Today in history: May 27
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Today in history: May 27

The British Royal Navy sank the German battleship Bismarck off France with a loss of some 2,000 lives, three days after the Bismarck sank the HMS Hood, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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The three-day Civil War Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania ended in a major victory for the North as Confederate troops failed to breach Uni…

The Declaration of Independence was adopted by delegates to the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia, and more events that happened on …

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Eva Marie Saint, Gina Lollobrigida, Pam Shriver, Ralph Johnson, Ron…

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