Historical Events Happened In October - 27
Saturday, 28 November 2015
1978 Begin & Sadat win the Nobel Peace prize on this day in history.
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 Dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph on this day in history.
1980 Steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1982 On October - 27 china announces its population at 1 billion people plus
1982 On this day in history iBM ROM is capable of EGA graphics
1985 On this day in history thieves steal 9 paintings, including 5 Monet's & 2 Renoir's
1986 On October - 27 paul McCartney release "Pretty Little Head"
1987 Gilbert McNamee sentenced to 25 years in prison for being an IRA bombmaker on this day in history.
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 October - 27.
1988 Larry Flynt paid hitman $1M to kill Hefner, Guccione & Sinatra on October - 27.
1988 On October - 27 charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73
1990 On this day in history elliott Roosevelt, son of FDR, dies at 80
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 Mike Dutfield, documentary Prodcuer, dies at 48 on October - 27.
1996 On this day in history belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher, dies at 84
2005 Two teenagers accidentally electrocute themselves in Seine-Saint-Denis, Paris, France, leading to widespread rioting on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
2012 On October - 27 46 people are killed and 123 injured in Iraq after a series of attacks and bombs
2013 On this day in history 38 people are killed in a series of car bombings in Bagdhad, Iraq