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Importance of 27th June in History

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2007
Tony Blair resigns as Prime Minister after 10 years – replaced by Gordon Brown
Great Britain
1997
British-born American mathematician Andrew Wiles was awarded the Wolfskehl Prize for solving Fermat's Last Theorem, the most notorious problem in mathematics
Great Britain
1979
American boxing champion Muhammad Ali announced his retirement
United States
1967
First withdrawal from a cash dispenser (ATM) in Britain – at Enfield branch of Barclays
Great Britain
1957
Death of Malcolm Lowry who choked to death and whose novel Under the Volcano was published in 1947.
Great Britain
1954
The World's first atomic power station opened in Obninsk, Russia
Russian Federation
1929
Dr Herbert E. Ives of Bell Laboratories, New York, demonstrated a system for transmitting mechanically-scanned colour TV pictures
1905
Mutiny on the Potemkin in Odessa
Russian Federation
1880
Birth of Helen Keller
United States
1859
Birth of Mildred J. Hill, American composer of Happy Birthday to You
United States
1846
Charles Stewart Parnell, Irish Nationalist politician was born
Ireland
1844
Death of Joseph Smith, founder of the Church of Latter Day Saints
United States
1787
Edward Gibbon completed The Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire
Great Britain
1759
The siege of Quebec began
Canada
1743
Battle of Dettingen during the war of Austrian Succession was the last time a British sovereign (George II) led troops in battle.
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