On This Day 27 January

Important Days

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Important Events

1825 – The U.S. Congress approves Indian Territory (in what is present-day Oklahoma), clearing the way for forced relocation of the Eastern Indians on the “Trail of Tears”.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1886 – Radhabinod Pal, Indian academic and jurist (d. 1967)

1928 – Michael Craig, Indian-English actor and screenwriter

Death/ Death Anniversary

2009 – R. Venkataraman, Indian lawyer and politician, 8th President of India (b. 1910)