The Daily News | April 27

Ferdinand Magellan, Portuguese explorer, killed, 1521
William Jones died, 1794
Hart Crane, American poet (“The Bridge”), died, 1932
Grant’s Tomb dedicated, 1897
Tanganyika and Zanzibar joined to become one state (Tanzania), 1964
Ralph Waldo Emerson, US poet, died, 1882
US naval forces bombarded Matanzas, Cuba (mule only casualty), 1898
First US social security payment made, 1937
Edward R. Murrow (Egbert Roscoe), pioneer broadcast journalist, died, 1965
The Sultana exploded in the Mississippi River, 1865