Today in History - July 27
Tuesday, Jul 27 2010 by kjfitz
1996 – Centennial Olympic Park bombing: In Atlanta, Georgia, a pipe bomb explodes at Centennial Olympic Park during the 1996 Summer Olympics. Alice Hawthorne is killed, and a cameraman suffers a heart attack fleeing the scene. 111 are injured.
1949 – Initial flight of the de Havilland Comet, the first jet-powered airliner.