Wednesday, April 27, 2011

This Day in History: April 27

 -Coretta Scott King born, 1927

-In South Africa, the Group Areas Act is passed formally segregating the races, 1950

-Sierra Leone is granted it independence from the United Kingdom, 1961

-10,000 U.S. citizens march in Washington, D.C. calling for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, 1974

-The first South African election in which blacks could vote, 1994

-The 1996 Lebanon War ends, 1996