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Historical Events Happened In October - 27

Thursday, 20 November 2014

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  On October - 27 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 October - 27.  

1982  On October - 27 china announces its population at 1 billion people plus  

1982  IBM ROM is capable of EGA graphics on October - 27.  

1985  On October - 27 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 October - 27.  

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

1988  "ET" released to home video (14 million presold) on this day in history.  

1988  Larry Flynt paid hitman $1M to kill Hefner, Guccione & Sinatra on October - 27.  

1988  Charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73 on October - 27.  

1990  On this day in history elliott Roosevelt, son of FDR, dies at 80  

1991  On this day in history 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  Robert White, guitarist, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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  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 October - 27.  

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  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 October - 27.  

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

1466  On October - 27 birth of erasmus, Dutch humanist and theologian (d. 1536)  

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 October - 27.  

1746  On October - 27 birth of georg Anton Kreusser, composer  

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

0939  On October - 27 aethelstan III, king of England, dies  

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

1312  Death of John II, Duke of Brabant (b. 1275) on October - 27.  

1327  On this day in history death of elizabeth de Burgh, queen of Robert I of Scotland (b. 1289)  

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 this day in history.  

1439  Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany, dies at 42 on October - 27.