June 27: Day of the Week
June 27, 2021 was the 178th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 187 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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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
- 1898The first solo circumnavigation of the globe is completed by Joshua Slocum from Briar Island, Nova Scotia.
- 1899A. E. J. Collins scores 628 runs not out, the highest-ever recorded score in cricket.
- 1905Battleship Potemkin uprising: sailors start a mutiny aboard the Battleship Potemkin, denouncing the crimes of autocracy, demanding liberty and an end to war.
- 1923Capt. Lowell H. Smith and Lt. John P. Richter perform the first ever aerial refueling in a DH-4B biplane
- 1954The 1954 FIFA World Cup quarterfinal match between Hungary and Brazil, highly anticipated to be exciting, instead turns violent, with three players ejected and further fighting continuing after the game.
- 1967The world’s first ATM is installed in Enfield Town, England, United Kingdom.
- 1981The 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.
- 1989The current international treaty defending indigenous peoples, ILO 169 convention, is adopted.
- 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?
- 1882Eduard Spranger, German philosopher and educator (d. 1963)
- 1888Lewis Bernstein Namier, English historian (d. 1960)
- 1905Armand Mondou, French Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1976)
- 1908João Guimarães Rosa, Brazilian writer (d. 1967)
- 1914Robert Aickman, English author (d. 1981)
- 1942Bruce Johnston, American musician (The Beach Boys)
- 1975Tobey Maguire, American actor
- 1979Benjamin Speed, Australian musician and film composer
- 1981John Driscoll, American actor
- 1984José Holebas, German born Greek defender at Olympiacos F.C.
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