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  • No. 9 Getreidegasse, Salzburg, Austria
    Tuesday Jan 27, 1756

    Mozart

    Mozart's birth

    No. 9 Getreidegasse, Salzburg, Austria
    Tuesday Jan 27, 1756

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on 27 January 1756 to Leopold Mozart (1719–1787) and Anna Maria, née Pertl (1720–1778), at Getreidegasse 9 in Salzburg.




  • Düsseldorf, Germany
    Wednesday Jan 27, 1932

    Adolf Hitler

    Industry Club speech

    Düsseldorf, Germany
    Wednesday Jan 27, 1932

    A speech to the Industry Club in Düsseldorf on 27 January 1932 won him support from many of Germany's most powerful industrialists. Hindenburg had support from various nationalist, monarchist, Catholic, and republican parties, and some Social Democrats. Hitler used the campaign slogan "Hitler über Deutschland" ("Hitler over Germany"), a reference to his political ambitions and his campaigning by aircraft.




  • Leningrad, U.S.S.R. (Present Day Saint Petersburg, Russia)
    Thursday Jan 27, 1944

    World War II

    Siege of Leningrad ended

    Leningrad, U.S.S.R. (Present Day Saint Petersburg, Russia)
    Thursday Jan 27, 1944

    On 27 January 1944, Soviet troops launched a major offensive that expelled German forces from the Leningrad region, thereby ending the most lethal siege in history. The siege began on the 8 September 1941, when the Wehrmacht severed the last road to the city. Although Soviet forces managed to open a narrow land corridor to the city on 18 January 1943, the Red Army did not lift the siege until 27 January 1944, 872 days after it began.




  • Nicosia, Cyprus
    Monday Jan 27, 1958

    Cypriot intercommunal violence

    Turkish Cypriot response to this plan was a series of anti-British demonstrations in Nicosia

    Nicosia, Cyprus
    Monday Jan 27, 1958

    The Turkish Cypriot response to this plan was a series of anti-British demonstrations in Nicosia on 27 and 28 January 1958 rejecting the proposed plan because the plan did not include partition. The British then withdrew the plan.




  • Cyprus
    Monday Jan 27, 1958

    Cypriot intercommunal violence

    British soldiers opened fire against a crowd of Turkish Cypriot rioters

    Cyprus
    Monday Jan 27, 1958

    On 27 January 1958 British soldiers opened fire against a crowd of Turkish Cypriot rioters. The events continued until the next day.




  • Cuba
    Tuesday Jan 27, 1959

    Che Guevara

    Significant Speeches

    Cuba
    Tuesday Jan 27, 1959

    Along with ensuring "revolutionary justice", the other key early platform of Guevara was establishing agrarian land reform. Almost immediately after the success of the revolution, on January 27, 1959, Guevara made one of his most significant speeches where he talked about "the social ideas of the rebel army".




  • Washington D.C., London and Moscow
    Friday Jan 27, 1967

    Neil Armstrong

    The Signing of the United Nations Outer Space Treaty, and The Apollo 1 Fire

    Washington D.C., London and Moscow
    Friday Jan 27, 1967

    On January 27, 1967, the day of the Apollo 1 fire, Armstrong was in Washington, DC with Cooper, Gordon, Lovell, and Scott Carpenter for the signing of the United Nations Outer Space Treaty. The astronauts chatted with the assembled dignitaries until 18:45, when Carpenter went to the airport, and the others returned to the Georgetown Inn, where they each found messages to phone the Manned Spacecraft Center. During these calls, they learned of the deaths of Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee in the fire. Armstrong and the group spent the rest of the night drinking scotch and discussing what had happened.


  • Paris, France
    Saturday Jan 27, 1973

    Vietnam War

    Paris Peace Accords

    Paris, France
    Saturday Jan 27, 1973

    On 15 January 1973, all U.S. combat activities were suspended. Lê Đức Thọ and Henry Kissinger, along with the Provisional Revolutionary Government (PRG, the Viet Cong's government) Foreign Minister Nguyễn Thị Bình and a reluctant President Thiệu, signed the Paris Peace Accords on 27 January 1973.


  • Senate, Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 27, 1999

    Impeachment of Bill Clinton

    The Senate voted in Public Session

    Senate, Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 27, 1999

    On January 27, the Senate voted on both motions in public session; the motion to dismiss failed on a nearly party line vote of 56–44, while the motion to depose witnesses passed by the same margin.


  • U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 27, 2010

    Apple Inc.

    iPad

    U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 27, 2010

    After years of speculation and multiple rumored "leaks", Apple unveiled a large screen, tablet-like media device known as the iPad on January 27, 2010.


  • California, U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 27, 2010

    Java (programming language)

    Oracle

    California, U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 27, 2010

    On 27 January 2010, Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems, becoming the owner of the official implementation of the Java SE platform.


  • Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Thursday Jan 27, 2011

    Muhammad Yunus

    Yunus appeared In Court In a Food-adulteration Case

    Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Thursday Jan 27, 2011

    On 27 January 2011, Yunus appeared in court in a food-adulteration case filed by the Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) Food Safety Court, accusing him of producing an "adulterated" yogurt whose fat content was below the legal minimum. According to Yunus's lawyer, the allegations are "false and baseless". At the request of Yunus's lawyers, pointing procedural irregularities and errors, this case is now considered by the High Court.


  • Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 27, 2013

    Dwayne Johnson

    Royal Rumble (2013)

    Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 27, 2013

    On January 27, at Royal Rumble, CM Punk would seemingly defeat The Rock after the arena lights went out and someone attacked The Rock. Vince McMahon then came out and was about to strip Punk of the championship, however, at The Rock's request, he instead restarted the match. This culminated in The Rock defeating Punk to win his eighth WWE Championship.


  • Ottawa, Canada
    Monday Jan 27, 2014

    Justin Trudeau

    The House of Commons

    Ottawa, Canada
    Monday Jan 27, 2014

    On January 27, 2014, Trudeau and MP Carolyn Bennett escorted Chrystia Freeland into the House of Commons, as is traditional for by-election victors.


  • U.S.
    Friday Jan 27, 2017

    Donald Trump

    Trump signed Executive Order 13769

    U.S.
    Friday Jan 27, 2017

    On January 27, 2017, Trump signed Executive Order 13769, which suspended admission of refugees for 120 days and denied entry to citizens of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen for 90 days, citing security concerns. The order was imposed without warning and took effect immediately. Confusion and protests caused chaos at airports.


  • Älmhult, Småland, Sweden
    Saturday Jan 27, 2018

    IKEA

    Founder's Death

    Älmhult, Småland, Sweden
    Saturday Jan 27, 2018

    Founder Ingvar Kamprad died on 27 January 2018.


  • Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
    Monday Jan 27, 2020

    Atari, Inc.

    Atari Hotels

    Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
    Monday Jan 27, 2020

    On January 27, 2020, Atari announced a deal with GSD Group to build Atari Hotels, with the first breaking ground in Phoenix in mid-2020. Additional hotels were also planned in Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Austin, Seattle, San Francisco, and San Jose. The company plans to make the hotel experience immersive while catering to all ages, including the use of virtual and augmented reality technologies.


  • Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
    Monday Jan 27, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    CDC updated travel guidance

    Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
    Monday Jan 27, 2020

    On 27 January 2020, the United States CDC issued updated travel guidance for China, recommending that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to all of the country. The CDC has directed U.S. Customs and Border Protection to check individuals for symptoms of the coronavirus.


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