Today in History for 27th November 2018

Historical Events

1926 – KXL-AM in Portland OR begins radio transmissions
1943 – Conference of Tehran (Churchill-Roosevelt-Stalin)
1960 – CBS radio cancels “Have Gun Will Travel”
1966 – LPGA Titleholders Championship, Augusta CC: Kathy Whitworth wins by 2 shots from Judy Kimball
1991 – Undertaker beats Hulk Hogan to become new WWF champ
2013 – “Frozen”, the highest-grossing animated film of all time, starring Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, is released

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Famous Birthdays

1576 – Shimazu Tadatsune, Ruler of Satsuma (d. 1638)
1857 – Charles Scott Sherrington, British physiologist, Nobel laureate (Neurophysiology), born in London, England (d. 1952)
1911 – Fe del Mundo, Filipino pediatrician and National Scientist
1912 – Howard de Walden, English landowner/multi-millionaire
1962 – Mike “Puffy” Bordin, rock drummer (Faith No More), born in San Francisco, California
1976 – Tyrone Sutton, American singer (Perfect gentlemen) and Muslim chaplain

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Famous Deaths

640 – Acharius, bishop of Noyon/saint, dies
1720 – Willem van Outhoorn, Dutch governor-general (Dutch East Indies), dies at 85
1899 – Felipe Gutiérrez Y Espinosa, Puerto Rican composer, dies at 74
1968 – Hans Redlich, composer, dies at 65
1994 – Arthur Frank “Peter” Shore, egyptologist, dies at 70
2006 – Casey Coleman, American sportscaster (b. 1951)

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