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This Day in History for November 27

1870 – The New York Times dubs baseball “The National Game”

1895 – Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel’s will establishes the Nobel Prize.

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.

1941 – Joe DiMaggio is named AL MVP.

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

1956 – 1957 NFL Draft: Paul Hornung from University of Notre Dame first pick by Green Bay Packers.

1957 – US Army withdraws from Little Rock, Arkansas after Central High School integration.

1960 – CBS radio cancels “Have Gun Will Travel”

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

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

1989 – US 63rd manned space mission STS 33 (Discovery 9) returns from space.

1997 – Lions’ Barry Sanders becomes NFL’s 2nd all-time rusher.

2013 – Tiger Woods is named PGA Tour’s Player of the Year for the 11th time.

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

2017 – Britain’s Prince Henry and Meghan Markle announce their engagement.

2018 – Convicted US murderer Samuel Little confirmed connected to 90 more murders of women after confessing details.

2019 – US President Donald Trump signs two bills backing Hong Kong protesters, which check the territories autonomy and ban the sale of munitions to Hong Kong police, angering China.

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