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What Happened on October 27th This Day in History

Year Name
2019 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant founder and leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi kills himself and three children by detonating a suicide vest during the U.S. military Barisha raid in northwestern Syria.[3]
2018 A gunman opens fire on a Pittsburgh synagogue killing 11 and injuring six, including four police officers.
2018 Leicester City F.C. owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha dies in a helicopter crash along with four others after a Premier League match against West Ham United at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England.
2017 Catalonia declares independence from Spain.
2014 Britain withdraws from Afghanistan at the end of Operation Herrick, after 12 years four months and seven days.
1999 Gunmen open fire in the Armenian Parliament, killing the Prime Minister and seven others.
1997 The 1997 Asian financial crisis causes a crash in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
1995 Former Prime Minister of Italy Bettino Craxi is convicted in absentia of corruption.
1994 Gliese 229B is the first Substellar Mass Object to be unquestionably identified.
1992 United States Navy radioman Allen R. Schindler, Jr. is murdered by shipmate Terry M. Helvey for being gay, precipitating debate about gays in the military that results in the United States' "Don't ask, don't tell" military policy.
1991 Turkmenistan achieves independence from the Soviet Union.
1988 Cold War: Ronald Reagan suspends construction of the new U.S. Embassy in Moscow due to Soviet listening devices in the building structure.
1986 The British government suddenly deregulates financial markets, leading to a total restructuring of the way in which they operate in the country, in an event now referred to as the Big Bang.
1981 Cold War: The Soviet submarine S-363 runs aground on the east coast of Sweden.
1979 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines gains its independence from the United Kingdom.
1971 The Democratic Republic of the Congo is renamed Zaire.
1967 Catholic priest Philip Berrigan and others of the 'Baltimore Four' protest the Vietnam War by pouring blood on Selective Service records.
1964 Ronald Reagan delivers a speech on behalf of the Republican candidate for president, Barry Goldwater. The speech launches his political career and comes to be known as "A Time for Choosing".
1962 Major Rudolf Anderson of the United States Air Force becomes the only direct human casualty of the Cuban Missile Crisis when his U-2 reconnaissance airplane is shot down over Cuba by a Soviet-supplied surface-to-air missile.
1962 By refusing to agree to the firing of a nuclear torpedo at a US warship, Vasily Arkhipov averts nuclear war.
1961 NASA tests the first Saturn I rocket in Mission Saturn-Apollo 1.
1958 Iskander Mirza, the first President of Pakistan, is deposed by General Ayub Khan, who had been appointed the enforcer of martial law by Mirza 20 days earlier.
1954 Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. becomes the first African-American general in the United States Air Force.
1944 World War II: German forces capture Banská Bystrica during Slovak National Uprising thus bringing it to an end.
1936 Mrs Wallis Simpson obtains her divorce, which would eventually allow her to marry King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom, thus forcing his abdication from the throne.
1930 Ratifications exchanged in London for the first London Naval Treaty go into effect immediately, further limiting the expensive naval arms race among its five signatories.
1924 The Uzbek SSR is founded in the Soviet Union.
1922 A referendum in Rhodesia rejects the country's annexation to the South African Union.
1916 Negus Mikael, marching on the Ethiopian capital in support of his son Emperor Iyasu V, is defeated by Fitawrari abte Giyorgis, securing the throne for Empress Zewditu I.
1914 World War I: The new British battleship HMS Audacious is sunk by a minefield laid by the armed German merchant-cruiser Berlin.
1907 Fifteen people are killed in Hungary when gendarmes opened fire on a crowd gathered at a church consecration.
1904 The first underground New York City Subway line opens, later designated as the IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line.
1870 Franco-Prussian War: Marshal Bazaine surrenders to Prussian forces at the conclusion of the Siege of Metz along with 140,000 French soldiers.
1838 Missouri governor Lilburn Boggs issues the Extermination Order, which orders all Mormons to leave the state or be killed.
1810 United States annexes the former Spanish colony of West Florida.
1806 The French Army under Napoleon enters Berlin following the Prussian defeat at the Battle of Jena–Auerstedt.
1795 The United States and Spain sign the Treaty of Madrid, which establishes the boundaries between Spanish colonies and the U.S.
1775 King George III expands on his Proclamation of Rebellion in the Thirteen Colonies in his speech from the throne at the opening of Parliament.
1682 Philadelphia is founded in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
1644 Second Battle of Newbury in the English Civil War.
1553 Condemned as a heretic, Michael Servetus is burned at the stake just outside Geneva.
1524 French troops lay siege to Pavia.
1275 Traditional founding of the city of Amsterdam.
312 Constantine is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross.
Famous People Born on October 27

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Year Name
1940 John Gotti, American mob boss (d. 2002)
1952 Francis Fukuyama, American political scientist, economist, and author
1950 Michael Driscoll, English economist and academic
1969 Marek Napiórkowski, Polish jazz guitarist and composer
1924 Bonnie Lou, American singer-songwriter (d. 2015)
1917 Oliver Tambo, South African lawyer and politician (d. 1993)
1963 Tom McKean, Scottish runner
1981 Sririta Jensen, Thai actress and model
1906 Kazuo Ohno, Japanese dancer and educator (d. 2010)
1954 Mike Kelley, American artist and musician (d. 2012)
Famous People Deaths On October 27

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Date Name
2016 Takahito, Prince Mikasa, member of the Imperial Family of Japan (b. 1915)
939 Æthelstan, English king
1439 Albert II of Germany (b. 1397)
1992 David Bohm, American-English physicist and philosopher (b. 1917)
2006 Jozsef Gregor, Hungarian opera singer (b. 1940)
2010 Néstor Kirchner, Argentinian lawyer and politician, 51st President of Argentina (b. 1950)
2014 Daniel Boulanger, French actor and screenwriter (b. 1922)
1675 Gilles de Roberval, French mathematician and academic (b. 1602)
2001 Pradeep Kumar, Indian actor, director, and producer (b. 1925)
1982 Miguel Ydígoras Fuentes, President of Guatemala (1958 - 1963) (b. 1895)