Historical Events In December - 27
Saturday, 15 June 2019
1982 John Leonard Swigert Jr, astronaut (Apollo 13), dies of cancer at 51 on this day in history.
1983 On this day in history propane gas fire devastated 16 blocks of Buffalo
1983 Walter Scott, rocker, dies on this day in history.
1985 Terrorists kill 20 & wound 110 attacking El Al at Rome & Vienna airports. President Reagan blamed Libyan leader Momar Qadhafi on this day in history.
1985 Dian Fossey, US naturalist (Gorillas in Mist), found dead in Rwanda on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history lars-Eric Vilner Larsson, composer, dies at 78
1987 On December - 27 priscilla Dean, actress (Outside the Law), dies of injuries at 91
1988 On December - 27 bulgaria stops jamming Radio Free Europe after more than 3 decades
1988 On this day in history fox Harris, actor (Alienator, Warlords, Sid & Nancy), dies
1989 On December - 27 egypt resumes full diplomatic relations with Syria, after a ten year break
1990 On this day in history barbara McDougall announces a five-year $332 million agreement to give Quebec control of cultural integration of immigrants to the province.
1990 San Francisco became the first city to adopt regulations regarding video display terminals in the workplace on December - 27.
1991 Edward M Love, choreographer/dancer, dies of AIDS at 43 on this day in history.
1992 Cardew "the Cad" [Douglas] Robinson, Engl comedian (Alfie), dies at 75 on December - 27.
1993 Youssef Sebti, Algerian scholar/poet, murdered at 50 on this day in history.
1994 On December - 27 hans Berghuis, author/poet (Kleitabletten), dies at 70
1995 On this day in history jeremy John Beadle, writer/broadcaster, dies at 39
1997 On December - 27 brendan Gill, journalist, dies at 83
2007 Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto is assassinated, and at least 20 others are killed by a bomb blast at an election rally in Rawalpindi on this day in history.
2007 Presidential and parliamentary elections took place in Kenya on December - 27.
2012 NASA unveils plans to capture a 500 ton asteroid in 2025 on December - 27.