Historical Events For October - 27
Sunday, 24 September 2017
1978 Begin & Sadat win the Nobel Peace prize on this day in history.
1978 On October - 27 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 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 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 On this day in history china announces its population at 1 billion people plus
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 On this day in history paul McCartney release "Pretty Little Head"
1987 On October - 27 gilbert McNamee sentenced to 25 years in prison for being an IRA bombmaker
1987 South Korean voters overwhelmingly approved a new constitution on October - 27.
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 October - 27 elliott Roosevelt, son of FDR, dies at 80
1991 On October - 27 andrzei Panufkin, Pol/Brit conductor/composer (Sinfonia Sacra), dies
1992 Roy Marshall, cricketer (143 runs for WI, 35725 runs overall), dies on October - 27.
1994 On October - 27 robert White, guitarist, dies at 57
1995 Mike Dutfield, documentary Prodcuer, dies at 48 on October - 27.
1996 On October - 27 belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher, dies at 84
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 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 October - 27.
2012 46 people are killed and 123 injured in Iraq after a series of attacks and bombs on this day in history.
2013 38 people are killed in a series of car bombings in Bagdhad, Iraq on October - 27.