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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/

1556 – England – Stratford Martyrs burned at the stake. https://www.londonremembers.com/memorials/stratford-martyrs  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stratford_Martyrs

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

1864 – USA – Battle of Kennesaw Mountain (American Civil War). https://www.battlefields.org/learn/civil-war/battles/kennesaw-mountain

1869 – Japan – Battle of Hakodate ended (Boshin War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hakodate

1869 – Japan – Boshin War ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boshin_War

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/

1905 – Ukraine – Battleship Potemkin Uprising began (Russo-Japanese War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_battleship_Potemkin#The_mutiny

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

1915 – Canada – North Saskatchewan River Flood began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Saskatchewan_River_flood_of_1915

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

1929 – Mexico – Cristero War ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cristero_War

1941 – Romania – Iaşi Pogrom began (WWII). https://www.ushmm.org/research/publications/academic-publications/full-list-of-academic-publications/the-iasi-pogrom https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ia%C8%99i_pogrom

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

1952 – USA – US Marine Corp plane crashed near Cherry Point MCAS, NC, 5 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19520627-0

1954 – Guatemala – Guatemalan Coup D’état ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1954_Guatemalan_coup_d%27%C3%A9tat

1954 – USA – USAF plane crashed near Riverside-March AFB, CA, 14 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19520627-0

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/y6X4IBsnDQI WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing 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://youtu.be/HCM2aJAh2Jw WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gare_de_Lyon_rail_accident

1991 – Slovenia – Ten Day War began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ten-Day_War

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 – Tony Bair resigned as Prime Minister (Labour). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Blair

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

2007 – Brazil – Complexo do Alemão Massacre. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Complexo_do_Alem%C3%A3o_massacre

2013 – USA – NASA launched Interface Region Imaging Spectograph (IRIS). https://iris.gsfc.nasa.gov/

2014 – India – GAIL pipeline explosion, 22 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_GAIL_pipeline_explosion

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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)