Historical Events In December - 27
Thursday, 13 August 2020
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 On this day in history walter Scott, rocker, dies
1985 Terrorists kill 20 & wound 110 attacking El Al at Rome & Vienna airports. President Reagan blamed Libyan leader Momar Qadhafi on December - 27.
1985 Dian Fossey, US naturalist (Gorillas in Mist), found dead in Rwanda on this day in history.
1986 Lars-Eric Vilner Larsson, composer, dies at 78 on December - 27.
1987 Priscilla Dean, actress (Outside the Law), dies of injuries at 91 on December - 27.
1988 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
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 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 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 this day in history presidential and parliamentary elections took place in Kenya.
2012 NASA unveils plans to capture a 500 ton asteroid in 2025 on December - 27.
2019 On December - 27 corporate defaults on corporate bonds in China reach a new record.
2019 On December - 27 at least 12 die in a plane crash in Kazakhstan.