On this day: November 27

Published On: Nov 27 2012 12:35:37 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 27 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Alfred Nobel establishes the Nobel Prize, Baby Face Nelson dies in a shootout with the FBI, Harvey Milk is assassinated, MTV bans Madonna, and Tiger Woods crashes his SUV, all on this day.

OTD November 27 - Eugene O'Neill
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1953: American writer Eugene O'Neill, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1936 and is well known for plays such as "Long Day's Journey into Night," "Anna Christie" and "The Iceman Cometh," dies from a rare form of brain deterioration called cerebellar cortical atrophy at the age of 65 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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