About June 27

June 27, 2021 is the 178th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 187 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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Cancer is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 219 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On June 27

  • 1358
    Republic of Dubrovnik is founded
  • 1497
    Cornish rebels Michael An Gof and Thomas Flamank are executed at Tyburn, London, England.
  • 1709
    Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.
  • 1806
    British forces take Buenos Aires during the first British invasions of the Río de la Plata.
  • 1895
    The inaugural run of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad’s Royal Blue from Washington, D.C., to New York, New York, the first U.S. passenger train to use electric locomotives.
  • 1899
    A. E. J. Collins scores 628 runs not out, the highest-ever recorded score in cricket.
  • 1905
    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
  • 1927
    Prime Minister of Japan Tanaka Giichi leads a conference to discuss Japan’s plans for China; later, a document detailing these plans, the “Tanaka Memorial” is leaked, although it is now considered a forgery.
  • 1950
    The United States decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War.
  • 1971
    After only three years in business, rock promoter Bill Graham closes the Fillmore East in New York, New York, the “Church of Rock and Roll”.
  • 1973
    The President of Uruguay Juan María Bordaberry dissolves Parliament and establishes a dictatorship.
  • 1974
    U.S. president Richard Nixon visits the Soviet Union.
  • 1977
    France grants independence to Djibouti.
  • 1980
    Italian Aerolinee Itavia Flight 870 mysteriously explodes in mid air while in route from Bologna to Palermo, killing all 81 on board. Also known in Italy as the Ustica disaster
  • 1981
    The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China issues its “Resolution on Certain Questions in the History of Our Party Since the Founding of the People’s Republic of China”, laying the blame for the Cultural Revolution on Mao Zedong.
  • 1982
    Space Shuttle Columbia launched from the Kennedy Space Center on the final research and development flight mission, STS-4.
  • 1991
    Slovenia, after declaring independence two days before is invaded by Yugoslav troops, tanks, and aircraft starting the Ten-Day War.
  • 2007
    The Brazilian Military Police invades the favelas of Complexo do Alemão in an episode which is remembered as the Complexo do Alemão massacre.
  • 2008
    In a highly-scrutizined election President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe is re-elected in a landslide after his opponent Morgan Tsvangirai had withdrawn a week earlier, citing violence against his party’s supporters.

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