Historical Events for 27th June 2018

1891 – 5th U.S. Women’s National Championship: Mabel Cahill beats Ellen Roosevelt (6-4, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3)
1915 – Dutch SDAP demonstrates against conscription
1959 – 14th US Women’s Open Golf Championship won by Mickey Wright
1977 – 5-4 Supreme Court decision allows lawyers to advertise
1980 – US revives draft registration
1987 – In South Africa, the Afrikaans Protestant Church, a breakaway faction of Dutch Reformed Church, is formed
1991 – Emmy 18th Daytime Award presentation – Susan Lucci loses for 12th time
1994 – 118°F (47.8°C) at Lakewood, New Mexico a state record
2003 – The United States National Do Not Call Registry, formed to combat unwanted telemarketing calls and administered by the Federal Trade Commission, enrolls almost three-quarters of a million phone numbers on its first day.
2005 – “Bad Day” single is released by Daniel Powter, 1st song to sell 2 million digital copies in the US (Billboard Song of the Year 2006)

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