Historical Events for 27th May 2022

1878 – 6th Preakness: C Holloway aboard Duke of Magenta wins in 2:41.75
1917 – Race riot in East St Louis Illinois, 1 black killed
1935 – Supreme Court declares FDR’s National Restoration Act unconstitutional
1942 – Italian military begin siege of French western Fort Bir Hachim
1944 – Japanese progress in Hangkhou China
1967 – “Sherry!” closes at Alvin Theater NYC immediately after 65 performances
1972 – “Applause” closes at Palace Theater NYC right after 900 performances
1979 – Indianapolis 500: Polesitter Rick Mears can take guide for the last time with 18 laps to go, to win his to start with of 4 Indy 500 races
1980 – The Gwangju Massacre: South Korean airborne and army troops retake metropolis of Gwangju from civil militias, killing at minimum 207 probably quite a few extra
2020 – US Secretary of Point out Mike Pompeo suggests Hong Kong no for a longer time has autonomy from China, won’t benefit special trade romance, in take note to Congress

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