November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year. There are 34 days remaining.
- 1990 - Britain's Conservative party chooses John Major to succeed Margaret Thatcher as Prime Minister.
- 1701 - Anders Celsius, Swedish scientist, famous for the Celsius temperature scale
- 1710 - Robert Lowth, Bishop of the Church of England
- 1940 - Bruce Lee, San Francisco. Famous actor of various martial arts films
- 1942 - Jimi Hendrix, musician, famous guitarist
- 1978 - Harvey Milk, First openly gay Supervisor of San Francisco, murdered by Former Supervisor Dan White.
- 1978 - George Moscone, Mayor of San Francisco, also killed by White.