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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 1923Namba Daisuke, a Japanese student, tries to assassinate the Prince Regent Hirohito.
- 1942The Union of Pioneers of Yugoslavia is founded.
- 1949Indonesian National Revolution: The Netherlands officially recognizes Indonesian independence. End of the Dutch East Indies.
- 1978Spain becomes a democracy after 40 years of dictatorship.
- 1996Taliban forces retake the strategic Bagram air base which solidifies their buffer zone around Kabul.
- 1997Protestant paramilitary leader Billy Wright is assassinated in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
- 2001The People’s Republic of China is granted permanent normal trade relations with the United States.
- 2002The company Clonaid announces that it has successfully cloned a human being, although it has never presented any verifiable evidence.
- 2007Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is assassinated in a shooting incident.
- 2008Israel launches 3-week operation on Gaza - Operation Cast Lead
Who were born on December 27?
- 1683Conyers Middleton, English minister (d. 1750)
- 1803François-Marie-Thomas Chevalier de Lorimier, French Canadian Patriote (d. 1839)
- 1879Sydney Greenstreet, English actor (d. 1954)
- 1917Onni Palaste, Finnish writer (d. 2009)
- 1920Bruce Hobbs, American jockey (d. 2005)
- 1934Larisa Latynina, Russian gymnast
- 1942Ron Rothstein, American basketball coach
- 1943Cokie Roberts, American journalist
- 1946Janet Street-Porter, British journalist, producer and presenter
- 1983Anthony Boric, New Zealand All Black rugby player
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