Historical Events Happened In October - 27
Saturday, 20 December 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 October - 27.
1980 On October - 27 dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph
1980 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 On October - 27 paul McCartney release "Pretty Little Head"
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 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 October - 27.
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 On this day in history robert White, guitarist, dies at 57
1995 On October - 27 mike Dutfield, documentary Prodcuer, dies at 48
1996 Belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher, dies at 84 on this day in history.
2005 Two teenagers accidentally electrocute themselves in Seine-Saint-Denis, Paris, France, leading to widespread rioting on October - 27.
2006 Last Ford Taurus rolls off Atlanta Assembly line on October - 27.
2006 The St. Louis Cardinals win the 2006 World Series on October - 27.
2011 On October - 27 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 46 people are killed and 123 injured in Iraq after a series of attacks and bombs on this day in history.
2013 On October - 27 38 people are killed in a series of car bombings in Bagdhad, Iraq