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What Happened on March 27th This Day in History

Year Name
2016 A suicide blast in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, Lahore claims over 70 lives and leaves almost 300 others injured. The target of the bombing are Christians celebrating Easter.
2015 Al-Shabab militants attack and temporarily occupy a Mogadishu hotel leaving at least 20 people dead.
2014 Philippines signs a peace accord with the largest Muslim rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, ending decades of conflict.
2009 The dam forming Situ Gintung, an artificial lake in Indonesia, fails, killing at least 99 people.
2004 HMS Scylla, a decommissioned Leander-class frigate, is sunk as an artificial reef off Cornwall, the first of its kind in Europe.
2002 Passover massacre: A Palestinian suicide bomber kills 29 people at a Passover seder in Netanya, Israel.
2002 Nanterre massacre: In Nanterre, France, a gunman opens fire at the end of a town council meeting, resulting in the deaths of eight councilors; 19 other people are injured.
2000 A Phillips Petroleum plant explosion in Pasadena, Texas kills one person and injures 71 others.
1999 Kosovo War: An American Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk is shot down by a Yugoslav SAM, the first and only Nighthawk to be lost in combat.
1998 The Food and Drug Administration approves Viagra for use as a treatment for male impotence, the first pill to be approved for this condition in the United States.
1993 Jiang Zemin is appointed President of the People's Republic of China.
1993 Italian former minister and Christian Democracy leader Giulio Andreotti is accused of mafia allegiance by the tribunal of Palermo.
1990 The United States begins broadcasting anti-Castro propaganda to Cuba on TV Martí.
1986 A car bomb explodes outside Russell Street Police HQ in Melbourne, Australia, killing one police officer and injuring 21 people.
1981 The Solidarity movement in Poland stages a warning strike, in which at least 12 million Poles walk off their jobs for four hours.
1980 The Norwegian oil platform Alexander L. Kielland collapses in the North Sea, killing 123 of its crew of 212.
1980 Silver Thursday: A steep fall in silver prices, resulting from the Hunt Brothers attempting to corner the market in silver, leads to panic on commodity and futures exchanges.
1977 Tenerife airport disaster: Two Boeing 747 airliners collide on a foggy runway on Tenerife in the Canary Islands, killing 583 (all 248 on KLM and 335 on Pan Am). Sixty-one survived on the Pan Am flight. This is the deadliest aviation accident in history.
1975 Construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System begins.
1964 The Good Friday earthquake, the most powerful earthquake recorded in North American history at a magnitude of 9.2 strikes Southcentral Alaska, killing 125 people and inflicting massive damage to the city of Anchorage.
1958 Nikita Khrushchev becomes Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union.
1945 World War II: Operation Starvation, the aerial mining of Japan's ports and waterways begins. Argentina declares war on the Axis Powers.
1943 World War II: Battle of the Komandorski Islands: In the Aleutian Islands the battle begins when United States Navy forces intercept Japanese attempting to reinforce a garrison at Kiska.
1941 World War II: Yugoslav Air Force officers topple the pro-Axis government in a bloodless coup.
1938 Second Sino-Japanese War: The Battle of Taierzhuang begins, resulting several weeks later in the war's first major Chinese victory over Japan.
1918 The National Council of Bessarabia proclaims union with the Kingdom of Romania.
1915 Typhoid Mary, the first healthy carrier of disease ever identified in the United States is put in quarantine for the second time, where she would remain for the rest of her life.
1899 Emilio Aguinaldo leads Filipino forces for the only time during the Philippine-American War at the Battle of Marilao River.
1886 Geronimo, Apache warrior, surrenders to the U.S. Army, ending the main phase of the Apache Wars.
1884 A mob in Cincinnati, Ohio, attacks members of a jury which had returned a verdict of manslaughter in what was seen as a clear case of murder; over the next few days the mob would riot and eventually destroy the courthouse.
1871 The first international rugby football match, when Scotland defeats England in Edinburgh at Raeburn Place.
1866 President Andrew Johnson vetoes the Civil Rights Act of 1866. His veto is overridden by Congress and the bill passes into law on April 9.
1836 Texas Revolution: On the orders of General Antonio López de Santa Anna, the Mexican army massacres 342 Texas POWs at Goliad, Texas.
1814 War of 1812: In central Alabama, U.S. forces under General Andrew Jackson defeat the Creek at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.
1809 Peninsular War: A combined Franco-Polish force defeats the Spanish in the Battle of Ciudad Real.
1794 The United States Government establishes a permanent navy and authorizes the building of six frigates.
1794 Denmark and Sweden form a neutrality compact.
1782 Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
1625 Charles I becomes King of England, Scotland and Ireland as well as claiming the title King of France.
1513 Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León reaches the northern end of The Bahamas on his first voyage to Florida.
1329 Pope John XXII issues his In Agro Dominico condemning some writings of Meister Eckhart as heretical.
1309 Pope Clement V imposes excommunication and interdiction on Venice, and a general prohibition of all commercial intercourse with Venice, which had seized on Ferrara, a papal fiefdom.
Famous People Born on March 27

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Year Name
1860 Frank Frost Abbott, American-Swiss scholar and academic (d. 1924)
1970 Jarrod McCracken, New Zealand rugby league player
1952 Annemarie Moser-Pröll, Austrian skier
1914 Richard Denning, American actor (d. 1998)
1915 Robert Lockwood, Jr., American guitarist (d. 2006)
1926 Frank O'Hara, American writer (d. 1966)
1942 Michael Jackson, English journalist and author (d. 2007)
1987 Buster Posey, American baseball player
1892 Ferde Grofé, American pianist and composer (d. 1972)
1887 Väinö Siikaniemi, Finnish javelin thrower, poet, and translator (d. 1932)
Famous People Deaths On March 27

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Date Name
1975 Arthur Bliss, English conductor and composer (b. 1891)
1770 Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Italian painter (b. 1696)
1949 Elisheva Bikhovski, Israeli-Russian poet (b. 1888)
1864 Jean-Jacques Ampère, French philologist and academic (b. 1800)
2010 Dick Giordano, American illustrator (b. 1932)
1977 Diana Hyland, American actress (b. 1936)
1956 ÿvariste Lévi-Provençal, French orientalist and historian (b. 1894)
1976 Georg August Zinn, German lawyer and politician, Minister President of Hesse (b. 1901)
1878 George Gilbert Scott, English architect, designed the Albert Memorial and St Mary's Cathedral (b. 1811)
1615 Margaret of Valois (b. 1553)