Saturday April 27, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

April 27: Day of the Week

April 27, 2024 is the 118th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 248 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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.

April 27 Historical Event(s)

1296
Battle of Dunbar: The Scots are defeated by Edward I of England.
1773
The Parliament of Great Britain passes the Tea Act, designed to save the British East India Company by granting it a monopoly on the North American tea trade.
1865
The New York State Senate creates Cornell University as the state’s land grant institution.
1865
The steamboat Sultana, carrying 2,400 passengers, explodes and sinks in the Mississippi River, killing 1,700, most of whom are Union survivors of the Andersonville and Cahaba Prisons.
1941
World War II: German troops enter Athens.
1961
Sierra Leone is granted its independence from the United Kingdom, with Milton Margai as the first Prime Minister.
1974
10,000 march in Washington, D.C., calling for the impeachment of US President Richard Nixon
1992
The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, comprising Serbia and Montenegro, is proclaimed.
2002
The last successful telemetry from the NASA space probe Pioneer 10.
2005
The superjumbo jet aircraft Airbus A380 makes its first flight from Toulouse, France.

Who were born on April 27?

1806
Queen Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies (d. 1878)
1931
Igor Oistrakh, Ukrainian violinist
1932
Anouk Aimée, French actress
1932
Gian-Carlo Rota, Italian-born American mathematician and philosopher (d. 1999)
1932
Pik Botha, South African politician
1947
George Kenneth Butterfield, American politician
1951
Ace Frehley, American musician (Kiss)
1953
Arielle Dombasle, French singer and actress
1973
Duško Adamović, Serbian footballer
1979
Will Boyd, American musician

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