Today in history – November 27, 2019

1895 – At the SwedishNowegian Club in Paris, Alfred Nobel signs his last will and testament, setting aside his estate to establish the Nobel Prize after he dies.

1901 – The U.S. Army War College is established.

1924 – In New York City, the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.

1968 – Penny Ann Early became the first woman to play major professional basketball for the Kentucky Colonels in an ABA game against the Los Angeles Stars.

1973 – The U.S. Senate votes 92-3 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President. 

1978 – In San Francisco, Mayor George Moscone and openly gay city supervisor Harvey Milk are assassinated by former supervisor Dan White.

2015 – An active shooter inside a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs, Colorado, shoots at least four police officers. One officer later dies. Two civilians were killed and six injured. The shooter later surrendered.