Outstanding News in Pictures: July 27, 2011

By | July 9, 2015

The most outstanding news of July 27 was showed off through the sharpest and clearest images captured by photographers all over the world. Let’s see what happened on our planet on July 27, 2011.

Yesterday, on Wednesday July 27, the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games “One year to go” ceremony was held at Trafalgar Square in London to mark the one year countdown. A huge countdown clock was revealed in central London and International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge issued a formal invitation to welcome all 202 nations coming to Britain, promising a successful and meaningful season for Britain in particular and all countries in general.

Thousands of people grouped at Trafalgar Square in London celebrate one year countdown to the start of the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games on Wednesday, July 27

A 44-foot high billboard on Sunset Blvd was hung up by Prince Frederic von Anhalt to celebrate 25 years of his marriage in Los Angeles, California

USA’s Jeret Peterson who won the silver medal in the male’s Aerials freestyle skiing during the 2010 Winter Olympics committed suicide by shooting himself

A new world record was set after 343 hot air balloons took off at the Lorraine Mondial festival at the Chambley-Bussieres Aerodrome in France, breaking the previous record of 329 balloons in 2009

Heavy rains caused landslides and flash floods through South Korea’s capital Seoul and surrounding regions and killed at least 32 people including 10 college students doing volunteer work

A ray of lightning brightening the Kiev skyline during a storm at night

The image showing a broken ship going aground near the shore at a beach north of Durban, South Africa

Firefighters working hard to stamp out a fire at the Macro Plastics Plant in Fairfield, California

The fantastic scene of the burning of a giant wicker man in the Wickerman Music Festival 2011 in Dumfries & Galloway

On the 59th anniversary of Eva Peron’s death in Buenos Aires, Argentina, her 15 tons and 31×24 metre iron portrait was made and exhibited during an unveiling ceremony

 

Outstanding News in Pictures on July 27: 2012 London Olympic Games “One year to go”

 

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Mary Rose is currently a lecturer on society. In her free time, Mary is fond of joining social activities. Her goal is to provide up-to-date news and articles on society and culture.