Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen ‘A. P. J.‘ Abdul Kalam (15 October 1931 – 27 July 2015) was the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007.
A career scientist turned politician, Kalam was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, and studied physics and aerospace engineering.
According to the Dubai Astronomy Group, the moon will enter the shadow of the earth for about four hours on the night 27th July 2018.
- 1970 Born : Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Danish actor, producer and screenwriter best known for his role as Jaime Lannister in Game of Thrones.
- 1955 The Allied occupation of Austria ended, when the Austrian State Treaty came into force, re-establishing Austria as a sovereign state.