On This Day in Historical past – June twenty seventh – Almanac

On June 27, 1995, the house shuttle Atlantis was launched on a historic mission to dock with the Russian house station Mir. Docking occurred two days later. File Photograph courtesy of NASA

In the present day is Monday, June 27, the 178th day of 2022 with 187 to observe.

The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Night stars are Jupiter and Saturn.


These born on this date are below the signal of Most cancers. They embrace Irish patriot Charles Stewart Parnell in 1846; anarchist Emma Goldman in 1869; poet Paul Laurence Dunbar in 1872; blind/deaf creator Helen Keller in 1880; “Captain Kangaroo” Bob Keeshan in 1927; U.S. businessman/former presidential candidate H. Ross Perot in 1930; poet Lucille Clifton in 1936; singer/songwriter Bruce Johnston in 1942 (age 80); clothier Norma Kamali in 1945 (age 77); clothier Vera Wang in 1949 (age 73); actor Julia Duffy in 1951 (age 71); actor Isabelle Adjani in 1955 (age 67); actor Tony Leung Chiu-wai in 1962 (age 60); movie/tv author/director/producer J.J. Abrams in 1966 (age 56); actor Tobey Maguire in 1975 (age 47); TV movie star Khloe Kardashian in 1984 (age 38); actor Drake Bell in 1986 (age 36); actor Sam Claflin in 1986 (age 36); actor Ed Westwick in 1987 (age 35); actor Alanna Masterson in 1988 (age 34); actor Matthew Lewis in 1989 (age 33); actor Kimiko Glenn in 1989 (age 33); actor Emma D’Arcy in 1992 (age 30); singer Lauren Jauregui in 1996 (age 26); actor Shannon Purser in 1997 (age 25); singer H.E.R., born Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson, in 1997 (age 25); actor Chandler Riggs in 1999 (age 23).


On this date in historical past:

In 1829, English scientist James Smithson left a will that ultimately funded the institution of the Smithsonian Establishment in Washington — in a rustic he by no means visited.

In 1844, Mormon founder Joseph Smith was slain by a mob at a jail in Carthage, Sick.

In 1847, the primary telegraph wire hyperlinks had been established between New York Metropolis and Boston.

In 1859, Louisville, Ky., schoolteacher Mildred Hill composed a tune for her college students and known as it “Good Morning To You.” Her sister, Patty, who wrote the lyrics, later added a verse that started “Completely happy Birthday To You.”

In 1950, U.S. President Harry S. Truman ordered naval and air forces to assist repel the North Korean invasion of South Korea.

In 1979, the U.S. Supreme Court docket dominated personal employers may give particular preferences to black folks to remove “manifest racial imbalance” in historically white-only jobs.

In 1991, Affiliate Justice Thurgood Marshall introduced he was retiring from the U.S. Supreme Court docket. He was the primary African American to sit down on the excessive courtroom.

In 1995, the house shuttle Atlantis was launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla., on a historic mission to dock with the Russian house station Mir. Docking occurred two days later.

In 2003, the U.S. Federal Commerce Fee opened a long-awaited nationwide registry for individuals who need to block undesirable telemarketing calls.

In 2005, Dennis Rader, the so-called “BTK” (bind, torture, kill) killer, pleaded responsible to 10 slayings within the Wichita, Kan., space. He was sentenced to life in jail.

In 2007, Tony Blair formally stepped down after a decade as British prime minister, submitting his resignation to Queen Elizabeth II. Blair was succeeded by Gordon Brown and have become Britain’s envoy to the Center East.

In 2009, a prime well being official stated the H1N1 virus, often called swine flu, killed 127 folks of the greater than 1 million contaminated in america. About 3,000 had been reported hospitalized.

In 2011, a federal courtroom jury in Chicago convicted former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on 17 felony corruption fees that included making an attempt to promote the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Barack Obama after the 2008 presidential election. Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in jail.

In 2017, the FARC insurgent group formally disarms in a ceremony with the Colombian authorities.

In 2019, the Supreme Court docket dominated the federal authorities cannot embrace a query about citizenship within the U.S. census.


A thought for the day: “Trend is born by small info, traits and even politics, by no means by making an attempt to make little pleats and furbelows, by trinkets, by garments straightforward to repeat, or by the shortening or lengthening of a skirt.” — Italian clothier Elsa Schiaparelli

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