June 27: Day of the Week
June 27, 2020 was the 179th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 187 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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)
- 1497Cornish rebels Michael An Gof and Thomas Flamank are executed at Tyburn, London, England.
- 1759General James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.
- 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.
- 1927Prime 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.
- 1954The world’s first nuclear power station opens in Obninsk, near Moscow.
- 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”.
- 1976Air France Flight 139 (Tel Aviv-Athens-Paris) is hijacked en route to Paris by the PLO and redirected to Entebbe, Uganda.
- 1977France grants independence to Djibouti.
- 1988Gare de Lyon rail accident In Paris a train collides with a stationary train killing 56 people.
- 1991Slovenia, after declaring independence two days before is invaded by Yugoslav troops, tanks, and aircraft starting the Ten-Day War.
Who were born on June 27?
- 1040King Ladislaus I of Hungary (d. 1095)
- 1882Eduard Spranger, German philosopher and educator (d. 1963)
- 1928Rudy Perpich, American politician (d. 1995)
- 1932Magali Noël, French actress
- 1958Jeffrey Lee Pierce, American singer, songwriter and guitarist (The Gun Club) (d. 1996)
- 1959Dan Jurgens, American comic book writer
- 1975Daryle Ward, American baseball player
- 1984José Holebas, German born Greek defender at Olympiacos F.C.
- 1988Kate Ziegler, American swimmer
- 1989Bruna Tenório, Brazilian model
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