December 27: Fun Facts about Today in History

Today in History


(December 27, 1949)
On this day in 1949, the Dutch officially handed over authority over Indonesia to the United States of Indonesia, four years after nationalist revolutionary leader Sukarno declared Indonesia independent. photo source:

(December 27, 1966)
In Aquismón, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, the Cave of Swallows, the world's largest known cave shaft, is discovered. photo source:

(Died on December 27, 2018)
Frank Blaichman, Polish resistance fighter (b. 1922).

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