December 27: Day of the Week
December 27, 2021 is the 361st day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 4 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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December 27 Historical Event(s)
- 1512The Spanish Crown issues the Laws of Burgos, governing the conduct of settlers with regard to native Indians in the New World.
- 1655Second Northern War/the Deluge: Monks at the Jasna Góra Monastery in Częstochowa are successful in fending off a month-long siege.
- 1845Ether anesthetic is used for childbirth for the first time by Dr. Crawford Williamson Long in Jefferson, Georgia.
- 1911“Jana Gana Mana,” the national anthem of India, is first sung in the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress.
- 1927Show Boat, considered to be the first true American musical, opens at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Broadway.
- 1939Erzincan, Turkey is hit by an earthquake, killing 30,000.
- 1949Indonesian National Revolution: The Netherlands officially recognizes Indonesian independence. End of the Dutch East Indies.
- 1978The Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in the South Pole recorded temperatures of 7.5 °F (−13.6 °C), making it the highest temperature to ever be recorded in the South Pole.
- 1979The Soviet Union invades the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan.
- 2007Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is assassinated in a shooting incident.
Who were born on December 27?
- 1906Oscar Levant, American pianist, composer, and actor (d. 1972)
- 1941Michael Pinder, British musician (Moody Blues)
- 1942Thomas Menino, American politician
- 1947Tracy Nelson, American blues singer
- 1958Norbert Schmitz, German footballer (d. 1998)
- 1962Mark Few, American basketball coach
- 1965Salman Khan, Indian actor
- 1970Lorenzo Neal, American football player
- 1972Thomas Wilson Brown, American actor
- 1984Pleasure P, American R&B Singer (Pretty Ricky)
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