Today in History- 27th April

Important events and information that happen today in the World and Indian history. Today in History section will help you to enhance General Knowledge along with knowledge in History.
International Events: 27th April
Year Event
1521 Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan killed in Philippines.
1854 The telegraph service started in India by sending first telegram from Mumbai to Pune.
1941 German troops enter Athens during WWII.
1960 The National Defence College was inaugurated by Jawaharlal Nehru.
1961 Sierra Leone declares independence from British rule.
1981 Xerox PARC introduces the computer mouse.
2005 The first demonstration of the Airbus A-380 took place in France.