27 November It Happened Today


1701  Birth of Anders Celsius, inventor of the celsius temperature scale.

1893  For the first time in history, women are able to vote in  national election. The poll took place in New Zealand.

1914  The first policewomen in Britain start patrolling Grantham in Great Britain.

1953  Death of American playwright Eugene O’Neill.

1991  At Christie’s Auctioneers in London, a 15th century Bible sells for £1.1million ($2million)

2003  US President George Bush Jr helps serve Thanksgiving meal to US troops in Baghdad.


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