January 27: Day of the Week
January 27, 2020 is the 27th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 339 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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)
- 1593The Vatican opens seven year trial of scholar Giordano Bruno.
- 1939First flight of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning.
- 1951Nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site begins with a one-kiloton bomb dropped on Frenchman Flat.
- 1961Soviet submarine S-80 sinks with all hands lost.
- 1967The United States, United Kingdom, and Soviet Union sign the Outer Space Treaty in Washington, D.C., banning deployment of nuclear weapons in space, and limiting use of the Moon and other celestial bodies to peaceful purposes.
- 1983The pilot shaft of the Seikan Tunnel, the world’s longest sub-aqueous tunnel (53.85 km) between the Japanese islands of Honshū and Hokkaidō, breaks through.
- 1990New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Horse in Chinese astrology.
- 1996Germany first observes International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
- 2003The first selections for the National Recording Registry are announced by the Library of Congress.
- 2010The 2009 Honduran constitutional crisis ends when Porfirio Lobo Sosa becomes the new President of Honduras.
Who were born on January 27?
- 1443Albert, Duke of Saxony (d. 1500)
- 1908William Randolph Hearst, Jr., American newspaper magnate (d. 1993)
- 1918Skitch Henderson, American bandleader (d. 2005)
- 1918William Seawell, United States Army Brigadier General (d. 2005)
- 1949Ethan Mordden, American author
- 1968Patrick Blondeau, French footballer
- 1976Ruby Lin, Taiwanese actress and singer
- 1976Zoriah Miller, American photojournalist
- 1979Liesbet Van Breedam, Belgian beach volleyball player
- 1986Giorgi Loria, Georgian footballer
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