This page lists news articles and events for December 27th.
Events that happen on the specified date are listed under Events: entries. News articles that were published on the specified date are listed under News: entries. Events that only happened in fiction on the specified date are listed under Fiction: entries and are written in italics.
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- Event: Feast of St. John the Apostle and Evangelist
- Event: Astrophysicists from the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics in Garching near Munich measure the strongest burst yet from a magnetar. At 21:30:26 UT the earth is hit by a huge wave front of gamma rays and X-rays. It is the strongest flux of high-energetic gamma radiation measured so far.