World War One Diary for Saturday, April 27, 1918:
France: First contingent of Italian II Corps arrives.
USSR: Soviet Central Executive Committee abolishes rights of inheritance. At Petrograd White plotters name Grand Duke Alexis Nikolaievich ruler of Russia.
India: Delhi War Conference (until April 29).
Britain: Wheat acreage highest since 1882 but only 500,000 bales of cotton (11 weeks supply) left.