Historical Events for 27th April 2019

1296 – Battle of Dunbar: The Scots are defeated by Edward I of England
1650 – The Battle of Carbisdale: Royalist army under Marquess of Montrose invades mainland Scotland from Orkney; defeated by a Covenanter army.
1694 – Frederik August I “the Strong” becomes monarch of Saksen
1924 – Antwerp soccer tie Belgium-Netherlands 1-1
1959 – “Today” show goes abroard 1st time (Paris France)
1963 – Cuban premier Fidel Castro arrives in Moscow
1971 – Curt Flood resigns Senators after 13 games and departs for Denmark
1972 – Apollo 16 returns to Earth
1981 – Xerox PARC introduces the computer mouse
2002 – The last successful telemetry from the NASA space probe Pioneer 10

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