June 27 holidays in 2023

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Day of Turkmen Workers of Culture and Art Turkmenistan Public Holiday
Helen Keller Day - Unofficial (Appreciation & Honor)
Independence Day Djibouti Public Holiday
Day of National Unity Tajikistan Public Holiday
National Onion Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Ice Cream Cake Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Sunglasses Day - Unofficial (Lifestyle)
National Orange Blossom Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks, Nature & Environment)
National PTSD Awareness Day - Unofficial (Awareness & Cause, Health & Body)

Historical Events on June 27

  • 1760: At the Battle of Echoee during the Anglo-Cherokee War, British forces are defeated by Cherokee warriors near what is now Otto, North Carolina.
  • 1806: British forces seize Buenos Aires during the 1st British invasions of the River Plate.
  • 1844: Founder of the Latter Day Saint Movement, Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum are killed by a mob that assembled at a jail in Carthage, Illinois.
  • 1864: At the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain during the American Civil War, Union forces are defeated by Confederate forces.
  • 1941: The city of Bialystok is captured by German forces during Operation Barbarossa.
  • 1950: The U.S decides that troops will be sent to Korea to fight in the Korean War.
  • 1952: Uncultivated land is redistributed under Guatemala Decree 900.
  • 1957: Over four hundred people are killed when Hurricane Audrey hits the Texas Louisiana border.
  • 1974: United States President Richard Nixon visits the U.S.S.R.
  • 1981: The blame for Cultural Revolution is placed on Mao Zedong by the Central Committee of the Communist Party.
  • 1982: On its final research flight mission, the Space Shuttle Columbia is launched from Kennedy Space Center.
  • 1988: Over 50 people are killed during the Gare de Lyon rail accident in the city of Paris, France.
  • 1994: Sarin gas is released in Matsumoto, Japan by the Aum Shinrikyo Cult. Over 660 people are injured and 7 people are killed.
  • 2007: After 10 years of service, Tony Blair resigns as Prime Minister of the U.K.

Famous Birthdays on June 27

  • American poet, author and playwright, Paul Laurence Dunbar is born in 1872.
  • American activists and author, Helen Keller is born in 1880.
  • American actress and director, Antoinette Perry is born in 1888.
  • American actor John McIntire is born in 1907.
  • English nanny and author, Jo Frost is born in 1971.
  • American actor Tobey Maguire is born in 1975.


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Eid al-Adha