June 27: Day of the Week
June 27, 2021 is the 178th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 187 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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)
- 1358Republic of Dubrovnik is founded
- 1709Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.
- 1895The inaugural run of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad’s Royal Blue from Washington, D.C., to New York, New York, the first U.S. passenger train to use electric locomotives.
- 1898The first solo circumnavigation of the globe is completed by Joshua Slocum from Briar Island, Nova Scotia.
- 1899A. E. J. Collins scores 628 runs not out, the highest-ever recorded score in cricket.
- 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.
- 1967The world’s first ATM is installed in Enfield Town, England, United Kingdom.
- 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.
- 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)
- 1462King Louis XII of France (d. 1515)
- 1899Juan Trippe, American airline entrepreneur (d. 1981)
- 1914Giorgio Almirante, Italian politician (d. 1988)
- 1925Doc Pomus, American blues singer/songwriter (d. 1991)
- 1929William Afflis, American wrestler (d. 1991)
- 1958Jeffrey Lee Pierce, American singer, songwriter and guitarist (The Gun Club) (d. 1996)
- 1960Craig Hodges, American basketball player
- 1975Tobey Maguire, American actor
- 1980Jennifer Goodridge, American musician (Your Enemies Friends)
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