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June 27, 2021 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 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)

Deaths in History

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