December 27: Day of the Week
December 27, 2019 is the 361st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 4 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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)
- 1918The Great Poland Uprising against the Germans begins.
- 1939Erzincan, Turkey is hit by an earthquake, killing 30,000.
- 1939Winter War: Finland holds off a Soviet attack in the Battle of Kelja.
- 1942The Union of Pioneers of Yugoslavia is founded.
- 1978Spain becomes a democracy after 40 years of dictatorship.
- 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.
- 2002Two truck bombs kill 72 and wound 200 at the pro-Moscow headquarters of the Chechen government in Grozny, Chechnya.
- 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?
- 1915William Masters, American gynecologist (d. 2001)
- 1920Bruce Hobbs, American jockey (d. 2005)
- 1946Janet Street-Porter, British journalist, producer and presenter
- 1947Willy Polleunis, Belgian athlete
- 1972Kevin Ollie, American basketball player
- 1972Matt Slocum, American musician (Sixpence None the Richer)
- 1973Kristoffer Zegers, Dutch composer
- 1980Bernard Berrian, American football player
- 1980Claudio Castagnoli, Swiss wrestler
- 1981Javine, British singer
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