Historical Events for 27th July 2018

1563 – French army recaptures Le Havre
1789 – US Congress establishes Department of Foreign Affairs now referred to as the State Department
1920 – Resolute beats Shamrock IV (England) in 14th running of America’s Cup
1944 – US troops occupy le Mesnil-Herman/Hill 183 Normandy
1955 – Austria regains full independence after 4-power occupation since WWII
1967 – US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
1968 – Race Riot in Gary Indiana
1991 – TV Guide publishes its 2000th edition
1992 – Nelson Mandela says a general strike will go ahead to protest for the removal of South African President F. W. de Klerk from power and for free elections
1997 – “Candide” closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 103 performances

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