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Today in History India 27 June

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Check out below about Today in History India 27 June in Indian history or June 27 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 27 June in Indian history, falls the birthdays and death anniversaries of various well-known people of India. You would also find out about events that happened that make it to the list of today special day in India.

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What happened in India today | Today’s Historical Events on June 27

1693, 27th June: The first magazine for women, the Ladies Mercury, was published.

1871, 27th June: A new system of currency based on the yen was introduced in Japan.

1954, 27th June: The first nuclear power station was opened at Obninsk in the Soviet Union.

1988, 27th June: Intrepid British mountain climbers Dave Hurst and Alan Matthews become the first blind climbers to reach the summit of mont Blanc in Switzerland, Europe’s highest mountain at 15,781 ft (4810 m).

On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on June 27.

1919: Amala Shankar, an Indian dancer. 

1939: R. D. Burman, an Indian music director.

1950: Nitin Mukesh, an Indian playback singer.

1964: P. T. Usha, a retired Indian track and field athlete. 

1968: Sujata Mohapatra, an Indian classical dancer.

On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on June 27.

1839: Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the leader of the Sikh Empire.

1996: Albert Romolo Broccoli, an American film producer.

2002: Krishan Kant, the tenth Vice President of India.

What happened in India on 27 June

27-June-1838
Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay (Chatterjee), famous novelist, “the father of modern Indian fiction” and writer of national song ‘Vande Mataram’, was borm at Katalpara near Naihati, West Bengal. Some of his writings are ‘Anandmath’ and ‘Kapal Kundala’. He was among the first two Bengalee Graduates.

27-June-1839
Maharaja Ranjit Singh, ruler of Punjab and Spiritual Guru of sikh community, passed away.

27-June-1894
Chhaganbapa (Chhaganlal Karamshi Parekh), great social worker, was born.

27-June-1906
Establishment of `Maharashtra Sahitya Parishad’.

27-June-1915
Khanderao Moreshwar Rangnekar, 3 test matches, 33 runs, vs Australia in 1947-48, was born at Mumbai.

27-June-1917
Khanderao Moreshwar Rangnekar, cricketer (batted in 3 Tests India v Australia 1947-48), was born in Maharashtra.

27-June-1922
Vaidyalingam Akhiladam Perunglur, Gyanpeeth awardee and famous Tamil author, was born.

27-June-1939
Rahul Dev (R. D.) Burman “Pancham Da”, famous music director, was born.

27-June-1964
Teen Murti Bhavan, official residence of the Prime Minister of India, became the Nehru Memorial Museum.

27-June-1966
D. S. Joshi was appointed as the Cabinet Secretary of India. He held this office till 31-12-1968.

27-June-1967
First Indian made AVRO aircraft passenger Plane HS748 handed over to Indian Airlines.

27-June-1995
Environmentalist and ‘Chipko’ leader, Shri Sunderlal Bahuguna ends the 49-day old fast in demand for a scientific review of the controversial Tehri dam project in UP.

27-June-1997
Surendra Pratap Singh, famous Journalist and former chief editor of Nav Bharat Times Group, died ]at Delhi.

27-June-1998
Homi J. H. Taleyarkhan, Gandhian, Congressman and former Sikkim Governor, dies at 86.

27-June-1998
Mr. Nikhil Chakravartty, journalist and chairman of Prasar Bharati, dies in New Delhi at 84.

27-June-1999
India won the four-nation under-21 women’s hockey title, defeating England in the final at the Kean University, New Jersey.

27-June-2000
The Clinton administration rejects a demand by 21 U.S. Congressmen for declaring India a terrorist state in the wake of attacks on Christian priests and churches.

27-June-2000
Maneka Gandhi, Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, launches National Initiative for child protection of which childline is an integral part.

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