February 27, 1965 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The caption accompanying the photo reads: “Robert R. Grant, Jr., is shown with part of the human skull collection of the late Dr. Samuel T. Morton, housed at the Academy of Natural History in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that is trying to figure out what to do with the materials.” Source: http://norman.hrc.utexas.edu/nyjadc/ItemDetails.cfm?id=227#navtop
Fictional History February 27, 1994 Celina, Texas Olivia Mabel’s rotting body is found by police as she sits next to her son’s body Olivia and her husband suffered the tragic loss of their 7-year-old son 4 years before, leading to their divorce. On February 27, a 911 call came in to dispatchers, though the line… Continue reading Fictional History: Thoughtform
February 27, 2013 Menznau, Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland Viktor Berisha shoots co-workers at a wood processing plant, killing 4 and injuring 7 The motive behind the attack is unclear as Berisha was killed in the attack as well, either by a self-inflicted gunshot or by other factory workers defending themselves. The youngest victim was 26.
February 27, 2002 Godhra, Gujarat, India A train, primarily carrying Hindu passengers returning from a pilgrimage, is attacked by a mob of between 1,000 to 2,000 people As the train attempted to leave the station, the train’s emergency brake wire was pulled. As the train came to a stop, a mob of 1,000 to 2,000… Continue reading 2002 Godhra train burning