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27th of June 1939

R. D. Burman was an Indian film score composer, & one of the influential music directors of the Indian film industry. Known as Pancham, he was the only son of the composer Sachin Dev Burman. A postage stamp was released by India Post to honour him on 3 May 2013.

27th of June 1967

Did you know, According to the ATM Industry Association (ATMIA), there are now close to 3 million ATMs installed worldwide.

27th of June 2008

Did you know, Sam Manekshaw was the 1st Indian Army officer to be promoted to the rank of Field Marshal. His military career spanned 4 decades & 5 wars, beginning with service in the British Indian Army in World War II.