On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 2008

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bill Gates steps down as Chairman of Microsoft Corporation to work full time for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates
Microsoft Founder
Bill Gates
Philanthropist Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Turner, American comic book artist (b. 1971)
  • Sam Manekshaw, Indian Field Marshal (b. 1914)
2008 Highlights

About June 27, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer