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Thursday August 27, 2020

August 27: Day of the Week

August 27, 2020 is the 240th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 126 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.

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

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Zodiac & Birthstone

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

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August 27 Historical Event(s)

  • 1793
    French counter-revolution: the port of Toulon revolts and admits the British fleet, which lands troops and seizes the port leading to Siege of Toulon.
  • 1798
    Wolfe Tone’s United Irish and French forces clash with the British Army in the Battle of Castlebar, part of the Irish Rebellion of 1798, resulting in the creation of the French puppet Republic of Connaught.
  • 1813
    French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte defeats a larger force of Austrians, Russians, and Prussians at the Battle of Dresden.
  • 1883
    The eruption of Krakatoa
  • 1922
    The Turkish army takes the Aegean city of Afyonkarahisar from the Greeks.
  • 1928
    The Kellogg-Briand Pact outlawing war is signed by the first 15 nations to do so. Ultimately sixty-one nations will sign it.
  • 1962
    The Mariner 2 unmanned space mission is launched to Venus by NASA.
  • 1982
    Turkish military diplomat Colonel Atilla Altıkat is shot and killed in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada’s capital. Justice Commandos Against Armenian Genocide claim responsibility, saying they are avenging the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians in the 1915 Armenian Genocide.
  • 2000
    540 m-tall Ostankino Tower in Moscow catches fire, three people are killed.
  • 2003
    Mars makes its closest approach to Earth in nearly 60,000 years, passing 34646418 mi distant.

Who were born on August 27?

  • 1874
    Carl Bosch, German chemist Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1940)
  • 1914
    Heidi Kabel, German actress (d. 2010)
  • 1916
    Martha Raye, American actress (d. 1994)
  • 1937
    Alice Coltrane, American jazz musician (d. 2007)
  • 1949
    Jeff Cook, vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, fiddle, banjo and mandolin for Alabama
  • 1958
    Normand Brathwaite, Canadian comedian and television and radio host
  • 1961
    Yolanda Adams, American gospel singer
  • 1970
    Peter Ebdon, English snooker player
  • 1972
    The Great Khali, Indian professional wrestler
  • 1975
    Mark Rudan, Australian footballer

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