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What Happened on April 27th This Day in History

Year Name
2018 The Panmunjom Declaration is signed between North and South Korea, officially declaring their intentions to end the Korean conflict.
2012 At least four explosions hit the Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk with at least 27 people injured.
2011 The 2011 Super Outbreak devastates parts of the Southeastern United States, especially the states of Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and Tennessee. Two hundred five tornadoes touched down on April 27 alone, killing more than 300 and injuring hundreds more.
2007 Estonian authorities remove the Bronze Soldier, a Soviet Red Army war memorial in Tallinn, amid political controversy with Russia.
2007 Israeli archaeologists discover the tomb of Herod the Great south of Jerusalem.
2006 Construction begins on the Freedom Tower (later renamed One World Trade Center) in New York City.
2005 Airbus A380 aircraft had its maiden test flight.
1994 South African general election: The first democratic general election in South Africa, in which black citizens could vote. The Interim Constitution comes into force.
1993 Most of the Zambia national football team lose their lives in a plane crash off Libreville, Gabon en route to Dakar, Senegal to play a 1994 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Senegal.
1992 The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, comprising Serbia and Montenegro, is proclaimed.
1992 Betty Boothroyd becomes the first woman to be elected Speaker of the British House of Commons in its 700-year history.
1992 The Russian Federation and 12 other former Soviet republics become members of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
1989 The April 27 demonstrations, student-led protests responding to the April 26 Editorial, during the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
1987 The U.S. Department of Justice bars Austrian President Kurt Waldheim (and his wife, Elisabeth, who had also been a Nazi) from entering the US, charging that he had aided in the deportations and executions of thousands of Jews and others as a German Army officer during World War II.
1986 The city of Pripyat and surrounding areas are evacuated due to Chernobyl disaster.
1981 Xerox PARC introduces the computer mouse.
1978 John Ehrlichman, a former aide to U.S. President Richard Nixon, is released from the Federal Correctional Institution, Safford, Arizona, after serving 18 months for Watergate-related crimes.
1978 The Saur Revolution begins in Afghanistan, ending the following morning with the murder of Afghan President Mohammed Daoud Khan and the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan.[6]
1978 Willow Island disaster: In the deadliest construction accident in United States history, 51 construction workers are killed when a cooling tower under construction collapses at the Pleasants Power Station in Willow Island, West Virginia.
1976 Thirty-seven people are killed when American Airlines Flight 625 crashes at Cyril E. King Airport in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.
1967 Expo 67 officially opens in Montreal, Quebec, Canada with a large opening ceremony broadcast around the world. It opens to the public the next day.
1953 Operation Moolah offers $50,000 to any pilot who defects with a fully mission-capable Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 to South Korea. The first pilot was to receive $100,000.
1945 World War II: The last German formations withdraw from Finland to Norway. The Lapland War and thus, World War II in Finland, comes to an end and the Raising the Flag on the Three-Country Cairn photograph is taken.
1945 World War II: Benito Mussolini is arrested by Italian partisans in Dongo, while attempting escape disguised as a German soldier.
1941 World War II: German troops enter Athens.
1936 The United Auto Workers (UAW) gains autonomy from the American Federation of Labor.
1927 Carabineros de Chile (Chilean national police force and gendarmerie) are created.
1911 Following the resignation and death of William P. Frye, a compromise is reached to rotate the office of President pro tempore of the United States Senate.
1909 Sultan of Ottoman Empire Abdul Hamid II is overthrown, and is succeeded by his brother, Mehmed V.
1906 The State Duma of the Russian Empire meets for the first time.
1861 American President Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus.
1813 War of 1812: American troops capture York, the capital of Upper Canada, in the Battle of York.
1805 First Barbary War: United States Marines and Berbers attack the Tripolitan city of Derna (The "shores of Tripoli" part of the Marines' Hymn).
1667 Blind and impoverished, John Milton sells Paradise Lost to a printer for £10, so that it could be entered into the Stationers' Register.
1650 The Battle of Carbisdale: A Royalist army from Orkney invades mainland Scotland but is defeated by a Covenanter army.
1595 The relics of Saint Sava are incinerated in Belgrade on the Vračar plateau by Ottoman Grand Vizier Sinan Pasha; the site of the incineration is now the location of the Church of Saint Sava, one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world
1565 Cebu is established becoming the first Spanish settlement in the Philippines.
1539 Official founding of the city of Bogotá, New Granada (nowadays Colombia), by Nikolaus Federmann and Sebastián de Belalcázar.
1521 Battle of Mactan: Explorer Ferdinand Magellan is killed by natives in the Philippines led by chief Lapulapu.
1509 Pope Julius II places the Italian state of Venice under interdict.
1296 First War of Scottish Independence: John Balliol's Scottish army is defeated by an English army commanded by John de Warenne, 6th Earl of Surrey at the Battle of Dunbar.
711 Islamic conquest of Hispania: Moorish troops led by Tariq ibn Ziyad land at Gibraltar to begin their invasion of the Iberian Peninsula (Al-Andalus).
395 Emperor Arcadius marries Aelia Eudoxia, daughter of the Frankish general Flavius Bauto. She becomes one of the more powerful Roman empresses of Late Antiquity.
247 Philip the Arab marks the millennium of Rome with a celebration of the ludi saeculares.
Famous People Born on April 27

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Year Name
1650 Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel, Queen Consort of Denmark (1670-1699) (d. 1714)
1932 Chuck Knox, American football coach (d. 2018)
1984 Daniel Holdsworth, Australian rugby league player
1946 Franz Roth, German footballer
1959 Sheena Easton, Scottish-American singer-songwriter, actress, and producer
1985 José António de Miranda da Silva Júnior, Brazilian footballer
1748 Adamantios Korais, Greek-French philosopher and scholar (d. 1833)
1875 Frederick Fane, Irish-born, English cricketer (d. 1960)
1932 Gian-Carlo Rota, Italian-American mathematician and philosopher (d. 1999)
1654 Charles Blount, English deist and philosopher (d. 1693)
Famous People Deaths On April 27

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Date Name
2015 Gene Fullmer, American boxer (b. 1931)
1970 Arthur Shields, Irish rebel and actor (b. 1896)
1353 Simeon of Moscow, Grand Prince of Moscow and Vladimir
2021 Manoj Das, Indian writer (b. 1934)
1969 René Barrientos, Bolivian soldier, pilot, and politician, 55th President of Bolivia (b. 1919)
1962 A. K. Fazlul Huq, Bangladeshi-Pakistani lawyer and politician, Pakistani Minister of the Interior (b. 1873)
1952 Guido Castelnuovo, Italian mathematician and statistician (b. 1865)
1160 Rudolf I, Count of Bregenz (b. 1081)
1521 Ferdinand Magellan, Portuguese sailor and explorer (b. 1480)
1463 Isidore of Kiev (b. 1385)