Historical Events on June 27, Special Events on This Day

Important Events From This day in History June 27th. Find Out What happened 27th June This Day in History on your birthday. Also you can find some answers for the following questions;
Which major historical events happened on June 27?
What happened on June 27th in history?
What special day is June 27?
What happened in history on June 27th?

What Happened on June 27th This Day in History

Year Name
2017 A series of powerful cyberattacks using the Petya malware target websites of Ukrainian organizations and counterparts with Ukrainian connections around the globe.
2015 Formosa Fun Coast fire: A dust fire occurs at a recreational water park in Taiwan, killing 15 people and injuring 497 others, 199 critically.
2014 At least fourteen people are killed when a Gas Authority of India Limited pipeline explodes in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, India.
2013 NASA launches the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, a space probe to observe the Sun.
2008 In a highly scrutinized election, President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe is re-elected in a landslide after his opponent Morgan Tsvangirai had withdrawn a week earlier, citing violence against his party's supporters.
2007 Tony Blair resigns as British Prime Minister, a position he had held since 1997. His Chancellor, Gordon Brown succeeds him.
2007 The Brazilian Military Police invades the favelas of Complexo do Alemão in an episode which is remembered as the Complexo do Alemão massacre.
1994 Members of the Aum Shinrikyo cult release sarin gas in Matsumoto, Japan. Seven people are killed, 660 injured.
1991 Two days after it had declared independence, Slovenia is invaded by Yugoslav troops, tanks, and aircraft, starting the Ten-Day War.
1988 The Gare de Lyon rail accident in Paris, France, kills 56 people.
1988 Villa Tunari massacre: Bolivian anti-narcotics police kill nine to 12 and injure over a hundred protesting coca-growing peasants.[5][6][7]
1982 Space Shuttle Columbia launched from the Kennedy Space Center on the final research and development flight mission, STS-4.
1981 The Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party issues its "Resolution on Certain Questions in the History of Our Party Since the Founding of the People's Republic of China", laying the blame for the Cultural Revolution on Mao Zedong.
1980 The 'Ustica massacre': Itavia Flight 870 crashes in the sea while en route from Bologna to Palermo, Italy, killing all 81 on board.
1977 France grants independence to Djibouti.
1976 Air France Flight 139 (Tel Aviv-Athens-Paris) is hijacked en route to Paris by the PFLP and redirected to Entebbe, Uganda.
1974 U.S. president Richard Nixon visits the Soviet Union.
1973 The President of Uruguay Juan María Bordaberry dissolves Parliament and establishes a dictatorship.
1957 Hurricane Audrey makes landfall near the Texas–Louisiana border, killing over 400 people, mainly in and around Cameron, Louisiana.
1954 The Obninsk Nuclear Power Plant, the Soviet Union's first nuclear power station, opens in Obninsk, near Moscow.
1954 The FIFA World Cup quarterfinal match between Hungary and Brazil, highly anticipated to be exciting, instead turns violent, with three players ejected and further fighting continuing after the game.
1950 The United States decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War.
1946 In the Canadian Citizenship Act, the Parliament of Canada establishes the definition of Canadian citizenship.
1944 World War II: Mogaung is the first place in Burma to be liberated from the Japanese by British Chindits, supported by the Chinese.
1941 Romanian authorities launch one of the most violent pogroms in Jewish history in the city of Iași, resulting in the murder of at least 13,266 Jews.
1941 World War II: German troops capture the city of Białystok during Operation Barbarossa.
1928 The Rovaniemi township decree was promulgated, as a result of which Rovaniemi seceded from the old rural municipality as its own market town on January 1, 1929.
1927 Prime Minister of Japan Tanaka Giichi convenes an eleven-day conference to discuss Japan's strategy in China. The Tanaka Memorial, a forged plan for world domination, is later claimed to be a secret report leaked from this conference.
1914 The Illinois Monument is dedicated at Cheatham Hill in what is now the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park.
1905 During the Russo-Japanese War, sailors start a mutiny aboard the Russian battleship Potemkin.
1898 The first solo circumnavigation of the globe is completed by Joshua Slocum from Briar Island, Nova Scotia.
1895 The 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.
1864 American Civil War: Confederate forces defeat Union forces during the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain during the Atlanta Campaign.
1844 Joseph Smith, founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, and his brother Hyrum Smith, are killed by a mob at the Carthage, Illinois jail.
1806 British forces take Buenos Aires during the first of the British invasions of the River Plate.
1760 Anglo-Cherokee War: Cherokee warriors defeat British forces at the Battle of Echoee near present-day Otto, North Carolina.
1743 In the Battle of Dettingen, George II becomes the last reigning British monarch to participate in a battle.
1556 The thirteen Stratford Martyrs are burned at the stake near London for their Protestant beliefs.
1499 Americo Vespucci, on Spanish financed trip, sights coast south of Cape Cassipore.
1497 Cornish rebels Michael An Gof and Thomas Flamank are executed at Tyburn, London, England.
1358 The Republic of Ragusa is founded.
Famous People Born on June 27

Here is a random list who born on June 27. For full list please click on the link above.

Year Name
1981 Andrew Embley, Australian footballer
1865 John Monash, Australian engineer and general (d. 1931)
1937 Joseph P. Allen, American physicist and astronaut
1983 Nikola Rakočević, Serbian actor
1913 Willie Mosconi, American pool player (d. 1993)
1960 Craig Hodges, American basketball player and coach
1862 May Irwin, Canadian-American actress and singer (d. 1938)
1975 Tobey Maguire, American actor
1350 Manuel II Palaiologos, Byzantine emperor (d. 1425)
1942 Frank Mills, Canadian pianist and composer
Famous People Deaths On June 27

Here is a list of some famous peope who died on June 27. For full list please click on the link above.

Date Name
1894 Giorgio Costantino Schinas, Maltese architect and civil engineer (b. 1834)
2003 David Newman, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1937)
2018 Joe Jackson, American manager, father of Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson (b. 1928)
1839 Ranjit Singh, founder of the Sikh Empire (b. 1780)
1948 Dorothea Bleek, South African anthropologist and philologist (b. 1873)
1970 Daniel Kinsey, American hurdler and scholar (b. 1902)
1957 Hermann Buhl, Austrian soldier and mountaineer (b. 1924)
1162 Odo II, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1118)
2014 Edmond Blanchard, Canadian jurist and politician (b. 1954)
1878 Sidney Breese, American jurist and politician (b. 1800)