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April 27: Facts & Historical Events On This Day

Facts & Historic Events That Happened on April 27

April 27th is Morse Code Day and Tell A Story Day.

Welcome to day 117 of the year folks, there are 248 days left of the year.

If April 27 means something to you, why not make it all the most special by learning all the interesting things that happened on this very day?

Did you know that on this day in 1810, Beethoven composed “Für Elise”? It went on to become one of his most famous short piano pieces.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about April 27th in history!

What Events Happened On April 27 In History?


Michael Jordan married his second wife, Yvette Prieto, at Palm Beach, Florida, US.


The Airbus A380 passenger airliner successfully underwent its maiden flight.


Pripyat and surrounding areas were evacuated due to the Chernobyl disaster.


John Hinckley Jr., President Reagan’s failed assassin, pleaded “not guilty” due to not being mentally sound at trial.


Babe Ruth Day was commemorated for the first time to celebrate one of baseball’s greatest players of all time.


Witold Pilecki escaped Auschwitz.

Pilecki volunteered to enter the concentration camp to build a resistance from within its walls. He passed on information about the gas chambers and sterilization experiments.

Heinrich Himmler ordered the construction of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp.


Hawaii recorded its hottest day ever at 100°F.

OTD in 1931: Hawaii recorded its hottest day ever at 100°F.

The world’s first Labor Government became lead by the Australian Labor Party.


Beethoven composed his famous short piano piece “Für Elise.”


Britain implemented a Tea Act against its American colonies.

OTD in 1773: Britain implemented a Tea Act against its American colonies.
The act was put in place to stop a major tea company going bankrupt but lead to the company creating monopoly on American tea.

King Edward I of England fought the Scots to punish King John Balliol for not being an ally against France with England.

April 27 Birthday Facts, Zodiac & Birthstone

Everyone who was born on April 27th shares the same star sign, Taurus.

Taurus is an earth sign represented by the bull. Much like bulls, Taureans are known for their loyalty. They’re strong, proud, and devoted to the people around them.

Anyone born in April has the Diamond birthstone. Wearing a diamond is said to make those born in April happier in relationships and more successful in life.

For those of you who were born on April 27, you were likely conceived the previous year on August 4.

If today is your birthday, you have this in common with Froy Gutierrez. Find out more about what famous people were born on this day.

Famous People Born On April 27

Froy Gutierrez

Froy Gutierrez

American Actor
Birthday: April 27, 1998
Age: 23 years old
Born In: Texas, USA
Patrick Stump

Patrick Stump

American Musician
Birthday: April 27, 1984
Age: 37 years old
Born In: Illinois, USA

Special Holidays On April 27th

Looking for a reason to celebrate? Well, here’s a few! These unique holidays are sure to bring some enjoyment to your day.

April 27: Morse Code Day

Morse Code Day

April 27: National Tell A Story Day

National Tell A Story Day

Did you know that on this day, April 27th 1810, Beethoven composed "Für Elise"?