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Saturday January 27, 2018

January 27: Day of the Week

January 27, 2018 was the 27th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 338 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.

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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

January 2018
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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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January 27 Historical Event(s)

  • 98
    Trajan becomes Roman Emperor after the death of Nerva.
  • 661
    The Rashidun Caliphate ends with death of Ali.
  • 1606
    Gunpowder Plot: The trial of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators begins, ending with their execution on January 31.
  • 1888
    The National Geographic Society is founded in Washington, D.C.
  • 1909
    The Young Left is founded in Norway.
  • 1943
    World War II: The VIII Bomber Command dispatched ninety-one B-17s and B-24s to attack the U-Boat construction yards at Wilhemshafen, Germany. The first American bombing attack on Germany.
  • 1951
    Nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site begins with a one-kiloton bomb dropped on Frenchman Flat.
  • 1952
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Dragon in Chinese astrology.
  • 2002
    An explosion at a military storage facility in Lagos, Nigeria, kills at least 1,100 people and displaces over 20,000 others.
  • 2006
    Western Union discontinues its Telegram and Commercial Messaging services.

Who were born on January 27?

  • 1850
    Edward J. Smith, English captain of the RMS Titanic (d. 1912)
  • 1885
    Eduard Künneke, German composer (d. 1953)
  • 1893
    Soong Ching-ling, Chinese wife of Sun Yat-sen (d. 1981)
  • 1905
    Howard McNear, American actor (d. 1969)
  • 1952
    “White Shoes” Johnson, American football player
  • 1954
    Jōkō Ninomiya, Japanese martial artist
  • 1955
    Koji Ushikubo, Japanese racing driver
  • 1972
    Josh Randall, American actor
  • 1978
    Jake Pavelka, American reality TV star (The Bachelor)
  • 1989
    Daisy Lowe, British model

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