June 27: Day of the Week
June 27, 2020 is the 179th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 187 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Cancer is the zodiac 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.
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June 27 Historical Event(s)
- 1358Republic of Dubrovnik is founded
- 1497Cornish rebels Michael An Gof and Thomas Flamank are executed at Tyburn, London, England.
- 1759General James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.
- 1895The 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.
- 1898The first solo circumnavigation of the globe is completed by Joshua Slocum from Briar Island, Nova Scotia.
- 1923Capt. Lowell H. Smith and Lt. John P. Richter perform the first ever aerial refueling in a DH-4B biplane
- 1941German troops capture the city of Białystok during Operation Barbarossa.
- 1974U.S. president Richard Nixon visits the Soviet Union.
- 1980Italian 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
- 2007The Brazilian Military Police invades the favelas of Complexo do Alemão in an episode which is remembered as the Complexo do Alemão massacre.
Who were born on June 27?
- 1550King Charles IX of France (d. 1574)
- 1885Guilhermina Suggia, Portuguese cellist (d. 1950)
- 1888Antoinette Perry, American theater director (d. 1946)
- 1915Grace Lee Boggs, American anti-racist and feminist activist
- 1943Kjersti Døvigen, Norwegian actress
- 1966Jörg Bergen, German footballer
- 1975Daryle Ward, American baseball player
- 1975Sarah Evanetz, Canadian swimmer
- 1975Tobey Maguire, American actor
- 1980Jennifer Goodridge, American musician (Your Enemies Friends)
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