April 27: Day of the Week
April 27, 2020 was the 118th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 248 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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April 27 Historical Event(s)
- 1296Battle of Dunbar: The Scots are defeated by Edward I of England.
- 1509Pope Julius II places the Italian state of Venice under interdict.
- 1565Cebu is established becoming the first Spanish settlement in the Philippines.
- 1861President of the United States Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus.
- 1909Sultan of Ottoman Empire Abdul Hamid II is overthrown, and is succeeded by his brother, Mehmed V.
- 1914Honduras becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
- 1941World War II: The Communist Party of Slovenia, the Slovene Christian Socialists, the left-wing Slovene Sokols (also known as “National Democrats”) and a group of progressive intellectuals establish the Liberation Front of the Slovenian People.
- 1960Togo gains independence from French-administered UN trusteeship.
- 1992Betty Boothroyd becomes the first woman to be elected Speaker of the British House of Commons in its 700-year history.
- 1996The 1996 Lebanon war ends.
Who were born on April 27?
- 1893Allen Sothoron, American baseball player (d. 1939)
- 1922Jack Klugman, American actor
- 1932Casey Kasem, American actor and radio personality
- 1941Pat Choate, American economist
- 1943Helmut Marko, Austrian racing driver
- 1948Amrit Bohra, Nepalese politician
- 1967Erik Thomson, Australian actor
- 1969Cory Booker, American politician
- 1972Maura West, American actress
- 1976Sally Hawkins, English film actress
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