Historical Events For October - 27
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
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 this day in history.
1980 On October - 27 dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph
1980 Steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31 on October - 27.
1981 Andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta, Georgia on this day in history.
1981 John Warburton, actor (King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 94 on this day in history.
1982 China announces its population at 1 billion people plus on this day in history.
1982 IBM ROM is capable of EGA graphics on October - 27.
1985 Thieves steal 9 paintings, including 5 Monet's & 2 Renoir's on this day in history.
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 On October - 27 south Korean voters overwhelmingly approved a new constitution
1987 On this day in history vijay Merchant, cricketer (Test average 47 72, 1st-class avg 71), dies
1988 On this day in history "ET" released to home video (14 million presold)
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 On this day in history 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 On October - 27 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 On this day in history last Ford Taurus rolls off Atlanta Assembly line.
2006 The St. Louis Cardinals win the 2006 World Series on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.