Important events of 27 June
1693 – Women’s first magazine ‘Ladies’ Mercury was published in London.
1914 – The United States signed a trade agreement with Ethiopia.
1957 – UK Medical Research Council released a report which stated that smoking can lead to lung cancer. These reports were based on 25 years of research.
1964 – Three Murthy Bhavan, the official residence of the Prime Minister, was made a Nehru museum on 27 June.
1967 – World’s first ATM was established in Enfield, London.
1980 – 81 people die due to a crash of Italian plane’s.
1981 – Cambodia adopts its constitution.
1991 – 48 hours after the independence of Slovenia, Yugoslavia’s army entered its small republic with tanks and aircraft. The Yugoslav army occupied check-post of crossing the border joining Italy, Austria and Hungary, and attacked the capital city of Ljubljana.
1998 – Kuala Lumpur International Airport opened in Malaysia on 27 June.
2002 – G8 countries agreed on Russia’s plans to destroy nuclear weapons.
2003 – The ban on homosexuality has been abolished in the United States.
2004 – US and European Union G.P.S. Signing agreement to assist in the development of Galileo.
2005 – The UK supports India’s veto-permanent permanent membership in the Security Council.
2006 – Nguyen Minh Triet elected President of Vietnam
2007 – Gordon Brown becomes Britain’s Prime Minister
2008 – Microsoft Corporation chairman Bill Gates resigned from his post.
• India and Pakistan remove barriers to the gas pipeline project coming from Iran on 27 June.
• Asif Ali Zardari, the co-chairman of the Pakistan People’s Party, left for Turkey in the first phase of six-day foreign travel.
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Born on 27 June
1838 – The author of the National Anthem, Bengali poet, novelist, writer and journalist, Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay was born.
1869 – Hans Spemann, a famous German mathematician, was born.
1922 – Achilan, Tamil Literary was born on 27 June
1939 – Music composer RD (Rahul Dev) Burman was born, giving music in more than 300 films.
1962 – Sunanda Pushkar was the wife of Indo-Canadian entrepreneurship, trader and businessman Shashi Tharoor, India’s most famous.
1964 – PT Usha, who became the world’s first runner in the name of Udanpari, was born.
1980 – Kevin Pietersen – England cricketer
1985 – Svetlana Kuznetsova – Russian tennis player of Russia
Died on 27 June
1839 – Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the founder of the Sikh Empire died.
1879 – Sir John Lawrence, the governor general of Great Britain, died.
2008 – Sam Manekshaw, Indian Army Chief died.
National/International Holidays and Observations List
- National HIV Testing Day (United States)
- Unity Day (Tajikistan)
- Seven Sleepers’ Day or Siebenschläfertag (Germany)
- Mixed Race Day (Brazil)
- National PTSD Awareness Day (United States)
- Helen Keller Day (United States)
- Canadian Multiculturalism Day (Canada)