Historical Events Happened In October - 27
Friday, 31 October 2014
1978 Begin & Sadat win the Nobel Peace prize on October - 27.
1978 On October - 27 president Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill
1979 Voluntary Euthanasia Society publishes how-to-do-it suicide guide on October - 27.
1980 On October - 27 dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph
1980 Steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31 on October - 27.
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 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 On October - 27 thieves steal 9 paintings, including 5 Monet's & 2 Renoir's
1986 Paul McCartney release "Pretty Little Head" on this day in history.
1987 On October - 27 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 "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 On October - 27 roy Marshall, cricketer (143 runs for WI, 35725 runs overall), dies
1994 Robert White, guitarist, dies at 57 on October - 27.
1995 Mike Dutfield, documentary Prodcuer, dies at 48 on October - 27.
1996 Belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher, dies at 84 on October - 27.
2005 Two teenagers accidentally electrocute themselves in Seine-Saint-Denis, Paris, France, leading to widespread rioting on October - 27.
2006 Last Ford Taurus rolls off Atlanta Assembly line on October - 27.
2006 On October - 27 the St. Louis Cardinals win the 2006 World Series.
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 On this day in history 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
2012 On October - 27 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 this day in history.