Historical Events In December - 27
Saturday, 02 July 2022
1982 John Leonard Swigert Jr, astronaut (Apollo 13), dies of cancer at 51 on December - 27.
1983 Propane gas fire devastated 16 blocks of Buffalo on December - 27.
1983 Walter Scott, rocker, dies on December - 27.
1985 On this day in history terrorists kill 20 & wound 110 attacking El Al at Rome & Vienna airports. President Reagan blamed Libyan leader Momar Qadhafi
1985 Dian Fossey, US naturalist (Gorillas in Mist), found dead in Rwanda on December - 27.
1986 Lars-Eric Vilner Larsson, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1987 Priscilla Dean, actress (Outside the Law), dies of injuries at 91 on December - 27.
1988 On December - 27 bulgaria stops jamming Radio Free Europe after more than 3 decades
1988 Fox Harris, actor (Alienator, Warlords, Sid & Nancy), dies on this day in history.
1989 On this day in history egypt resumes full diplomatic relations with Syria, after a ten year break
1990 Barbara McDougall announces a five-year $332 million agreement to give Quebec control of cultural integration of immigrants to the province on December - 27.
1990 San Francisco became the first city to adopt regulations regarding video display terminals in the workplace on December - 27.
1991 On December - 27 edward M Love, choreographer/dancer, dies of AIDS at 43
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 this day in history hans Berghuis, author/poet (Kleitabletten), dies at 70
1995 Jeremy John Beadle, writer/broadcaster, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1997 Brendan Gill, journalist, dies at 83 on December - 27.
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 December - 27.
2007 On December - 27 presidential and parliamentary elections took place in Kenya.
2012 On December - 27 nASA unveils plans to capture a 500 ton asteroid in 2025
2019 On December - 27 corporate defaults on corporate bonds in China reach a new record.
2019 At least 12 die in a plane crash in Kazakhstan on December - 27.
2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 passes 80 million worldwide on this day in history.