Historical Events For October - 27
Thursday, 20 July 2017
1978 On this day in history begin & Sadat win the Nobel Peace prize
1978 On this day in history president Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill
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 October - 27.
1981 Andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta, Georgia on October - 27.
1981 On this day in history john Warburton, actor (King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 94
1982 China announces its population at 1 billion people plus on October - 27.
1982 On October - 27 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 October - 27.
1987 Gilbert McNamee sentenced to 25 years in prison for being an IRA bombmaker on October - 27.
1987 On this day in history south Korean voters overwhelmingly approved a new constitution
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 October - 27.
1988 On October - 27 larry Flynt paid hitman $1M to kill Hefner, Guccione & Sinatra
1988 On October - 27 charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73
1990 Elliott Roosevelt, son of FDR, dies at 80 on this day in history.
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 October - 27.
1994 Robert White, guitarist, dies at 57 on October - 27.
1995 On this day in history mike Dutfield, documentary Prodcuer, dies at 48
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 October - 27.
2006 On this day in history last Ford Taurus rolls off Atlanta Assembly line.
2006 On this day in history the St. Louis Cardinals win the 2006 World Series.
2011 On this day in history 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 â‚¬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 October - 27.
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 October - 27.