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May 27th is noteworthy for a variety of celebrations, each with its own significance and way of acknowledging the smaller things in life that bring joy, health, safety, and innovation. From health-conscious practices to honoring professionals in the beauty industry, May 27th is more than just an ordinary day.

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Interesting Facts of May 27th

  1. 1. The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco was opened to pedestrians on May 27th, 1937. It would open for vehicular traffic the following day.
  2. 2. Tsar Peter the Great founded the city of Saint Petersburg in Russia on May 27th, 1703, which would later serve as the Russian capital for two centuries until the Bolsheviks moved the capital back to Moscow in 1918.
  3. 3. On May 27th, 1967 Australians voted in a referendum to include Aboriginal Australians in the national census and allow the federal government to create laws for them, marking a significant step towards Indigenous rights in Australia.
  4. 4. On May 27th, 2006 an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 struck Yogyakarta, Indonesia, killing more than 5,000 people and injuring tens of thousands.