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27th March in history

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1625  Charles I, King Of England, Scotland & Ireland, ascends English throne

1668 England takes control of Bombay, India

1812 Earthquake destroys 90% of Caracas, Venezuela; about 20,000 die

1855 Abraham Gesner patents kerosene

1931 Iraq & Trans-Jordan sign peace treaty

1941 Britain leases defense bases in Trinidad to US for 99 years

1941 Hitler signs Directive 27 (assault on Yugoslavia)

  • 1931New Delhi replaces Calcutta as capital of British-Indies

1943 Battle of Komandorski Islands, Pacific Ocean

1944 705 British bombers attack Essen

1958 US Army launched America’s third successful satellite, “Explorer III”



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