February 27

February 27

Independence Day
Dominican Republic : February 27 1844

National Doctors' Day (Vietnam)
Vietnam founded Doctor's Day on February 27, 1955. The day is celebrated on February 27 or sometimes dates closest to this date.

February 27
National Day of Dominican Republic from Haiti (1844)

Events February 27

1700 – The island of New Britain is discovered.
1812 – Manuel Belgrano raises the Flag of Argentina in the city of Rosario for the first time.
1844 – The Dominican Republic gains independence from Haiti.
1870 – The current flag of Japan is first adopted as the national flag for Japanese merchant ships.
1921 – The International Working Union of Socialist Parties is founded in Vienna.
1964 – The government of Italy asks for help to keep the Leaning Tower of Pisa from toppling over.
1971 – Doctors in the first Dutch abortion clinic (the Mildredhuis in Arnhem) start to perform aborti provocati.
2002 – Godhra train burning: a Muslim mob kills 59 Hindu pilgrims returning from Ayodhya
2010 – An earthquake measuring 8.8 on the Richter scale strikes central parts of Chile leaving over 500 victims, and thousands injured. The quake triggered a tsunami which struck Hawaii shortly after.

 

 

 

 

 



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