Historical Events Happened In October - 27
Monday, 26 January 2015
1978 Begin & Sadat win the Nobel Peace prize on October - 27.
1978 President Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill on this day in history.
1979 On October - 27 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 October - 27 steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31
1981 Andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta, Georgia on October - 27.
1981 On October - 27 john Warburton, actor (King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 94
1982 On October - 27 china announces its population at 1 billion people plus
1982 On October - 27 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 Paul McCartney release "Pretty Little Head" on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1988 On this day in history larry Flynt paid hitman $1M to kill Hefner, Guccione & Sinatra
1988 On this day in history charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73
1990 On October - 27 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 On October - 27 robert White, guitarist, dies at 57
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 On this day in history two teenagers accidentally electrocute themselves in Seine-Saint-Denis, Paris, France, leading to widespread rioting.
2006 Last Ford Taurus rolls off Atlanta Assembly line on October - 27.
2006 The St. Louis Cardinals win the 2006 World Series on this day in history.
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 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 October - 27 38 people are killed in a series of car bombings in Bagdhad, Iraq