Historical Events For October - 27
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
1978 Begin & Sadat win the Nobel Peace prize on October - 27.
1978 On this day in history president Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill
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 On this day in history steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31
1981 On this day in history andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta, Georgia
1981 On this day in history john Warburton, actor (King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 94
1982 China announces its population at 1 billion people plus on this day in history.
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 Gilbert McNamee sentenced to 25 years in prison for being an IRA bombmaker on October - 27.
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 "ET" released to home video (14 million presold) on October - 27.
1988 On this day in history 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 October - 27.
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 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 this day in history.
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 October - 27 46 people are killed and 123 injured in Iraq after a series of attacks and bombs
2013 On October - 27 38 people are killed in a series of car bombings in Bagdhad, Iraq
2017 On October - 27 first operation to separate conjoined twins joined at the head in India completed in New Delhi
2017 On October - 27 catalonia declares independence from Spain, but the Catalan Republic is not recognised by the Spanish government or any other sovereign nation.