Historical Events In June - 27
Monday, 25 September 2023
1992 Allen James, vocalist/actor (Show Boat), dies of lung cancer at 84 on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history wolfgang Grams, German RAF-terrorist, shot to death at 40
1994 Jeremy Brooks, writer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1995 Lionel Edmund "Sonny" Taylor, musician, dies at 70 on June - 27.
1996 Cubby Alberto Romolo Broccoli, movie producer, dies at 87 on June - 27.
1998 On this day in history in Turkey a 6.3 quake killed at least 145 people and more than 1,500 injured in the Adana and Ceyhan areas
1999 Alberta RailNet takes over the former CN Grande Cache (from Swan Landing to Grande Prairie, m. 1.80 to m. 232.90), Grande Prairie (from Rycroft to Hythe, m. 0 to m. 89.19) and Smoky (Tangent to Spirit River, m. 306.2 to m. 357.80) subdivisions in Alberta on June - 27.
2002 On June - 27 john Entwistle, bass-player with The Who dies in his sleep of a heart attack in his Las Vegas hotel room aged 57
2005 New York State Assemblyman Will Stephens inadvertently sends an email to his constituents referring to them as 'idiots' on this day in history.
2007 The military police of the state of Rio de Janeiro invades the favela of Complexo do Alemão ending in a massacre on this day in history.
2007 On this day in history tony Blair resigns as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; New Labour Party leader Gordon Brown is appointed Prime Minister by Queen Elizabeth II.
2013 On June - 27 tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj is re-elected President of Mongolia
2017 On this day in history mark Zuckerberg announces Facebook has reached 2 billion monthly users
2017 European Union fines Google record $2.7 billion for unfair competition practices on June - 27.
2017 On this day in history tennis star Serena Williams poses pregnant and nude for the cover of "Vanity Fair"
2017 On June - 27 colombia's rebel group FARC officially end armed existence after 52 years in ceremony with President Juan Manuel Santos in Mesetas
2017 African Development Bank president Akinwumi Adesina wins the World Food Prize on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history petya malware cyber-attack affects organisations in more than 64 countries
2017 On this day in history a series of cyberattacks using the Petya malware begins, affecting organizations in Ukraine.
2018 On June - 27 uS Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announces he will retire 31st July
2018 On June - 27 malaysian police announce seizure of goods linked to former prime minister Najib Razak, worth $273 million, biggest in the country's history, including 567 handbags and 14 tiaras
2018 On June - 27 japanese spacecraft Hayabusa 2 arrives at diamond-shaped asteroid Ryugu
2018 French government intoduces plan to bring back national service for 16 year-olds on this day in history.
2018 President Salva Kiir of South Sudan and former Vice President Riek MacharSouth sign peace deal to end four-year civil war on this day in history.
2018 Democrat Representative Joseph Crowley is defeated in New York Primary election by liberal challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on this day in history.
2018 On June - 27 complex carbon-based molecules found by Cassini spacecraft on Saturn moon Enceladus, previously only ever found on earth and meteorites in research published in "Nature"
2019 On this day in history angara Airlines Flight 200 overruns the runway during landing and collides with a building, killing the captain and flight engineer, and injuring a further 22 people. 45 people survive the crash at Nizhneangarsk Airport, Russia.
2020 On this day in history micheÃ¡l Martin succeeds Leo Varadkar as Taoiseach of Ireland in a historic three-party coalition government.