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The 27t o Aprile is the 117t day o the year (118t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 248 days ti come.
Events[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1296 - Battle o Dunbaur: John Balliol's Scots airmy is defeatit bi an Inglis force.
- 1521 - Ferdinand Magellan is kilt in battle in the Philippines.
- 1840 - The Foondation Stane is laid for the Palace o Wastmeenster.
- 1865 - The SS Sultana steamboat splodes an sinks on the Mississippi River, killin 1,700 fowk.
- 1909 - Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II is overthrown bi his brither, Mehmed V.
- 1941 - Warld War II: German troops enter Athens.
- 1945 - Warld War II: Soviet an American troops link at the River Elbe.
- 1950 - The Unitit Kinrick offeecially recognises the state o Israel.
- 1960 - Togo gains unthirldom frae Fraunce.
- 1961 - Sierra Leone gains unthirldom frae the Unitit Kinrick.
- 1992 - The Federal Republic o Yugoslavie is creatit.
- 1993 - Members o the Zambie naitional fitbaa team are kilt in a plane crash near Libreville, Gabon.
- 2005 - The Airbus A380 makes its first flicht in Fraunce.
- 2009 - The Unitit Kinrick's first cases o swine flu are confirmed in Scotland.
- 2011 - A large tornado ootbreak occurs in the Sootheastren Unitit States.
- 2014 - Pape John XXIII an Pape John Paul II are made saunts.
- 2018 - Sooth Korean Preses Moon Jae-in meets wi North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for talks.
Births[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1720 - Cosmo Gordon, 3rd Duke o Gordon, Scots peer (d. 1752)
- 1759 - Mary Wollstonecraft, Inglis writer an feminist (d. 1797)
- 1791 - Samuel Morse, American inventor (d. 1872)
- 1820 - Herbert Spencer, Inglis filosofer, biologist, anthropologist an sociologist (d. 1903)
- 1822 - Ulysses S. Grant, American general an 18t Preses o the Unitit States (d. 1885)
- 1899 - Adam McLean, Scots fitbawer (d. 1973)
- 1910 - Chiang Ching-kuo, Cheenese-Taiwanese politeecian (d. 1988)
- 1913 - Luz Long, German lang jumper (d. 1943)
- 1920 - Edwin Morgan, Scots Makar (d. 2010)
- 1922 - Jack Klugman, American actor (d. 2012)
- 1927 - Coretta Scott King, American activist (d. 2006)
- 1932 - Casey Kasem, American actor an radio host (d. 2014)
- 1955 - Eric Schmidt, American saftware ingineer an businessman
- 1959 - Jim Duffy, Scots fitbawer
- 1959 - Sheena Easton, Scots sangster
- 1963 - Brendan O'Hara, Scots politeecian
- 1967 - Keeng Willem-Alexander o the Netherlands
- 1986 - Dinara Safina, Roushie tennis player
- 1995 - Nick Kyrgios, Australie tennis player
Daiths[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1521 - Ferdinand Magellan, Portuguese splorer (b. 1480)
- 1605 - Pape Leo XI (b. 1535)
- 1782 - John Campbell, 4t Yerl o Loudoun, Scots nobleman an airmy afficer (b. 1705)
- 1882 - Ralph Waldo Emerson, American writer an filosofer (b. 1803)
- 1915 - Alexander Scriabin, Roushie componer (b. 1872)
- 1937 - Antonio Gramsci, Italian Communist writer an politeecian (b. 1891)
- 1938 - Edmund Husserl, German filosofer (b. 1859)
- 1972 - Kwame Nkrumah, 1st Preses o Ghana (b. 1909)
- 2007 - Mstislav Rostropovich, Roushie cellist an conductor (b. 1927)
Halidays[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Independence Day (Togo, Sierra Leone)
- Freedom Day (Sooth Africae)
- Koningsdag, birthday o Willem-Alexander o the Netherlands
- Warld Tapir Day
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