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Friday January 27, 2017

January 27: Day of the Week

January 27, 2017 was the 27th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 338 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.

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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

January 27 Historical Event(s)

  • 98
    Trajan becomes Roman Emperor after the death of Nerva.
  • 1593
    The Vatican opens seven year trial of scholar Giordano Bruno.
  • 1870
    The Kappa Alpha Theta fraternity is founded at DePauw University.
  • 1909
    The Young Left is founded in Norway.
  • 1939
    First flight of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning.
  • 1961
    Soviet submarine S-80 sinks with all hands lost.
  • 1971
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Pig in Chinese astrology.
  • 1980
    Through cooperation between the U.S. and Canadian governments, six American diplomats secretly escape hostilities in Iran in the culmination of the Canadian caper.
  • 1996
    Germany first observes International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
  • 2006
    Western Union discontinues its Telegram and Commercial Messaging services.

Who were born on January 27?

  • 1585
    Hendrick Avercamp, Dutch painter (d. 1634)
  • 1621
    Thomas Willis, English physician (d. 1675)
  • 1850
    John Collier, British writer and painter (d. 1934)
  • 1955
    Koji Ushikubo, Japanese racing driver
  • 1965
    Alan Cumming, Scottish actor
  • 1968
    Mike Patton, American singer-songwriter (Faith No More)
  • 1971
    Patrice Brisebois, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1972
    Wynne Evans, Welsh operatic tenor
  • 1976
    Ahn Jung-Hwan, Korean football player
  • 1980
    Marat Safin, Russian tennis player

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