27 November in Indian and World History

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27 November in Indian and World History

27 November in Indian and World History is celebrated, observed, and remembered for various reasons. 27 November is the birth anniversary of Kashi Prasad Jaiswal, Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar, and Harivansh Rai Bachchan.

27 November is also observed as the death anniversary of Laxmibai Kelkar.

Birth Anniversary

27 November in Indian history is celebrated as the birth anniversary of the following personalities:

Kashi Prasad Jaiswal (27 November 1881 – 4 August 1937), a famous historian and litterateur of India. He was an internationally renowned scholar of history and archeology. Kashi Prasad Jaiswal also became the deputy minister of ‘Kashi Nagri Pracharini Sabha’. He also edited the papers ‘Bihar Research General’ and ‘Pataliputra’. He had an important contribution in the establishment of ‘Patna Museum’. Many conferences on history and currency were presided over by Kashi Prasad. He was born on 27 November 1881 in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh.


Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar (27 November 1888 – 27 February 1956), a famous freedom fighter and the first Speaker of the Lok Sabha after India’s independence. During his tenure he had established many parliamentary traditions. He is also known as ‘Dada Saheb’. Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar started his public life as an advocate. He also composed many texts.

Harivansh Rai Bachchan (27 November 1907 – 18 January 2003), a famous Hindi language poet and writer. His fame is more for his work ‘Madhushala’. Amitabh Bachchan, son of Harivansh Rai Bachchan, is a famous star of Indian cinema.

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Death Anniversary

27 November in Indian history is observed as the death anniversary of the following personalities:

Laxmibai Kelkar (6 July 1905 – 27 November 1978), an eminent social reformer of India. He founded an organization called ‘Rashtra Sevika Samiti’. His original name was Kamal, but people used to call him ‘Mausi Ji’ with respect. Laxmibai Kelkar fought fiercely with the orthodox society. She kept Harijan servants in his house. With the inspiration of Mahatma Gandhi, he got the spinning wheel at home. Once when Mahatma Gandhi appealed to donate in a meeting, Lakshmibai donated her gold chain. She was born on 6 July 1905 in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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Notable events on 27 November in Indian and World history

27 November 1795 – The first Bengali drama was staged.


27 November 1807 – The Portuguese royal family left Lisbon, fearing Napoleon’s army.

27 November 1815 – The Kingdom of Poland adopted a constitution.

27 November 1857- Charles Scott Sherrington was a British neurophysiologist ,was Born.

27 November 1895 – Alfred Nobel established the Nobel Prize.

27 November 1903 – Lars Onsager, an American physical chemist, and Nobel Prize Laureate, was born.

27 November 1912 – Albania adopted the national flag.

27 November 1947 – The police in Paris captured the office of the Communist newspaper.

27 November 1949 – residents of Jabalpur collected donations and installed a life-size statue of Subhadra Kumari Chauhan ji in the municipal courtyard, which was unveiled by the poet and her childhood friend Mahadevi Verma.

27 November 1953 – Famous American drama writer Pugene O’Neill died at the age of.

27 November 1966 – Uruguay adopted a constitution.

27 November 1967 – French President Charles de Gaulle reiterated that he would oppose Britain’s attempts to mass market.

27 November 1969 Cecilia May Gibbs, an Australian children’s author, illustrator, and cartoonist, died.

27 November 1975 – Guinness Book of Records co-founder Ross McQuirter was shot and killed.

27 November 1995 – Mir Venezuela Jocelyn Aguilera Marcano was elected ‘Miss World’.

27 November 2004 – International Labor Organization President Juan Somavia arrived in New Delhi on a visit to India.

27 November 2007 – Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf bid farewell to his military colleagues.

27 November 2008 – Uttar Pradesh became the first state in the country to pay the Sixth Pay Commission.

Important Days

The International Day of Medical Physics is observed annually on November 7th to raise awareness about the vital role of medical physics in healthcare and its contribution to the well-being of patients. This day highlights the significance of medical physics in various medical procedures, including diagnosis, treatment, and therapy planning. It also emphasizes the crucial role of medical physicists in ensuring the safe and effective use of radiation and other technologies in medicine.


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