On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 2018

Historical Events

  • Complex carbon-based molecules found by Cassini spacecraft on Saturn moon Enceladus, previously only ever found on earth and meteorites in research published in "Nature"

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Democrat Representative Joseph Crowley is defeated in New York Primary election by liberal challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

US Congresswoman and Activist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
US Congresswoman and Activist
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  • French government introduces plan to bring back national service for 16 year-olds
  • Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa 2 arrives at diamond-shaped asteroid Ryugu

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Malaysian police announce seizure of goods linked to former prime minister Najib Razak, worth $273 million, biggest in the country's history, including 567 handbags and 14 tiaras

Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak
Prime Minister of Malaysia
Najib Razak
  • President Salva Kiir of South Sudan and former Vice President Riek MacharSouth sign peace deal to end four-year civil war

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announces he will retire on July 31

106th US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy
106th US Supreme Court Justice
Anthony Kennedy

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Jackson, American talent manager and patriarch of the Jackson family, dies at 89
2018 Highlights

About June 27, 2018

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer