Historical Events In December - 27
Saturday, 23 March 2019
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 this day in history.
1983 On December - 27 walter Scott, rocker, dies
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 On this day in history dian Fossey, US naturalist (Gorillas in Mist), found dead in Rwanda
1986 On this day in history lars-Eric Vilner Larsson, composer, dies at 78
1987 Priscilla Dean, actress (Outside the Law), dies of injuries at 91 on this day in history.
1988 Bulgaria stops jamming Radio Free Europe after more than 3 decades on this day in history.
1988 Fox Harris, actor (Alienator, Warlords, Sid & Nancy), dies on December - 27.
1989 Egypt resumes full diplomatic relations with Syria, after a ten year break on December - 27.
1990 Barbara McDougall announces a five-year $332 million agreement to give Quebec control of cultural integration of immigrants to the province on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history san Francisco became the first city to adopt regulations regarding video display terminals in the workplace
1991 On December - 27 edward M Love, choreographer/dancer, dies of AIDS at 43
1992 On this day in history cardew "the Cad" [Douglas] Robinson, Engl comedian (Alfie), dies at 75
1993 On December - 27 youssef Sebti, Algerian scholar/poet, murdered at 50
1994 On this day in history hans Berghuis, author/poet (Kleitabletten), dies at 70
1995 On this day in history jeremy John Beadle, writer/broadcaster, dies at 39
1997 On this day in history brendan Gill, journalist, dies at 83
2007 On December - 27 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.
2007 Presidential and parliamentary elections took place in Kenya on this day in history.
2012 On this day in history nASA unveils plans to capture a 500 ton asteroid in 2025