We have some interesting facts & historic events all about April 27th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about April 27th in history!
- International guide dog day
- Freedom day
- National Prime Rib Day
- World Tapir Day
- Morse Code Day
- National Tell a Story Day
1994: South African citizens of all races are allowed to vote in a general election for the first time in 1994.
1979: Two Vietnamese women soldiers with pith helmets and bayonet tipped K-44 rifles (Mosin-Nagant M44) display six Chinese men they captured and took prisoner with their hands tied, from the Chinese PLA 41st and 42nd Army corps, Sino-Vietnamese War, 25 February 1979, Cao Bằng Province, Vietnam
1945: US Staff Sergeant Francis Daggertt of the Military Police of the 11th Armored Division with a young Wehrmacht soldier. The German was only 10 years old when captured in the German city of Kronach on April 27, 1945.
1941: Nazi Germany begins occupying Greece in 1941.
1920: Train passengers wearing masks to protect themselves from the Spanish Flu, 1918, 1920.
1905: Tigers were brought to Ålesund, Norway for a show in 1905
1895: This is Louis Chevrolet 1895, who was one of many automobile pioneers who had a background in the cycling industry. He was a successful bicycle racer and owned a bicycle brand before he became one of America’s best-known racing drivers
1810: Ludwig van Beethoven composes “Für Elise” in 1810.
- Lizzo was born
- Matt Reeves was born
- Corey Harrison was born
- Ferdinand Magellan died
- Kwame Nkrumah died
- J. Allen Hynek died