29th year - N° 27 Monday, 27 January 2014
27 January / Today's 5 Events:
418 years ago
Sunday 27th of January 1596
Sea Captain, slaver and pirate Sir Francis Drake aka el Draque dies of dysentery at the age of 56 in Portobelo, Colón, Panama.
Before dying, Drake asked to be dressed in his full armour. He was buried at sea in a lead coffin, near Portobelo. Divers continue to search for the coffin.
182 years ago
Friday 27th of January 1832
Victim of John Wayne Gacy aka The Killer Clown William Billy Carrol is born in Daresbury, Cheshire, United Kingdom.
178 years ago Wurde Er auf einem Pelz Gelegt
Wednesday 27th of January 1836
Writer Leopold von Sacher-Masoch is born in Lemberg, Halych-Volyn, Austria.
52 years ago
Saturday 27th of January 1962
North Korean Agent Hyun-Hui Kim aka Ok Hwa is born in Kaesŏng, North Hwanghae, .
She was responsible for the Korean Air Boeing 707-3B5C Flight 858 bombing on 29 November 1987.