Today is Monday, Nov. 27.
Today's Highlight in History:
1967: "Magical Mystery Tour"
On Nov. 27, 1967, the Beatles album "Magical Mystery Tour" was released in the United States by Capitol Records.
1924: Macy's Parade
In 1924, Macy's first Thanksgiving Day parade — billed as a "Christmas Parade" — took place in New York.
In 1942, during World War II, the Vichy French navy scuttled its ships and submarines in Toulon (too-LOHN') to keep them out of the hands of German troops.
1945: George C. Marshall
In 1945, General George C. Marshall (left) was named special U.S. envoy to China by President Harry S. Truman to try to end hostilities between the Nationalists and the Communists.
1953: Eugene ONeill
In 1953, playwright Eugene O'Neill died in Boston at age 65.
1962: Boeing 727
In 1962, the first Boeing 727 was rolled out at the company's Renton Plant.
1978: George Moscone & Harvey Milk
In 1978, San Francisco Mayor George Moscone (mahs-KOH'-nee) and City Supervisor Harvey Milk, a gay-rights activist, were shot to death inside City Hall by former supervisor Dan White. (White served five years for manslaughter; he committed suicide in Oct. 1985.)
2007: Bill Willis
Ten years ago: Bill Willis, a Hall of Fame guard with the Cleveland Browns and Ohio State's first black football All-American, died in Columbus, Ohio, at age 86.
2007: Mideast Conference
Ten years ago: Israeli and Palestinian leaders meeting at a Mideast conference in Annapolis, Maryland, agreed to formally restart peace talks.
2007: Robert Cade
Ten years ago: Dr. J. Robert Cade, inventor of Gatorade, died at age 80.
2007: Sean Taylor
Ten years ago: Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor died a day after being shot in his Florida home by an intruder.
2012: Susan Rice
Five years ago: U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice met privately with three Republican senators who had indicated they would block her possible nomination to be U.S. secretary of state; they said afterward that they were even more troubled by her initial explanation of the attack that killed four Americans in Benghazi, Libya. (The following month, Rice withdrew from consideration to be secretary of state.)
2016: Davis Cup
One year ago: Argentina won its first Davis Cup title when Federico Delbonis swept past Ivo Karlovic in straight sets to complete a stunning 3-2 comeback win over Croatia.