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Historical Events In April - 27

Sunday, 28 February 2021

1940  On this day in history himmler orders establishment of Auschwitz Concentration Camp  

1941  Athens, Greece, captured by the German army on April - 27.  

1941  German troops occupy Athens Greece on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history tornado destroys Pryor Oklahoma killing 100, injuring 300  

1942  Belgium Jews are forced to wear stars on April - 27.  

1943  Lou Jansen & Jan Dieters arrested, lead illegal CPN party in Holland on this day in history.  

1944  Boston Brave Jim Tobin no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 2-0 on April - 27.  

1945  On this day in history 2nd Republic of Austria forms  

1946  On April - 27 1st radar installation aboard a coml ship installed  

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

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

1948  Arab legion attacks Gesher bridge on Jordan River on April - 27.  

1950  On this day in history south Africa passes Group Areas Act segregating races  

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

1950  Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1951  On April - 27 mohammed Mossadeq chosen premier of Persia  

1951  Philip Albert Myburgh Hands, cricketer (7 Tests for S Africa), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1956  Heavyweight champ, Rocky Marciano, retires undefeated from boxing on this day in history.  

1956  Burma Premier U Nu's Volksliga voor Vrijheid loses election on April - 27.  

1957  Mario A Gianini creator of the maraschino cherry, dies on April - 27.  

1957  Mario A Gianini, creator (maraschino cherry), dies on April - 27.  

1959  On April - 27 "Today" show goes abroard the first time (Paris France)  

1959  On April - 27 gordon Armstrong inventor of baby incubator, dies  

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

1959  On April - 27 gordon Armstrong, inventor (baby incubator), dies  

1960  On April - 27 france grants Togo independence  

1960  France grants Togo independence, kicking off the end of the colonial age on April - 27.  

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

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

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

1961  On April - 27 sierra Leone, in Africa, becomes an independent republic  

1961  UK grants Sierra Leone independence on April - 27.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 27

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1410  On this day in history birth of john Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia  

1495  Suleiman the Magnificent, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (d. 1566) was born on April - 27.  

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  John Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens was born on April - 27.  

1718  On April - 27 birth of thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (d. 1790)  

1724  Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 27

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0630  Death of King Ardashir III of Persia on April - 27.  

1076  On this day in history 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  On April - 27 philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62  

1521  Death of Ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50 on this day in history.  

1599  On April - 27 death of maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (b. 1538)  

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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