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.