July 27 in History – What happened on 27 July in Past

27 July - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on July 27, the day number in a year is 208 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 209. July 27 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

July 27 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1054Siward, Earl of Northumbria, led an invasion of Scotland anddefeated Macbeth, King of Scotland, in a battle north of the Firth ofForth.
1302Byzantine–Ottoman Wars-The Ottoman sultanate scored itsfirst major victory against the Byzantine Empire in the Battle ofBapheus in Bithynia.
1586Sir Walter Raleh became the man who brought tobacco from Vazinia to London.
1655The Netherlands and Brandenburg signed the military treaty.
1694A Royal Charter was granted to the Bank of England as theEnglish Government's banker.
1709Emperor Imper Nakamikado sat on the throne of Japan.
1713Russia and Turkey signed the peace treaty.
1714British Queen Anne rejected Premier Robert Haley.
1720Second important victory of the Russian Navy - Battle of Gangnam.
1724Peter the Wild Boy \ 's caught near Havensen in Hanover.
1789The U.S. State Department, then known as the Department ofForeign Affairs, became the first federal agency created under the U.S.Constitution.
1794The National Convention ordered the arrest and execution ofReign of Terror leader Maximilien Robespierre after he encouraged theexecution of more than 17,000 'enemies of the French Revolution'.
1836Adelaide was established in South Australia.
1836Adelaide was established in South Australia.
1844The fire destroyed the American mint of Charlotte and North Carolina.
1862Hurricane Hurricane wreaked havoc in the US city of Canton, killing 40 thousand people.
1888Philippe Pratt showcased the first electric automobile.
1888The first American electric tricycle was built by Philip Pratt.
1908Hong Kong's Typhoon lost 421 lives to passenger steamer Ying King.
1914Felix Manalo established the modern-day Iglesia ni Cristoreligion, an independent, nontrinitarian Christian church, in the Philippines.
1916British mariner Charles Fryatt was executed at Bruges, Belgiumafter a court-martial found him to be a franc-tireur.
1919Red Summer-Race riots erupted in Chicago after a racialincident occurred on a South Side beach, leading to 38 fatalities and537 injuries over a five-day period.
1921University of Toronto researchers led by Frederick Banting proved that the hormone insulin regulates blood sugar.
1921Two scientists from the University of Toronto, Frederick Banting and Charles Best, succeeded in isolating the hormone named insulin.
1935Two lakh people died due to floods in Yangtze and Hoang River in China.
1939Central Reserve Police Force was established.
1940Bugs Bunny debuted in the animated cartoon A Wild Hare.
1949The de Havilland Comet, the world's first commercial jetairliner to reach production, made its maiden flight.
1953An armistice was signed to end hostilities in the Korean War,officially making the Division of Korea indefinite by creating anapproximately 4 km (2.5 mi) wide demilitarized zone running across theKorean Peninsula.
1962Martin Luther King Jr., leader of the African-American civil rights struggle, is lodged in the Albany prison in Georgia.
1965Edward Heath became the leader of the British Conservative Party.
1985The then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, while holding this post, went on an official visit to America for the first time in 11 years.
1987In 1912, explorers discovered the wreck of the sinking ship Titanic on its first voyage.
1990Tom Moody, the famous cricketer, has made a world record by scoring 100 runs in 26 minutes. He has made it in county cricket.
1990Members of Jamaat al Muslimeen attempted to overthrow the government of Trinidad and Tobago by taking hostages at the Red Houseincluding Prime Minister A. N. R. Robinson, before surrendering six dayslater.
1993Mafia bombed historical buildings in Rome/Milan/Vatican City. The major bombardment has taken 5 lives. Many more have been injured.
1997Candide,” has been closed at Gershwin Theater New York City. This has been closed after 103 performances. It was a huge success.
2006Intel Corp. introduced Core 2 DU microprocessors.
2011The Higher than expected consumer price index figures and U.S. default concerns have caused the Australian dollar to reach a post-float record against the U.S. dollar.
2011The U.K. government has recognized the National Transitional Council. The U.K. government has also expelled Libyan diplomats loyal to Muammar Gaddafi.
2012U.N. Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon has urged that the countries should work together to reach an agreement to control international arms sales. But till date no agreement is reached.
2012Salvatore J. Cordileone is appointed as the ninth Metropolitan Archbishop of San Francisco. The appointment was made by Pope Benedict XVI.
2013Voters go to the polls for a general election in Kuwait. Shiite candidates have lost the half of the parliamentary seats.
2014Zillow, the real estate website company will buy its rival Trulia for $3.5 billion in stock. The company will control the market for online searches of real estate.
2014Discount store Dollar Tree will buy its rival Family Dollar. It will buy for $8.5 billion. It is expected that the amalgamated company is expected to create income in line with challenger Dollar General.
2015The 11th President of India, Dr. Abdul Kalam died in Shillong.



Famous Birthdays of July 27:

YearName / Profession / Country
1990Nick Hogan / Actor / United States of America
1975Alessandro Pistone / Footballer / Italy
1968Ricardo Rosset / Racing Car Driver / Brazil
1951Bob Diamond / Business Man / United Kingdom
1870Hilaire Belloc / Writer / France
1990Stephen Li-Chung Kuo / Figure Skater / United States of America
1858George Lyon / Golfer / Canada
1987Sarah Parsons / Ice Hockey Player / United States of America
1964Rex Brown / Writer / United States of America
1913George L. Street III / Captain / United States of America
1910Lupita Tovar / Actress / United States of America
1910Julien Gracq / Author / France
1968Tom Goodwin / Baseball Player / United States of America
1915Mario Del Monaco / Tenor / Italy
1928Joseph Kittinger / Pilot / United States of America
1963Donnie Yen / Actor / China
1955Cat Bauer / Author / United States of America
1903Mārtiņš Zīverts / Playwright / Latvia
1824Alexandre Dumas / Novelist / France
1984Tsuyoshi Nishioka / Baseball Player / Japan
1955Allan Border / Cricketer / Australia
1940Pina Bausch / Dancer / Germany
1911Rayner Heppenstall / Poet / United Kingdom
1954Ricardo Uceda / Journalist / Peru
1953Yahoo Serious / Actor / Australia
1975Alex Rodriguez / Baseball Player / United States of America
1952Roxanne Hart / Actress / United States of America
1990Paolo Hurtado / Footballer / Peru
1983Lorik Cana / Footballer / Albania
1973Erik Nys / Jumper / Belgium

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