December 27 in history: National anthem sung for the first time, assassination of Pak PM and other historic events

Turning the pages of history on what happened today.

1911

National Anthem of India, Jana Gana Mana, sung for the first time

(Photograph:WION)

1945

International Monetary Fund and World Bank formally established

(Photograph:WION)

1978

Spain becomes a democracy after 40 years of dictatorship

(Photograph:WION)

1979

Soviet forces seized control of Afghanistan

(Photograph:WION)

2007

Former Pakistani PM Benazir Bhutto assassinated

(Photograph:WION)