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Historical Events In April - 27

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

1940  On April - 27 himmler orders establishment of Auschwitz Concentration Camp  

1941  Athens, Greece, captured by the German army on this day in history.  

1941  German troops occupy Athens Greece on April - 27.  

1942  Tornado destroys Pryor Oklahoma killing 100, injuring 300 on April - 27.  

1942  On April - 27 belgium Jews are forced to wear stars  

1943  On this day in history lou Jansen & Jan Dieters arrested, lead illegal CPN party in Holland  

1944  On April - 27 boston Brave Jim Tobin no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 2-0  

1945  2nd Republic of Austria forms on April - 27.  

1946  On this day in history 1st radar installation aboard a coml ship installed  

1947  Babe Ruth Day celebrated at Yankee Stadium & through the US on this day in history.  

1947  On April - 27 babe Ruth Day celebrated at Yankee Stadium & through out US  

1948  On April - 27 arab legion attacks Gesher bridge on Jordan River  

1950  South Africa passes Group Areas Act segregating races on April - 27.  

1950  On this day in history "Tickets, Please" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 245 performances  

1950  On April - 27 adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, composer, dies at 70  

1951  Mohammed Mossadeq chosen premier of Persia on April - 27.  

1951  Philip Albert Myburgh Hands, cricketer (7 Tests for S Africa), dies on April - 27.  

1952  "4 Saints in 3 Acts" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 15 perfs on this day in history.  

1953  1st general elections in British Guyana, won by Jagans PPP on April - 27.  

1956  Heavyweight champ, Rocky Marciano, retires undefeated from boxing on April - 27.  

1956  On this day in history burma Premier U Nu's Volksliga voor Vrijheid loses election  

1957  On this day in history mario A Gianini creator of the maraschino cherry, dies  

1957  On this day in history mario A Gianini, creator (maraschino cherry), dies  

1959  On this day in history "Today" show goes abroard the first time (Paris France)  

1959  Gordon Armstrong inventor of baby incubator, dies on this day in history.  

1959  "Today" show goes abroard 1st time (Paris France) on April - 27.  

1959  Gordon Armstrong, inventor (baby incubator), dies on April - 27.  

1960  France grants Togo independence on this day in history.  

1960  France grants Togo independence, kicking off the end of the colonial age on this day in history.  

1960  On this day in history the first atomic powered electric-drive submarine launched (Tullibee)  

1960  On April - 27 1st atomic powered electric-drive submarine launched (Tullibee)  

1961  On this day in history nASA launches Explorer 11 into Earth orbit to study gamma rays  

1961  On this day in history sierra Leone, in Africa, becomes an independent republic  

1961  UK grants Sierra Leone independence on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 27

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1410  John Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia was born on April - 27.  

1495  On April - 27 birth of suleiman the Magnificent, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (d. 1566)  

1623  On this day in history birth of johann Adam Reincken, composer  

1650  On April - 27 birth of charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1714)  

1701  On this day in history birth of charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia  

1707  On this day in history birth of john Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens  

1718  Thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (d. 1790) was born on April - 27.  

1724  On April - 27 birth of ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer  

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Famous Deaths In April - 27

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0630  On April - 27 death of king Ardashir III of Persia  

1076  On April - 27 willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies  

1124  Alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies on April - 27.  

1404  Philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1521  On April - 27 death of ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50  

1599  Death of Maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (b. 1538) on this day in history.  

1605  Leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69 on April - 27.  

1613  On this day in history death of robert Abercromby, Scottish Jesuit (b. 1532)  

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