Friday, January 27, 2012
JAN 27th THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Famous Quote Said On January 27
We are not in politics to ignore peoples' worries: we are in politics to deal with them.
Margaret Thatcher, 1978
Jan 27 Birthdays
Jennifer LB Leese
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Jan 27 In History
Treaty banning orbiting of nuclear weapons signed by over 60 countries.
Auschwitz concentration camp liberated by Soviet forces
World War II: 50 bombers mount 1st all American air raid against Germany.
First US state university chartered, Athens GA
Heresy trial begins of astronomer and philosopher Giordano Bruno
This Day in Business
Consumer magnetic tape recorders are sold for the first time - making wire recorders obsolete pretty quickly.
This Day in Entertainment
Michael Jackson's hair catches fire during performance of "Billie Jean" for Pepsi ad.
This Day in Geography
Congress approves Indian Territory, clearing way for forced relocation on the "Trail of Tears."
This Day in Sports
Giants beat Bills in Super Bowl thanks to kicker Scott Norwood's missed field goal.
International Holocaust Remembrance Day - Memorial day for those who lost their lives in the Holocaust.
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