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 This day in History - April 27
356 Historic Events for April 27
1978

Mohammed Daud, premier/president of Afghanistan, murdered

Death
1978

Afgh nist n revolution (National Day), pro-Russian military coup

Event
1979

George Harrison releases "Love Comes to Everyone"

Event
1980

Barbara Barrow wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic

Event
1981

Beatle Ringo Starr marries actress Barbara Bach [Goldbach]

Event
1981

1st female soccer official is hired by NASL

Event
1982

Nordiques 1-Isles 4-Semifinals-Isles hold 1-0 lead

Event
1982

Trial of John W Hinckley Jr attempted assassin of Reagan, begins

Event
1982

Tom Tully, actor (Line-up, Shane), dies at 85

Death
1983

Nolan Ryan becomes strikeout king (3,509), passing Walter Johnson

Event
1984

Piet Kraak, Dutch soccer player, dies at 63

Death
1984

Over 70 inches of snow falls on Red Lake Montana

Event
1984

Cleve Indians beat Detroit Tigers, 8-4, in 19 innings

Event
1986

Pat Bradley wins LPGA SandH Golf Classic

Event
1986

Captain Midnight (John R MacDougall) interrupts HBO

Event
1986

"Sweet Charity" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 368 performances

Event
1987

US Justice Dept bars Austrian Chancellor Kurt Waldheim from entering US, due to his aid of Nazi Germany during WW II

Event
1989

Mandatory seatbelt law goes into effect in Italy

Event
1989

"Starmites" opens at Criter Ctr SR Theater NYC for 60 performances

Event
1989

Beijing students take over Tiananmen Square in China

Event
1989

Hurricane in Bangladesh, kills 500

Event
1990

50th annual barbershop quartet singing convention held (Mich)

Event
1990

Dodger Orel Hershiser undergoes career-threatening shoulder surgery

Event
1990

Villanova's women set a 6,000 m relay world record of 17:18:10

Event
1991

"Lucifer's Child" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 28 perfs

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