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This Day in History – January 27

This Day in History – January 27

1671 – Pirate Henry Morgan lands at Panama City.

1785 – 1st US state university chartered, Athens, Georgia.

1880 – Thomas Edison patents electric incandescent lamp.

1891 – Mine explosion kills 109 at Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania.

1915 – US Marines occupy Haiti.

1918 – “Tarzan of the Apes”, 1st Tarzan film, premieres at Broadway Theater.

1926 – US Senate agrees to join World Court.

1943 – 1st US air attack on Germany (Wilhelmshafen)

1948 – 1st tape recorder sold.

1951 – “Peter Pan” closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 320 performances.

1961 – “Sing Along with Mitch” {Miller} premieres on NBC TV.

1965 – 1st ground station-to-aircraft radio communication via satellite.

1969 – Chuck Noll is named head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers (the youngest coach in NFL history at the time)

1970 – 1970 NFL Draft: Terry Bradshaw from Louisiana Tech is first pick by Pittsburgh Steelers.

1970 – Movie rating system modifies “M” rating to “PG”

1973 – 1973 – US & North Vietnam’s William Rogers and Nguyen Duy Trinh sign cease fire, ending longest US war and military draft.

1976 – “Laverne & Shirley” spinoff from “Happy Days” premieres on ABC TV.

1984 – Michael Jackson is burned during filming for Pepsi commercial.

1996 – 15 day old conjoined twins separated: Sarah Morales survives, Sarahi dies.

1997 – “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” opens at Gershwin NYC.

Extremes for Bladen County, NC, on January 27

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