Saturday, February 4, 2023 (Week 05)

July 27 in History

What happened on July 27 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on july 27 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on july 27 in history.

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2002
The largest air show disaster in history occurs when a Sukhoi Su-27 fighter crashes during an air show at Lviv, Ukraine, killing 85 and injuring more than 100 others.
1993
Israeli guns and aircraft pound southern Lebanon in reprisal for rocket attacks by Hezbollah guerrillas.
1981
William Wyler, director of Ben Hur, dies.
1980
Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran dies in Cairo, Egypt.
1964
President Lyndon Johnson sends an additional 5,000 advisers to South Vietnam.
1953
Representatives of the United Nations, Korea and China sign an armistice at Panmunjom, Korea.
1944
U.S. troops complete the liberation of Guam.
1921
Canadians Sir Frederick Banting and Charles Best isolate insulin at the University of Toronto.
1914
British troops invade the streets of Dublin, Ireland, and begin to disarm Irish rebels.
1909
Orville Wright sets a world record for staying aloft in an airplane–one hour, 12 minutes and 40 seconds.
1905
The International Workers of the World found their labor organization in Chicago.
1861
President Abraham Lincoln replaces General Irwin McDowell with General George B. McClellen as head of the Army of the Potomac.
1793
Robespierre becomes a member of the Committee of Public Safety.
1778
British and French fleets fight to a standoff in the first Battle of Ushant.
1777
The Marquis of Lafayette arrives in New England to help fight the British.
1689
The Scottish Jacobites experience a victory over government-supporting clans at the Battle of Killiecrankie.
1663
The British Parliament passes a second Navigation Act, requiring all goods bound for the colonies be sent in British ships from British ports.
1586
Sir Walter Raleigh returns to England from Virginia.
1245
Frederick II is deposed by a council at Lyons, which found him guilty of sacrilege.
1214
At the Battle of Bouvines in France, Philip Augustus of France defeats John of England.