April 27

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The April 27 is the 117th day of the Gregorian calendar (118th in leap years ), thus remain still 248 days until the end of the year.

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Events

Politics and world events

1509: Pope Julius II.
1622: Battle of Mingolsheim
1763: Pontiac calls for a fight against the British
1840: The Palace of Westminster under construction (1842)
1848: Georg Herwegh
1898: The German lease area Kiautschou
1909: Sultan Mehmed V
1920: Greater Berlin Act (former area dark red)
1941: The Greek campaign
1960: flag of Togo
1987: Kurt Waldheim
1992: The breakup of Yugoslavia 1989–2006
2002: Jean-Marie Le Pen

economy

2005: Airbus A380 after the first flight

science and technology

Culture

1720: Director's book for the world premiere of Radamisto
1749: Fireworks on the Thames
1810: The beginning of Für Elise

society

  • 1578 : In the fight for the favor of the French king Heinrich III. face each other - despite the royal ban  on duels - in the duel of the mignons , one of the most famous duels in French history, three " mignons " and three other members of the royal entourage.
1883: The Royal Red Cross
  • 1883 : The Royal Red Cross is established by Queen Victoria as a military award for merit in nursing.
  • 1982 : After he failed to get a train ride and his wedding failed due to lack of money, the South Korean policeman Woo Bum-kon goes on a rampage through five towns in Gyeongsangnam-do province . The killing spree , in which 58 people including the perpetrator were killed and 35 others injured, also led to the resignation of the South Korean Interior Minister Suh Chung-hwa.

religion

1859: Pius IX.

Disasters

1865: The Sultana disaster
  • 1865 : The steamship Sultana explodes on the Mississippi River with 2,300 passengers on board, most of them former soldiers of the Civil War on their way home . 1,700 people are killed in the worst shipping disaster in American history.
  • 1895 : The dam of the reservoir of Bouzey in Epinal in the French Vosges breaks during a flood. The disaster caused by the tidal wave resulted in between 86 and 200 deaths.
  • 1978 : When the scaffolding collapsed on Willow Island , 51 workers fell around 50 meters and were killed while a cooling tower was being built for a coal-fired power station in West Virginia.

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

1908: Olympic medal
2002: SC Magdeburg

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

Henry Percy (* 1564)

18th century

Mary Wollstonecraft (* 1759)

19th century

1801-1850

Maria Christina of Spain (* 1806)
Emil Jakob Schindler (* 1844)

1851-1900

Tongzhi (* 1856)
Maurice de Broglie (* 1875)
Draža Mihailović (* 1893)

20th century

1901-1925

Fritz Weitzel (* 1904)
John Stott (born 1921)

1926-1950

Anouk Aimée (* 1932)
João Bernardo Vieira (* 1939)
Frank Abagnale (* 1948)

1951-1975

Léa Linster (* 1955)
Andrew Z. Fire (* 1959)

1976-2000

Sally Hawkins (* 1976)
Sandy Mölling (* 1981)
Lars Bender (* 1989)

Died

Before the 16th century

16th and 17th centuries

Ferdinand Magellan († 1521)

18th century

19th century

Amalie von Gallitzin († 1806)
Émile de Girardin († 1881)

20th century

1901-1950

Rufus Bullock († 1907)
Antonio Gramsci († 1937)

1951-2000

Kwame Nkrumah († 1972)

21st century

Mstislav Tostropowitsch († 2007)

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days
    • Origen , Egyptian teacher and theologian (Protestant)
    • St. Petrus Canisius , Dutch writer, theologian and doctor of the church (Catholic (only in Germany))

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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