Historical Events on January 27, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • The British Army and the Irish Republican Army engage in gun battles near County Armagh; British troops fire over 1,000 rounds of ammunition
  • Two Royal Ulster Constabulary officers shot dead by IRA in an attack on their patrol car in the Creggan Road, Derry

Music releaseMusic Premiere

World premiere of Scott Joplin's rediscovered opera "Treemonisha" at Morehouse College in Atlanta

Ragtime Composer Scott Joplin
Ragtime Composer
Scott Joplin