27 June
27 June

This Day in History on 27 June

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 27 June. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days


Important Events

2014 – At least fourteen people are killed when a Gas Authority of India Limited pipeline explodes in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, India.
2015 – A midair explosion from flammable powder at a recreational water park in Taiwan injures at least 510 people with about 183 in serious condition in intensive care.
2017 – A series of powerful cyberattacks using the Petya malware begins that swamped websites of Ukrainian organizations and counterparts with Ukrainian connections around the globe.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1838 – Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, Indian journalist, author, and poet (d. 1894)


1915 – Aideu Handique, Indian actress (d. 2002)


1919 – Amala Shankar, Indian danseuse


1939 – R. D. Burman, Indian singer-songwriter (d. 1994)


1943 – Ravi Batra, Indian-American economist and academic


1962 – Sunanda Pushkar, India-born Canadian businesswoman (d. 2014)


1987 – India de Beaufort, English actress



1992 – Karthika Nair, Indian film actress

Death/ Death Anniversary

2008 – Sam Manekshaw, Indian field marshal (b. 1914)


2018 – Joe Jackson, American manager, father of Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson (b. 1928)


2018 – Liz Jackson, Australian journalist and former barrister (b. 1951)


2018 – William McBridge, Australian obstetrician (b. 1927)

Futher Reading

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