June 27 Holidays

June 27 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | June 27 Calendar

June 27th Daily Holidays include:

  • Canadian Multiculturalism Day
  • Decide to be Married Day
  • Happy Birthday to You Day
  • Helen Keller Day
  • Industrial Workers of the World Day
  • National Bingo Day
  • National Columnists Day – June 27, 2023 (Fourth Tuesday in June)
  • National HIV Testing Day
  • National Ice Cream Cake Day
  • National Indian Pudding Day
  • National Orange Blossom Day
  • PTSD Awareness Day
  • Sunglasses Day

June 27: Famous Birthdays

  • June 27, 1844 – The founder of the Latter Day Saints, Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum Smith are killed in an Illinois jail by a mob
  • June 27, 1895 – The first U.S. passenger train to use electric locomotives, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad’s Royal Blue, has it’s inaugural run from Washington D.C. to New York City
  • June 27, 1898 – Joshua Slocum completes the first solo circumnavigation of the globe from Briar Island, Nova Scotia
  • June 27, 1950 – The U.S. decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War
  • June 27, 1957 – Hurricane Audrey kills over 400 people when it makes landfall near the Texas and Louisiana border
  • June 27, 1974 – U.S. President Richard Nixon visits the Soviet Union
  • June 27, 1976 – A flight from Tel Aviv-Athens-Paris (Air France Flight 139) is hijacked by the PLO and redirected to Entebbe, Uganda
  • June 27, 1977 – France grants independence to Djibouti
  • June 27, 1980 – 81 people are killed when Aerolinee Itavia Flight 870 explodes in mid-air while flying from Bologna, to Palermo Italini
  • June 27, 1991 – Two day after declaring independence, Slovenia is invaded by Yugoslav starting the Ten-Day War
  • June 27, 1994 – Sarin Gas is released in Matsumoto, Japan by the members of the Aum Shinrikyo cult who kill seven and injure 660
  • June 27, 2013 – NASA launches the Interface Region Imaging Spectograph to observe the Sun
  • June 27, 2015 – 510 people are injured from a midair explosion due to flammable powder at a recreational water park in Taiway

June 27: Historical Events

  • June 27, 1971 – Rock Music promoter Bill Graham closes Fillmore East in New York after three years in business
  • June 27, 1976 – John Lennon receives his green card from the US Dept. of Naturalization
  • June 27, 1987 – I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston hits #1 on the Hot 100
  • June 27, 1989 – Tom Jones receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • June 27, 2009 – Neil Young and Paul McCartney perform a duet of A Day in the Life in London’s Hyde Park

June 27: Music Events

  • June 28, 1491 – Henry VIII, King of England from 1509-47 (d. 1547)
  • June 28, 1703 – John Wesley, English Christian Theologian and co-founder of the Methodist movement (d. 1791)
  • June 28, 1852 – Charles Cruft, English showman who founded the Crufts Dog Show (d. 1838) (See our Festivals and Events page!)
  • June 28, 1926 – Mel Brooks, American actor, director, producer and screenwriter (Blazing Saddles, Spaceballs)
  • June 28, 1946 – Gilda Radner, American actress and singer (SNL, Haunted Honeymoon) (d. 1989)
  • June 28, 1948 – Kathy Bates, American actress, singer and director (Misery, Titanic)
  • June 28, 1960 – John Elway, American NFL quarterback and general manager of the Denver Broncos

June 27: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for June 27 is Cancer.

June Birthstone:

What is the June Birthstone? Pearl

The June birthstones are pearl, alexandrite and moonstone. With so many attractive options, individuals with June birthdays can have a birthstone that fits their mood or budget, due to the different colors and price points these gems offer.


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