Saturday January 27, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

January 27: Day of the Week

January 27, 2024 was the 27th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 339 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.

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

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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.

January 27 Historical Event(s)

1142
Execution, believed wrongful, of noted Song Dynasty General Yue Fei.
1186
Henry VI, the son and heir of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I, marries Constance of Sicily.
1785
The University of Georgia is founded, the first public university in the United States.
1909
The Young Left is founded in Norway.
1927
Ibn Saud takes the title of King of Nejd.
1945
World War II: The Red Army liberates the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland.
1951
Nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site begins with a one-kiloton bomb dropped on Frenchman Flat.
1967
Astronauts Gus Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee are killed in a fire during a test of their Apollo 1 spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida.
1990
New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Horse in Chinese astrology.
2003
The first selections for the National Recording Registry are announced by the Library of Congress.

Who were born on January 27?

1806
Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (d. 1826)
1814
Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, French architect (d. 1879)
1920
John Box, British film production designer and art director (d. 2005)
1942
Stewart Raffill, American film director
1948
Mikhail Baryshnikov, Russian ballet dancer
1950
Derek Acorah, English spirit medium
1974
Chaminda Vaas, Sri Lankan cricketer
1979
Mario Fatafehi, American football player
1983
Deon Anderson, American football player
1986
Giorgi Loria, Georgian footballer

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