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Historical Events In April - 27

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

1940  Himmler orders establishment of Auschwitz Concentration Camp on this day in history.  

1941  On April - 27 athens, Greece, captured by the German army  

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  On this day in history belgium Jews are forced to wear stars  

1943  Lou Jansen & Jan Dieters arrested, lead illegal CPN party in Holland on April - 27.  

1944  Boston Brave Jim Tobin no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 2-0 on this day in history.  

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

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

1948  On this day in history arab legion attacks Gesher bridge on Jordan River  

1950  South Africa passes Group Areas Act segregating races on this day in history.  

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

1950  On this day in history adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, composer, dies at 70  

1951  On this day in history mohammed Mossadeq chosen premier of Persia  

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

1952  On April - 27 "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  On April - 27 heavyweight champ, Rocky Marciano, retires undefeated from boxing  

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

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

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

1959  "Today" show goes abroard 1st time (Paris France) on this day in history.  

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

1960  France grants Togo independence on April - 27.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1623  Johann Adam Reincken, composer was born on April - 27.  

1650  Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1714) was born on April - 27.  

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  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.  

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  On this day in history alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies  

1404  Philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62 on April - 27.  

1521  Death of Ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50 on April - 27.  

1599  Death of Maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (b. 1538) on April - 27.  

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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