Sunday, March 26, 2017

March 27

  • March 27, 922
    Mansur Al-Hallaj, a Persian mystic, is beheaded at age 64 in Baghdad for pronouncing in the midst of a trance that he was the truth, i.e god
  • March 27, 1350
    Alfonso XI of Castile dies of the black death while besieging Gibraltar
  • March 27, 1668
    English King Charles II gives Bombay to East India Company
  • March 27, 1713
    Spain losses Minorca, one of the Balearic Islands located in the Mediterranean Sea during War of the Spanish Succession
  • March 27, 1790
    Shoelaces are invented in England
  • March 27, 1802
    France, Netherlands, Spain and England signs Treaty of Amiens which ends the War of the Second Coalition and the French Revolutionary War
  • March 27, 1899
    The first international radio transmission between England and France was achieved by the Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi
  • March 27, 1914
    First successful non-direct blood transfusion is performed by Albert Hustin in Brussels, Belgium
  • March 27, 1933
    Polyethylene is discovered by Reginald Gibson and Eric William Fawcett by accident in Northwich, England
  • March 27, 1964
    United Nations' troops arrive on Cyprus due to intercommunal violence between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriot
  • March 27, 1968
    Yuri Gagarin, the first human to journey into outer space, dies while on a routine training flight
  • March 27, 1972
    Addis Ababa Agreement marks end of First Sudanese Civil War
  • March 27, 1989
    Boris Yeltsin to the Congress of People's Deputies of the Soviet Union as the delegate from Moscow district in the first free elections for the Soviet parliament go against the Communist Party
  • March 27, 1996
    Because of mad cow disease the European Commission stops the import of British beef
  • March 27, 1998
    The US Food and Drug Administration approves Viagra, also known as Sildenafil, for use as a treatment for male sexual impotence, the first pill to be approved for this condition in the United States
  • March 27, 2007
    Prime Minister of Latvia Aigars Kalvitis and Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Fradkov finally signs a border treaty between Latvia and Russia

No comments:

Post a Comment