Ronaldo broke the all-time FIFA World Cup finals goal-scoring record of 14 goals set by Gerd Müller of Germany, scoring his 15th World Cup goal, and Brazil's first goal of the match (Round of 16), against Ghana in his 18th World Cup match.
Friday, June 27, 2003
The Boston Red Sox establish a new Major League Baseball record by scoring 10 runs before recording their first out of the game against the Florida Marlins in Boston. Marlins pitcher Kevin Olsen was injured by a line-drive hit and taken to a local hospital, where he was admitted in good condition. The Red Sox beat the Marlins, 25–8.
Thursday, June 27, 2002
Accountancy scandals – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has begun fraud action against WorldCom.
Saturday, June 27, 1987
Iraqi warplanes dropped mustard gas bombs on the Iranian town of Sardasht in two separate bombing rounds, on four residential areas. This was the first time a civilian town was targeted by chemical weapons.
A commercial HS 748 (Philippine Airlines Flight 206) crashes near Baguio City, Philippines, killing 50.
Korean War: U.S. President Harry S. Truman orders American military forces to aid in the defense of South Korea.
Thursday, June 27, 1929
The first public demonstration of color TV is held, by H. E. Ives and his colleagues at Bell Telephone Laboratories in New York. The first images are a bouquet of roses and an American flag. A mechanical system is used to transmit 50-line color television images between New York and Washington.
July ndash History of the Ursulines in New Orleans: Seventeen Ursuline Sisters from France land in New Orleans, Louisiana, where they found the orphanage which is the predecessor of the Catholic Charities and the Ursuline Academy, making the latter the oldest continuously-operating school for girls and the oldest Catholic school in the United States.
23 July - After a court battle, King Charles I handed over title to the North American colony of Massachusetts to Sir Ferdinando Gorges, one of the founders of Plymouth Council for New England.
The first English venture to China is undertaken by Admiral Weddell, who sails into port in Macau and Canton during the late Ming Dynasty. The voyages are for trade, which is dominated there by the Portuguese (then combined with the power of Spain).
Wednesday, June 27, 1607
Jamestown: The colony bears extreme toil in strengthening the fort from John Smith, "Proceedings" (Barbour 1964:210).
Sunday, June 17, 1571 (Julianian calendar)
Establishment of Jesus College within the City and University of Oxford of Queen Elizabeth's foundation in England by Welsh cleric and lawyer Hugh Price.
Saturday, June 17, 1542 (Julianian calendar)
Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo discovers California and claims it for Spain.
In Japan, the national worshiping to the Gods of Heaven and Earth is planned, and the Emperor tries to select a woman as a Saiō to make her serve the Gods. However, the plan is not successful because the woman, Princess Tōchi, suddenly dies.