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This Day in History: May 27

May 27: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. 1919 - The NC-4 aircraft arrives in Lisbon after completing the first transatlantic flight.
  2. 1927 - The Ford Motor Company ceases manufacture of the Ford Model T and begins to retool plants to make the Ford Model A.
  3. 1933 - The Walt Disney Company releases the cartoon Three Little Pigs, with its hit song "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?"
  4. 1937 - In California, the Golden Gate Bridge opens to pedestrian traffic, creating a vital link between San Francisco and Marin County, California.
  5. 1967 - The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy is launched by Jacqueline Kennedy and her daughter Caroline.
  6. Famous Birthdays: Georges Rouault (French painter), Karl Bühler (German-American linguist and psychologist), John Cockcroft (English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate), Hubert Humphrey (38th Vice President of the United States), Henry Kissinger (German-American politician, 56th United States Secretary of State, Nobel Prize laureate)

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