Today in History – 27 August

Today in History-27-August


Guru Granth Sahib was established in the Golden Temple of Amritsar.


The Americans are defeated by the British at the Battle of Long Island, New York.


Haider Ali and the Britishers fought the battle of Pallilore.


The Allies defeat Napoleon at the Battle of Dresden.


Sharmajivi Sangha was established in Calcutta by Sashipada Banerji.


Mother Teresa, [Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu], nobel Prize awardee and social worker, was born in Skopje, Macedonia in Yugoslavia.


Edgar Rice Burrough’s Tarzan of the Apes first appears in a magazine.


Italy declares war on Germany.


Vigyan Mandir inaugurated at Nazafgarh Road, New Delhi.


Metric system of weights and measures introduced.


Major-General (Kumari) Gertude Ali Ram, the first women General in Indian Army, was appointed as the first Director of Military Nursing Services at the Army Headquarters.


Lord Mountbatten is killed by an Irish terrorist bomb in his sail boat in Sligo, Ireland.


Moldavia declares independence from USSR.


The Rainbow Bridge, a 1,870-foot suspension bridge over Tokyo Bay, completed.


India’s cricket sensation Sachin Tendulkar has an audience with the legendary Sir Don Bradman at the latter’s 90th birthday celebrations in Adelaide.


First interplanetary human voice recording is broadcast from the Mars Rover Curiosity.

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