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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Monday, Nov. 27, 2006.
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Today is Sunday, Nov. 27, the 331st day of 2005 with 34 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Nov. 27, the 332nd day of 2004 with 34 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Nov. 27, the 331st day of 2003 with 34 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Nov. 27, the 331st day of 2002 with 34 to follow.
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A Blast from the Past

The nation's first living donor liver transplant took place on this date in 1989. Doctors at the University of Chicago removed a portion of a woman's liver and implanted it in her 21-month-old daughter. Both recovered, and the procedure has since become a
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A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for Nov. 25-Dec. 1.
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The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 27, the 331st day of 2001 with 34 to follow.
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A Blast From The Past

Today is Nov. 27.
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A Blast From The Past

Today is Nov. 26.
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Francis Gastrell (1662–1725) was bishop of Chester and a writer on deism. He was a friend of Jonathan Swift, mentioned several times in A Journal to Stella, and chaplain to Robert Harley, when Harley was speaker of the House of Commons.

He was born at Slapton, and educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford. He was Boyle Lecturer in 1697.

One of a group of Tory High Churchmen, he was on good terms with Francis Atterbury, George Smalridge and Robert Nelson, and one of the Commission of the end of the reign of Queen Anne. In 1714, the year of her death, he became bishop of Chester through Harley's influence. When Atterbury was put on trial in 1723, Gastrell spoke in his defence.

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