Historical Events In January - 27
Friday, 29 September 2023
1993 Andre "the Giant" Roussimoff, WWF wrestler, dies of heart attack at 49 on January - 27.
1994 On January - 27 carlos Reina succeeds President Callejas in Honduras
1994 Romanian social-democrats form government with anti-Semites on January - 27.
1994 On January - 27 claude Akins, actor (Rio Bravo, Lobo), dies of cancer at 75
1995 Five thousand mourners gather at the site of the Auschwitz Nazi concentration camp to commemorate the 50th anniversary of its liberation on January - 27.
1995 Geoffrey Parsons, Australian/British pianist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1996 On January - 27 15 day old siamese twins separated-Sarah Morales survives, Sarahi dies
1996 On this day in history 70th Australian Open Women's Tennis Monica Seles beats Anke Huber (64 61)
1996 On this day in history catherine Roskam becomes the first New York female Episcopal bishop
1996 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island on January - 27.
1996 Germany celebrates its first Holocaust Remembrance Day on January - 27.
1996 On January - 27 shiv Chanderpaul scores 303* for Guyana vs Jamaica at Kingston
1996 On January - 27 barbara Skelton, writer, dies at 79
1997 On January - 27 "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus," opens at Gershwin New York City NY
1997 24th American Music Award Toni Braxton &Alanis Morissette win on this day in history.
1997 It's the worst snowstorms to hit northwest China in 30 years. An update today from Beijing says the storms have killed 39 people and caused more than 24 million dollars in losses on this day in history.
1997 On January - 27 the weekend rescue of more than 300 anglers from the ice of Lake Simcoe could cost up to 500 000 dollars. The ice fishers were stranded after a 32 kilometre-long pressure crack openedup between them and shore.
1998 Crane crashes into Roosevelt Is (New York City NY) Tram, injuring 10 on January - 27.
2006 On this day in history celebrations are held in Salzburg and around the world for the 250th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
2013 On this day in history 20 police officers have been killed in a series of bomb attacks in Kandahar, Afghanistan
2017 On January - 27 donald Trump issues executive order banning travel to the US for 7 mostly Muslim countries and suspending admission for refugees
2018 On this day in history bomb in an ambulance kills over 100 people in Kabul, Taliban claim responsibility
2018 On January - 27 australian Open Women's Tennis: Caroline Wozniacki beats Simona Halep 7-6, 3-6, 6-4 to win her first Grand Slam title
2019 On January - 27 australian Open Men's Tennis: Novak ÄokoviÄ‡ of Serbia wins his record 7th Australian singles title; beats Spaniard Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3
2019 Two bombs at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Jolo, Philippines, kill at least 20 people and leave more than 100 others injured on January - 27.