April 27 is the 117th day of the year. There are 248 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday (58 in 400 years each) than on Saturday or Sunday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Thursday (56).
+ 1974 – Ten thousand march in Washington, D.C., calling for the impeachment of U.S. President Richard Nixon
+ 1978 – Former United States President Nixon aide John D. Ehrlichman is released from an Arizona prison after serving 18 months for Watergate-related crimes.
+ 2006 – Construction begins on the Freedom Tower (later renamed One World Trade Center) in New York City.
( Births )
+ 1822 – Ulysses S. Grant, American general and politician, 18th President of the United States (d. 1885)
+ 1922 – Jack Klugman, American actor (d. 2012)
+ 1951 – Ace Frehley, American guitarist and songwriter