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom.


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127 years ago

Tuesday 27th of November 1894

Murderer James Wilshaw Whitehead is executed by hanging in Strangeways Prison, Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.


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124 years ago

Saturday 27th of November 1897

Mobster and crime boss Vito Genovese aka Don Vito is born in Napoli, Campania, Italy.


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120 years ago

Wednesday 27th of November 1901

Wagon and carriage manufacturer Clement Studebaker dies of natural causes at the age of 70 in South Bend, Indiana, United States.


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115 years ago

Tuesday 27th of November 1906

Murderer Edward Hartigan is executed by hanging at the age of 58 in Knutsford, Cheshire, United Kingdom.

Hartigan battered his 45-year-old wife Catherine to death in August 1906.


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92 years ago

Wednesday 27th of November 1929

An unidentified man is strangled and left in a burning car by 26-year-old Murderer Kurt Erich Tetzner aka Der Mann der Zweimal Starb in Etterzhausen, Bayern, Germany.


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89 years ago

Sunday 27th of November 1932

Leader of the opposition Benigno Simeon Aquino aka Ninoy is born in Concepcion, Tarlac, Philippines.


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87 years ago They Sliced Through the Baby's Liver

Tuesday 27th of November 1934

Gangster Baby Face John Nelson, originally Lester Joseph Gillis dies of gun wounds after being shot by FBI agents at the age of 26 in Walnut Street, Wilmette, Illinois, United States.

Nelson had been shot a total of nine times, including a fatal machine gun slug in his abdomen slicing through his liver and pancreas. Federal Agents Herman 'Ed' Hollis and Samuel P. Cowley were shot dead by Nelson in the gun battle.


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84 years ago

Saturday 27th of November 1937

Raymond Lesobre is shot dead by kidnapper and multiple murderer Eugen Weidmann aka The Handsome Devil in La Celle-Saint-Cloud, Île-de-France, France.


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81 years ago

Wednesday 27th of November 1940

Martial artist and actor Bruce Lee, originally Lǐ Zhènfān is born in Chinese Hospital, 845 Jackson Street, Chinatown, San Francisco, California, United States.


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79 years ago

Friday 27th of November 1942

Guitarist and singer-songwriter Jimi James Marshall Hendrix, originally Johnny Allen Hendrix is born in Seattle, Washington, United States.


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66 years ago Pacific 231 Blew its Last Whistle

Sunday 27th of November 1955

Composer Arthur Oscar Honegger dies of a heart attack at the age of 63 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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64 years ago

Wednesday 27th of November 1957

Spree killer Derrick Bird known for the Cumbria shootings is born in Whitehaven, Cumberland, United Kingdom.


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59 years ago

Tuesday 27th of November 1962

97 die in Varig Boeing 707-441 Flight 810 crash into a mountain in La Cruz Peak, Lima, Lima Metropolitana, Peru.


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54 years ago

Monday 27th of November 1967

Start of the trial against 21-year-old Serial killer Jürgen Bartsch, originally Karl-Heinz Sadrozinski aka Der Kirmesmörder in Landgericht Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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51 years ago

Friday 27th of November 1970

73-year-old 262nd Pope Paulus VI, originally Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini aka The Pilgrim Pope is attacked with a knife by surrealist painter Benjamín Mendoza y Amor Flores, dressed as a priest in Manila International Airport, Parañaque, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Paulus VI was only lightly stabbed.


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46 years ago

Thursday 27th of November 1975

Vitali Hakim is burned to death by serial killer Charles Sobhraj aka Bad Blood in Pattaya, Chonburi, Thailand.


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45 years ago

Saturday 27th of November 1976

16-year-old Donna DeMasi and 18-year-old Joanne Lomino are shot by 23-year-old Serial killer David Richard Berkowitz, originally Richard David Falco aka Son of Sam in Bellerose, Queens, New York, New York, United States.

DeMasi was shot in the neck but the wound was not life-threatening. Lomino was hit in the back and was ultimately rendered paraplegic.


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43 years ago

Monday 27th of November 1978

George Richard Moscone is shot dead by San Francisco supervisor and assassin Dan White in City Hall, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Place, San Francisco, California, United States.

White claimed to be 'high on junk food'.


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43 years ago

Monday 27th of November 1978

Harvey Bernard Milk is shot dead by San Francisco supervisor and assassin Dan White in City Hall, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Place, San Francisco, California, United States.


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41 years ago

Thursday 27th of November 1980

Darci Renee Fix is shot dead by serial killer Randall Woodfield aka The I-5 Killer in Portland, Oregon, United States.

Fix was killed execution style along with her 24-year old boyfriend Douglas Keith Altic.


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41 years ago She Ran Through a Whole Bunch of People and Killed Everybody

Thursday 27th of November 1980

51-year-old Mass murderess Priscilla Joyce Ford goes on a five-block-Thanksgiving-Day-rampage in her 1974 Lincoln, killing six people and injuring 23 in North Virginia Street, Reno, Nevada, United States.

Arrested at the scene, Ford later tells a jailer she "did what she had to do" and that the people she hit were "just pigs, animals let out in a wild place. She also told a doctor that the voice of Joan Kennedy, then the wife of Senator Edward Kennedy, ordered her to kill. "Just run through a whole bunch of people and kill everybody" the voice said.


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40 years ago

Friday 27th of November 1981

Singer, diseuse and actress Lotte Lenya, originally Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blamauer dies of cancer at the age of 83 in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States.


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38 years ago

Sunday 27th of November 1983

181 die in Avianca Airlines Boeing 747-283B Flight 011 crash in Mejorada Del Campo, Área metropolitana de Madrid, Spain.

There were 11 survivors. Among the victims were Peruvian writer Manuel Scorza, Uruguayan literary critic Ángel Rama, Argentinian writer Marta Traba and Mexican writer Jorge Ibargüengoitia.


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34 years ago

Friday 27th of November 1987

Geneviève Germond is tortured and killed by serial killer Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune in 22 Rue Cail, Xe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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34 years ago

Friday 27th of November 1987

Susan M Williams Tucker is raped and strangled by serial killer Timothy Spencer in Arlington, Virginia, United States.


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32 years ago

Monday 27th of November 1989

110 die in Avianca Airlines Boeing 727-21 Flight 203 bomb explosion in Soacha, Región Andina, Colombia.

After 5 minutes into the flight a bomb placed near the fuel tank exploded at 13,000 feet. Pablo Escobar of the Medellín drug cartel planned the bombing, hoping it would kill presidential candidate for the 1990 elections César Gaviria Trujillo. Gaviria was not on the plane and would go on to become President of Colombia.


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10 years ago

Sunday 27th of November 2011

Film director Ken Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell dies of natural causes at the age of 84 in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.