On This Day in History for July 27 (Part 2)

Events in History

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1967 LBJ sets up commission to study cause of urban violence

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • 1967 US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
  • 1968 Race Riot in Gary Indiana
  • 1970 France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
  • 1972 The F-15 Eagle flies for the first time.
  • 1974 House Judiciary Committee votes 27-11 recommends Nixon impeachment
  • 1974 Kanhai & Jameson add 465 for 2nd wicket, Warwickshire v Gloucs
  • 1975 The British government closes its consulate in Angola following increasing fighting between the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola and South African troops
  • 1976 Japanese ex-premier Tanaka arrested (Lockheed Affair)
  • 1977 John Lennon is granted a green card for permanent residence in US
  • 1978 Indians Duane Kuiper is 3rd to hit 2 bases-loaded triples (vs Yanks)

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1978 Portuguese President António Ramalho Eanes fires Premier Mário Soares

President of Portugal Mário Soares
President of Portugal
Mário Soares
  • 1979 France performs nuclear Test
  • 1980 Palestinian throws hand grenade on Jewish children in Antwerp, 1 dead

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1982 Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's first visit to the US in almost 11 years

4th Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi
4th Prime Minister of India
Indira Gandhi
  • 1983 104°F (40.3°C) in Garmersdorf (German record)
  • 1986 Iraqi jets attack central Iranian city of Arak; Iran threatens missile attack of gulf states supporting Iraq
  • 1987 John Demjanjuk, accused Nazi "Ivan the Terrible", testifies in Israel
  • 1987 Salt Lake City Trappers lose 7-5 to Billings Mustangs, ending their professional-record winning streak at 29 consecutive
  • 1987 First expedited salvaging of Titanic wreck begins by RMS Titanic, Inc.
  • 1988 Boston's worst traffic jam in 30 years
  • 1988 General Sein Lwin succeeds Ne Win as President of Burma
  • 1988 Radio Shack announces Tandy 1000 SL computer
  • 1989 Atlanta Brave Dale Murphy is 10th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (6th)
  • 1990 White-Russia declares independence
  • 1990 Zsa Zsa Gabor begins a 3 day jail sentence for slapping a police officer in Beverly Hills
  • 1991 TV Guide publishes its 2000th edition
  • 1992 Dimitri Lepikov, Vladimir Pychenko, Veniamin Taianovitch & Evgueni Sadovyi swim world record 4x200m freestyle (7:11.95)

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1992 Nelson Mandela says a general strike will go ahead to protest for the removal of South African President F. W. de Klerk from power and for free elections

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
South African President F. W. de Klerk
South African President
F. W. de Klerk
  • 1993 Detroit Tiger Fryman hits for cycle but loses 12-7 to Yankees
  • 1993 Javier Sotomayor jumps world record 2.45 m high
  • 1993 Mafia bombs historical buildings in Rome/Milan/Vatican City, 5 killed
  • 1995 Korean War Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C.
  • 1997 Si Zerrouk massacre in Algeria; about 50 people killed.
  • 2002 Ukraine airshow disaster: A Sukhoi Su-27 fighter crashes during an air show at Lviv, Ukraine killing 85 and injuring more than 100 others, the largest air show disaster in history.

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2003 A group of 321 Filipino armed soldiers called "Magdalo" took over the Oakwood Premier Ayala Center in Makati City to show the Filipino people the alleged corruption of the Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo administration

14th President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
14th President of the Philippines
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
  • 2005 STS-114: NASA grounds the Space shuttle, pending an investigation of the external tank's continued foam-shedding problem
  • 2006 The Federal Republic of Germany is deemed guilty in the loss of Bashkirian 2937 and DHL Flight 611, because it is illegal to outsource flight surveillance.
  • 2013 100 people are killed and 1,500 injured in a crackdown against protesters in Cairo, Egypt
  • 2013 1,000 inmates escape from a prison in Benghazi, Libya
  • 2013 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
  • 2014 Liberia shuts down most of its borders with fears about the spread of Ebola epidemic

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2014 Obama reaffirms Israel's "right to defend itself", but condemns civilian casualties in Gaza

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • 2015 Fiat Chrysler fined record $105 million by Us regulators over their number of car recalls
  • 2015 The Shanghai Composite Index drops 8.5% in one day

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