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- 10/26/18--05:14: ΑΠΟ ΤΟ ΑΡΧΕΙΟ ΜΟΥ 185
- 10/26/18--05:28: ΑΠΟ ΤΟ ΑΡΧΕΙΟ ΜΟΥ 186
- 10/26/18--05:35: ΑΠΟ ΤΟ ΑΡΧΕΙΟ ΜΟΥ 187
- 10/26/18--05:39: ΑΠΟ ΤΟ ΑΡΧΕΙΟ ΜΟΥ. 188
- 10/26/18--05:52: ΑΠΟ ΤΟ ΑΡΧΕΙΟ ΜΟΥ 189
- 10/26/18--19:36: Article 24
- 10/26/18--19:37: ΑΠΟ ΤΟ ΑΡΕΙΟ ΜΟΥ 190
- 10/26/18--19:48: 27 OKTωβριου
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- 10/26/18--20:21: EVENTS OF THIS DAY IN THE PAST 27/10
- 312 – Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross.
- 710 – Saracen invasion of Sardinia.
- 939 – Æthelstan, the first King of England, died and was succeeded by his half-brother, Edmund I.
- 1275 – Traditional founding of the city of Amsterdam.
- 1524 – Italian Wars: French troops lay siege to Pavia.
- 1553 – Condemned as a heretic, Michael Servetus is burned at the stake just outside Geneva.
- 1644 – Second Battle of Newbury in the English Civil War.
- 1682 – Philadelphia is established in the Colonial American Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
- 1795 – The United States and Spain sign the Treaty of Madrid, which establishes the boundaries between Spanish colonies and the U.S.
- 1806 – The French Army enters Berlin, following the Battle of Jena–Auerstedt.
- 1810 – United States annexes the former Spanish colony of West Florida.
- 1838 – Missouri governor Lilburn Boggs issues the Extermination Order, which orders all Mormons to leave the state or be exterminated.
- 1870 – Marshal François Achille Bazaine surrenders to Prussian forces at the conclusion of the Siege of Metz along with 140,000 French soldiers in one of the biggest French defeats of the Franco-Prussian War.
- 1904 – The first underground New York City Subway line opens; the system becomes the biggest in United States, and one of the biggest in the world.
- 1907 – Černová massacre: Fifteen people are killed in the Hungary when a gunman opens fire on a crowd gathered at a church consecration, which leads to protests over the treatment of minorities in Austria-Hungary.
- 1914 – The British lose their first battleship of World War I: The British super-dreadnought battleship HMS Audacious (23,400 tons) is sunk off Tory Island, north-west of Ireland, by a minefield laid by the armed German merchant-cruiser Berlin. The loss was kept an official secret in Britain until 14 November 1918 (three days after the end of the war). The sinking was witnessed and photographed by passengers on RMS Olympic.
- 1916 – Battle of Segale: Negus Mikael, marching on the Ethiopian capital in support of his son Emperor Iyasu V, is defeated by Fitawrari abte Giyorgis, securing the throne for Empress Zewditu I.
- 1922 – A referendum in Rhodesia rejects the country's annexation to the South African Union.
- 1924 – The Uzbek SSR is founded in the Soviet Union.
- 1930 – Ratifications exchanged in London for the first London Naval Treaty, signed in April modifying the 1925 Washington Naval Treaty and the arms limitation treaty's modified provisions, go into effect immediately, further limiting the expensive naval arms race among its five signatories.
- 1936 – Mrs Wallis Simpson obtains her divorce decree nisi, which would eventually allow her to marry King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom, thus forcing his abdicationfrom the throne.
- 1944 – World War II: German forces capture Banská Bystrica during Slovak National Uprising thus bringing it to an end.
- 1954 – Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. becomes the first African-American general in the United States Air Force.
- 1958 – Iskander Mirza, the first President of Pakistan, is deposed in a bloodless coup d'état by General Ayub Khan, who had been appointed the enforcer of martial law by Mirza 20 days earlier.
- 1961 – NASA tests the first Saturn I rocket in Mission Saturn-Apollo 1.
- 1962 – Cold War: Major Rudolf Anderson of the United States Air Force becomes the only direct human casualty of the Cuban Missile Crisis when his U-2 reconnaissance airplane is shot down over Cuba by a Soviet-supplied SA-2 Guideline surface-to-air missile.
- 1962 – A plane carrying Enrico Mattei, post-war Italian administrator, crashes in mysterious circumstances.
- 1964 – Ronald Reagan delivers a speech on behalf of the Republican candidate for president, Barry Goldwater. The speech launches his political career and comes to be known as "A Time for Choosing".
- 1967 – Catholic priest Philip Berrigan and others of the 'Baltimore Four' protest the Vietnam War by pouring blood on Selective Service records.
- 1971 – The Democratic Republic of the Congo is renamed Zaire.
- 1973 – A 1.4 kg chondrite-type meteorite strikes in Cañon City, Colorado.
- 1979 – Saint Vincent and the Grenadines gains its independence from the United Kingdom.
- 1981 – Cold War: The Soviet submarine S-363 runs aground on the east coast of Sweden.
- 1986 – The British government suddenly deregulates financial markets, leading to a total restructuring of the way in which they operate in the country, in an event now referred to as the Big Bang.
- 1988 – Cold War: Ronald Reagan suspends construction of the new U.S. Embassy in Moscow due to Soviet listening devices in the building structure.
- 1991 – Turkmenistan achieves independence from the Soviet Union.
- 1992 – United States Navy radioman Allen R. Schindler, Jr. is murdered by shipmate Terry M. Helvey for being gay, precipitating debate about gays in the military that resulted in the United States "Don't ask, don't tell" military policy.
- 1994 – Gliese 229B is the first Substellar Mass Object to be unquestionably identified.
- 1995 – Former Prime Minister of Italy Bettino Craxi is convicted in absentia of corruption.
- 1997 – Stock Market mini-crash: Stock markets around the world crash because of fears of a global economic meltdown. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummets 554.26 points to 7,161.15.
- 1999 – Gunmen open fire in the Armenian Parliament, killing Prime Minister Vazgen Sargsyan, Chairman Karen Demirchyan, and six others.
- 2014 – Britain withdraws from Afghanistan after the end of Operation Herrick which started on June 20, 2002 after 12 years four months and seven days.
- 2017 – Catalonia declares independence from Spain.
- 892 – Emperor Ai of Tang, Chinese emperor (d. 908)
- 921 – Chai Rong, Chinese emperor (d. 959)
- 1156 – Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse (d. 1222)
- 1335 – Taejo of Joseon (d. 1408)
- 1401 – Catherine of Valois (d. 1437)
- 1561 – Mary Sidney, English writer, patroness and translator (d. 1621)
- 1572 – Marie Elisabeth of France, French princess (d. 1578)
- 1615 – Christian I, Duke of Saxe-Merseburg, (d. 1691)
- 1661 – Fyodor Apraksin, Russian admiral (d. 1728)
- 1703 – Johann Gottlieb Graun, German violinist and composer (d. 1771)
- 1744 – Mary Moser, English painter and academic (d. 1819)
- 1760 – August Neidhardt von Gneisenau, Prussian field marshal (d. 1831)
- 1765 – Nancy Storace, English soprano (d. 1817)
- 1782 – Niccolò Paganini, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1840)
- 1806 – Juan Seguín, American colonel, judge, and politician, 101st Mayor of San Antonio (d. 1890)
- 1811 – Stevens T. Mason, American lawyer and politician, 1st Governor of Michigan (d. 1843)
- 1811 – Isaac Singer, American actor and businessman, founded the Singer Corporation (d. 1875)
- 1814 – Daniel H. Wells, American religious leader and politician, 3rd Mayor of Salt Lake City (d. 1891)
- 1838 – John Davis Long, American lawyer and politician, 34th United States Secretary of the Navy (d. 1915)
- 1842 – Giovanni Giolitti, Italian politician, 13th Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1928)
- 1844 – Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Swedish journalist and politician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1916)
- 1854 – William Alexander Smith, Scottish religious leader, founded the Boys' Brigade (d. 1914)
- 1858 – Elliott Lewis, Australian politician, 19th Premier of Tasmania (d. 1935)
- 1858 – Saitō Makoto, Japanese admiral and politician, 30th Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1936)
- 1858 – Theodore Roosevelt, American colonel and politician, 26th President of the United States, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1919)
- 1865 – Charles Spencelayh, English painter and academic (d. 1958)
- 1868 – William Gillies, Australian politician, 21st Premier of Queensland (d. 1928)
- 1877 – Walt Kuhn, American painter and academic (d. 1949)
- 1877 – George Thompson, English cricketer and umpire (d. 1943)
- 1884 – Shirō Takasu, Japanese admiral (d. 1944)
- 1885 – Sigrid Hjertén, Swedish painter (d. 1948)
- 1890 – Toshinari Shōji, Japanese general (d. 1974)
- 1894 – Agda Helin, Swedish actress (d. 1984)
- 1894 – Oliver Leese, English-Welsh general (d. 1978)
- 1894 – Fritz Sauckel, German sailor and politician (d. 1946)
- 1904 – Riho Lahi, Estonian journalist and author (d. 1995)
- 1906 – Peter Blume, Belarusian-American painter and sculptor (d. 1992)
- 1906 – Earle Cabell, American banker and politician, Mayor of Dallas (d. 1975)
- 1906 – Kazuo Ohno, Japanese dancer and educator (d. 2010)
- 1908 – Lee Krasner, American painter (d. 1984)
- 1910 – Jack Carson, Canadian-American actor and singer (d. 1963)
- 1910 – Margaret Hutchinson Rousseau, American chemical engineer (d. 2000)
- 1913 – Joe Medicine Crow, American anthropologist, historian, and author (d. 2016)
- 1913 – Luigi Piotti, Italian race car driver (d. 1971)
- 1914 – Ahmet Kireççi, Turkish wrestler (d. 1979)
- 1914 – Dylan Thomas, Welsh poet and playwright (d. 1953)
- 1915 – Harry Saltzman, Canadian-French production manager and producer (d. 1994)
- 1917 – Augustine Harris, English bishop (d. 2007)
- 1917 – Oliver Tambo, South African lawyer and politician (d. 1993)
- 1918 – Mihkel Mathiesen, Estonian engineer and politician (d. 2003)
- 1918 – Teresa Wright, American actress and singer (d. 2005)
- 1920 – Nanette Fabray, American actress, singer, and dancer (d. 2018)
- 1920 – K. R. Narayanan, Indian lawyer and politician, 10th President of India (d. 2005)
- 1921 – Warren Allen Smith, American journalist, author, and activist (d. 2017)
- 1922 – Poul Bundgaard, Danish actor and singer (d. 1998)
- 1922 – Ruby Dee, American actress and poet (d. 2014)
- 1922 – Michel Galabru, French actor and playwright (d. 2016)
- 1922 – Ralph Kiner, American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2014)
- 1923 – Roy Lichtenstein, American painter and sculptor (d. 1997)
- 1923 – Ned Wertimer, American actor (d. 2013)
- 1924 – Bonnie Lou, American singer-songwriter (d. 2015)
- 1925 – Warren Christopher, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 63rd United States Secretary of State (d. 2011)
- 1925 – Jane Connell, American actress and singer (d. 2013)
- 1925 – Paul Fox, English broadcaster
- 1925 – Monica Sims, English radio host and producer
- 1926 – Boris Chetkov, Russian painter (d. 2010)
- 1926 – H. R. Haldeman, American businessman and diplomat, 4th White House Chief of Staff (d. 1993)
- 1926 – Takumi Shibano, Japanese author and translator (d. 2010)
- 1927 – Dominick Argento, American composer and educator
- 1928 – Gilles Vigneault, Canadian singer-songwriter and poet
- 1929 – Myra Carter, American actress (d. 2016)
- 1929 – Bill George, American football player (d. 1982)
- 1929 – Maurice Robert Johnston, English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire
- 1930 – Leo Baxendale, English cartoonist (d. 2017)
- 1930 – Barry Supple, English historian and academic
- 1931 – Nawal El Saadawi, Egyptian physician, psychiatrist, and author
- 1931 – Anatoliy Zayaev, Ukrainian footballer and manager (d. 2012)
- 1932 – Jean-Pierre Cassel, French actor (d. 2007)
- 1932 – Harry Gregg, Northern Irish footballer and manager
- 1932 – Dolores Moore, American baseball player (d. 2000)
- 1932 – Sylvia Plath, American poet, novelist, and short story writer (d. 1963)
- 1933 – Floyd Cramer, American singer and pianist (d. 1997)
- 1933 – Ryō Hanmura, Japanese author (d. 2002)
- 1934 – Giorgos Konstantinou, Greek actor, director, and screenwriter
- 1935 – Frank Adonis, American actor and screenwriter
- 1935 – Maurício de Sousa, Brazilian journalist and cartoonist
- 1935 – Charlie Tagawa, Japanese-American banjo player and educator
- 1936 – Neil Sheehan, American journalist and author
- 1938 – Lara Parker, American actress and author
- 1939 – John Cleese, English actor, comedian, screenwriter and producer
- 1939 – Suzy Covey, American scholar and academic (d. 2007)
- 1939 – Dallas Frazier, American country music singer-songwriter
- 1940 – John Gotti, American mob boss (d. 2002)
- 1940 – Maxine Hong Kingston, American author and academic
- 1941 – Dave Costa, American football player (d. 2013)
- 1941 – Warren Ryan, Australian rugby league player, coach, and sportscaster
- 1941 – Dick Trickle, American race car driver (d. 2013)
- 1942 – Lee Greenwood, American singer-songwriter
- 1942 – Janusz Korwin-Mikke, Polish journalist and politician
- 1943 – Carmen Argenziano, American actor and producer
- 1943 – Jerry Rook, American basketball player and coach
- 1944 – J. A. Jance, American author and poet
- 1945 – Arild Andersen, Norwegian bassist and composer
- 1945 – Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Brazilian union leader and politician, 35th President of Brazil
- 1945 – Carrie Snodgress, American actress (d. 2004)
- 1946 – Peter Martins, Danish dancer and choreographer
- 1946 – Steven R. Nagel, American colonel, engineer, and astronaut (d. 2014)
- 1946 – Ivan Reitman, Czech-Canadian actor, director, and producer
- 1949 – Garry Tallent, American bass player (E Street Band) and record producer
- 1950 – Michael Driscoll, English economist and academic
- 1950 – Fran Lebowitz, American author
- 1950 – Július Šupler, Slovak ice hockey player and coach
- 1950 – A. N. Wilson, English journalist, historian, and author
- 1951 – K. K. Downing, English guitarist and songwriter
- 1951 – Carlos Frenk, Mexican-English physicist, cosmologist, and academic
- 1951 – Nancy Jacobs, American politician
- 1951 – Jayne Kennedy, American model, actress, and sportscaster
- 1952 – Roberto Benigni, Italian actor, director, and screenwriter
- 1952 – Francis Fukuyama, American political scientist, economist, and author
- 1952 – Atsuyoshi Furuta, Japanese footballer
- 1952 – Topi Sorsakoski, Finnish singer-songwriter (d. 2011)
- 1953 – Peter Firth, English actor
- 1953 – Robert Picardo, American actor, director, and screenwriter
- 1954 – Jan Duursema, American illustrator
- 1954 – Mike Kelley, American artist and musician (d. 2012)
- 1954 – Chris Tavaré, English cricketer and biologist
- 1955 – Debra Bowen, American lawyer and politician, 31st Secretary of State of California
- 1956 – Patty Sheehan, American golfer
- 1956 – Babis Tsertos, Greek singer-songwriter and bouzouki player
- 1957 – Glenn Hoddle, English footballer and manager
- 1957 – Peter Marc Jacobson, American actor, director, and producer
- 1958 – Gordon Cowans, English footballer
- 1958 – David Hazeltine, American pianist and composer
- 1958 – Simon Le Bon, English singer-songwriter
- 1958 – Felix Wurman, American cellist and composer (d. 2009)
- 1959 – Rick Carlisle, American basketball player and coach
- 1960 – Tom Nieto, American baseball player, coach, and manager
- 1963 – David Hall, Australian horse trainer
- 1963 – Marla Maples, American model and actress
- 1963 – Tom McKean, Scottish runner
- 1964 – Mary T. Meagher, American swimmer
- 1964 – Mark Taylor, Australian cricketer and sportscaster
- 1964 – Ian Wells, English footballer (d. 2013)
- 1965 – Mohan Kapoor, Indian actor who works in television and film
- 1966 – Steve Almond, American author and educator
- 1966 – Kit Malthouse, English accountant and politician
- 1966 – Hege Nerland, Norwegian lawyer and politician (d. 2007)
- 1966 – Masanobu Takashima, Japanese actor
- 1967 – Simone Moro, Italian mountaineer and pilot
- 1967 – Dejan Raičković, Montenegrin footballer and manager
- 1967 – Scott Weiland, American singer-songwriter (d. 2015)
- 1968 – Dileep, Indian actor and producer
- 1968 – Alain Auderset, Swiss author and illustrator
- 1968 – Vinny Samways, English footballer and manager
- 1969 – Marek Napiórkowski, Polish jazz guitarist and composer
- 1969 – Michael Tarnat, German footballer
- 1970 – Karl Backman, Swedish guitarist and songwriter
- 1970 – Felix Bwalya, Zambian boxer (d. 1997)
- 1970 – Adrian Erlandsson, Swedish drummer
- 1970 – Jonathan Stroud, English author
- 1970 – Ruslana Taran, Ukrainian sailor
- 1971 – Stefano Guidoni, Italian footballer
- 1971 – Jorge Soto, Peruvian footballer
- 1971 – Theodoros Zagorakis, Greek footballer and politician
- 1972 – Lee Clark, English footballer and manager
- 1972 – Elissa, Lebanese singer
- 1972 – Evan Coyne Maloney, American director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1972 – Maria Mutola, Mozambican runner and coach
- 1972 – Brad Radke, American baseball player
- 1973 – Jason Johnson, American baseball player
- 1973 – Semmy Schilt, Dutch kick-boxer and mixed martial artist
- 1975 – Nicola Mazzucato, Italian rugby player and coach
- 1975 – Aron Ralston, American mountaineer and engineer
- 1976 – Bobby Fish, American professional wrestler
- 1976 – Maneet Chauhan, Indian-American chef and author
- 1976 – Wilson Raimundo Júnior, Brazilian footballer
- 1977 – Jiří Jarošík, Czech footballer
- 1977 – Sheeri Rappaport, American actress
- 1977 – Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lankan cricketer
- 1978 – Sergei Samsonov, Russian ice hockey player and scout
- 1978 – Vanessa-Mae, Singaporean-English violinist and skier
- 1979 – Hiroyuki Yamamoto, Japanese footballer
- 1980 – Sayuri Osuga, Japanese speed skater and cyclist
- 1980 – Tanel Padar, Estonian singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1980 – Henriett Seth F., Hungarian autistic savant artist and author
- 1981 – Salem Al Fakir, Swedish singer and keyboard player
- 1981 – Volkan Demirel, Turkish footballer
- 1981 – Kristi Richards, Canadian skier
- 1982 – Patrick Fugit, American actor and producer
- 1982 – Takashi Tsukamoto, Japanese actor and singer
- 1983 – Brent Clevlen, American baseball player
- 1983 – Takuro Okuyama, Japanese footballer
- 1983 – Martín Prado, Venezuelan baseball player
- 1984 – Sebastian Gacki, Canadian actor
- 1984 – Yi Jianlian, Chinese basketball player
- 1984 – Kostas Kapetanos, Greek footballer
- 1984 – Kelly Osbourne, English television personality
- 1984 – Brady Quinn, American football player
- 1984 – Emilie Ullerup, Danish-Canadian actress
- 1985 – Sirli Hanni, Estonian biathlete
- 1985 – Sandra Volk, Slovenian tennis player
- 1986 – Jon Niese, American baseball player
- 1986 – Matty Pattison, South African-English footballer
- 1986 – David Warner, Australian cricketer
- 1987 – Thelma Aoyama, Japanese singer
- 1987 – Björn Barrefors, Swedish decathlete and heptathlete.
- 1987 – Andrew Bynum, American basketball player
- 1987 – Guillaume Franke, French-German rugby player
- 1988 – Brady Ellison, American archer
- 1988 – Viktor Genev, Bulgarian footballer
- 1988 – Illimar Pärn, Estonian ski jumper
- 1988 – Evan Turner, American basketball player
- 1989 – Mark Barron, American football player
- 1990 – Dimitrios Gkourtsas, Greek footballer
- 1990 – Oktovianus Maniani, Indonesian footballer
- 1991 – Shohei Takahashi, Japanese footballer
- 1992 – Stephan El Shaarawy, Italian footballer
- 1992 – Emily Hagins, American director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1992 – Brandon Saad, American ice hockey player
- 1993 – Kiefer Ravena, Filipino basketball player
- 1997 – Lonzo Ball, American basketball player
- 1999 – Haruka Kudo, Japanese singer and actress
- 939 – Æthelstan, English king (b. 894)
- 1269 – Ulrich III, Duke of Carinthia (b. c.1220)
- 1277 – Walter de Merton, Lord Chancellor of England
- 1303 – Beatrice of Castile, wife of King Afonso III of Portugal
- 1312 – John II, Duke of Brabant (b. 1275)
- 1326 – Hugh le Despenser, 1st Earl of Winchester (b. 1262)
- 1327 – Elizabeth de Burgh, queen of Robert the Bruce
- 1329 – Mahaut, Countess of Artois (b. 1268)
- 1331 – Abulfeda, Arab historian and geographer (b. 1273)
- 1430 – Vytautas, Lithuanian ruler (b. 1350)
- 1439 – Albert II of Germany (b. 1397)
- 1441 – Margery Jourdemayne, executed for treasonable witchcraft
- 1449 – Ulugh Beg, Persian astronomer, mathematician and sultan (b. 1394)
- 1485 – Rodolphus Agricola, Dutch philosopher, poet and educator (b. 1443)
- 1505 – Ivan III of Russia (b. 1440)
- 1513 – George Manners, 11th Baron de Ros, English nobleman
- 1553 – Michael Servetus, Spanish physician and theologian (b. 1511)
- 1561 – Lope de Aguirre, Spanish explorer (b. 1510)
- 1573 – Laurentius Petri, Swedish archbishop (b. 1499)
- 1605 – Akbar, Mughal emperor (b. 1542)
- 1613 – Gabriel Báthory, Prince of Transylvania (b. 1589)
- 1617 – Ralph Winwood, English lawyer and politician, English Secretary of State (b. 1563)
- 1666 – Robert Hubert, French watchmaker (b. 1640)
- 1670 – Vavasor Powell, Welsh minister (b. 1617)
- 1674 – Hallgrímur Pétursson, Icelandic minister and poet (b. 1614)
- 1675 – Gilles de Roberval, French mathematician and academic (b. 1602)
- 1789 – John Cook, American farmer and politician, 6th Governor of Delaware (b. 1730)
- 1816 – Santō Kyōden, Japanese poet and painter (b. 1761)
- 1880 – Thrasyvoulos Zaimis, Greek soldier and politician, 48th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1822)
- 1917 – Arthur Rhys-Davids, English lieutenant and pilot (b. 1897)
- 1926 – Warren Wood, American golfer and soldier (b. 1887)
- 1927 – Squizzy Taylor, Australian gangster (b. 1888)
- 1929 – Théodore Tuffier, French surgeon (b. 1857)
- 1930 – Ellen Hayes, American mathematician and astronomer (b. 1851)
- 1935 – Ernest Eldridge, English race car driver (b. 1897)
- 1942 – Helmuth Hübener, German activist (b. 1925)
- 1947 – William Fay, Irish actor and producer, co-founded the Abbey Theatre (b. 1872)
- 1949 – Marcel Cerdan, Algerian-French boxer (b. 1916)
- 1953 – Thomas Wass, English cricketer (b. 1873)
- 1957 – James McGirr, Australian politician, 28th Premier of New South Wales (b. 1890)
- 1962 – Rudolf Anderson, American soldier and pilot (b. 1927)
- 1962 – Enrico Mattei, Italian businessman and politician (b. 1906)
- 1968 – Lise Meitner, Austrian-English physicist and academic (b. 1878)
- 1974 – C. P. Ramanujam, Indian mathematician and academic (b. 1938)
- 1975 – Rex Stout, American detective novelist (b. 1886)
- 1976 – Deryck Cooke, English musicologist and author (b. 1919)
- 1977 – James M. Cain, American journalist and author (b. 1892)
- 1980 – Judy LaMarsh, Canadian soldier, lawyer, and politician, 42nd Secretary of State for Canada (b. 1924)
- 1980 – John Hasbrouck Van Vleck, American physicist and mathematician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1899)
- 1982 – Miguel Ydígoras Fuentes, President of Guatemala (1958 - 1963) (b. 1895)
- 1988 – Charles Hawtrey, English actor, singer, and pianist (b. 1914)
- 1990 – Xavier Cugat, Spanish-American violinist, bandleader, and actor (b. 1900)
- 1990 – Jacques Demy, French actor, singer, director, and screenwriter (b. 1931)
- 1990 – Elliott Roosevelt, American general and author (b. 1910)
- 1990 – Ugo Tognazzi, Italian actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1922)
- 1991 – George Barker, English author and poet (b. 1913)
- 1992 – David Bohm, American-English physicist and philosopher (b. 1917)
- 1992 – Allen R. Schindler, Jr. American sailor (b. 1969)
- 1996 – Arthur Tremblay, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1917)
- 1999 – Robert Mills, American physicist and academic (b. 1927)
- 1999 – Charlotte Perriand, French architect and designer (b. 1903)
- 2000 – Walter Berry (bass-baritone), Austrian lyric bass-baritone (b. 1929)
- 2001 – Pradeep Kumar, Indian actor, director, and producer (b. 1925)
- 2002 – Tom Dowd, American record producer and engineer (b. 1925)
- 2002 – Valve Pormeister, Estonian architect (b. 1922)
- 2003 – Rod Roddy, American game show announcer (b. 1937)
- 2003 – Stephanie Tyrell, American songwriter and producer (b. 1949)
- 2004 – Lester Lanin, American bandleader (b. 1907)
- 2004 – Paulo Sérgio Oliveira da Silva, Brazilian footballer (b. 1974)
- 2004 – Zdenko Runjić, Croatian songwriter and producer (b. 1942)
- 2005 – Jerry Cooke, Ukrainian-American photographer and journalist (b. 1921)
- 2006 – Jozsef Gregor, Hungarian opera singer (b. 1940)
- 2006 – Reko Lundán, Finnish journalist and author (b. 1969)
- 2006 – Marlin McKeever, American football player (b. 1940)
- 2006 – Joe Niekro, American baseball player (b. 1944)
- 2006 – Brad Will, American journalist and activist (b. 1970)
- 2007 – Moira Lister, South African actress (b. 1923)
- 2008 – Chris Bryant, English actor and screenwriter (b. 1936)
- 2008 – Ray Ellis, American conductor and producer (b. 1923)
- 2008 – Frank Nagai, Japanese singer (b. 1932)
- 2008 – Roy Stewart, Jamaican-English actor and stuntman (b. 1925)
- 2009 – John David Carson, American actor (b. 1952)
- 2009 – August Coppola, American author and academic (b. 1934)
- 2009 – David Shepherd, English cricketer and umpire (b. 1940)
- 2010 – Néstor Kirchner, Argentinian lawyer and politician, 51st President of Argentina (b. 1950)
- 2011 – James Hillman, American psychologist and author (b. 1926)
- 2011 – Robert Pritzker, American businessman, co-founded Marmon Group (b. 1926)
- 2012 – Terry Callier, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1945)
- 2012 – Angelo Maria Cicolani, Italian engineer and politician (b. 1952)
- 2012 – Regina Dourado, Brazilian actress (b. 1952)
- 2012 – Hans Werner Henze, German composer and educator (b. 1926)
- 2012 – Rodney S. Quinn, American colonel, pilot, and politician, 44th Secretary of State of Maine (b. 1923)
- 2012 – Göran Stangertz, Swedish actor and director (b. 1944)
- 2013 – Noel Davern, Irish lawyer and politician, Minister for Education and Skills (b. 1945)
- 2013 – Leonard Herzenberg, American immunologist, geneticist, and academic (b. 1931)
- 2013 – Luigi Magni, Italian director and screenwriter (b. 1928)
- 2013 – Lou Reed, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor (b. 1942)
- 2013 – Michael Wilkes, English general and politician, Lieutenant Governor of Jersey (b. 1940)
- 2013 – Vinko Coce, Croatian opera and pop singer (b. 1954)
- 2014 – Daniel Boulanger, French actor and screenwriter (b. 1922)
- 2014 – Shin Hae-chul, South Korean singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1968)
- 2014 – Starke Taylor, American soldier and politician, mayor of Dallas (b. 1922)
- 2015 – Ayerdhal, French author (b. 1959)
- 2015 – Ranjit Roy Chaudhury, Indian pharmacologist and academic (b. 1930)
- 2015 – Betsy Drake, French-American actress and singer (b. 1923)
- 2015 – Philip French, English journalist, critic, and producer (b. 1933)
- 2016 – Takahito, Prince Mikasa, member of the Imperial Family of Japan (b. 1915)
- 10/26/18--20:22: THIS DAY IN MUSIC
- 10/26/18--20:28: Article 14
- 10/26/18--20:38: ΣΗΜΕΡΑ-27 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ
- 10/26/18--20:43: Article 12
- 10/27/18--02:23: ΑΠΟ ΤΟ ΑΡΧΕΙΟ ΜΟΥ. 191
- 10/27/18--05:18: ΑΠΟ ΤΟ ΑΡΧΕΙΟ ΜΟΥ. 192
|ΦΕΣΤΙΒΑΛ ΤΡΑΓΟΥΔΙΟΥ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗΣ 1974.Η ΦΩ ΤΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ ΔΜΟΣΙΕΥΤΗΚΕ ΣΤΟ ΜΗΝΙΑΙΟ ΔΕΛΤΙΟ ΤΗΣ FIDOF,ΤΗΣ ΔΙΕΘΝΟΥΣ ΟΜΟΣΠΟΝΔΙΑΣ ΦΕΣΤΙΒΑΛ ΤΡΑΓΟΥΔΙΟΥ,ΤΗΣ ΟΠΟΙΑΣ ΗΤΑΝ ΜΕΛΟΣ Η ΔΕΘ ,ΜΕ ΔΙΚΗ ΜΟΥ ΠΡΩΤΟΒΟΥΛΙΑ.ΗΜΟΥΝ ΚΑΙ ΠΡΟΣΩΠΙΚΑ ΜΕΛΟΣ ΑΠΟ ΤΟ 1970.|
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Έτσι έμεινε στην ιστορία το ψευτοπραξικόπημα του Μουσολίνι (27 - 29 Οκτωβρίου 1922), μέσω του οποίου ανήλθε στην εξουσία.
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|October 27th: On this Day|
|1957, The Crickets started a three-week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'That'll Be The Day'. It was also a No.3 hit in the US where it went on to sell over a million. The song was inspired by a trip to the movies by Holly, Jerry Allison and Sonny Curtis in June 1956. The John Wayne film The Searchers was playing and Wayne's frequently-used, world-weary catchphrase, "that'll be the day" inspired the young musicians.|
|1964, 31 year old Salvatore Philip Bono married 18 year old Cherilyn Sarkisian La Piere. For a time they performed together as Caesar and Cleo before changing the name of their act to Sonny and Cher. Their union lasted 12 years.|
|1966, The Four Tops were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Reach Out I'll Be There.' The group's only UK No.1.|
|1969, Muddy Waters was seriously injured in a car crash in Champagne, Illinois. Three people were killed in the accident.|
|1973, Gladys Knight and the Pips started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Midnight Train To Georgia'. It was the group's 18th Top 40 hit and first No.1. The record won the 1974 Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance By A Duo, Group Or Chorus and has become Knight's signature song.|
|1975, After releasing the single and album Born To Run, Bruce Springsteen had the rare honour of simultaneous covers on both Time and Newsweek magazines in the US.|
|1977, Baccara were at No.1 in the UK singles chart with 'Yes Sir, I Can Boogie'. They were the first Spanish act to score a UK No.1, and first female duo to do so. 'Yes Sir, I Can Boogie' is also one of the thirty all-time singles to have sold 10 million (or more) copies worldwide.|
|1977, American musician Roy Estrada known as a founding member of Little Feat and who also worked with Frank Zappa was convicted of sexual assault on a child. Estrada served six years in prison. In January 2012, he pleaded guilty to a charge of continuous sexual abuse of a child which happened in March 2008. In the plea bargain agreement, he was sentenced to 25 years in prison and is not eligible for parole|
|1979, During a US tour Elton John collapsed on stage at Hollywood's Universal Amphitheatre suffering from exhaustion.|
|1980, Former T. Rex member Steve Took, choked to death on a cherry stone, after some magic mushrooms he had eaten, numbed all sensation in his throat, he was aged 31. Took was also a member of The Deviants with Pink Fairies members Twink and Mick Farren.|
|1980, Mark Chapman bought a five-shot .38 special for $169. A little over six weeks later, he would use the gun to kill John Lennon outside his New York City apartment.|
|1984, During a US tour, The Grateful Dead allocated a specific recording area for fans to bootleg the show; tonight's gig was in Berkeley, California.|
|1988, U2's film 'Rattle And Hum', received its world wide premiere in the group's hometown Dublin.|
|1989, U2 bass player Adam Clayton was convicted of a drink driving offence by a Dublin court after being found driving twice over the legal limit. He was fined £500 and banned from driving for 1 year|
|1992, Bo Diddley took his ex-manager to court claiming he had taken $75,000 through unauthorised personal expenses.|
|2000, Lonnie Donegan went to Buckingham Palace to receive his MBE for his services to pop music. Lonnie pioneered skiffle in the 1950s and inspired a generation of teenagers to start bands.|
|2003, Scott Weiland singer with The Stone Temple Pilots was arrested on his birthday in Hollywood, California, after being involved in a traffic collision. He was charged with driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, but these charges were later dismissed after the singer successfully completed rehab and underwent subsequent drug tests.|
|2005, The distributor of rapper 50 Cent's new film said it would remove posters advertising the film after complaints they glorify gun violence. Posters for 'Get Rich or Die Tryin' showed 50 Cent holding a gun in his left hand and a microphone the other. Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich wrote to Paramount Pictures urging them to take down the posters. The company said it had taken down one poster near a Los Angeles nursery school, and planned to remove more.|
|2006, Amy Winehouse released her second and final studio album Back to Black. The album spawned five singles: 'Rehab', 'You Know I'm No Good', 'Back to Black', 'Tears Dry on Their Own' and 'Love Is a Losing Game' and won Best Pop Vocal Album at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards. Back to Black sold 3.58 million copies in the UK alone, becoming the UK's second best-selling album of the 21st century. Worldwide, the album has sold over 20 million copies.|
|2007, Keith Richards marched with campaigners protesting against possible Sussex hospital cuts. The Stones guitarist joined 15,000 people for the walk through Chichester to oppose plans which could see St Richard's Hospital downgraded. A spokeswoman for the guitarist said: "Keith is a long-standing member of the West Wittering community and is pleased to lend his support to local efforts to save St Richard's Hospital.’|
|2007, Former Moloko singer Roisin Murphy was recovering in hospital after damaging her eye socket during a show in Russia. The singer hit her head on a chair during the show at Moscow's Ikra Club and was rushed to hospital for surgery. A spokesman said she lost "a lot of blood" and had severe concussion, but her vision was unaffected and she was "recovering well".|
|2009, Eric Clapton pulled out of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame concert in New York City after he underwent an operation to remove gallstones. His place at the Madison Square Garden gig was taken by Jeff Beck.|
|2013, Velvet Underground frontman Lou Reed died at the age of 71. An admitted hard drinker and drug user for many years, he underwent a liver transplant in Cleveland in April 2013. Afterwards he claimed on his website to be 'bigger and stronger' than ever.|
|2014, The Pet Shop Boys''Always On My Mind' was voted the top cover version of all time in a BBC Music vote. The song, written by John Christopher, Mark James and Wayne Carson, was first made famous by Brenda Lee and Elvis Presley in 1972. Johnny Cash's cover of Nine Inch Nails''Hurt' came in second place, followed by The Stranglers' version of Dionne Warwick's 'Walk On By'. Jimi Hendrix's take on Bob Dylan's 'All Along The Watchtower' came fourth and Jeff Buckley's cover of Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' completed the top five.|
|2014, The Last Ship, Sting's musical about shipbuilding in north-east England, opened on Broadway. The former frontman with The Police described watching the opening night as "an out-of-body experience". Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen and Blondie's Deborah Harry were among the first night audience at the Neil Simon Theatre.|
|2016, A letter John Lennon wrote to the Queen explaining why he was returning his MBE was found tucked in a record sleeve from a £10 car boot haul. The anonymous owner took the document to a valuation day at The Beatles Story in Liverpool and discovered it was worth about £60,000. Lennon had returned the MBE in protest at Britain's involvement in a civil war.|
|October 27th: Born on this day|
|1933, Born on this day, Floyd Cramer, country piano player, (1961 UK No.1 single 'On The Rebound'). Worked with Elvis Presley on 'Heartbreak Hotel' and other hits. Cramer died on 31st December 1997.|
|1949, Born on this day, Byron Allred, keyboards, Steve Miller Band, (1974 US No.1 & 1990 UK No.1 single 'The Joker')|
|1949, Born on this day, American musician and record producer Garry Tallent who is the bass player with the Bruce Springsteen E Street Band. He started playing with Springsteen in 1971 and as of 2013, and not counting Springsteen himself, Tallent is the only original member of the E Street Band remaining in the band.|
|1951, Born on this day, K. K. Downing, English guitarist and songwriter, and one of the founding members of the British heavy metal band Judas Priest. Downing officially left Judas Priest in 2011.|
|1953, Born on this day, Peter Dodd, guitar, The Thompson Twins, (1984 UK No.2 single 'You Take Me Up', 1984 US No.3 single, 'Hold Me Now').|
|1958, Born on this day, Hazell Dean, UK singer, (1988 UK No.4 single 'Who's Leaving Who').|
|1958, Born on this day, Simon Le Bon, vocals, Duran Duran who scored the 1983 UK No.1 single 'Is There Something I Should Know', plus 25 other UK Top 40 singles, and the 1984 US No.1 single 'The Reflex'. Le Bon is also a member of its offshoot Arcadia, who had the 1985 UK No.7 single 'Election Day'. Le Bon went to Pinner County Grammar School, the same school that Elton John attended some years earlier.|
|1967, Born on this day, Scott Weiland, vocals, Stone Temple Pilots, (1993 UK No.23 single 'Plush'). Velvet Revolver, (2004 US No.1 & UK No.11 album 'Contraband'). Weiland has also established himself as a solo artist, releasing three studio albums, a cover album, and collaborations with several other musicians since 1998. Weiland died on December 3, 2015 after being found in cardiac arrest on his tour bus in Bloomington, Minnesota, just before he was scheduled to go on stage with his band The Wildabouts. He was 48 years old.|
|1984, Born on this day, Kelly Osbourne (2002 UK No.3 single 'Papa Don't Preach', 2003 UK No.1 with Ozzy Osbourne, 'Changes'.|
Johnny Hallyday: France's dead rocker scoops sales record
1466: γεννιέται ο Ολλανδός ουμανιστής λόγιος Έρασμος, από τους κορυφαίους της Μεταρρύθμισης.
1659: απαγχονίζονται στη Μασαχουσέτη δυο Κουάκεροι εξαιτίας των θρησκευτικών τους πεποιθήσεων, οι Γουίλιαμ Ρόμπινσον και Μαρμαντούκ Στίβενσον, που είχαν φύγει από την Αγγλία, το 1656 για να γλιτώσουν τη θρησκευτική δίωξη.
1728: γεννιέται ο Τζέιμς Κουκ, Βρετανός εξερευνητής και θαλασσοπόρος. Εξερεύνησε τον Ειρηνικό Ωκεανό και σχεδίασε σε χάρτη την Αυστραλία, τη Νέα Ζηλανδία και τα νησιά της Χαβάης. Δολοφονήθηκε από ιθαγενείς το 1779.
1775: ιδρύεται το Ναυτικό των Ηνωμένων Πολιτειών.
1782: γεννιέται ο Νικολό Παγκανίνι, Ιταλός συνθέτης και βιρτουόζος βιολονίστας. Πέθανε το 1840.
1795: αρχίζει να λειτουργεί το Διευθυντήριο, που χειρίστηκε τις τύχες της Γαλλίας επί τέσσερα χρόνια, ανοίγοντας το δρόμο στο Ναπολέοντα.
1797: υπογράφεται η Συνθήκη του Καμπο Φόρμιο μεταξύ Γαλλίας και Αυστρίας.
1811: γεννιέται ο Ισαάκ Σίνγκερ, ο άνθρωπος, που ανακάλυψε τη ραπτομηχανή.
1826: μπαίνουν θριαμβευτικά στο Βερολίνο ο Ναπολέων Βοναπάρτης και ο στρατός του.
1858: γεννιέται ο Τέοντορ Ρούσβελτ, ο 26ος Πρόεδρος των ΗΠΑ, από τον οποίο πήρε το όνομά του και το αρκουδάκι-παιχνίδι (τέντυ μπέαρ).
1880: πεθαίνει ο πολέμιος του βασιλιά Όθωνα πολιτικός Θρ. Ζαΐμης.
1904: ανοίγει για πρώτη φορά το μετρό της Νέας Υόρκης.
1914: γεννιέται ο Τόμας Ντύλαν, Ουαλός ποιητής, διηγηματογράφος και θεατρικός συγγραφέας.
1923: γεννιέται ο Αμερικανός ζωγράφος, Ρόυ Λιχτενστάιν.
1923: στην Ελλάδα, τελειώνει άδοξα το κίνημα των Μεταξά, Λεοναρδόπουλου, Γαργαλίδη και Ζήρα, που ξεκίνησε στις 22 Οκτωβρίου με την αποστολή προκήρυξης στις εφημερίδες, στην οποία ζητούσαν να παραιτηθεί η Κυβέρνηση και να διενεργηθούν εκλογές με διαφορετικό εκλογικό νόμο.
1925: ο Φρεντ Γουόλτερ πατεντάρει το θαλάσσιο σκι.
1932: γεννιέται η Αμερικανίδα ποιήτρια, τραγική αυτόχειρας, Σίλβια Πλαθ.
1938: η εταιρία Du Pont ανακοινώνει το όνομα του νέου συνθετικού υλικού της, του νάιλον.
1939: "γεννιέται ο Τζον Γκλις, ’Αγγλος ηθοποιός και κωμικός, μέλος των ""Μόντι Πάιθονς""."
1945: γεννιέται ο Πρόεδρος της Βραζιλίας Λουίς Ιγνάσιο (Λούλα) ντα Σίλβα.
1946: "στις ΗΠΑ, βγαίνει στον ""αέρα""το πρώτο τηλεοπτικό πρόγραμμα με χορηγο."
1951: ο Νικόλαος Πλαστήρας σχηματίζει κυβέρνηση με αντιπρόεδρο και Υπουργό Εξωτερικών τον Σοφοκλή Βενιζέλο.
1952: γεννιέται ο Ιταλός ηθοποιός, βραβευμένος με Όσκαρ, Ρομπέρτο Μπενίνι.
1956: γεννιέται ο μουσικός Μπάμπης Τσέρτος.
1958: "γεννιέται ο Βρετανός μουσικός και μέλος του συγκροτήματος ""Duran Duran""Σιμόν Λε Μπον."
1958: έκπτωτος κηρύσσεται ο πρώτος Πρόεδρος του Πακιστάν Ισκαντέρ Μίρζα, μετά το αναίμακτο πραξικόπημα του στρατηγού Αγιούμπ Χαν, τον οποίο ο ίδιος ο Μίρζα είχε ορίσει 20 μέρες νωρίτερα ως υπεύθυνο του στρατιωτικού νόμου.
1958: οι αρχαιολόγοι ανακαλύπτουν πολύτιμα αρχαιολογικά ευρήματα στη Βραυρώνα.
1960: "ο Μπεν Ε. Κινγκ ηχογραφεί το ""Stand By Me""."
1960: ο πρωθυπουργός Κωνσταντίνος Καραμανλής εγκαινιάζει το Καυτατζόγλειο Στάδιο στη Θεσσαλονίκη, που είχε θεμελιωθεί τέσσερα χρόνια νωρίτερα, στις 26 Οκτωβρίου 1956. Την ίδια μέρα εγκαινιάζονται ι εγκαταστάσεις του Αλεξάνδρειου Μέλαθρου και του Ν.Ο. Θεσσαλονίκης.
1961: η Μογγολία και η Μαυριτανία γίνονται μέλη του ΟΗΕ.
1962: "ανεβαίνει για πρώτη φορά το έργο του Αμερικανού δραματουργού Έντουαρντ ’Αλμπι ""Ποιος φοβάται τη Βιρτζίνια Γούλφ""στο Θέατρο Μπίλυ Ρόουζ της Νέας Υόρκης."
1962: η Αυστραλή κολυμβήτρια Dawn Fraser γίνεται η πρώτη γυναίκα, που κολυμπά τα 100μ σε λιγότερο από ένα λεπτό με επίδοση 59.9.
1962: τερματίζεται η Κρίση των Πυραύλων στην Κούβα.
1963: στο Μαρόκο, ο γαλλικός στρατός συλλαμβάνει 200 Αλγερινούς.
1967: ολοκληρώνονται οι εργασίες ανέγερσης του Εθνικού Κέντρου Ερευνών στη λεωφόρο Βασιλέως Κωνσταντίνου.
1967: στη Ροδεσία, ο πρωθυπουργός Ίαν Σμιθ ξεκινά αγώνα με σκοπό την ανεξαρτητοποίηση της χώρας, μετά τη διακοπή των διαπραγματεύσεων με τη Βρετανία.
1968: ο Πέτρος Γαλακτόπουλος κατακτά το χάλκινο μετάλλιο στην ελληνορωμαϊκή πάλη στους Ολυμπιακούς Αγώνες του Μεξικού.
1971: ιδρύεται η Δημοκρατία του Ζαΐρ.
1973: ειρηνευτικές δυνάμεις του ΟΗΕ φθάνουν στο Κάιρο, για να εξασφαλίσουν διαρκή εκεχειρία μεταξύ των ισραηλινών και των αραβικών δυνάμεων.
1977: "πεθαίνει ο Αμερικανός δημοσιογράφος και συγγραφέας Τζέιμς Κέιν. Σε βιβλίο του στηρίχθηκε το σενάριο της ταινίας ""Ο ταχυδρόμος χτυπάει πάντα δυο φορές""."
1978: γεννιέται στη Σιγκαπούρη η βιολονίστρια και show-woman Βανέσα Μέι.
1978: το Νόμπελ Ειρήνης απονέμεται από κοινού στον Ισραηλινό πρωθυπουργό Μεναχέμ Μπέγκιν και στον Αιγύπτιο Πρόεδρο Ανουάρ Σαντάτ, για τη συμφωνία του Καμπ Ντέιβιντ, που τερμάτισε τον αραβοϊσραηλινό πόλεμο.
1985: στο Ελ Σαλβαδόρ, η κόρη του Προέδρου Χοσέ Ναπολεό Ντουάρτε αφήνεται ελεύθερη, μετά την 44ήμερη απαγωγή της από αριστερούς αντάρτες.
1990: 54.569 θεατές παρακολουθούν τον αγώνα Βρετανίας - Αυστραλίας (19-12) στο Wembley, στη μεγαλύτερη προσέλευση κόσμου σε διεθνή αγώνα ράγκμπι, που παίζεται εκτός Αυστραλίας.
1991: ο Ζήσης Μπαμπανάσης παίρνει το χάλκινο μετάλλιο, και πρώτο στην ιστορία της ελληνικής ξιφασκίας, στο Ευρωπαϊκό Πρωτάθλημα Ανδρών στη Βιέννη.
1991: το Ανώτατο Σοβιέτ του Τουρκμενιστάν αποφασίζει την ανεξαρτητοποίηση του από την ΕΣΣΔ.
1993: γίνεται η μεγαλύτερη απογραφή της ιστορίας, στην οποία, ο πληθυσμός της Κίνας υπολογίζεται σε 1 δισ. 8 εκ. κατοίκους.
1993: στον Καναδά, το κόμμα του Ζαν Κρετιέν εξασφαλίζει άνετη πλειοψηφία στη νέα Βουλή με 178 έδρες επί συνόλου 295.
1994: ο αριθμός των κρατουμένων στις αμερικανικές φυλακές αγγίζει το ένα εκατομμύριο.
1995: δικαστήριο του Μιλάνου καταδικάζει σε φυλάκιση, με την κατηγορία της διαφθοράς, για την παράνομη χρηματοδότηση του κόμματός τους, δύο πρώην Πρωθυπουργούς της Ιταλίας, τον Μπετίνο Κράξι και τον Αρνάλντο Φορλάνι.
1997: η δραχμή δέχεται ισχυρές πιέσεις, λόγω της παγκόσμιας χρηματιστηριακής κρίσης, που ξεκίνησε από το Χονγκ Κονγκ.
1997: ο δείκτης Ντάου Τζόουνς της Wall Street κάνει βουτιά 554,26 μονάδες και χάνει 7,18% μέσα σε μία ημέρα. Πρόκειται για την μεγαλύτερη πτώση από το 1987.
1998: αναδεικνύεται για πρώτη φορά Καγκελάριος στη Γερμανία ο Γκέρχαρντ Σρέντερ.
1999: σκοτώνονται μετά από επίθεση στο αρμενικό Κοινοβούλιο ο Αρμένιος πρωθυπουργός Βάζγκαν Σαρκισιάν και έξι ακόμη άτομα.
2000: το Eurosport βραβεύει τους Ευρωπαίους χρυσούς Ολυμπιονίκες του Σίδνεϊ στο Sporting Club του Μόντε Κάρλο. Ανάμεσά τους και οι 4 χρυσοί Έλληνες Πύρρος Δήμας, Κάχι Καχιασβίλι, Κώστας Κεντέρης και Μιχάλης Μουρούτσος.