Monday, April 22, 2024 (Week 17)

June 27 in History

What happened on June 27 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on june 27 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on june 27 in history.

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1985
The U.S. House of Representatives votes to limit the use of combat troops in Nicaragua.
1973
President Richard Nixon vetoes a Senate ban on the Cambodia bombing.
1963
Henry Cabot Lodge is appointed U.S. ambassador to South Vietnam.
1950
The UN Security Council calls on members for troops to aid South Korea.
1944
Allied forces capture the port city of Cherbourg, France.
1942
The Allied convoy PQ-17 leaves Iceland for Murmansk and Archangel.
1929
Scientists at Bell Laboratories in New York reveal a system for transmitting television pictures.
1927
The U.S. Marines adopt the English bulldog as their mascot.
1924
Democrats offer Mrs. Leroy Springs the vice presidential nomination, the first woman considered for the job.
1923
Yugoslav Premier Nikola Pachitch is wounded by Serb attackers in Belgrade.
1918
Two German pilots are saved by parachutes for the first time.
1905
The crew of the Russian battleship Potemkin mutinies.
1871
The yen becomes the new form of currency in Japan.
1864
General William Sherman is repulsed by Confederates at the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain.
1862
Confederates break through the Union lines at the Battle of Gaines’ Mill–the third engagement of the Seven Days’ campaign.
1833
Prudence Crandall, a white woman, is arrested for conducting an academy for black women in Canterbury, Conn.
1743
English King George II defeats the French at Dettingen, Bavaria.