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    What happened on June 27

    • June 27, 0678 Saint Agatho begins his reign as a Catholic Pope.

    • June 27, 1358 Republic of Dubrovnik founded

    • June 27, 1693 "The first woman's magazine ""The Ladies' Mercury"" published (London)"

    • June 27, 1709 Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.

    • June 27, 1759 General James Wolfe starts siege of Quebec.

    • June 27, 1806 Buenos Aires captured by British

    • June 27, 1806 The British capture Buenos Aires during the British invasions of the Ro de la Plata.

    • June 27, 1833 "Prudence Crandall, a white woman, arrested for conducting an academy for black females at Canterbury Conn"

    • June 27, 1844 "Joseph Smith, Jr. was murdered at the Carthage, Illinois jail, along with his brother, Hyrum Smith, by a mob."

    • June 27, 1847 NY & Boston linked by telegraph wires

    • June 27, 1857 H Goldschmidt discovers asteroid #45 Eugenia

    • June 27, 1862 Day 3 of the 7 Days-Battle of Gaines' Mill

    • June 27, 1867 The Bank of California is created.

    • June 27, 1884 "The SS Caesarea, sank 10 miles off Cap de la Hague, Channel Islands, after being in a collision with the Strathesk on a voyage from Southampton."

    • June 27, 1890 Canadian boxer George 'Little Chocolate' Dixon 1870-1909 wins world bantamweight crown.

    • June 27, 1893 Crash of the New York Stock Exchange.

    • June 27, 1898 "The first solo circumnavigation of the globe is completed by Joshua Slocum from Briar Island, Nova Scotia."

    • June 27, 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. (See also Eisenstein's classic film on the subject, The Battleship Potemkin)."

    • June 27, 1914 US signs treaty of commerce with Ethiopia

    • June 27, 1915 "100? F (38? C), Fort Yukon, Alaska (state record)"

    • June 27, 1917 "Ultonia, built for Cunard by Swan Hunter at Wallsend on Tyne, of 8845 tons, she was sunk by the German submarine U53 190 miles south west of the Fastnet Rock. Two people were killed."

    • June 27, 1922 Newberry Medal first presented for kids literature (Hendrik Van Loon)

    • June 27, 1929 The first color TV demo (NYC)

    • June 27, 1930 P Parchomenko discovers asteroid #1166 Sakuntala

    • June 27, 1934 Federal Savings & Loan Association created

    • June 27, 1940 "800 Jews are burned alive inside Great Synagogue. 1,200 others die in shooting."

    • June 27, 1940 "HMS WREN, sunk 10 miles of Aldeburgh, eastern England in North Sea - by German bombers."

    • June 27, 1940 USSR returns to the Gregorian calendar

    • June 27, 1941 German troops capture the city of Biaystok during Operation Barbarossa.

    • June 27, 1942 FBI captures 8 Nazi saboteurs that came from from a sub off NY's Long Island

    • June 27, 1944 "476,000 are deported to Auschwitz since May 15."

    • June 27, 1944 "Cherbourg, France captured by Allies"

    • June 27, 1949 W Baade discovers asteroid #1566 Icarus

    • June 27, 1950 Pres Truman orders Air Force & Navy into Korean conflict

    • June 27, 1950 RAAF bomber squadron sent to Malaya to assist the British in counter insurgency work against communist guerrillas during the Malayan Emergency

    • June 27, 1950 The United States decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War.

    • June 27, 1950 US sends 35 military advisers to South Vietnam

    • June 27, 1953 Joseph Laniel becomes Prime Minister of France.

    • June 27, 1954 CIA-sponsored rebels overthrow elected government of Guatemala

    • June 27, 1954 "The world's first nuclear power station opens in Obninsk, near Moscow."

    • June 27, 1955 First automobile seat belt legislation enacted (Illinois)

    • June 27, 1957 390 die by Hurricane Audrey in coastal La & Tx

    • June 27, 1957 Hurricane Audrey kills 500 people in Louisiana and Texas.

    • June 27, 1957 "In the USSR (Russia) a quake resulted in 1,200 dead no more details (national security?)"

    • June 27, 1960 British Somaliland becomes part of Somalia

    • June 27, 1960 "Chlorophyll ""A"" synthesized Cambridge Mass"

    • June 27, 1963 "Bill J Kramer & Dakotas record Lennon & McCartney ""I Call Your Name"""

    • June 27, 1963 Pres Kennedy spent first full day in Ireland

    • June 27, 1963 "USAF Major Robert A Rushworth in X-15 reaches 86,900 m"

    • June 27, 1966 "First sci-fi soap opera, ""Dark Shadows,"" premiers"

    • June 27, 1967 Race riot in Buffalo NY (200 arrested)

    • June 27, 1967 "The world's first ATM is installed in Enfield, London."

    • June 27, 1969 "50,000 attend Denver Pop Festival"

    • June 27, 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"

    • June 27, 1973 "John W Dean tells Watergate Committee about Nixon's ""enemies list"""

    • June 27, 1973 The President of Uruguay dissolves Parliament and heads a coup.*

    • June 27, 1974 U.S president Richard Nixon visits the U.S.S.R..

    • June 27, 1976 "Air France Flight 139 (Tel Aviv-Athens-Paris) is hijacked en route to Paris by the PLO and redirected to Entebbe, Uganda."

    • June 27, 1977 5-4 Supreme Court decision allows lawyers to advertise

    • June 27, 1977 Djibouti gains independence from France (National Day)

    • June 27, 1978 Soyuz 30 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Polish) to Salyut 6 space station

    • June 27, 1978 "US Seasat 1, first oceanographic satellite, launched into polar orbit"

    • June 27, 1979 Muhammad Ali announces his retirement from boxing.

    • June 27, 1980 "A commercial DC-9 (Aerolinee Itavia Flight 870) crashes near Ustica, Italy, killing 81"

    • June 27, 1981 First Paintball Match Was Held

    • June 27, 1981 Number one hit on UK music charts - Michael Jackson - One Day In Your Life

    • June 27, 1983 Maxie Anderson & Don Ida die during a balloon race

    • June 27, 1983 Soyuz T-9 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station

    • June 27, 1984 Supreme Court ends NCAA monopoly on college football telecasts

    • June 27, 1985 First hotel strike in NY

    • June 27, 1985 U.S. Route 66 ceases to be an official U.S. highway.

    • June 27, 1986 Anne White shocks Wimbeldon by wearing only a body stocking

    • June 27, 1986 "In referendum, Irish uphold ban on divorce"

    • June 27, 1986 The International Court of Justice finds against the United States in its judgement in Nicaragua v. United States.

    • June 27, 1986 US informs New Zealand it will not defend it against attack

    • June 27, 1986 World Court rules US aid to Nicaraguan contras illegal

    • June 27, 1987 Supreme Court Justice Powell retires

    • June 27, 1988 "59 are killed and 55 are injured as a runaway train in Gare de Lyon, France plows into a packed rush-hour train."

    • June 27, 1988 "Mike Tyson KOs Michael Spink in 91 seconds, in Atlantic City ($67m)"

    • June 27, 1990 "Salman Rushdie, condemned to death by Iran, contributes $8600 to help their earthquake victims"

    • June 27, 1991 "Slovenia, after declaring independence two days previous, is invaded by Yugoslav troops, tanks, and aircraft, starting the Ten-Day War."

    • June 27, 1997 "President Rahmonov, UTO leader Said Abdullah Nuri, and Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General Gerd Merrem signed the ""General Agreement on the Establishment of Peace and National Accord in Tajikistan"" and the ""Moscow Protocol"" on 27 June 1997 in Moscow, Russia, ending the war.[5]"

    • June 27, 1998 "In Turkey a 6.3 quake killed at least 145 people and more than 1,500 injured in the Adana and Ceyhan areas"

    • June 27, 1998 Opening of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Malaysia.

    • June 27, 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."

    • June 27, 2001 International Court of Justice finds against the United States in its judgement in the LaGrand Case.

    • June 27, 2005 "AMD files broad antitrust complaint against Intel Corporation in U.S. Federal District Court, alleging abuse of monopoly powers and antitrust violations."

    • June 27, 2007 The Brazilian Military Police invades the favelas of Complexo do Alemo in an episode which is remembered as the Complexo do Alemo massacre.

    • June 27, 2007 Tony Blair formally tenders his resignation as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to Queen Elizabeth II. Gordon Brown is his successor.







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