This Day In History: 01/27/1888 - National Geographic Society

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The National Geographic Society was founded, the Soviet army freed the prisoners in the Auschwitz concentration camp, and Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee died in the Apollo 1 fire in This Day in History video. The date is January 27th.The National Geographic Society's goal was to distribute geographic knowledge. It was started by thirty-three world travelers.

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