Historical Events For October - 27
Sunday, 19 February 2017
1978 Begin & Sadat win the Nobel Peace prize on this day in history.
1978 On this day in history president Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill
1979 On October - 27 voluntary Euthanasia Society publishes how-to-do-it suicide guide
1980 Dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph on October - 27.
1980 Steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31 on October - 27.
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 China announces its population at 1 billion people plus on October - 27.
1982 On this day in history 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 October - 27.
1987 On October - 27 gilbert McNamee sentenced to 25 years in prison for being an IRA bombmaker
1987 South Korean voters overwhelmingly approved a new constitution on this day in history.
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 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 Elliott Roosevelt, son of FDR, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1991 On October - 27 andrzei Panufkin, Pol/Brit conductor/composer (Sinfonia Sacra), dies
1992 Roy Marshall, cricketer (143 runs for WI, 35725 runs overall), dies on this day in history.
1994 On October - 27 robert White, guitarist, dies at 57
1995 Mike Dutfield, documentary Prodcuer, dies at 48 on October - 27.
1996 Belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher, dies at 84 on October - 27.
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 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 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 October - 27.
2013 38 people are killed in a series of car bombings in Bagdhad, Iraq on this day in history.