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This Day in African History: 27 November

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1931, 27 November
Australian Bert Hinkler is the first to complete a west-east crossing of the South Atlantic between Brazil and Senegal.

1960, 27 November
Felix Houphouët-Boigny elected as president of newly independent Côte d'Ivoire.

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