27th May

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2006 Earthquake kills 5,800 An earthquake hits Indonesia, killing more than 5,800 people
1994 Alexander Solzhenitsyn returns to Russia Alexander Solzhenitsyn returns to Russia after spending twenty years in exile.
1982 Football - FA Cup replay Tottenham Hotspur beats Queens Park Rangers 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur beat Queens Park Rangers 1-0 in the FA Cup replay
1964 Jawaharlal Nehru dies India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru dies from coronary thrombosis at the age of 74.
1963 Bob Dylan - The Freewheelin Bob Dylan released Bob Dylan's album "The Freewheelin Bob Dylan" is released.
1941 British navy sinks the Bismarck During World War 2 the British navy sinks the German battleship Bismark off France, 2,100 lives are lost.
1900 Proportional Representation Belgium makes the first experiment in proportional representation in its General Election
1896 Tornado kills 255 A tornado hits St Louis, Illinois killing 255 people.
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On This Day - 27th May