Today in History, English
Today in History, English

73621June 27Death2013 – Alain Mimoun, Algerian-French runner (b. 1921)
73622June 27Death2013 – Bill Robertson, American businessman and politician (b. 1938)
73623June 27Death2013 – Ian Scott, English-New Zealand painter (b. 1945)
73624June 27Death2014 – Edmond Blanchard, Canadian jurist and politician (b. 1954)
73625June 27Death2014 – Allen Grossman, American poet, critic, and academic (b. 1932)
73626June 27Death2014 – Leslie Manigat, Haitian educator and politician, 43rd President of Haiti (b. 1930)
73627June 27Death2014 – Rachid Solh, Lebanese politician, 48th Prime Minister of Lebanon (b. 1926)
73628June 27Death2014 – Bobby Womack, American singer-songwriter (The Valentinos) (b. 1944)
73629June 27Death2015 – Zvi Elpeleg, Polish-Israeli diplomat, author, and academic (b. 1926)
73630June 27Death2015 – Chris Squire, English singer-songwriter and bass player (Yes, The Syn, Conspiracy, and XYZ) (b. 1948)
73631June 27Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Crescens, one of the Seventy DisciplesCyril of Alexandria (Coptic Church, Roman Catholic Church, Anglican Communion and Lutheran Church)Ladislaus I of HungaryOur Lady of Perpetual HelpJune 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
73632June 27Holiday and observanceCanadian Multiculturalism Day (Canada)
73633June 27Holiday and observanceDay of Turkmen Workers of Culture and Art (Turkmenistan)
73634June 27Holiday and observanceHelen Keller Day (United States)
73635June 27Holiday and observanceIndependence Day, celebrates the independence of Djibouti from France in 1977.
73636June 27Holiday and observanceMixed Race Day (Brazil)
73637June 27Holiday and observanceNational HIV Testing Day (United States)
73638June 27Holiday and observanceNational PTSD Awareness Day (United States)
73639June 27Holiday and observanceSeven Sleepers Day or Siebenschläfertag (Germany)
73640June 27Holiday and observanceUnity Day (Tajikistan)
73641June 28Event1098 – Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosull.
73642June 28Event1360 – Muhammed VI becomes the tenth Nasrid king of Granada after killing his brother-in-law Ismail II.
73643June 28Event1461 – Edward IV is crowned King of England.
73644June 28Event1519 – Charles V is elected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
73645June 28Event1635 – Guadeloupe becomes a French colony.
73646June 28Event1651 – The Battle of Berestechko between Poland and Ukraine starts.
73647June 28Event1709 – Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava
73648June 28Event1745 – War of the Austrian Succession: A New England colonial army captures Louisbourg, New France, after a forty-seven-day siege (New Style).
73649June 28Event1776 – The Battle of Sullivan's Island ends with the first decisive American victory in the American Revolutionary War leading to the commemoration of Carolina Day.
73650June 28Event1776 – Thomas Hickey, Continental Army private and bodyguard to General George Washington, is hanged for mutiny and sedition.

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