June 27: Day of the Week
June 27, 2022 is the 178th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 187 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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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.
- 1806British forces take Buenos Aires during the first British invasions of the Río de la Plata.
- 1898The first solo circumnavigation of the globe is completed by Joshua Slocum from Briar Island, Nova Scotia.
- 1905Battleship Potemkin uprising: sailors start a mutiny aboard the Battleship Potemkin, denouncing the crimes of autocracy, demanding liberty and an end to war.
- 1946In the Canadian Citizenship Act, the Parliament of Canada establishes the definition of Canadian citizenship.
- 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.
- 1982Space Shuttle Columbia launched from the Kennedy Space Center on the final research and development flight mission, STS-4.
- 2008In a highly-scrutizined election President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe is re-elected in a landslide after his opponent Morgan Tsvangirai had withdrawn a week earlier, citing violence against his party’s supporters.
Who were born on June 27?
- 1905Armand Mondou, French Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1976)
- 1936Lucille Clifton, American poet (d. 2010)
- 1938Kathryn Beaumont, British voice actress
- 1938Konrad Kujau, German illustrator and forger of the Hitler Diaries (d. 2000)
- 1952Madan Kumar Bhandari, Nepalese politician (d. 1993)
- 1956Heiner Dopp, German field hockey player
- 1960Craig Hodges, American basketball player
- 1981John Driscoll, American actor
- 1984Gökhan Inler, Swiss footballer
- 1987Ed Westwick, English actor
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