Historical Events for 27th October 2023

1275 – Traditional founding of the city of Amsterdam
1676 – Poland and Turkey sign Peace of Warsaw
1864 – Battle of Boydton Plank Road, VA (Burgess’ Mill, Southside Railroad)
1935 – SDAP and NVV launches “Plan for Work” in Utrect, Netherlands
1974 – French runner Chantal Langlacé sets female world marathon record (2:46:24) in Neuf-Brisach, France
1978 – US President Jimmy Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill
1988 – “Les Miserables” opens at Forrest Theatre, Philadelphia
1990 – Supreme Soviet of Kirghiz SSR chooses Askar Akayev as republic’s first president.
1991 – “Homecoming” opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 49 performances
2020 – Organizers of 96th East-West Shrine Bowl college football all-star game, benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children, announce cancellation of game scheduled for January 23, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Florida, due to COVID-19 issues.


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