27th June, on this day

678 St Agatho begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1450 Irish-born Jack Cade leads a 40,000 strong demonstration march from Kent to London to protest against laws introduced by King Henry VI of England. He's later beheaded for treason
1693 1st woman's magazine "The Ladies' Mercury" published (London)
1743 English defeat French at Dettingen
1746 In Scotland, Flora MacDonald helps Bonnie Prince Charlie escape to the Isle of Skye dressed as an Irish maid following his defeat by the English at the Battle of Culloden
1759 General James Wolfe starts siege of Quebec.
1771 Russia completes its conquest of the Crimea
1806 Buenos Aires captured by British
1833 Prudence Crandall, a white woman, arrested for conducting an academy
for black females at Canterbury, Conn
1844 Religious leader Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormons (the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) is killed by a mob who break into Carthage Jail in Illinois, USA where he is being held on charges of conspiracy
1862 Day 3 of the 7 Days-Battle of Gaines' Mill
1864 Atlanta Campaign-Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
1893 Crash of the New York Stock Exchange.
1898 The first solo circumnavigation of the globe is completed by Joshua Slocum from Briar Island, Nova Scotia.
1905 (June 14 according to the Julian calendar): Battleship Potemkin uprising: Sailors start a mutiny aboard the Battleship Potemkin, denouncing the crimes of autocracy, demanding liberty and an end to war.
1923 Capt. Lowell H. Smith and Lt. John P. Richter perform the first ever aerial refueling in a DH-4B biplane
1940 Russia invades Romania - the Romanian appeal to Germany for assistance is ignored
1941 Hungary declares war on Russia
1941 German troops capture the city of Bialystok during Operation Barbarossa.
1942 FBI captures 8 Nazi saboteurs from a sub off NY's Long Island
1944 Cherbourg, France captured by Allies
1950 President Truman orders Air Force & Navy into Korean conflict
1950 UN Security Council calls on members for troops to aid South Korea
1950 The United States decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War.
1950 US sends 35 military advisers to South Vietnam
1954 1st atomic power station opens (Obninsk, near Moscow, Russia)
1954 CIA-sponsored rebels overthrow elected government of Guatemala
1955 1st automobile seat belt legislation enacted (Illinois)
1957 390 die by Hurricane Audrey in coastal La and Tx
1960 British Somaliland becomes part of Somalia
1960 Chlorophyll "A" synthesized Cambridge Mass
1963 President Kennedy spent 1st full day in Ireland
1963 USAF Major Robert A Rushworth in X-15 reaches 86,900 m
1966 1st sci-fi soap opera, "Dark Shadows," premiers
1967 Race riot in Buffalo NY (200 arrested)
1967 The world's first ATM is installed in Enfield, London.
1969 50,000 attend Denver Pop Festival
1969 Police raid the Stonewall Gay Bar in Greenwich Village, NY, about
400 to 1,000 patrons riot against the police, it lasts 3 days

1971 England's first national Scrabble Championship held in London. The winner is teacher Stephen Haskell
1973 John W Dean tells Watergate Committee about Nixon's "enemies list"
1973 The President of Uruguay dissolves Parliament and heads a coup d'état.
1974 American President Richard Nixon begins his historic visit to Moscow for a series of meetings with President Brezhnev
1976 Palestinian terrorists hi-jack an Air France Airbus flying from Athens and force it to fly to Entebbe in Uganda
1977 5-4 Supreme Court decision allows lawyers to advertise
1977 Djibouti gains independence from France (National Day)
1978 Soyuz 30 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Polish) to Salyut 6 space station
1978 US Seasat 1, 1st oceanographic satellite, launched into polar orbit
1979 World heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali announces his retirement from boxing after 59 professional fights beginning in 1960
1980 A commercial DC-9 (Aerolinee Itavia Flight 870) crashes near Ustica, Italy, killing 81
1983 Maxie Anderson and Don Ida die during a balloon race
1983 Soyuz T-9 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station
1985 1st hotel strike in NY
1985 U.S. Route 66 ceases to be an official U.S. highway.
1986 Anne White shocks Wimbeldon by wearing only a body stocking
1986 In referendum, Irish uphold ban on divorce
1986 US informs New Zealand it will not defend it against attack
1986 World Court rules US aid to Nicaraguan contras illegal
1987 A commercial HS 748 (Philippine Airlines Flight 206) crashes near Baguio City, Philippines, killing 50
1988 Mike Tyson KOs Michael Spink in 91 seconds, in Atlantic City ($67m)
1990 Salman Rushdie, condemned to death by Iran, contributes $8600 to help
their earthquake victim
1991 Ten-Day War :Yugoslav people's army began Ten-Day War in Slovenia.
1995 English actor Hugh Grant is arrested for lewd conduct with a prostitute in a parked car in Los Angeles
1999 Veteran British politician Tony Benn announces he will retire at the next General Election
1998 Opening of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Malaysia.
2001 International Court of Justice finds against the United States in its judgement in the LaGrand Case.
2001 Pope John Paul II beatified 28 Ukrainian Greek Catholics, including 27 martyrs most of whom were killed by the Soviet secret police. Beatification took place at the service in Lviv, western Ukraine during his first visit to this country.
2003 The United States National Do Not Call Registry, formed to combat unwanted telemarketing calls and administered by the Federal Trade Commission, enrolled almost three-quarters of a million phone numbers on its first day.

27th June 2006

Hamas 'implicitly accepts Israel'

US capital in HIV test initiative

CIA flights 'must not reoccur'

27th June 2007

Blair becomes Middle East envoy

Iran fuel rations spark violence

One in two 'will live in cities'

27th June 2008

Tsvangirai rejects 'sham' ballot

No let-up in global stocks slide

Pakistan Taleban 'execute spies'

27th June 2009

Five killed in Karachi shoot-out

US passes million swine flu cases

Court deal strips Madoff wealth

27th June 2010

9 killed at Mexico drug clinic

1 killed in central Bosnia bombing

Shalit's parents begin long march

Birthdates which occurred on 27th June :

1462 Louis XII (the Just) king of France (1498-1515)
1550 Charles IX king of France (1560-74)
1682 Charles XII king of Sweden (1697-1718)
1838 Bankim Chandra Chatterjee Bengali novelist (Anandamath)
1846 Charles Stewart Parnell Ireland, nationalist
1850 Ivan Vazov Bulgaria, poet/novelist/playwright (Under the Yoke)
1850 Lafcadio Hearn US, journalist/author (Chita)
1862 May Irwin US comedienne/singer (A Hot Time in the Old Town)
1869 Emma Goldman anarchist/publisher (Mother Earth)
1872 Paul Laurence Dunbar Dayton Oh, short story writer (Majors & Minors)
1880 Helen Keller blind-deaf author/lecturer had more sense than many
19-- Robert Newman actor (Guiding Light)
1900 Otto E Passman (Rep-D-La, 1947-77)
1907 John McIntire Spokane Ws, actor (Naked City, Wagon Train, Virginian)
1907 Valerie Cossart London, actress (The Hartmans)
1912 Audrey Christie Chic Ill, actress (Dorothy-Fair Exchange)
1913 Willie Mosconi world champion pool player (1941-57)
1914 Giorgio Almirante Italy, fascist (member of parliament (1948-87))
1918 Adolph Kiefer US, 100m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1936)
1920 I.A.L. Diamond screenwriter (1960 Acad Award-The Apartment)
1922 George Walker Washington DC, composer (In Praise of Lillies)
1923 Paul F Conrad Cedar Rapids Iowa, cartoonist (Pulitzer 1964, 71, 84)
1927 Bob Keeshan aka Capt Kangaroo/Clarabelle (Good Morning Captain)
1927 Robert Casey Rochester NY, actor (Henry-Aldrich Family Show)
1930 H Ross Periot Texas billionaire (tries to take over corps)
1930 Tamio Kono US, weightlifter (Olympic-gold-1952)
1933 Gary Crosby son of Bing, actor (Which Way to the Front)
1934 Anna Moffo Wayne Penn, soprano (or 1932)
1937 Joseph P Allen IV Crawfordsville Ind, PhD/astronaut (STS-5, STS 51A)
1938 Bruce E Babbitt (Gov-D-AL)
1942 Bruce Johnston rocker (Beachboys-In My Room)
1944 Patrick Sercu Belgium, 1K time trial (Olympic-gold-1964)
1945 Norma Kamali NYC, dress designer (Costumes for the Wiz)
1950 Benjamin Peterson US, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1972)
1950 Julia Duffy Minneapolis Mn, actress (Stephanie-Newhart, Baby Talk)
1951 Sidney M Gutierrez Albuquerque NM, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 40)
1951 Ulf Andersson Sweden, International Chess Grandmaster (1972)
1955 Isabelle Adjani Paris, actress (Story of Adele H, Driver, Ishtar)
197- Robby Rosa singer (Menudo)/actor (Salsa)


Deaths which occurred on June 27th:
1829 James Smithson dies, his will established Smithsonian Institute
1844 Joseph & Hyrum Smith Mormon leaders killed by a mob in Carthage Ill
1973 Ernest Truex actor (Pop-Pete & Gladys, Mr Peepers), dies at 73
1980 Steve Peregrin Took percussionist (T-Rex), dies at 31
1982 Jack Mullaney actor (My Living Doll, It's About Time), dies at 49
1983 Maxie Anderson & Don Ida balloonists, die during a race
1986 Don Rogers of the Cleveland Browns, dies of cocaine poisoning

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