Venerdi 27 Maggio 2022


Effemeride


Oggi
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Luna piena :
14/06 13:52


luna nuova :
30/05 13:31


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è successo un 27 Maggio

1937 : Opening the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco


On 27 May 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge, connecting San Francisco to Marin County, California, is inaugurated. The bridge was declared open by President Roosevelt in the White House. At the time of its construction, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world. Its construction was a challenge because of the San Andreas Fault that runs through the middle of the bay and because of the rushing waters of the bay. The bridge became the internationally recognizable symbol of the city of San Francisco.

1941 : Bismarck sunk


On May 27, 1941, the British navy sank the pride of Germany, the battleship Bismarck, three days after it sank the English battleship, HMS Hood. The event was reported worldwide.

1963 : Kenya African Nation Union won elections


On May 27, 1963, the first multi-racial elections in Kenya saw the victory of the Kenya African Nation Union led by Jomo Kenyatta, considered the founding father of the country and thus became the first Prime Minister of Kenya. This country became independent from the United Kingdom at the end of that year.

1997 : A tornado destroyed a region of Texas


On May 27, 1997, a Category 5 tornado hit Jarrell, Texas City, killing nearly 30 people. An F5 tornado has winds of over 460km/h and destroys everything in its path, leaving only emptiness.

1999 : Slobodan Milosevic convicted


On May 27, 1999, Slobodan Milosevic is convicted of crimes against humanity and genocide by the international tribunal in The Hague for atrocities committed in Kosovo during the war in the 90s. Milosevic was president of Serbia and then of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia between 1989 and 2000. He was found dead in his cell in 2006.

2006 : Earthquake in Indonesia


On May 27, 2006, an earthquake of moment magnitude 6.3 strucks the cities of Yogyakarta and Bantul, Indonesia. Over 6000 people are killed and 1.5 million people left homeless.

Citazione del giorno : 27 Maggio

Jomo Kenyatta, père de la nation kényane
God said this is our land, land in which we flourish as people... we want our cattle to get fat on our land so that our children grow up in prosperity; and we do not want the fat removed to feed others.

Compleanni : 27 Maggio

Cornelius Vanderbilt, Imprenditore americano nel settore della navigazione e ferrovie (1794)
Wild Bill Hickok, Figura del vecchio West americano (1837)
Roberto Soldado, Calciatore spagnolo (1885)
Dashiell Hammett, Scrittore americano (1894)
John Cockcroft, Fisico inglese, premio Nobel (1897)
Vincent Price, Attore americano (1911)
Yasuhiro Nakasone, Uomo politico giapponese (1918)
Christopher Lee, Attore inglese (1922)
Louis Gossett, Jr, Attore americano (1936)
Alain Souchon, Cantante francese (1944)
Richard Schiff, Attore americano (1955)
Todd Bridges, Attore americano (1965)
Michele Bartoli, Ciclista italiano (1970)
Joseph Fiennes, Attore inglese (1970)
Paul Bettany, Attore inglese (1971)
Chris Colfer, Attore americano (1990)

Ci hanno lasciato un 27 Maggio

Marguerite de Valois, Prima moglie del re Enrico IV di Francia (1615)
Françoise-Athénaïs, marquise de Montespan, Amante di re Luigi XV di Francia (1707)
Niccolò Paganini, Violinista e compositore italiano (1840)
Aleksandr Stoletov, Fisico russo (1896)
Robert Koch, Medico tedesco, premio Nobel per la Fisiologia e Medicina (1910)
Jawaharlal Nehru, Uomo politico indiano (1964)
Jeffrey Hunter, Attore americano (1969)
Paul Gleason, Attore americano (2006)
Vue mer : crédit photo Aseed