On this day: November 27

POSTED: 10:35 PM PST Nov 26, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 26, 2015 

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 - Gerald Ford
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Library of Congress

1973: The United States Senate votes 92-3 to confirm House Minority Leader Gerald Ford as vice president of the United States, replacing Vice President Spiro Agnew, who had resigned and then pleaded no contest to criminal charges of tax evasion and money laundering on Oct. 10, 1973. The House would vote 387-35 to confirm Ford on Dec. 6, 1973, marking the first time the vice-presidential vacancy provision of the 25th Amendment had been implemented.


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