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Historical Events Happened In October - 27

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

1978  Begin & Sadat win the Nobel Peace prize on this day in history.  

1978  President Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill on this day in history.  

1979  Voluntary Euthanasia Society publishes how-to-do-it suicide guide on this day in history.  

1980  Dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph on this day in history.  

1980  Steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31 on this day in history.  

1981  Andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta, Georgia on this day in history.  

1981  On this day in history john Warburton, actor (King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 94  

1982  On this day in history china announces its population at 1 billion people plus  

1982  IBM ROM is capable of EGA graphics on this day in history.  

1985  Thieves steal 9 paintings, including 5 Monet's & 2 Renoir's on this day in history.  

1986  On this day in history paul McCartney release "Pretty Little Head"  

1987  Gilbert McNamee sentenced to 25 years in prison for being an IRA bombmaker on this day in history.  

1987  On this day in history south Korean voters overwhelmingly approved a new constitution  

1987  On this day in history vijay Merchant, cricketer (Test average 47 72, 1st-class avg 71), dies  

1988  "ET" released to home video (14 million presold) on this day in history.  

1988  On this day in history larry Flynt paid hitman $1M to kill Hefner, Guccione & Sinatra  

1988  On this day in history charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73  

1990  Elliott Roosevelt, son of FDR, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1991  Andrzei Panufkin, Pol/Brit conductor/composer (Sinfonia Sacra), dies on this day in history.  

1992  Roy Marshall, cricketer (143 runs for WI, 35725 runs overall), dies on this day in history.  

1994  On this day in history robert White, guitarist, dies at 57  

1995  Mike Dutfield, documentary Prodcuer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

1996  On this day in history belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher, dies at 84  

2005  On this day in history two teenagers accidentally electrocute themselves in Seine-Saint-Denis, Paris, France, leading to widespread rioting.  

2006  Last Ford Taurus rolls off Atlanta Assembly line on this day in history.  

2006  The St. Louis Cardinals win the 2006 World Series on this day in history.  

2011  On this day in history after an emergency meeting in Brussels, the European Union announced an agreement to tackle the European sovereign debt crisis which includes a writedown of 50% of Greek bonds, a recapitalisation of European banks and an increase of the bailout fund of the European Financial Stability Facility totaling to €1 trillion.  

2011  On this day in history the Royal Australian Navy announces that they discovered the wreck of a World War II submarine in Simpson Harbour, Papua New Guinea during Operation RENDER SAFE  

2012  46 people are killed and 123 injured in Iraq after a series of attacks and bombs on this day in history.  

2013  38 people are killed in a series of car bombings in Bagdhad, Iraq on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 27

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1156  On this day in history birth of count Raymond VI of Toulouse (d. 1222)  

1401  On this day in history birth of catherine of Valois, queen of Henry V of England (d. 1437)  

1466  Erasmus, Dutch humanist and theologian (d. 1536) was born on this day in history.  

1728  James Cook, Scotland, captain/explorer, discovered Sandwich Islands was born on this day in history.  

1739  Franz Ignaz Kaa, composer was born on this day in history.  

1744  On this day in history birth of mary Moser, English painter (d. 1819)  

1746  Georg Anton Kreusser, composer was born on this day in history.  

1760  On this day in history birth of august W A Grave von Gneisenau, Prussian fieldmarshal  

Famous Deaths In October - 27

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0925  On this day in history rhazes, [Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi], Persian, dies  

0939  Aethelstan III, king of England, dies on this day in history.  

1271  Death of Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy, French crusader (b. 1213) on this day in history.  

1312  On this day in history death of john II, Duke of Brabant (b. 1275)  

1327  On this day in history death of elizabeth de Burgh, queen of Robert I of Scotland (b. 1289)  

1331  On this day in history aboe al-Fida, [Aboelfeda], Arabic writer/sultan of Hama, dies  

1430  Death of Vytautas the Great, Grand Duke of Lithuania (b. 1350) on this day in history.  

1439  Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany, dies at 42 on this day in history.