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Historical Events Happened In October - 27

Friday, 18 April 2014

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 this day in history voluntary Euthanasia Society publishes how-to-do-it suicide guide  

1980  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

1986  On this day in history 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 this day in history south Korean voters overwhelmingly approved a new constitution  

1987  Vijay Merchant, cricketer (Test average 47 72, 1st-class avg 71), dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  Andrzei Panufkin, Pol/Brit conductor/composer (Sinfonia Sacra), dies on this day in history.  

1992  On this day in history roy Marshall, cricketer (143 runs for WI, 35725 runs overall), dies  

1994  On this day in history robert White, guitarist, dies at 57  

1995  On this day in history mike Dutfield, documentary Prodcuer, dies at 48  

1996  On this day in history belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher, dies at 84  

2005  On this day in history two teenagers accidentally electrocute themselves in Seine-Saint-Denis, Paris, France, leading to widespread rioting.  

2006  On this day in history last Ford Taurus rolls off Atlanta Assembly line.  

2006  On this day in history the St. Louis Cardinals win the 2006 World Series.  

2011  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1156  Count Raymond VI of Toulouse (d. 1222) was born on this day in history.  

1401  On this day in history birth of catherine of Valois, queen of Henry V of England (d. 1437)  

1466  Erasmus, Dutch humanist and theologian (d. 1536) was born on this day in history.  

1728  James Cook, Scotland, captain/explorer, discovered Sandwich Islands was born on this day in history.  

1739  Franz Ignaz Kaa, composer was born on this day in history.  

1744  Mary Moser, English painter (d. 1819) was born on this day in history.  

1746  Georg Anton Kreusser, composer was born on this day in history.  

1760  On this day in history birth of august W A Grave von Gneisenau, Prussian fieldmarshal  

Famous Deaths In October - 27

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0925  On this day in history rhazes, [Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi], Persian, dies  

0939  On this day in history aethelstan III, king of England, dies  

1271  Death of Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy, French crusader (b. 1213) on this day in history.  

1312  On this day in history death of john II, Duke of Brabant (b. 1275)  

1327  Death of Elizabeth de Burgh, queen of Robert I of Scotland (b. 1289) on this day in history.  

1331  On this day in history aboe al-Fida, [Aboelfeda], Arabic writer/sultan of Hama, dies  

1430  Death of Vytautas the Great, Grand Duke of Lithuania (b. 1350) on this day in history.  

1439  On this day in history albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany, dies at 42