27. April

of the 27. April is the 117. Day of the Gregorian calendar (the 118. in leap years), thus still 248 days up to the year end remain.

Historical anniversaries
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disasters

  • 1865: The steam ship Sultana, explodes with 2.300 passengers on board on the Mississippi. 1,700 humans are killed.
  • 1895: The concrete dam of Bouzey (France) fails.The disaster has between 86 and 200 victims as a consequence.
  • 1952: The fast sweeper Hobson sinks during a maneuver in the Atlantic after the collision with the aircraft carrier Wasp (both USA). 176 dead ones and many hurt ones.
  • 1993: Afghanistan. With Tashqurgan falls Antonov a An-32 of the Afghan Air Force with 76 humans. Nobody survives.
  • 1993: From Lusaka, Zambia coming DHC-5 Buffalo of the Zambian Air Force falls after an intermediate stop into Libreville, Gabon into the sea, afterthe left engine failed. On board the Zambian national soccer team dies including companions (30 humans), that are on the way to a WM-Qualifikationsspiel in Dakar , Senegal.

sport

Entries from athlete IC world records are under the respective discipline under Leichtathletik; for events within the range formula 1 see there.

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Born

Samuel Morse

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of celebration and anniversaries

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