Today in History – 27 October



Michael Servetus, who discovered the pulmonary circulation of the blood, was burned for heresy in Switzerland.


A Polish army that invaded Russia capitulates to Prince Dimitri Pojarski and his Cossacks.


Emperor Napoleon enters Berlin.


The French fortress of Metz surrenders to the Prussian Army.


The first trial in the Eulenberg Affair ends in Germany.


Sardar Bhagat Singh, the great martyr, was born in village Banga, Lyallpur (now in Pakistsan) in a reputed Sikh freedom fighter’s family.


Brahma Bandhav Upadhyay died.


Fox Movie-tone news, the first sound news film, was released.


Indian Governments accepts King of Jammu and Kashmir Maharaja Harisingh’s accession merging Jammu and Kashmir in India and sends its troops.


Benjamin O. Davis Jr. becomes the first African-American general in the US Air Force.


The Democratic Republic of the Congo renamed Zaire.


The first Ladies Police Station started functioning at Calicut in Kerala.


Gandhiji’s personal secretary Pyare Lal died.


The XIV-World Congress of Neurology was held in New Delhi under the auspices of the World Federation of Neurology and Neurology Society of India. (21-10-89).


P.M. Sayeed of the Congress(I) re-elected as the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha.


The Archbishop of Delhi rules out Pope John Paul II’s dialogue with the VHP during his visit to India in November.


Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Madhya Pradesh splits.

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