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Can you name the things that happened on May 27?

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In 1703, Russian Tsar Peter the Great founds the city of Saint [blank].
In 1849, the Great Hall of Euston station in [blank] is opened.
In 1907, bubonic [blank] breaks out in San Francisco.
In 1930, the 1,046 feet (319 m) [blank] Building in New York City, the tallest man-made structure at the time, opens to the public.
In 1987, Dragon Quest, the game credited as setting the template for role-playing [blanks], is released in Japan.
In 1995, the Neftegorsk [blank] shakes northern Sakhalin Island in Russia with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent), leaving 1,989 people dead and 750 injured.
In 1997, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that Paula Jones can pursue her sexual harassment lawsuit against President [blank] while he is in office.
In 1998, Michael Fortier is sentenced to 12 years in prison and fined $200,000 for failing to warn authorities about the Oklahoma City [blank] plot.
In 2016, Barack Obama, first as the president of United States, visits Hiroshima Peace Memorial [blank] and meets Hibakusha.
In 742, Emperor Dezong of Tang was born. He was a [blank] emperor.
In 1738, Nathaniel Gorham was born. He was the 14th President of the Continental [blank].
In 1837, Wild Bill Hickok was born. He was an American [blank] officer.
In 1946, Niels-Henning Ă˜rsted Pedersen was born. He was a bassist and composer from [blank].
In 1975, André 3000 was born. He is the lead member of the band [blank].
In 1989, Rodrigo de Triano was born. He was an English [blank].
In 1564, John Calvin died. He was a French theologian during the [blank] Reformation.
In 1949, Robert Ripley died. He founded the famous 'Ripley's [blank]' franchise.
In 2007, Ed Yost died. He was an American inventor who invented the [blank] balloon.
May 27 is Children's Day in [blank].
May 27 is Navy Day in [blank].

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