Today in History - July 27

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Saturday, Jul 27 2013 by

1905 – The Hall Road rail accident occurred at Hall Road station between Bootle and Formby north of Liverpool, operated at the time by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway.

Hall Road rail accident (StreetView)
Hall Road rail accident

2008 – A politically motivated fatal shooting took place at the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Motivated by a desire to kill liberals and Democrats, gunman Jim David Adkisson fired a shotgun at members of the congregation during a youth performance of a musical, killing two people and wounding seven others.

Knoxville Unitarian Universalist church shooting (StreetView)
Knoxville Unitarian Universalist church shooting