On this day: November 27

POSTED: 10:35 PM PST Nov 26, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 26, 2014 

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 - Gordie Howe
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1960: Gordie Howe of the Detroit Red Wings becomes the first NHLer to score 1,000 points in a career. A year later, on Nov. 27, 1961, he would also become the first player to play in 1,000 NHL games. When he retired in 1980, Howe, seen here in 1966, would have racked up 1,850 points in 1,767 career games.

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