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Today is May 27th, 2022 and is a Friday.

On this day in....

2006: The May 2006 Java earthquake strikes devastating Bantul and the city of Yogyakarta killing over 6,600 people.

2001: Members of the Islamist separatist group Abu Sayyaf seize twenty hostages from an affluent island resort on Palawan in the Philippines; the hostage crisis would not be resolved until June 2002.

1998: Oklahoma City bombing: Michael Fortier is sentenced to 12 years in prison and fined $200,000 for failing to warn authorities about the terrorist plot.

1997: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that Paula Jones can pursue her sexual harassment lawsuit against President Bill Clinton while he is in office.

1997: The unusual tornado outbreak in Jarrell, Texas.