Historical Events For October - 27
Sunday, 19 November 2017
1978 Begin & Sadat win the Nobel Peace prize on October - 27.
1978 President Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill on October - 27.
1979 Voluntary Euthanasia Society publishes how-to-do-it suicide guide on October - 27.
1980 On this day in history dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph
1980 On October - 27 steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31
1981 On this day in history andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta, Georgia
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 On October - 27 iBM ROM is capable of EGA graphics
1985 Thieves steal 9 paintings, including 5 Monet's & 2 Renoir's on October - 27.
1986 Paul McCartney release "Pretty Little Head" on this day in history.
1987 On this day in history gilbert McNamee sentenced to 25 years in prison for being an IRA bombmaker
1987 South Korean voters overwhelmingly approved a new constitution on October - 27.
1987 On October - 27 vijay Merchant, cricketer (Test average 47 72, 1st-class avg 71), dies
1988 On October - 27 "ET" released to home video (14 million presold)
1988 On October - 27 larry Flynt paid hitman $1M to kill Hefner, Guccione & Sinatra
1988 Charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73 on October - 27.
1990 On October - 27 elliott Roosevelt, son of FDR, dies at 80
1991 On October - 27 andrzei Panufkin, Pol/Brit conductor/composer (Sinfonia Sacra), dies
1992 On this day in history roy Marshall, cricketer (143 runs for WI, 35725 runs overall), dies
1994 Robert White, guitarist, dies at 57 on this day in history.
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 October - 27 two teenagers accidentally electrocute themselves in Seine-Saint-Denis, Paris, France, leading to widespread rioting.
2006 On October - 27 last Ford Taurus rolls off Atlanta Assembly line.
2006 On this day in history the St. Louis Cardinals win the 2006 World Series.
2011 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 on October - 27.
2011 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 on October - 27.
2012 On October - 27 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.