On This Day 27 September

Important Days

World Tourism Day (International)

Important Events

2012 – In Minneapolis, a gunman shoots seven citizens, killing five and then himself.
2014 – The eruption of Mount Ontake in Japan occurs.
2019 – over 2 million people participated in worldwide strikes to protest climate change across 2400 locations

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1953 – Mata Amritanandamayi, Indian guru and saint


1981 – Lakshmipathy Balaji, Indian cricketer

Death/ Death Anniversary

1833 – Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Indian humanitarian and reformer (b. 1772)

1972 – S. R. Ranganathan, Indian mathematician, librarian, and academic (b. 1892)

2012 – Sanjay Surkar, Indian director and screenwriter (b. 1959)

2015 – Syed Ahmed, Indian author and politician, 16th Governor of Manipur (b. 1945)

2015 – Kallen Pokkudan, Indian activist and author (b. 1937)

2018 – Kavita Mahajan, Indian author and translator (b.1967)

2018 – Manoharsinhji Pradyumansinhji, Indian nobleman and politician