Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day is a United Nations international observance held annually on June 27. It was officially inaugurated in April 2017 by the UN General Assembly by its resolution 71/279.
The resolution was introduced by the delegation of Argentina, whose representative stated that over 95% of the world’s enterprises are micro-, small- and medium-sized.
Joshua Slocum (February 20, 1844 – on or shortly after November 14, 1909) was the first man to sail single-handedly around the world.
He was a Nova Scotian (Latin for ‘New Scotland‘) born, naturalised American seaman and adventurer, and a noted writer.
- 1978 Air France Flight 139 was hijacked by PFLP-EO and redirected to Entebbe, Uganda. Hostages were rescued by Israeli commandos a week later.
- 1975 Born : Tobey Maguire, American actor and film producer best known for his roles in Sam Raimi‘s Spider-Man films, Pleasantville and The Great Gatsby.