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)
- 1743War 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.
- 1806British forces take Buenos Aires during the first British invasions of the Río de la Plata.
- 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.
- 1946In the Canadian Citizenship Act, the Parliament of Canada establishes the definition of Canadian citizenship.
- 1950The United States decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War.
- 1954The world’s first nuclear power station opens in Obninsk, near Moscow.
- 1973The President of Uruguay Juan María Bordaberry dissolves Parliament and establishes a dictatorship.
- 1988Gare de Lyon rail accident In Paris a train collides with a stationary train killing 56 people.
- 1989The current international treaty defending indigenous peoples, ILO 169 convention, is adopted.
Who were born on June 27?
- 1886Charlie Macartney, Australian cricketer (d. 1958)
- 1907John McIntire, American actor (d. 1991)
- 1915Grace Lee Boggs, American anti-racist and feminist activist
- 1930Ross Perot, American businessman and politician
- 1962Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Hong Kong actor
- 1976Leigh Nash, American musician (Sixpence None the Richer)
- 1978Anna Kumble, British singer, also known as Lolly
- 1979Benjamin Speed, Australian musician and film composer
- 1980Jennifer Goodridge, American musician (Your Enemies Friends)
- 1984D.J. King, Canadian ice hockey player
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