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Saturday April 27, 2019

April 27: Day of the Week

April 27, 2019 was the 117th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 248 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.

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

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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)

  • 1296
    Battle of Dunbar: The Scots are defeated by Edward I of England.
  • 1521
    Battle of Mactan: Explorer Ferdinand Magellan is killed by natives in the Philippines led by chief Lapu-Lapu.
  • 1909
    Sultan of Ottoman Empire Abdul Hamid II is overthrown, and is succeeded by his brother, Mehmed V.
  • 1911
    Following the resignation and death of William P. Frye, a compromise is reached to rotate the office of President pro tempore of the United States Senate.
  • 1936
    The United Auto Workers (UAW) gains autonomy from the American Federation of Labor.
  • 1953
    Operation Moolah is initiated by General Mark W. Clark against Communist pilots.
  • 1967
    Expo 67 officially opens in Montreal, Canada with a large opening ceremony broadcast around the world. It opens to the public the next day.
  • 1977
    28 people are killed in the Guatemala City air disaster.
  • 1978
    Former United States President Nixon aide John D. Ehrlichman is released from an Arizona prison after serving 18 months for Watergate-related crimes.
  • 1992
    Russia and 12 other former Soviet republics become members of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

Who were born on April 27?

  • 1894
    George Petty, American pin-up artist (d. 1975)
  • 1913
    Philip Hauge Abelson, American physicist (d. 2004)
  • 1941
    Pat Choate, American economist
  • 1944
    Cuba Gooding, Sr., American musician (The Main Ingredient)
  • 1952
    Larry Elder, American political commentator
  • 1957
    Adrian Utley, English musician (Portishead)
  • 1967
    Erik Thomson, Australian actor
  • 1967
    Jason Whitlock, American sportswriter
  • 1986
    Dinara Safina, Russian tennis player
  • 1988
    Kris Thackray, British footballer

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