February 27 in history: German parliament building fire, Chile earthquake, more

Know what happened today...years ago

1932

James Chadwick discovers the neutron

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1933

Germany's parliament building is set on fire

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1950

General Chiang Kai-shek is elected president of Nationalist China

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2010

Massive earthquake strikes Chile, kills more than 500

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2012

Wikileaks begins disclosing emails from private intelligence company Stratfor

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