On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 2021

Historical Events

  • Boat sinks off Tunisia, drowning 43 migrants with 84 rescued by Tunisian navy [1]
  • Heat dome envelops the Pacific Northwest with Portland posting highest temperature since records began of 112 F (broken the next day)
  • Hottest temperature ever recorded in Canada at 46.6 C (116 F) in Lytton, British Columbia (breaks record 2 days later with 49.6 C)
  • Women's PGA Championship, Atlanta AC: Nelly Korda beats fellow American Lizette Salas by 3 strokes to win her first major title

Famous Deaths

  • Noel Furlong, Irish businessman and poker player (World Series of Poker main event 1999), dies at 83
2021 Highlights

About June 27, 2021

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer