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What Happened on January 27th This Day in History

Year Name
2013 Two hundred and forty-two people die in a nightclub fire in the Brazilian city of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul.
2011 Arab Spring: The Yemeni Revolution begins as over 16,000 protestors demonstrate in Sana'a.
2010 The 2009 Honduran constitutional crisis ends when Porfirio Lobo Sosa becomes the new President of Honduras.
2003 The first selections for the National Recording Registry are announced by the Library of Congress.
2002 An explosion at a military storage facility in Lagos, Nigeria, kills at least 1,100 people and displaces over 20,000 others.
1996 In a military coup, Colonel Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara deposes the first democratically elected president of Niger, Mahamane Ousmane.
1996 Germany first observes the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
1983 The pilot shaft of the Seikan Tunnel, the world's longest sub-aqueous tunnel (53.85 km) between the Japanese islands of Honshū and Hokkaidō, breaks through.
1980 Through cooperation between the U.S. and Canadian governments, six American diplomats secretly escape hostilities in Iran in the culmination of the Canadian Caper.
1973 The Paris Peace Accords officially end the Vietnam War. Colonel William Nolde is killed in action becoming the conflict's last recorded American combat casualty.
1967 Apollo program: Astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee are killed in a fire during a test of their Apollo 1 spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida.
1967 Cold War: The Soviet Union, the United States, and the United Kingdom sign the Outer Space Treaty in Washington, D.C., banning deployment of nuclear weapons in space, and limiting use of the Moon and other celestial bodies to peaceful purposes.
1961 The Soviet submarine S-80 sinks when its snorkel malfunctions, flooding the boat.
1951 Nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site begins with Operation Ranger.
1945 World War II: The Soviet 322nd Rifle Division liberates the remaining inmates of Auschwitz-Birkenau.
1944 World War II: The 900-day Siege of Leningrad is lifted.
1943 World War II: The Eighth Air Force sorties ninety-one B-17s and B-24s to attack the U-boat construction yards at Wilhelmshaven, Germany. This was the first American bombing attack on Germany.
1939 First flight of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning.
1927 Ibn Saud takes the title of King of Nejd.
1918 Beginning of the Finnish Civil War.
1916 World War I: The British government passed a legislation that introduced conscription in the United Kingdom.
1880 Thomas Edison receives a patent for his incandescent lamp.
1869 Boshin War: Tokugawa rebels establish the Ezo Republic in Hokkaidō.
1868 Boshin War: The Battle of Toba-Fushimi begins, between forces of the Tokugawa shogunate and pro-Imperial factions; it will end in defeat for the shogunate, and is a pivotal point in the Meiji Restoration.
1825 The U.S. Congress approves Indian Territory (in what is present-day Oklahoma), clearing the way for forced relocation of the Eastern Indians on the "Trail of Tears".
1820 A Russian expedition led by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Petrovich Lazarev discovers the Antarctic continent, approaching the Antarctic coast.
1785 The University of Georgia is founded, the first public university in the United States.
1776 American Revolutionary War: Henry Knox's "noble train of artillery" arrives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
1695 Mustafa II becomes the Ottoman sultan and Caliph of Islam in Istanbul on the death of Ahmed II. Mustafa rules until his abdication in 1703.
1606 Gunpowder Plot: The trial of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators begins, ending with their execution on January 31.
1343 Pope Clement VI issues the papal bull Unigenitus to justify the power of the pope and the use of indulgences. Nearly 200 years later, Martin Luther would protest this.
1302 Dante Alighieri is exiled from Florence.
1186 Henry VI, the son and heir of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I, marries Constance of Sicily.
945 The co-emperors Stephen and Constantine are overthrown and forced to become monks by Constantine VII,
98 Trajan succeeds his adoptive father Nerva as Roman emperor;
Famous People Born on January 27

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Year Name
1959 Keith Olbermann, American journalist and author
1924 Rauf Denktaſ, Cypriot lawyer and politician, 1st President of Northern Cyprus (d. 2012)
1934 ÿdith Cresson, French politician and diplomat, 160th Prime Minister of France
1803 Eunice Hale Waite Cobb, American writer, public speaker, and activist (d. 1880)
1903 Otto P. Weyland, American general (d. 1979)
1805 Samuel Palmer, English painter and etcher (d. 1881)
1948 Jean-Philippe Collard, French pianist
1954 Ed Schultz, American talk show host and sportscaster (d. 2018)
1987 Anton Shunin, Russian footballer
1948 Mikhail Baryshnikov, Russian-American dancer, choreographer, and actor
Famous People Deaths On January 27

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Date Name
1812 John Perkins, Anglo-Jamaican captain
1983 Louis de Funès, French actor and screenwriter (b. 1914)
931 Ruotger, archbishop of Trier
1988 Massa Makan Diabaté, Malian historian, author, and playwright (b. 1938)
2006 Gene McFadden, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1948)
1974 Georgios Grivas, Cypriot general (b. 1898)
1638 Gonzalo de Céspedes y Meneses, Spanish author and poet (b. 1585)
2015 Larry Winters, American wrestler and trainer (b. 1956)
2010 Zelda Rubinstein, American actress (b. 1933)
1961 Bernard Friedberg, Austrian scholar and author (b. 1876)