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27 June

Helen Keller Day
Helen Adams Keller was born on June 27, 1880. After being struck by illness, Helen loses both her sight and hearing. Helen Keller was the first deaf and blind person to earn a college degree. Here is one of the famous Hellen Keller quotes:
The human being is born with an incurable capacity for making the best of things.

June 27
Helen Keller Day
Armed Forces Day, formerly Veterans' Day (United Kingdom)
Canadian Multiculturalism Day (Canada)
Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Djibouti from France in 1977
Mixed Race Day (Brazil)
National HIV Testing Day (United States)
National Unity Day (Tajikistan)
Seven Sleepers Day or Siebenschläfertag (Germany)

1358 – Republic of Dubrovnik is founded
1895 – The inaugural run of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's Royal Blue from Washington, D.C., to New York, New York, the first U.S. passenger train to use electric locomotives.
1898 – The first solo circumnavigation of the globe is completed by Joshua Slocum from Briar Island, Nova Scotia.
1941 – Romanian governmental forces, allies of Nazi Germany, launch one of the most violent pogroms in Jewish history in the city of Iaşi, (Romania), resulting in the murder of at least 13,266 Jews.
1950 – The United States decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War.
1954 – The world's first nuclear power station opens in Obninsk, near Moscow.
1967 – The world's first ATM is installed in Enfield Town, England, United Kingdom.
1976 – Air France Flight 139 (Tel Aviv-Athens-Paris) is hijacked en route to Paris by the PLO and redirected to Entebbe, Uganda.
1977 – France grants independence to Djibouti.
1980 – Italian Aerolinee Itavia Flight 870 mysteriously explodes in mid air while in route from Bologna to Palermo, killing all 81 on board. Also known in Italy as the Ustica disaster
1982 – Space Shuttle Columbia launched from the Kennedy Space Center on the final research and development flight mission, STS-4.
1988 – Gare de Lyon rail accident In Paris a train collides with a stationary train killing 56 people.






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Independence Day
Djibouti : June 27 1977

UN Day
Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day

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