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27 June

678 – Rome – Agatho became Pope. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Agatho

1497 – England – Cornish rebels Micheal An Gof and Thomas Flamank executed at Tyburn, London. http://www.executedtoday.com/2010/06/27/1497-michael-joseph-an-gof-thomas-flamank-cornish-rebellion/

1743 – Bavaria – Battle of Dettingen (War of Austrian Succession). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dettingen

1895 – USA – First run of the Royal Blue Locomotive between Washington DC and New York, first US electric locomotive for passenger trains. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Blue_(train)

1898 – USA – Joshua Slocom became the first person to solo circumnavigate the earth, landing at Newport, Rhode Island (3 years+). http://www.joshuaslocumsocietyintl.org/

1906 – UK – Earthquake measuring 5.2Mw, epicentre in Swansea, Wales. http://www.earthquakes.bgs.ac.uk/earthquakes/UKhistoric/19060627094500.html#page=summary

1925 – USA – Earthquake measuring 6.6Mw, epicentre in Clarkston Valley, Montana. http://www.seis.utah.edu/lqthreat/nehrp_htm/1925clar/n1925cl1.shtml

1941 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Ruhr & Rhineland industrial areas (WWII).

1941 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Bremen (WWII).

http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1941 – Norway – Luftwaffe plane crashed at Tonnolfjellet, Oksvoll, Sor-Trondelag, 13 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19410627-0

1941 – Norway – Luftwaffe plane crashed at Fiskviksaetra, Savalen, Hedmark, 12 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19410627-1

1942 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Bremen (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1945 – Bangladesh – RAF plane crashed near Teknaf, 13 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19450627-4

1945 – Mayanmar – USAAF plane crashed between Lashio & Myitkuina, 6 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19450627-6

1954 – USSR – Worlds first nuclear power station opened at Obninsk, near Moscow. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obninsk_Nuclear_Power_Plant

1957 – USA – Hurricane Audrey hit Taxas-Louisiana border, 400 killed. http://www.srh.noaa.gov/lch/?n=Audrey

1973 – Uruguay – President Juan María Bordaberry dissolved Parliament, established dictatorship. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Mar%C3%ADa_Bordaberry

1977 – Djibouti – Independence from France.


1980 – Italy – Itavia Flight 870 crashed off Ustica, 81 killed. https://youtu.be/_zLUiLCx3vY http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19800627-0


1982 – USA – Space Shuttle Columbia launched. https://youtu.be/O79dNzrOW5c   http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/shuttlemissions/archives/sts-4.html

1988 – France – Two trains crash in Paris, 56 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gare_de_Lyon_rail_accident

1998 – Turkey – Earthquake measuring 6.2Mw, epicentre in Ceyhan, Adana, 146 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1998_Adana%E2%80%93Ceyhan_earthquake

2007 – UK – Gordon Brown became Prime Minister (Labour). https://www.gov.uk/government/history/past-prime-ministers/gordon-brown

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1574 – Robert de Fleury, George Abbot and William Abbot were executed at Tyburn Gallows. http://pastsearch-archaeo-history.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Criminals-and-Executions-Jan12.pdf

1642 – Enthronement of John Williams as Archbishop of York. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Williams_(archbishop_of_York)