December 27st Events

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December 27th, 2007 (December 27 2007)EventFormer Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is assassinated by a suicide bomber.
December 27th, 2002 (December 27 2002)EventTwo truck bombs kill 72 and wound 200 at the pro-Moscow headquarters of the Chechen government in Grozny, Chechnya.
December 27th, 2001 (December 27 2001)EventThe People s Republic of China is granted permanent normal trade relations with the United States.
December 27th, 1997 (December 27 1997)EventProtestant paramilitary leader Billy Wright is assassinated in Northern Ireland.
December 27th, 1996 (December 27 1996)EventTaliban forces retake the strategic Bagram air base which solidifies their buffer zone around Kabul.
December 27th, 1985 (December 27 1985)EventPalestinian guerrillas kill eighteen people inside Rome and Vienna airports.
December 27th, 1979 (December 27 1979)EventThe Soviet Union seizes control of Afghanistan and Babrak Karmal replaces overthrown and executed President Hafizullah Amin.
December 27th, 1978 (December 27 1978)EventSpain becomes a democracy after 40 years of dictatorship.
December 27th, 1968 (December 27 1968)EventApollo Program: Apollo 8 splashes down in the Pacific Ocean, ending the first manned mission to the Moon.
December 27th, 1949 (December 27 1949)EventIndonesian National Revolution: The Netherlands officially recognizes Indonesian independence.
December 27th, 1945 (December 27 1945)EventThe World Bank was created with the signing of an agreement by 28 nations.
December 27th, 1942 (December 27 1942)EventThe Union of Pioneers of Yugoslavia is founded.
December 27th, 1939 (December 27 1939)EventErzincan, Turkey was hit by an earthquake.
December 27th, 1923 (December 27 1923)EventNamba Daisuke, a Japanese student, tries to assassinate the Prince Regent Hirohito.
December 27th, 1918 (December 27 1918)EventThe Great Poland Uprising against the Germans begins.
December 27th, 1845 (December 27 1845)EventEther anesthetic is used for childbirth for the first time by Dr. Crawford Williamson Long in Jefferson, Georgia.
December 27th, 1836 (December 27 1836)EventThe worst ever avalanche in England occurs at Lewes, Sussex, killing 8 people.
December 27th, 1831 (December 27 1831)EventCharles Darwin embarks on his journey aboard the HMS Beagle, during which he will begin to formulate the theory of evolution.Charles Darwin Quotes
December 27th, 1814 (December 27 1814)EventDestruction of schooner Carolina, the last of Commodore Daniel Patterson s make-shift fleet that fought a series of delaying actions that contributed to Andrew Jackson s victory at the Battle of New Orleans.Andrew Jackson Quotes
December 27th, 1703 (December 27 1703)EventPortugal and England sign the Methuen Treaty which gives preference to Portuguese imported wines into England.
December 27th, 1657 (December 27 1657)EventThe Flushing Remonstrance is signed.
December 27th, 1512 (December 27 1512)EventThe Spanish Crown issues the Laws of Burgos, governing the conduct of settlers with regards to native Indians in the New World.
December 27th, 0537 (December 27 0537)EventThe Hagia Sophia is completed.

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