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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  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 27

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 October - 27 birth of catherine of Valois, queen of Henry V of England (d. 1437)  

1466  Erasmus, Dutch humanist and theologian (d. 1536) was born on October - 27.  

1728  On this day in history birth of james Cook, Scotland, captain/explorer, discovered Sandwich Islands  

1739  Franz Ignaz Kaa, composer was born on October - 27.  

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 October - 27 birth of august W A Grave von Gneisenau, Prussian fieldmarshal  

Famous Deaths In October - 27

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0925  Rhazes, [Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi], Persian, dies on this day in history.  

0939  Aethelstan III, king of England, dies on October - 27.  

1271  Death of Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy, French crusader (b. 1213) on October - 27.  

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 October - 27.  

1331  On October - 27 aboe al-Fida, [Aboelfeda], Arabic writer/sultan of Hama, dies  

1430  Death of Vytautas the Great, Grand Duke of Lithuania (b. 1350) on October - 27.  

1439  On October - 27 albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany, dies at 42  


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