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.
  • 1743
    War of the Austrian Succession: Battle of Dettingen: On the battlefield in Bavaria, George II personally leads troops into battle. The last time that a British monarch would command troops in the field.
  • 1898
    The first solo circumnavigation of the globe is completed by Joshua Slocum from Briar Island, Nova Scotia.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1946
    In the Canadian Citizenship Act, the Parliament of Canada establishes the definition of Canadian citizenship.
  • 1950
    The United States decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War.
  • 1954
    The world’s first nuclear power station opens in Obninsk, near Moscow.
  • 1967
    The world’s first ATM is installed in Enfield Town, England, United Kingdom.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1988
    Gare de Lyon rail accident In Paris a train collides with a stationary train killing 56 people.
  • 1989
    The current international treaty defending indigenous peoples, ILO 169 convention, is adopted.
  • 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.

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