October 27

History events
1840 — (30rd of Tishrei, 5601) Sultan Abdulmecid issued his famous ferman concerning the «Blood Libel Accusation» saying: «… and for the love we bear to our subjects, we cannot permit the Jewish nation, whose innocence for the crime alleged against them is evident, to be worried and tormented as a consequence of accusations which have not the least foundation in truth…»
1934 — (18nd of Cheshvan, 5695) A pact to insure peace in the Zionist ranks by putting an end to riotous clashes among Jewish groups in Palestine or in any other country was signed today by David Ben-Gurion, on behalf of the World Zionist Executive, of which he is a member, and Vladimir Jabotinsky, as head of the Zionist Revisionist World Union.
1937 — (22nd of Cheshvan, 5698) The Palestine Post reported that in Danzig Jewish shops and houses were pillaged and windows smashed
1938 — (2nd of Cheshvan, 5699) Нolocaust. ….. The Germans began arresting Jews with Polish citizenship who had been living in Germany and began deporting them to Poland. The Polish authorities placed the Jews in the border town of Zbaszyn and forbade them from leaving in the hope that the large number of Jews near the border would pressure the Germans into beginning negotiations to allow them back into Germany. The negotiations ended in January 1939- some Jews had already been taken in by friends and family in Poland, while other deportees were permitted to return to Germany to wind up their affairs, and then return to Poland
1941 — (6nd of Cheshvan, 5702) Нolocaust. Jews of Sluzk, 60 miles south of Minsk, Belorussia, are annihilated by Einsatzkommando troops, half of whom are German, half Lithuanian
1941 — (6nd of Cheshvan, 5702) Нolocaust. In the Polish town of Kalisz a large black truck drove up and took on a passenger load of Jews. Escorted by two Gestapo cars, the truck drove away. Its passengers were never heard from again. This was the first of the gas-wagons
1947 — (13nd of Cheshvan, 5708) At Petah Tikva a house belonging to a member of Haganah was blown up, reportedly by members of the Irgun. Haganah leaders said they will not back down despite warnings by Irgun of a looming civil war between the two Jewish organizations
1948 — (24rd of Tishrei, 5709) War for independence. During Operation Yoav, Israeli forces capture the Egyptian held fort at Bet Guvrin. The Egyptians had taken the fort when the invaded Israel in May of 1948; Israel recaptured Nizzanim in the Negev
1955 — (11rd of Cheshvan, 5716) A paratroop regiment which is on a mission to capture the Kuntila Fortress in Sinai, deep in Egyptian territory…kills ten Egyptian soldiers and captures twenty nine” while suffering casualties that included two dead and two wounded

1938 — (2nd of Cheshvan, 5699) Following the massacre of Jews by Arabs in Tiberias on October 2, “Tiberian Arabs murdered the Jewish mayor Isaac Zaki Alahdif” today
2002 — (3rd of Cheshvan, 5775) 41 year old Tamir Masad, 22 year old Lieutenant Matan Zagron and 32 year old Sgt.Maj. Amihud Hasid — were killed, and 20 bystanders were wounded in a suicide bombing at a gas station near the settlement of Ariel. The two officers and soldier were killed while trying to prevent the terrorist from detonating the bomb
2018 — (18rd of Cheshvan, 5779) In Pittsburgh, PA, eleven Jews, including Joyce Feinberg, Richard Gottfried, Rose Mallinger, Jerry Rabinowitz, Cecil Rosenthal, David Rosenthal, Bernice Simon, Sylvan Simon, Daniel Stein, Melvin Wax and Irving Cooper were gunned down at their synagogue on Shabbat morning by ant-Semite armed with an “AR-15-style assault rifle