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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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)
- 1759General James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.
- 1905Battleship Potemkin uprising: sailors start a mutiny aboard the Battleship Potemkin, denouncing the crimes of autocracy, demanding liberty and an end to war.
- 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.
- 1967The world’s first ATM is installed in Enfield Town, England, United Kingdom.
- 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”.
- 1974U.S. president Richard Nixon visits the Soviet Union.
- 1982Space Shuttle Columbia launched from the Kennedy Space Center on the final research and development flight mission, STS-4.
- 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?
- 1040King Ladislaus I of Hungary (d. 1095)
- 1817Louise von François, German writer (d. 1893)
- 1938Bruce Babbitt, American politician and Secretary of the Interior
- 1938Tommy Cannon, British comedian
- 1961Meera Syal, British-Indian comedienne and actress
- 1968Pascale Bussières, French-Canadian actress
- 1976Johnny Estrada, American baseball player
- 1983Dale Steyn, South African cricketer
- 1984Julie Ordon, Swiss model
- 1985Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russian tennis player
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