Historical Events In May - 27
Monday, 03 August 2020
1997 On this day in history the first all female (20 British women) team reaches North Pole
2006 On this day in history a 6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes central Java in Indonesia, killing more than 6,000, injuring at least 36,000 and leaving some 1.5 million people homeless.
2006 On May - 27 the first demonstration for gay rights in Moscow is broken up by the police.
2007 On May - 27 dario Franchitti wins the 2007 Indianapolis 500.
2007 Radio Caracas Televisión (RCTV) is taken off the air after the government of Venezuela refused to renew its license. This action results in protests. On jul 16, 2007, RCTV resumed broadcasting via cable and satellite on May - 27.
2012 A NATO airstrike kills a family of eight, including six children, in Afghanistan on this day in history.
2013 75 people are killed and 200 are injured in a wave of bombings across Iraq on May - 27.
2014 The director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde calls for "tougher regulation and tighter supervision" of banking sector on this day in history.
2017 On May - 27 fA Cup Final: Arsenal defeat Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley, London
2017 On this day in history in Bangalore, India, white puffy toxic foam begins spilling out of Varthur Lake onto city streets
2018 Italian PM-designate Giuseppe Conte gives up attempt to form coalition government after President Sergio Matarella vetoes his choice of economy minister on this day in history.
2018 Oil workers for Brazilian state oil company PetrobrĂˇs join the truckers' national strike on May - 27.
2018 Indianapolis 500: Will Power becomes the first Australian driver to win the event on this day in history.
2018 Indian Premier League Final: Australian Shane Watson smashes 117 not out off 57 balls to steer Chennai Super Kings to their third IPL title with an 8-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history pGA Seniors Championship, GC at Harbor Shores: Englishman Paul Broadhurst wins by 4 strokes from American Tim Petrovic
2019 On this day in history u.S. President Donald Trump, during an official state visit to Japan, is the first foreign leader to meet with Japanese emperor Naruhito.