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

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

According to Gregory calendar, on June 27, the day number in a year is 178 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 179. June 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.

June 27 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
678Saint Agatho, who later convened the Third Council of Constantinople to condemn monothelitism as heretical, began his reign as Pope.
1556The thirteen Stratford Martyrs were burned at the stake nearLondon for their Protestant beliefs.
1571Elizabeth I of England issued a royal charter establishingJesus College, the first Protestant college at the University of Oxford.
1693The first women's magazine \ 'Ladies Mercury \' Ladies \ 'Mercury) was published in London.
1709Peter Russia defeated Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of the Great Poltava.
1743War of the Austrian Succession-In the last time that a British monarch personally led his troops into battle, George II and his forces defeated the French in Dettingen, Bavaria.
1743War of the Austrian Succession: The Battle of Dattan: In Bavaria, King George II of Britain personally leads soldiers into battle for the first time when a British emperor commanded troops in the field.
1759British General James Wolfe started the siege of Quebec.
1760Anglo-Cherokee War-Cherokee warriors defeated British forcesat the Battle of Echoee near present-day Otto, North Carolina, US.
1806British forces took Buenos Aires during the first British invasions of the River Plate. The British invasions of the River Plate were a series of unsuccessful British attempts to seize control of the Spanish colonies located around the La Plata Basin in South America (today part of Argentina and Uruguay). The invasions took place between 1806 and 1807, as part of the Napoleonic Wars, when Spain was an ally of France.
1821New Hampton School was established in the United States of America in the state of New Hampshire.
1838Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay (Chatterjee), famous novelist, ""the father of modern Indian fiction"" and writer of national song 'Vande Mataram', was born at Katalpara near Naihati, West Bengal. Some of his writings are 'Anandmath' and 'Kapal Kundala'. He was among the first two Bengalee Graduates.
1838Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, the author of the national anthem Vande Mataram, was born.
1844Latter Day Saint movement founder Joseph Smith, Jr. and hisbrother Hyrum were killed by an armed mob who stormed the prison wherethey were incarcerated in Carthage, Illinois.
1890George Dixon became the first boxer.
1893Gold calorie is found in Western Australia.
1895The inaugural run of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's Royal Blue from Washington, D.C., to New York City, the first U.S. passenger train to use electric locomotives. A railway electrification system supplies electric power to railway trains and trams without an on-board prime mover or local fuel supply. Electrification has many advantages but requires significant capital expenditure.
1899A. E. J. Collins scored 628 runs not out, the highest-everrecorded score in cricket.
1903The 19-year-old American Ida de Acosta became the first woman to fly a power plane.
1905The crew of the Russian battleship Potemkin began a mutinyagainst their oppressive officers.
1906`Maharashtra Sahitya Parishad' established. Maharashtra Sahitya Parishad is a literary institution situated in the West Indian state of Maharashtra for the purpose of the "furtherance of Marathi language and literature". It was set up in Pune. The Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature considers it as Marathi's first representative literary body.
1914The US signed a trade treaty with Ethiopia.
1927Prime Minister of Japan Tanaka Giichi led a conference todiscuss Japan's plans for China, out of which came the Tanaka Memorial,a strategic document detailing these plans (now believed to be aforgery).
1939Birth of renowned musician and actor RD Burman, who has composed music in over 300 films.
1952The Congress of Guatemala passed Decree 900, redistributingunused lands of sizes greater than 224 acres (0.9 km2) to localpeasants and having a major effect on the nation's land reform movement.
1954The Obninsk Nuclear Power Plant, the Soviet Union's first nuclear power station, opens in Obninsk, near Moscow. It was the first grid-connected nuclear power station in the world, i.e. the first nuclear reactor that produced commercial electricity, albeit at small scale. It was located at the Institute of Physics and Power Engineering. The plant is also known as APS-1 Obninsk (Atomic Power Station 1 Obninsk).
1957The Medical Research Council of Britain released a report stating that smoking can cause lung cancer. The report was based on 25 years of research.
1964Teen Murti Bhavan, the Prime Minister's official residence, was made a Nehru Museum.
1967First Indian made AVRO aircraft passenger Plane HS748 handed over to Indian Airlines. The Hawker Siddeley HS 748 is a medium-sized turboprop airliner originally designed by the British firm Avro. This aircraft was built under the collaboration of British AVRO and India’s Hindustan aeronautics Ltd.
1967The world's first ATM was installed in Enfield, London.
1977France granted freedom to Djibouti. Republic of Djibouti is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Eritrea in the north, Ethiopia in the west and south, and Somalia in the southeast. The remainder of the border is formed by the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden at the east.
1977The former French Territory of the Afars and the Issas wasgranted independence from France and became Djibouti.
198081 killed in Italian plane crash in Terihins Sea.
1981Cambodia adopted its constitution.
1982Space Shuttle Columbia launched from the Kennedy Space Center on the final research and development flight mission, STS-4. STS-4 was the fourth NASA Space Shuttle mission, and also the fourth for Space Shuttle Columbia. STS-4 was the final test flight for the shuttle; it was thereafter officially declared to be operational. Columbia carried numerous scientific payloads during the mission, as well as military missile detection systems.
1986In Nicaragua v. United States, the International Court ofJustice ruled that the United States had violated international law bysupporting the Contras in their rebellion against the Nicaraguangovernment.
1989The International Labour Organization Convention 169, a majorbinding international convention concerning indigenous peoples, and aforerunner of the 2007 Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples,was adopted.
1991Slovenia, after declaring independence two days before is invaded by Yugoslav troops, tanks, and aircraft starting the Ten-Day War. It was fought between the Slovenian Territorial Defence and the Yugoslav People's Army (JNA) , after Slovenia declared its independence. It lasted when the Brijuni Accords were signed.
1998Kuala Lumpur International Airport opened in Malaysia.
2007Gordon Brown became Prime Minister of Britain.
2008President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe was overwhelmingly re-elected after his opponent Morgan Tsvangirai withdrew a week earlier,citing violence against his party's supporters.
2008Bill Gates, chairman of Microsoft Corporation, resigned from his post.
2013NASA launched the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, a space probe to observe the Sun. The Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) is a NASA solar observation satellite. The mission was funded through the Small Explorer program to investigate the physical conditions of the solar limb, particularly the chromosphere of the Sun.



Famous Birthdays of June 27:

YearName / Profession / Country
1929Dick the Bruiser / Footballer / United States of America
1983Dale Steyn / Cricketer / South Africa
1942Danny Schechter / Producer / United States of America
1951Julia Duffy / Actress / United States of America
1940Ian Lang / Politician / Scotland
1986Bryan Fletcher / Skier / United States of America
1945Norma Kamali / Fashion Designer / United States of America
1948Camile Baudoin / Guitarist / United States of America
1862May Irwin / Actress / United States of America
1931Charles Bronfman / Business Man / United States of America
1966J.J. Abrams / Producer / United States of America
1905Armand Mondou / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1932Anna Moffo / Soprano / United States of America
1907John McIntire / Actor / United States of America
1939R. D. Burman / Writer / India
1932Eddie Kasko / Baseball Player / United States of America
1838Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay / Author / India
1970Régine Cavagnoud / Skier / France
1983Jim Johnson / Baseball Player / United States of America
1927Bob Keeshan / Actor / United States of America
1918Adolph Kiefer / Swimmer / United States of America
1932Hugh Wood / Composer / United Kingdom
1988Stefani Bismpikou / Gymnast / Greece
1717Louis-Guillaume Le Monnier / Physicist / France
1949Vera Wang / Fashion Designer / United States of America
1696William Pepperrell / Soldier / United States of America
1906Catherine Cookson / Author / United Kingdom
1923Jacques Berthier / Composer / France
1886Charlie Macartney / Cricketer / Australia
1975Bianca Del Rio / Queen / United States of America

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