April 27, 1943 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Lou Jansen & Jan Dieters, leaders of the illegal CPN party in Holland, arrested
  • Soviet Union breaks contact with Polish government exiled in London

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Witold Pilecki escapes from Auschwitz after having voluntarily been imprisoned there to gain information about the Holocaust

Polish Resistance Fighter Witold Pilecki
Polish Resistance Fighter
Witold Pilecki