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.

January 2024

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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)

Execution, believed wrongful, of noted Song Dynasty General Yue Fei.
Henry VI, the son and heir of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I, marries Constance of Sicily.
The University of Georgia is founded, the first public university in the United States.
The Young Left is founded in Norway.
Ibn Saud takes the title of King of Nejd.
World War II: The Red Army liberates the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland.
Nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site begins with a one-kiloton bomb dropped on Frenchman Flat.
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.
New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Horse in Chinese astrology.
The first selections for the National Recording Registry are announced by the Library of Congress.

Who were born on January 27?

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

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