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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining May 27. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is May 27 so important!

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Top 10 May 27 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. On the night of May 27, 1991, a drugged, naked, bleeding boy of 14 was found in a Milwaukee street. When police arrived, they returned the boy to the control of Jeffery Dahmer, who almost immediately killed and dismembered the boy. 2 women who argued with the police were threatened with arrest.

  2. The Centralia mine fire is a coal seam fire that’s been burning underneath Centralia, PA since at least May 27, 1962; suspected to be from a trash burning that hit a coal strip in a cave. The fire burns at depths of up to 300 ft. over an 8 mile stretch and, as of 2015, continues to burn.

  3. On may 27 1987, U2 played in Rome so loud that they set off earthquake alarms in 2 different neighborhoods.

  4. Peanuts contain beta-sisterol, a phytosterol that has proven to be a preventative food against colon cancer. It may reduce the risk of developing colon cancer by 27% in men and 58% in women if consumed at least twice a week.

  5. After the battles of Eltham's Landing and Drewry's Bluff, both armies converged near Richmond to engage in the Battle of Hanover Court House on May 27. The battle was a conclusive victory for McClellan.

  6. Club 33 is a private club located in Disneyland. As of 2011, there is a 14-year waiting list for new memberships. Individual members pay $27,000 in addition to annual dues, which are about $12,000. Initiation and dues may change annually.

  7. On May 27, 1987, nearing 300,000 people walked across the Golden Gate bridge causing it to sag up to 15 ft at midspan.

  8. Herman Wouk (born May 27, 1915) famous for his historical novels about World War II, The Winds of War and War and Remembrance (two of the best long Audible reads) and his 1951 novel The Caine Mutiny (won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 68 years back) is 104 (2.5 months short) and still alive.

  9. Okinawa was under U.S. rule - essentially removed from Japan as part of the post-WWII Treaty of San Francisco - for 27 years. It was not returned to Japanese sovereignty until May 15, 1972.

  10. On May 27,1942,the British rushed a destroyer packed with explosives against the Joubert form,a basin of the port of Saint-Nazaire.The basin was then the only one on the Atlantic coast capable of hosting the Tirpitz,the largest battleship ever launched in Europe.The operation was a success