Berlin (dpa) - The current calendar sheet for October 27, 2019:
43rd calendar week, 300th day of the year
Still 65 days to the end of the year
Name day: Wolfhard
2018 - A 46-year-old anti-Semite and gunman shoots eleven people in a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
2017 - After almost four decades, the airline Air Berlin stops its flight operations. The officially last machine flies from Munich to Berlin-Tegel.
2004 - For the first time, the European Parliament is failing EU staff plans for a new Commission. The trigger is the dispute over the appointment of Italian Rocco Buttiglione as Justice Commissioner.
1999 - During a massacre in the parliament of Armenia, Prime Minister Vasgen Sargsyan, Speaker of Parliament Karen Demirchyan and six other politicians were shot dead.
1989 - The GDR State Council announces an amnesty for refugees and protesters.
1956 - Germany and France sign the Saar Treaty in Luxembourg, which regulates the incorporation of the Saarland into the Federal Republic.
1934 - The Red Army in China begins its legendary Long March, in which Mao Tsetung led 1934-35 the communist organizations persecuted by the National Army from the south to new bases in northwestern China.
1904 - In New York, the first subway in America starts operating.
1806 - After his victory in the Battle of Jena and Auerstedt, Napoleon invades with his troops in Berlin.
1984 - Kelly Osbourne (35), British singer, daughter of hard rock musician Ozzy Osbourne
1969 - Michael Tarnat (50), German football professional (Bayern Munich 1997-2003, national team 1996-1998)
1954 - Mike Kelley, American artist (objects, drawings, collages and videos, known for stuffed animal installations), died in 2012
1944 - Georg von Waldenfels (75), German sports official and politician, President of the German Tennis Federation (DTB) 1999-2011
1939 - John Cleese (80), British actor («A fish called Wanda»)
1974 - Rudolf Dassler, German entrepreneur (sporting goods manufacturer «Puma»), born. 1898
1964 - Willi Bredel, German writer («The Exam»), President of the Academy of Arts of the GDR 1962-1964, b. 1901