Historical Events for 27th April 2024

1509 – Pope Julius II excommunicates Italian state of Venice
1861 – US President Abraham Lincoln suspends writ of habeas corpus (US Civil War)
1875 – The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC), the world’s 1st such agency is incorporated
1905 – World Exposition opens in Liège
1945 – 2nd Republic of Austria forms
1953 – 1st general elections in British Guiana, won by the People’s Progressive Party with Cheddi Jagan first person of Indian descent to be elected head of government outside South Asia
1956 – Burma Premier U Nu’s Volksliga voor Vrijheid loses election
1999 – Nevada State Museum discovers the oldest mummy in North America – on the shelves of their own museum, after the Spirit Cave Mummy radiocarbon dates to over 9,400 years old
2005 – The superjumbo jet aircraft Airbus A380 makes its first flight from Toulouse, France
2018 – Mass protests across Spain after 5 men convicted of sexual abuse but not rape of teenage girl during Running of the Bulls festival in Pamplona

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