Ephemeris of May 27

Ephemeris of May 27
Ephemeris of May 27

On May 27, but in 1994, the Russian Nobel Prize winner for Literature Alexandr Solzhenitsyn returns to Russia after twenty years of exile in the US.

Other ephemeris:

1812.- The day of the brave heroines of La Coronilla (Cochabamba), Bolivia, is commemorated, women who sacrificed their lives to defend the city against the Spanish royalist troops.

1895.- José Martí, founder of the Cuban Revolutionary Party and killed in the fight for the independence of his country, is definitively buried in the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery, in Santiago de Cuba.

1905.- Russo-Japanese War. The Japanese fleet destroys the Russian in the Naval Battle of Tsushima.

1912.- 65 people die and more than a hundred are injured in the fire at the La Luz cinema in the Castellón city of Villarreal.

1931.- The Swiss physicist Auguste Piccard made the first balloon flight into the stratosphere until reaching the record height of 15,971 meters.

1933.- Inauguration of the Chicago Universal Exposition.

1941.- The German battleship “Bismarck” is sunk by British warships.


1947.- In Germany, 22 of those convicted in the Mauthausen trial are executed.

1952.- The European Defense Community Treaty is signed in Paris, which includes the RFA.

1990.- The liberal César Gaviria Trujillo is elected president of Colombia in elections marked by a strong abstention.

2006.- More than 5,000 people die on the island of Java due to an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale.

2010.- The American Lori Berenson, sentenced in Peru to 20 years in prison for terrorism, leaves the Chorrillos de Lima women’s prison, after serving three quarters of her sentence.

2012.- The Austrian Michael Haneke, Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

2015.- Six FIFA leaders arrested in Switzerland accused of corruption.

2016.- Barack Obama becomes the first US president to visit Hiroshima.

2020.- The parliamentary majority recognizes Juan Guaidó as president of the National Assembly of Venezuela.

2021.- The Colombian Defense Minister, Diego Molano, overcomes a motion of no confidence as “politically responsible” for police violence in the protests that began on April 28.

2022.- The Ukrainian Orthodox Church breaks with the Moscow Patriarchate for supporting the Russian invasion of Ukraine.


1878.- Isadora Duncan, American dancer.

1881.- Cesáreo Bernaldo de Quirós, Argentine painter.

1911.- Vicent Price, American actor known as “the prince of terror”.

1913.- Vicente Calderón, former president of the Atlético de Madrid football club.

1918.- Yasuhiro Nakasone, former Japanese Prime Minister.

1922.- Christopher Lee, British actor.

1923.- Henry Kissinger, American politician of German origin.

1924.- Jaime Lusinchi, former president of Venezuela.

1951.- María Pilar Cuesta (Ana Belén), Spanish actress and singer.


1564.- John Calvin, French Protestant Reform theologian.

1840.- Niccolo Paganini, Italian violinist and composer.

1910.- Robert Koch, German physician, discoverer of the tuberculosis bacillus.

1939.- Joseph Roth, Austrian writer.

1964.- Jawaharlal Nehru, Prime Minister of India.

1993.- Enzo Benedetto, Italian writer and painter.

2000.- Donato Racciatti, Italian-Uruguayan musician and composer, one of the main figures of tango.

2004.- Umberto Agnelli, Italian businessman, president of Fiat.

2006.- Romeo Lucas García, former Guatemalan president.

2011.- Jeff Conaway, American actor.

2017.- Gregg Allman, American singer-songwriter.

2019.- Gabriel Gustavo Pinto “Tuqui”, Argentine comedian.

2020.- Carlos del Amo, Spanish journalist.

2021.- Nelson Sargento, Brazilian singer and composer. EFE


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