December 27: Day of the Week
December 27, 2020 is the 362nd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 4 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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)
- 537The Hagia Sophia is completed.
- 1657The Flushing Remonstrance is signed.
- 1814War of 1812: The American schooner USS Carolina is destroyed. It was the last of Commodore Daniel Patterson’s make-shift fleet that fought a series of delaying actions that contributed to Andrew Jackson’s victory at the Battle of New Orleans.
- 1923Namba Daisuke, a Japanese student, tries to assassinate the Prince Regent Hirohito.
- 1939Winter War: Finland holds off a Soviet attack in the Battle of Kelja.
- 1949Indonesian National Revolution: The Netherlands officially recognizes Indonesian independence. End of the Dutch East Indies.
- 1968Apollo Program: Apollo 8 splashes down in the Pacific Ocean, ending the first orbital manned mission to the Moon.
- 1985Palestinian guerrillas kill eighteen people inside Rome, Italy and Vienna, Austria airports.
- 1997Protestant paramilitary leader Billy Wright is assassinated in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
- 2002Two truck bombs kill 72 and wound 200 at the pro-Moscow headquarters of the Chechen government in Grozny, Chechnya.
Who were born on December 27?
- 1773George Cayley, English scientist, inventor, and politician (d. 1857)
- 1930Wilfrid Sheed, English-born American writer (d. 2011)
- 1947Mickey Redmond, Canadian hockey player
- 1957Jerry Gaskill, American musician (King’s X)
- 1958Barbara Crampton, American actress
- 1959Gerina Dunwich, American author
- 1960Donald Nally, American choral conductor
- 1974Masi Oka, Japanese-American actor
- 1979Carson Palmer, American football player
- 1980Claudio Castagnoli, Swiss wrestler
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