Nov. 27, 1966: New York City is enveloped in smog, resulting in hundreds of hospitalizations. At right, smog covers the city in 1998.
Nov. 27, 2005: The northern Chinese city of Harbin re-opens its water supply for the first time in five days. On November 13, a chemical spill upstream had dropped100 tons of carcinogenic benzene into the Songhua River.
Nov. 27, 2009: The investigation deepens into the theft of thousands of emails from the University of East Anglia’s Climate Research Center. Hackers apparently had access to the emails, which contain catty, less-than-scientific discussion between scientists, for over a month.
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
The opinions expressed by MNN Bloggers and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not reflect the opinions of MNN.com. While we have reviewed their content to make sure it complies with our Terms and Conditions, MNN is not responsible for the accuracy of any of their information.