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This day, November 27: Pope Paul VI escapes attempted assassination

November 27 – On this day of history:

In 1901, the US Army Ministry approved the creation of the Army War College and instructed officers. Built in Leavenworth, Kansas.

In 1924, the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade was held in New York.

Two months after General Ion Antonescu seized power in Romania and abdicated Carol II in 1940, more than 60 exiled kings, including former minister and historian Nikola Eyorga. Was executed.

File Photo courtesy of the German Federal Archives

In 1970, a man with a knife tried to injure Pope Paul VI at Manila Airport in the Philippines.

In 1978, a disgruntled former San Francisco official shot and killed the first openly gay officials elected in California, Mayor George Moscone and Harvey Milk.

In 1989, Virginia recognized Douglas Wilder as the first African-American governor to be elected with a 0.38 percent margin on voting.

In 1992, a part of the Hofburg palace in Vienna, Austria was destroyed by a fire, threatening the famous Lipizzan stallion.

In 2003, US President George W. Bush arrived in Iraq in the dark on a sudden visit to the US military in Baghdad. The president mixed with the troops gathered in the hangar for Thanksgiving dinner and joined the serving line with corn and sweet potatoes on a plate. President Bush’s two-and-a-half-hour stay was the first time the US President visited Iraq.

File photo by Roger Williams / UPI

In 2019, President Donald Trump signed a bill in support of a democratic struggle with China by Hong Kong protesters, confronting him with Beijing.

File photo by Kevin Dietsch / UPI



This day, November 27: Pope Paul VI escapes attempted assassination

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