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This Day in History for November 27

This Day In History1868 – Battle at Washita River, Oklahoma. General George A. Custer attacks group of Native American Indians, their chief Black Kettle dies in the attack.

1889 – 1st permit issued to drive a car through Central Park (Curtis P Brady)

1890 – 1st signal box for SF Police Department goes into operation.

1901 – U.S. Army War College is established in Washington, D.C.

1910 – NY’s Penn Station opens as world’s largest railway terminal.

1924 – In New York City, the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.

1926 – Restoration of Williamsburg, Virginia, begins.

1926 – 110,000 watch US Army & Navy play a 21-all tie.

1934 – Bank robber Baby Face Nelson dies in a shoot-out with FBI.

1944 – US 121st Infantry regiment opens assault on Hurtgen.

1945 – Gen George Marshall named special US envoy to China.

1948 – Honda 1st opens in America.

1962 – 1st test flight of the Boeing 727 takes place.

1965 – 15-25,000 demonstrate against war in Vietnam in Washington, D.C.

1967 – Gold pool nations pledge support of $35 per ounce gold price.

1973 – Neil Simon’s “Good Doctor” premieres in NYC.

1973 – US Senate votes 92-3 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President.

1973 – US President Richard Nixon signs the Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act, authorizing petroleum price, production, allocation and marketing controls.

1985 – Cards Vince Coleman wins NL Rookie of Year.

2015 – Robert Lewis Dear (57) shots 3 dead and wounds 9 at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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