Historical Events In April - 27
Friday, 14 August 2020
1986 Captain Midnight (John R MacDougall) interrupts HBO on April - 27.
1987 US Justice Dept bars Austrian Chancellor Kurt Waldheim from entering US, due to his aid of Nazi Germany during WW II on April - 27.
1989 Beijing students take over Tiananmen Square in China on this day in history.
1989 Mandatory seatbelt law goes into effect in Italy on this day in history.
1990 50th annual barbershop quartet singing convention held (Mich) on this day in history.
1990 Dodger Orel Hershiser undergoes career-threatening shoulder surgery on this day in history.
1991 Ken Curtis, actor (Lost, Freckles, Calif Gold Rush), dies at 74 on April - 27.
1992 On April - 27 olivier Messiaen, French composer, dies at 83
1993 On this day in history hans Sahl, German/US writer (Tie Exil im Exil), dies at 90
1994 Jerome Lejeune, physiologist, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1996 On April - 27 joan Sterndale Bennett, actress (Elizabeth-Dark Shadows), dies at 86
1997 On this day in history paul Lambert, actor (Tom-Executive Suite), dies at 73
2005 The Superjumbo jet aircraft Airbus A380 makes its first flight from Toulouse on this day in history.
2007 On this day in history turkish Presidential Election first round, which was later declared invalid by a Turkish court.
2008 Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar killing 138,373 people on April - 27.
2010 On this day in history standard & Poor's downgrades Greece's sovereign credit rating to junk four days after the activation of a â‚¬45-billion EU-IMF bailout, triggering the decline of stock markets worldwide and of the Euro's value, and furthering a European sovereign debt crisis.
2011 On April - 27 the deadliest day of the 2011 Super outbreak of tornadoes, the largest tornado outbreak, in United States history.
2012 On this day in history four explosions in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, kill 27 people
2013 10 people are killed and 25 are injured after a bomb attack in Karachi, Pakistan on April - 27.
2014 Ariana Grande 's first single from her second debut album, "Problem" featuring Iggy Azalea, is released on this day in history.
2018 On April - 27 historic Korean summit, the North's Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in of South Korea agree to officially end Korean war and rid peninsula of nuclear weapons
2018 On April - 27 swedish band ABBA announce they have recorded new songs for the first time since 1982
2018 German leader Angela Merkel has a 1-day trip to Washington meeting US President Donald Trump on April - 27.
2018 On April - 27 mass protests across Spain after 5 men convicted of sexual abuse but not rape of teenage girl during Running of the Bulls festival in Pamplona
2018 On April - 27 more than 40 Tuareg killed over two days by suspected jihadists in Menaka region, Mali
2018 Kim Jong-un crosses into South Korea to meet with President Moon Jae-in, becoming the first North Korean leader to cross the Demilitarized Zone since its creation in 1953 on April - 27.
2019 Pope Francis donates $500,000 for migrants stranded in Mexico trying to reach the US on April - 27.