June 27 This Date In History

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June 27 is the 178th day of the year There are 187 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Thursday or Friday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Sunday (56).

+ 1844 – Joseph Smith, founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, and his brother Hyrum Smith, are killed by a mob at the Carthage, Illinois jail.

+ 1950 – The United States decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War.

+ 1957 – Hurricane Audrey makes landfall near the Texas–Louisiana border, killing over 400 people, mainly in and around Cameron, Louisiana.

+ 1974 – U.S. president Richard Nixon visits the Soviet Union.

+ 1982 – Space Shuttle Columbia launched from the Kennedy Space Center on the final research and development flight mission, STS-4.

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+ 1880 – Helen Keller, American author, academic, and activist (d. 1968)

+ 1913 – Willie Mosconi, American pool player (d. 1993)

+ 1930 – Ross Perot, American businessman and politician

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