June 27: Day of the Week
June 27, 2018 was the 178th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 187 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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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)
- 1709Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.
- 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.
- 1898The first solo circumnavigation of the globe is completed by Joshua Slocum from Briar Island, Nova Scotia.
- 1941German troops capture the city of Białystok during Operation Barbarossa.
- 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”.
- 1977France grants independence to Djibouti.
- 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.
- 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.
Who were born on June 27?
- 1462King Louis XII of France (d. 1515)
- 1865Sir John Monash, Australian military commander (d. 1931)
- 1935Ramon Zamora, Filipino martial arts actor (d. 2007)
- 1942Bruce Johnston, American musician (The Beach Boys)
- 1960Craig Hodges, American basketball player
- 1963Igor Kusin, Croatian linguist and author.
- 1964Chuck Person, American basketball player
- 1984Julie Ordon, Swiss model
- 1985Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russian tennis player
- 1987Ed Westwick, English actor
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