On This Day

Historical Events on March 27 (Part 2)

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2012 Danielle Steel’s novel “Betrayal” is published

Novelist Danielle Steel
Novelist
Danielle Steel
  • 2012 On This Day launches a sister site in Spanish, Hoy en la Historia
  • 2013 12 people are killed in the Philippines after a mini-tornado causes a boat to capsize
  • 2014 UN General Assembly condemns Russia's annexation of Crimea
  • 2015 Russia's Soyuz TMA-16M launches to deliver three crew members to the international space station to research the long-term effects of micro gravity
  • 2016 Suicide bomb kills more than 70 people at a park in Lahore, Pakistan, Taliban connected Jamaat-ul-Ahrar claim responsibility

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2019 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces the country is now a "space power" after successfully shooting down a satellite from space in a ballistic missile test

15th Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi
15th Prime Minister of India
Narendra Modi
  • 2019 UK Prime Minister Theresa May promises to stand down if parliament accepts her Brexit plan

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2019 Former president of the Gambia Yahya Jammeh stole almost 1 billion from his country before his exile in 2017 according to a corruption report

Dictator and President of Gambia Yahya Jammeh
Dictator and President of Gambia
Yahya Jammeh
  • 2019 Facebook bans white nationalism and white supremacy following criticism that Christchurch terrorist able to live-stream his attack

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2020 UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces he has contracted the coronavirus COVID-19 and that he will continue to lead the country "thanks to the wizardry of modern technology" while in self-isolation

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Boris Johnson

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2020 $2.2 trillion stimulus package, largest in US history, signed into law by President Donald Trump saying "I never signed anything with a 'T' on it"

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2134 32nd predicted perihelion passage of Halley's Comet