On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday

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)