Historical Events In October - 27
Friday, 07 August 2020
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 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 On October - 27 john Warburton, actor (King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 94
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 this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
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 On October - 27 roy Marshall, cricketer (143 runs for WI, 35725 runs overall), dies
1994 On this day in history robert White, guitarist, dies at 57
1995 Mike Dutfield, documentary Prodcuer, dies at 48 on October - 27.
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 Last Ford Taurus rolls off Atlanta Assembly line on this day in history.
2006 The St. Louis Cardinals win the 2006 World Series on October - 27.
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 On October - 27 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 46 people are killed and 123 injured in Iraq after a series of attacks and bombs on this day in history.
2013 On this day in history 38 people are killed in a series of car bombings in Bagdhad, Iraq
2017 First operation to separate conjoined twins joined at the head in India completed in New Delhi on this day in history.
2017 Catalonia declares independence from Spain, but the Catalan Republic is not recognised by the Spanish government or any other sovereign nation on this day in history.
2018 Gunman shoots and kills 11 people and injures six at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in an anti-Semitic attack on this day in history.
2018 EPL club Leicester Cityâ€™s billionaire Thai owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha dies in a helicopter crash in the carpark outside the clubâ€™s King Power Stadium following 1-1 draw against West Ham United on October - 27.