July 27 History

July is the seventh month of the year in our modern-day Gregorian calendar. In older versions of the ancient Roman calendar, July was the fifth month of the year. July was previously called Quintilis in Latin as it was the fifth month in the ancient Roman calendar. It became the seventh month when January and February were added to the calendar.

July was originally Quintilis, the fifth month of the year in the Roman calendar and consisted of 31 days. Its name was changed during the Julian calendar reform in 45 BCE to honour Julius Caesar.

According to Gregory calendar, the day number is 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. July 27 has its own special significance in India and world history.

In modern times, July also has 31 days. It is the warmest month of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and the coldest month in the Southern hemisphere.

The page contains not only Important historical events but also famous birthdays and deaths each day. Search what happened today in Indian history and world history.

Here you will find some important events that happened today in Indian and world history on July 27. Read on to know more about this day.

List of Important Historical events of 27 July:

  • 1586: Sir Walter Raleh becomes the man who brought tobacco from Vazinia to London.
  • 1655: Netherlands and Brandenburg sign the military treaty.
  • 1709: Emperor Imper Nakamikado ascended the throne of Japan.
  • 1713: Russia and Turkey sign a peace treaty.
  • 1714: British Queen Anne rejects Premier Robert Haley.
  • 1720: Second important victory of the Russian Navy – Battle of Gangnam.
  • 1724: Peter the Wild Boy ‘ is caught near Havensen in Hanover.
  • 1836: Adelaide is established in South Australia.
  • 1836: Adelaide is established in South Australia.
  • 1844: A fire destroyed the American mint of Charlotte and North Carolina.
  • 1862: Hurricane Hurricane wreaked havoc in the American city of Canton, killing 40 thousand people.
  • 1888: Philippe Pratt exhibits the first electric automobile.
  • 1888: The first American electric tricycle was built by Philip Pratt.
  • 1908: The Typhoon of Hong Kong lost 421 lives to the passenger steamer Ying King.
  • 1921: Two scientists from the University of Toronto, Frederick Banting and Charles Best succeeded in isolating the hormone named insulin.
  • 1935: Two lakh people died in the Yangtze and Hoang River floods in China.
  • 1939: Central Reserve Police Force is established.
  • 1962: Martin Luther King Jr., leader of the African-American civil rights struggle, is imprisoned in Albany Prison, Georgia.
  • 1965: Edward Heath becomes the leader of the British Conservative Party.
  • 1985: The then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, while holding this post, went on an official visit to America for the first time in 11 years.
  • 1987: In 1912, explorers discovered the wreck of the sinking ship Titanic on its first voyage.
  • 2006: Intel Corp introduces Core 2 DU microprocessors.
  • 2015: The 11th President of India, Dr Abdul Kalam died in Shillong.

Famous birthdays and birth anniversaries on this day

  • 1913: Kalpana Dutt was born, one of the women revolutionaries who fought for independence.
  • 1940: Bharati Mukherjee was born, a famous writer of Indian origin, who won many awards in America.

Death anniversaries of famous people in India and the world

  • 1992: Amjad Khan, the famous actor, died.
  • 1944: Pitambar Dutt Barthwal, an associate of Acharya Ramchandra Shukla, a well-known Hindi writer and scholar, died.
  • 1987: Salim Ali, an Indian ornithologist and naturalist, died.
  • 1999: I.K. Kumaran had passed away.
  • 2005: Abdul Kalam, former President of India, died.

The Most Important Historical events of July Month

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