May 27th | Today in History: In this article, we are providing Worldwide May 27 Events and May 27 Famous Birthdays of Important Personalities. You can also get information about Historical facts of the day May 27 in the areas like military, Politics, Science, Music, Sports, Arts, Entertainment, Births and Deaths and more information in this article. Many people wants to know What is special about today.You can also find what happened in India on this day in History.Today events are mentioned in below table.
What Happened in History Today
May 27 Historical Events
A resident of Windsor, CT, Alse Young (Achsah Young or Alice Young), was executed for being a “witch.” It was the first recorded American execution of a “witch.”
|For being Baptists three colonists were expelled from Massachusetts.|
|Fort George, Canada was captured by Americans.|
|When a tornado struck 255 people were killed in St. Louis, MO.|
|The Edison Storage Battery Company was organised.|
|In San Francisco the Bubonic Plague broke out.|
|The first transatlantic flight was completed by a U.S. Navy seaplane|
|In Hannibal, MO, Bronze figures of Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer were erected.|
Colonel Charles Lindbergh and Anne Spencer Morrow were married.
|The first flight into the stratosphere, by balloon was made by Piccard and Knipfer.|
|“Three Little Pigs” was first released by Walt Disney’s.|
1933-The Federal Securities Act was signed in the U.S. The registration of securities with the Federal Trade Commission is required in this Act.
President Franklin Roosevelt’s National Industrial Recovery Act was unconstitutional is declared by The U.S. Supreme Court.
The Golden Gate Bridge was opened in California, to pedestrian traffic which connected San Francisco and Marin Country.
An “unlimited national emergency” amid rising world tensions U.S. was proclaimed by President Franklin Roosevelt.
2,300 people were killed when the German battleship Bismarck was sunk by British naval and air forces.
|In Libya, German General Erwin Rommel began a major offensive with his Afrika Korps.|
|In New Guinea, U.S. General MacArthur landed on Biak Island.|
|The democratic government of Turkey was overthrown by A military coup.\|
|Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian Prime Minister died.|
|George Halas retired after 48 years as coach of the Chicago Bears.|
|In Florida, Construction of Walt Disney World began.|
|George H. Willig was fined for scaling the World Trade Center in New York and fined $1.10.|
|On 96 industrial goods, Japan announced the elimination of tariffs.|
In Beijing, in 1997 representatives of Britain and China exchanged instruments of ratification on the pact returning Hong Kong to the Chinese.
|Mel Fisher recovered a jar that contained 2,300 emeralds from the Spanish ship sank in the 17th century, Atocha..|
|The U.S. Senate ratified the INF treaty. To receive Senate approval, The INF pact was the first arms-control agreement since the 1972 Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT I).|
|Nobel Prize-winning author Alexander Solzhenitsyn, had been in exile for two decades and returned to Russia.|
|Christopher Reeve was paralyzed after being thrown from his horse during a jumping event in Charlottesville, VA, .|
|With the leader of the rebels, Russian President Boris Yeltsin negotiated a cease-fire to the war in Chechnya in his first meeting.|
|While President Clinton was in office, The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the sexual harassment suit filed by Paula Jones could continue.|
|1998-For a drug overdose, Charlie Sheen was admitted to a hospital in Los Angeles.|
1998 -For not warning anyone about the plot to bomb an Oklahoma City federal building, Michael Fortier was sentenced to 12 years in prison.
|For the first time that a sitting head of state had been charged with a crime. In The Hague, Netherlands a war crimes tribunal indicted Slobodan Milosevic and four others for atrocities in Kosovo.|
|Universal Studios area had been destroyed by a fire two years before was|
reopened its backlot.
Today Famous Birthdays
Now let us move on to Birthdays which are happened on May 27 in History. So many famous people are born on this day. To know What is special about today read the article. To know about the Today famous Birthdays read the table given below. Today Birthday Celebrities in the world are also mentioned in this article.
Astronomer, economist, historian-Ibn Khaldun (or Ibn Khaldun)
|Cornelius Vanderbilt – Entrepreneur (shipping and railroads)|
|Julia Ward Howe – Abolitionist, social activist, poet (“The Battle Hymn of the Republic”)|
|Wild Bill Hickok – gunfighter, scout, lawman|
|Arnold Bennett – Novelist|
|Isadora Duncan – Dancer|
|Dashiell Hammett – Author|
|Rachel Carson (Rachel Louise Carson) – Marine biologist, nature writer|
|Vincent Price – Actor|
Hubert H. Humphrey (Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr.)– Served as Vice President under Lyndon B. Johnson
John Cheever – Novelist, short story writer
|Herman Wouk – Author|
|Yasuhiro Nakasone – Prime Minister of Japan (1982-1987)|
|Christopher Lee – Actor, musician|
|Henry Kissinger – Former U.S. Secretary of State|
|Ramsey Lewis – Musician, composer, radio personality|
Lee Ann Meriwether – Actress (“Barnaby Jones”)
|Louis Gossett, Jr. – Actor|
|Don Williams – Country singer|
|Cilla Black – Singer, actress|
Bruce Weitz – Actor (“Hill Street Blues”)
|Bruce Cockburn – Singer|
|Richard Schiff – Actor (“The West Wing”)|
|Eddie Harsch – Musician (The Black Crowes)|
Siouxsie Sioux – Singer (Siouxsie & the Banshees)
|Neil Finn – Musician (Crowded House, Split Enz)|
|Cathy Silvers – Actress (“Happy Days”)|
Peri Gilpin – Actress (“Frasier”)
|Adam Carolla – Comedian|
|Todd Bridges – Actor (“Diff’rent Strokes”)|
|Sean Kinney – Musician (Alice in Chains)|
|Jeff Bagwell – Baseball player|
Frank Thomas – Baseball player
|Dondre Whitfield – Actor|
|Paul Bettany – Actor|
Left Eye – Singer (TLC)
|Jack McBrayer – Actor (“30 Rock”)|
|André 3000 (André Lauren Benjamin) – Rapper (Outkast), also known as Dre.|
Jadakiss – Rapper
|Chris Colfer – Actor (“Glee”)|
|Darnell Dockett – Football player|
|Ethan Dampf – Actor (“American Dreams”)|