Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/July 27

This is a list of selected July 27 anniversaries that appear in the "On this day" section of the Main Page. To suggest a new item, in most cases, you can be bold and edit this page. Please read the selected anniversaries guidelines before making your edit. However, if your addition might be controversial or on a day that is or will soon be on the Main Page, please post your suggestion on the talk page instead.

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1663 – The Parliament of England passed the second of the Navigation Acts, which required that all goods bound for the American colonies had to be sent in English ships from English ports. needs more footnotes
1694 – A royal charter was granted to the Bank of England as the English government's banker. refimprove section
1789 – The U.S. State Department, then known as the Department of Foreign Affairs, became the first federal agency created under the Constitution. refimprove section
1794 – The National Convention ordered the arrest and execution of Reign of Terror leader Maximilien Robespierre after he encouraged the execution of more than 17,000 "enemies of the French Revolution". lots of CN tags (6)
1865 – A group of Welsh settlers arrived at Chubut Valley in Argentina's Patagonia region. needs more footnotes
1880Second Anglo-Afghan War: Afghan forces led by Ayub Khan defeated the British Army near Maiwand, Afghanistan. refimprove section
1914Felix Manalo established the modern-day Iglesia ni Cristo religion, an independent, nontrinitarian Christian church, in the Philippines. recentism
1921University of Toronto researchers led by Frederick Banting proved that the hormone insulin regulates blood sugar. lots of CN tags in one section
1940Bugs Bunny debuted in the animated cartoon A Wild Hare. refimprove
1996 – A pipe bomb exploded during the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., killing two people and injuring 111 others. refimprove section
Joanna I of Naples |d|1382 unreferenced section (Ancestry)
Triple H |b|1969 refimprove section (filmography)



July 27: José Celso Barbosa Day in Puerto Rico

Madonna with members of her tour crew
Madonna with members of her tour crew
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