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Importance of 27th May in History

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1999
Former Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic was indicted by the United Nations for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Kosovo
Yugoslavia
1988
Death of Ernst Ruska, German electrical engineer who invented the electron microscope; Nobel Prize winner.
Germany
1949
Death of Robert Ripley, American cartoonist (Ripleys Believe It or Not!)
United States
1909
Birth of William Hansen, American physicist, founder of microwave technology, and contributed to the development of radar
United States
1907
Birth of Rachel Carson, author of Silent Spring, one of the most influential books of the 20th century and a major impetus to the environment movement.
United States
1883
Alexander III was crowned Tsar of Russia .
Russian Federation
1867
Birth of Arnold Bennett, English writer, whose novels set in the Potteries are early 20th century classics.
Great Britain
1837
Birth of Wild Bill Hickok, American gunfighter and lawman.
United States
1703
St Petersburg was founded by Peter the Great.
Russian Federation
1679
Habeas Corpus Act becomes law in England – (later repealed from time to time)
Great Britain
1508
Death of Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan .
Italy
1332
Birth of Ibn Khaldun, Arab historian
1153
Malcolm IV becomes King of Scotland
Great Britain
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