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 This day in History - May 27
424 Historic Events for May 27
1985

Inaugural bands parade for Pres Reagan

Event
1985

Britain agrees to return Hong Kong to China in 1997

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1986

Norway Showcase groundbreaking

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1986

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

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1986

Gaston Duribreux, Flemish writer (Sour Dove), dies at 82

Death
1986

Prest Reagan orderes 2 Poseidon-class submarines be dismantled

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1987

Yank Phil Niekro is 3rd pitcher to make 700th start (Young and Sutton)

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1987

Jim and Tammy Bakker appear on "Nightline" after PTL scandal

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1987

Postage wins 32nd Europe Cup 1 in Vienna

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1988

Senate ratified a treaty eliminating medium-range nuclear missiles

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1988

Renato Salvatori, actor (Burn, Luna, 2 Women), dies

Death
1988

Florida Friebus, actress (Bob Newhart Show), dies of a stroke at 79

Death
1988

Melvin J "Cy" Oliver, US jazz composer/orchestra leader, dies at 77

Death
1989

Jack Starrett, director/actor (Chase, Nightwish, 1st Blood), dies

Death
1990

C‚sar Gaviria Trujillo chosen pres of Colombia

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1990

Jan Stephenson wins J C Penney LPGA Golf Skins Game

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1990

Pat Bradley wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

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1990

74th Indianapolis 500 runs

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1990

Radical Democratic Party holds 1st political meetings in Moscow

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1991

Austrian Boeing 767-300 explodes at Bangkok, 223 die

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1991

Ed Dodd, cartoonist (Mark Trail), dies at 88

Death
1992

Dani‰l Robberechts, Belgian writer (Aankomen in Avignon), dies at 55

Death
1992

Tony "Big Tuna" Accardo, mobster (St Valentines Day), dies at 86

Death
1992

John Myhers, director/actor (Billion Dollar Hobo), dies at 70

Death
1992

Glen White, dancer/actor (Graft, Camille), dies of AIDS at 42

Death