Historical Events for 27th May 2024

1660 – Denmark and Sweden sign The Treaty Of Copenhagen, ends Second Northern War
1903 – 37th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Africander wins in 2:21.75
1903 – Queen Wilhelmina opens the new Amsterdam stock exchange Beurs van Berlages, designed by influential architect Hendrik Petrus Berlage
1933 – Trailing 11-3, Yanks score 12 runs in 8th and beat White Sox 15-11
1956 – US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)
1964 – European Cup Final, Praterstadion, Vienna: Internazionale beats Real Madrid, 3-1 for their first title
1981 – John Hinckley attempts suicide by overdosing on Tylenol
1982 – New owners headed by John McMullen buy NHL’s Colorado Rockies and move the team to the New Jersey Meadowlands under the new name NJ Devils
1983 – Former EPA official Rita Lavelle indicted for contempt of Congress
2009 – UEFA Champions League Final, Rome: Barcelona beats Manchester United, 2-0; first Spanish treble of La Liga, Copa del Rey and Champions League

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