Today in History: New York Subway Opened

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New York Subway Opened

October 27 is the 300th (301th in leap years) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. The number of days left until the end of the year is 65.

Railways

  • Halkalı- Electrical signaling facilities in the suburban line - Central control system and electric trains started to work.
  • 1904 - New York subway opened.

Events

  • 1806 - The French Army under Napoleon Bonaparte enters Berlin.
  • 1810 - The United States annexes the former Spanish colony of West Florida.
  • 1913 – Mustafa Kemal was appointed to Sofia Attaché.
  • 1922 – The Allies invited the representatives of the GNAT government and the Istanbul government to the peace conference to be held in Lausanne on 13 November 1922.
  • 1922 – Members and supporters of the National Fascist Party led by Benito Mussolini in Italy began to march on Rome.
  • 1924 – Founding of Uzbekistan in the Soviet Union.
  • 1939 - DuPont announces its discovery of nylon.
  • 1953 – in the United Kingdom, South Australia Totems 2 conducted a nuclear test, which he called
  • 1954 – Benjamin O. Davis Jr., the first black general appointed to the US Air Force. it happened.
  • 1957 – General elections: Although its votes fell, the Democratic Party retained its power by winning 610 of 424 deputies. CHP had 178 deputies.
  • 1958 – The first President of Pakistan, Iskander Mirza, is removed from office in a bloodless coup by General Mohammed Ayub Khan. Muhammad Ayub Khan had been put in charge of martial law by Mirza himself 20 days ago.
  • 1960 – National Unity Committee dismissed 147 professors, associate professors and assistants. The justification was that they were “lazy”, “incompetent”, “anti-reform”. The purge of the university sparked controversy and backlash. Faculty members were able to return to their duties in March 1962.
  • 1971 – Republic of Congo is renamed to Zaire.
  • 1978 – The Nobel Peace Prize was shared by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin.
  • 1982 - China announces that its population has exceeded 1 billion.
  • 1991 – Turkmenistan gained its independence from the Soviet Union.
  • 1992 – 100 PKK members were killed in the operation launched by the Turkish Armed Forces against the PKK on Mount Hantur.
  • 1995 – Lithuania applied to the European Union for membership.
  • 1998 - Gerhard Schroeder was elected Chancellor of Germany.
  • 1999 – Armenian Prime Minister Vazgen Sargsyan and 8 high-ranking officials died in an attack by automatic gunmen during the parliamentary session.
  • 2005 – Violent protest movements begin in Paris with the deaths of two Muslim children.
  • 2008 – Türksat 3A Satellite was activated and satellite frequencies were changed.

Births

  • 1728 – James Cook, English navigator and explorer (explorer of Australia and New Zealand) (d. 1779)
  • 1782 – Niccolò Paganini, Italian composer and violinist (d. 1840)
  • 1811 – Isaac Singer, American inventor, actor, and businessman (d. 1875)
  • 1844 – Klas Pontus Arnoldson‎‎, Swedish journalist, politician‎ and Nobel Peace Prize laureate (d. 1916)
  • 1858 – Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States and Nobel Peace Prize laureate (d. 1919)
  • 1862 – Andrey Krasnov, Russian botanist and phytogeographer (d. 1914)
  • 1889 – Enid Bagnold, English writer (d. 1981)
  • 1894 – John Lennard-Jones, English mathematician (d. 1954)
  • 1910 – Juan Ambou, Spanish communist revolutionary and politician, member of the Spanish Communist Party (d. 2006)
  • 1914 – Ahmet Kireççi, Turkish wrestler and 1948 London Olympic Games champion (d. 1978)
  • 1914 – Dylan Marlais Thomas, English poet (d. 1953)
  • 1918 – Akaki Uruşadze, Georgian philologist (d. ?)
  • 1920 – Anthony Meyer, British politician, diplomat (d. 2004)
  • 1923 – Roy Lichtenstein, American pop artist (d. 1997)
  • 1923 – Spartak Belyayev, Soviet-Russian theoretical physicist (d. 2017)
  • 1931 – Nawal es-Saadawi, Egyptian feminist writer, activist, and psychiatrist (b. 2021)
  • 1932 – Jean-Pierre Cassel, French film actor (d. 2007)
  • 1932 – Sylvia Plath, American poet and author (d. 1963)
  • 1939 – John Cleese, English actor and writer
  • 1940 – John Gotti, American gangster (d. 2002)
  • 1945 – Joos Ulrich Heintz, Argentine and Swiss mathematician
  • 1952 – Roberto Benigni, Italian actor, screenwriter, director, and winner of the Academy Award for Best Actor
  • 1957 – Glenn Hoddle, English football player and manager
  • 1972 – Anke Van dermeersch, Belgian politician
  • 1972 – Maria Mutola, athlete from Mozambique
  • 1976 – Merche Romero; Portuguese-born model, actress and television presenter
  • 1978 – Vanessa Mae, Singaporean musician
  • 1980 – Ali Aliyev, Kazakh football player
  • 1980 – Ünsal Arık, Turkish boxer
  • 1981 – Volkan Demirel, Turkish athlete
  • 1982 - Patrick Fugit, American actor
  • 1983 – Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ, Turkish actor and model
  • 1983 – Marie Moute, French actress
  • 1986 – Furkan Palalı, Turkish actor and model
  • 1986 – Alba Flores, Spanish TV actress
  • 1988 – Andreas Stavrou, Greek football player

Deaths

  • 1449 – Ulugh Beg, 4th Sultan of the Timurid Empire, mathematician and astronomer (b. 1394)
  • 1505 – III. Ivan, Russian tsar (b. 1440)
  • 1553 – Miguel Servet, Spanish theologian, physician, cartographer, and humanist (b. 1509 / 1511)
  • 1605 – Jalaluddin Muhammed Akbar (Akbar Shah), Mughal Emperor (b. 1542)
  • 1845 – Jean Charles Athanase Peltier, French physicist (b. 1875)
  • 1954 – Franco Alfano, Italian musician (b. 1883)
  • 1967 – Kurt Schneider, German psychiatrist (b. 1887)
  • 1968 – Lise Meitner, American chemist and physicist (discoverer of nuclear fission and winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry) (b. 1878)
  • 1980 – John H. van Vleck, American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate in Physics (b. 1899)
  • 1990 – Xavier Cugat, Spanish musician (b. 1900)
  • 1990 – Jacques Demy, French film director (b. 1931)
  • 1990 – Ugo Tognazzi, Italian film actor (b. 1922)
  • 2006 – Semih Balcıoğlu, Turkish cartoonist (b. 1928)
  • 2009 – Elli Pappa, Greek writer, journalist and activist (b. 1920)
  • 2010 – Néstor Kirchner, Argentine politician (b. 1950)
  • 2013 – Lou Reed, American rock and roll singer and songwriter (b. 1942)
  • 2020 – Hikmet Karagöz, Turkish cinema and TV series actor (b. 1946)

Holidays and special occasions

  • Turkmenistan Independence Day

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