On This Day

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

Events in History

  • 1994 Carlos Reina succeeds pres Callejas in Honduras
  • 1994 Romanian social democrats form government with anti-Semites
  • 1996 15 day old conjoined twins separate:Sarah Morales survives, Sarahi dies
  • 1996 Catherine Roskam becomes the 1st NY female Episcopal bishop
  • 1996 France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • 1996 Germany celebrates its 1st Holocaust Remembrance Day
  • 1996 Shiv Chanderpaul scores 303* for Guyana v Jamaica at Kingston
  • 1996 Colonel Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara deposes the first democratically elected president of Niger, Mahamane Ousmane, in a military coup.
  • 1998 Crane crashes into Roosevelt Island tram (NYC), injuring 10
  • 1998 Roland Clarkson discovers 2^3021377-1 (37th known Mersenne prime)
  • 2013 20 police officers have been killed in a series of bomb attacks in Kandahar, Afghanistan
  • 2013 In Port Said, Egypt, protests result in 7 people being killed and 630 are injured
  • 2013 11 people are killed and 32 are injured after a bus crashes down a ravine in Serta, Portugal

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017 Donald Trump issues executive order banning travel to the US for 7 mostly Muslim countries and suspending admission for refugees

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2018 Bomb in an ambulance kills over 100 people in Kabul, Taliban claim responsibility
  • 2019 Two bombs at a Roman Catholic cathedral on Jolo Island, southern, Philippines kills 20, Islamic State claims responsibility
  • 2019 Tornado strikes Havana, Cuba, killing three and injuring 172
  • 2019 Landslide kills 15 at a wedding party in a hotel in Abancay, Peru
  • 2020 Former king of Belgium, Albert II admits fathering a child after DNA tests confirm paternity

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Deaths in History