Historical Events Happened In October - 27
Thursday, 23 October 2014
1978 On October - 27 begin & Sadat win the Nobel Peace prize
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 On October - 27 dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph
1980 On October - 27 steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31
1981 Andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta, Georgia on October - 27.
1981 John Warburton, actor (King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 94 on October - 27.
1982 On October - 27 china announces its population at 1 billion people plus
1982 IBM ROM is capable of EGA graphics on this day in history.
1985 On this day in history thieves steal 9 paintings, including 5 Monet's & 2 Renoir's
1986 Paul McCartney release "Pretty Little Head" on this day in history.
1987 On October - 27 gilbert McNamee sentenced to 25 years in prison for being an IRA bombmaker
1987 On October - 27 south Korean voters overwhelmingly approved a new constitution
1987 On October - 27 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 Larry Flynt paid hitman $1M to kill Hefner, Guccione & Sinatra on October - 27.
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 October - 27.
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 Robert White, guitarist, dies at 57 on October - 27.
1995 On October - 27 mike Dutfield, documentary Prodcuer, dies at 48
1996 Belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher, dies at 84 on October - 27.
2005 On October - 27 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 October - 27.
2006 On October - 27 the St. Louis Cardinals win the 2006 World Series.
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 October - 27 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 On this day in history 46 people are killed and 123 injured in Iraq after a series of attacks and bombs
2013 38 people are killed in a series of car bombings in Bagdhad, Iraq on October - 27.