Today in World War II History—April 27, 1942
80 Years Ago—Apr. 27, 1942: Explosion at a Japanese mine in Manchuria kills 1527—the worst mine disaster ever.
In US, registration begins for upcoming sugar rationing, and sale of sugar is halted for a week (Read more “Make It Do—Sugar Rationing in World War II”).
In plebiscite, Canadian voters approve military conscription, except voters in Québec.