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It happened on a… April 27

2018

Swedish band ABBA announce they have recorded new songs for the first time since 1982.

Historic Korean summit, the North’s Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in of South Korea agree to officially end Korean war and rid peninsula of nuclear weapons.

2006

In New York, NY, construction began on the 1,776-foot Freedom Tower on the site of former World Trade Center.

2005

The superjumbo jet aircraft Airbus A380 makes its first flight from Toulouse, France.

1989

Beijing students take over Tiananmen Square in China.

1977

Parti Quebecois government proposes the Charter of the French Language as Bill One in the National Assembly; to make French thee working language in Quebec and limit the use of English.

1967

In Montreal, Prime Minister Lester Pearson lighted a flame to open Expo 67.

1965

“Pampers” were patented by R.C. Duncan.

1959

Mao Zedong resigns as Chairman of the PRC.

1940

Leading Nazi and Reichsführer of the SS Heinrich Himmler orders establishment of Auschwitz Concentration Camp.

1908

IV Summer (Modern) Olympic Games open in London.

1810

Ludwig van Beethoven composes his famous piano piece “Für Elise”.

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