What Happened on July 27, 2013

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1,000 inmates escape from a prison in Benghazi, Libya
  • 100 people are killed and 1,500 injured in a crackdown against protesters in Cairo, Egypt
  • First Przewalski’s horse (whose wild populations were believed extinct in 1969) is born via artificial insemination at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute as part of a worldwide effort to rebuild the wild herds

Famous Deaths

  • Lindy Boggs, American politician, dies from natural causes at 97