December 27, 2023 is the 361st day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 4 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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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.
December 27 Historical Event(s)
The Spanish Crown issues the Laws of Burgos, governing the conduct of settlers with regard to native Indians in the New World.
The Flushing Remonstrance is signed.
“Jana Gana Mana,” the national anthem of India, is first sung in the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress.
Winter War: Finland holds off a Soviet attack in the Battle of Kelja.
The World Bank and International Monetary Fund are created with the signing of an agreement by 29 nations.
Indonesian National Revolution: The Netherlands officially recognizes Indonesian independence. End of the Dutch East Indies.
Taliban forces retake the strategic Bagram air base which solidifies their buffer zone around Kabul.
Two truck bombs kill 72 and wound 200 at the pro-Moscow headquarters of the Chechen government in Grozny, Chechnya.
Riots erupt in Mombasa, Kenya, after Mwai Kibaki is declared the winner of the presidential election, triggering a political, economic, and humanitarian crisis.
Israel launches 3-week operation on Gaza - Operation Cast Lead
Who were born on December 27?
Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly, Russian military commander (d. 1818)
Nikolay Kamensky, Russian general (d. 1811)
Sydney Greenstreet, English actor (d. 1954)
Scotty Moore, American guitarist
Cokie Roberts, American journalist
Norbert Schmitz, German footballer (d. 1998)
Mark Few, American basketball coach
Kristoffer Zegers, Dutch composer
Jacqueline Pillon, Canadian actress
Danny Wilson, Scottish footballer
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