Wednesday, June 27, 2007
On June 27th 1905 Russian sailors mutinied against their oppressive commanders on the Battleship Potempkin, which some say was the first step towards the Russian Revolution of 1917.
On June 27th 1884, Mormonism's founder, Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum were murdered in a jail in Carthage, Illinois. If only their religion had died with them.
On June 27th 1893, the New York Stock Exchange crashed.
Other events can be read about at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/June_27
I share my birthday with Charles Stewart Parnell, Captain Kangaroo, Emma Goldman, Helen Keller, Paul von Mauser, Krzysztof Kieślowski and Spider-Man. (aka Tobey Maguire)