Historical Events for 27th November 2021

1382 – Battle of Westrozebeke/Roosebeke. French army defeats the Flemish army. Flemish leader Philip Van Artevelde killed and corpse displayed
1493 – Christopher Columbus returns to La Navidad colony, finding it destroyed by the 1st native American uprising against Spanish rule. TaĆ­no cacique Caonabo led his people to attack the settlement after the brutal treatment they received from the garrison who disobeyed Columbus’s orders.
1864 – 2nd day of Battles at Waynesboro, Georgia
1912 – Albanian National Flag adopted
1924 – 57,000 watch a High School football game (LA and Polytechnic tie 7-7)
1970 – Test Cricket debut of Rodney “Iron Gloves” Marsh v England, Brisbane
1982 – 47th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 23-22 in Birmingham, Auburn’s first win in the series in 10 years
1987 – Young man survives 7 attempts at suicide in Somerset, England
2006 – Ballon d’Or: Italy defender Fabio Cannavaro (Juventus/Real Madrid) is named best football player in Europe ahead of Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and Arsenal forward Thierry Henry
2017 – 8 Donkeys freed from jail after 4 days in Orai, Uttar Pradesh, India for eating plants

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