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)
- 1657The Flushing Remonstrance is signed.
- 1703Portugal and England sign the Methuen Treaty which gives preference to Portuguese imported wines into England.
- 1911“Jana Gana Mana,” the national anthem of India, is first sung in the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress.
- 1923Namba Daisuke, a Japanese student, tries to assassinate the Prince Regent Hirohito.
- 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.
- 1985Palestinian guerrillas kill eighteen people inside Rome, Italy and Vienna, Austria airports.
- 2002Two truck bombs kill 72 and wound 200 at the pro-Moscow headquarters of the Chechen government in Grozny, Chechnya.
- 2004Radiation from an explosion on the magnetar SGR 1806-20 reaches Earth. It is the brightest extrasolar event known to have been witnessed on the planet.
- 2007Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is assassinated in a shooting incident.
- 2007Riots erupt in Mombasa, Kenya, after Mwai Kibaki is declared the winner of the presidential election, triggering a political, economic, and humanitarian crisis.
Who were born on December 27?
- 1823Sir Mackenzie Bowell, fifth Prime Minister of Canada (d. 1917)
- 1910Charles Olson, American poet (d. 1970)
- 1915William Masters, American gynecologist (d. 2001)
- 1925Maurice Bambier, French politician (d. 1994)
- 1939John Amos, American actor
- 1942Thomas Menino, American politician
- 1952David Knopfler, British musician (Dire Straits)
- 1962Sherri Steinhauer, American golfer
- 1971Duncan Ferguson, Scottish footballer
- 1990Milos Raonic, Canadian tennis player
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