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.
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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)
- 1509Pope Julius II places the Italian state of Venice under interdict.
- 1840Foundation stone for new Palace of Westminster, London, is laid by wife of Sir Charles Barry.
- 1861President of the United States Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus.
- 1911Following 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.
- 1945World War II: Benito Mussolini is arrested by Italian partisans in Dongo, while attempting escape disguised as a German soldier.
- 1953Operation Moolah is initiated by General Mark W. Clark against Communist pilots.
- 1960Togo gains independence from French-administered UN trusteeship.
- 1981Xerox PARC introduces the computer mouse.
- 1992The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, comprising Serbia and Montenegro, is proclaimed.
- 2005The superjumbo jet aircraft Airbus A380 makes its first flight from Toulouse, France.
Who were born on April 27?
- 1912Zohra Segal, Indian stage and film actress
- 1935Theodoros Angelopoulos, Greek filmmaker and screenwriter
- 1947Ann Peebles, American singer
- 1954Herman Edwards, American pro football player and coach
- 1957Eric Bristow, English darts player
- 1964Lisa Wilcox, American actress
- 1974Richard Johnson, Australian footballer
- 1976Sally Hawkins, English film actress
- 1986Elena Risteska, Macedonian singer
- 1990Martin Kelly, English footballer (Liverpool FC)
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