June 27: Day of the Week
June 27, 2019 is the 178th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 187 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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.
- 1709Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.
- 1844Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, and his brother Hyrum Smith, are murdered by a mob at the Carthage, Illinois jail.
- 1941German troops capture the city of Białystok during Operation Barbarossa.
- 1941Romanian governmental forces, allies of Nazi Germany, launch one of the most violent pogroms in Jewish history in the city of Iaşi, (Romania), resulting in the murder of at least 13,266 Jews.
- 1950The United States decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War.
- 1971After only three years in business, rock promoter Bill Graham closes the Fillmore East in New York, New York, the “Church of Rock and Roll”.
- 1973The President of Uruguay Juan María Bordaberry dissolves Parliament and establishes a dictatorship.
- 1977France grants independence to Djibouti.
Who were born on June 27?
- 1869Emma Goldman, Lithuanian/American anarchist and feminist (d. 1940)
- 1885Guilhermina Suggia, Portuguese cellist (d. 1950)
- 1914Robert Aickman, English author (d. 1981)
- 1931Charles Bronfman, Canadian industrialist
- 1938Kathryn Beaumont, British voice actress
- 1963Jay Karnes, American actor
- 1975Sarah Evanetz, Canadian swimmer
- 1976Leigh Nash, American musician (Sixpence None the Richer)
- 1979Benjamin Speed, Australian musician and film composer
- 1985James Hook, Welsh rugby player
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