May 27 in history: World's first chess tournament, Pakistani army's massacre & more

From World's first chess tournament to Russia signing security alliance with NATO. 

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1851

World's first chess tournament begins in London. 

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1941

WWII: U.S. President Roosevelt proclaims "unlimited national emergency". 

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1971

Pakistani army massacre 200 unarmed civilians in Pabna, Bangladesh.

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1994

Nobel laureate Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn returns to Russia after 20 years in exile.

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1997

Russian President Boris Yeltsin signs historic security alliance with NATO.

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