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Events of April 27th:
April 27th is the 117th day of the year (118th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 248 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about April 27th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on April 27th:
1791 Samuel Morse (invented Morse Code)
1822 Ulysses S. Grant (18th US President)
1848 Otto of Bavaria (King of Bavaria)
1896 Wallace Carothers (chemist, inventor - discovered nylon)
1922 Jack Klugman (actor)
1932 Pik Botha (South African politician)
1944 Michael Fish (meteorologist)
1951 Ace Frehley (guitarist, musician - KISS)
1959 Sheena Easton (singer)
April 27th in History:
1565 The Spanish create their first settlement in the Philippines at Cebu.
1810 Ludwig Van Beethoven composes Für Elise.
1861 US President Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus.
1941 German troops enter Athens.
1949 British Commonwealth becomes the Commonwealth of Nations.
1960 Togo becomes independent from France.
1961 Sierre Leone becomes independent from UK.
1981 Xerox PARC introduces the computer mouse.
1992 Betty Boothroyd becomes the first female speaker of the British House of Commons.
1992 Russia and 12 other former Soviet republics join the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank.
1994 South Africa holds its first multi-racial elections.
1994 South Africa adopts new flag.
2005 Airbus A380 mnakes its maiden flight.
2006 Construction of the Freedom Tower begins in New York City.
April 27th is also:
Day of Uprising Against Occupation (Slovenia)
Freedom Day (South Africa)
People born on April 27th are Taurus
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