January 27: Day of the Week
January 27, 2019 was the 27th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 338 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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)
- 1343Pope Clement VI issues the Bull Unigenitus.
- 1825The U.S. Congress approves Indian Territory (in what is present-day Oklahoma), clearing the way for forced relocation of the Eastern Indians on the “Trail of Tears”.
- 1909The Young Left is founded in Norway.
- 1941New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Snake in Chinese astrology.
- 1945World War II: The Red Army liberates the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland.
- 1961Soviet submarine S-80 sinks with all hands lost.
- 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.
- 1993American-born sumo wrestler Akebono Tarō becomes the first foreigner to be promoted to the sport’s highest rank of yokozuna.
- 1996Germany first observes International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
- 2006Western Union discontinues its Telegram and Commercial Messaging services.
Who were born on January 27?
- 1805Maria Anna of Bavaria, Queen consort of Saxony (d. 1877)
- 1805Sophie of Bavaria, Archduchess of Austria (d. 1872)
- 1859Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany (d. 1941)
- 1912Arne Næss, Norwegian philosopher (d. 2009)
- 1963Mark Moraghan, British actor and singer
- 1972Janine Ilitch, Australian netballer
- 1972Keith Wood, Irish rugby player
- 1988Toni Gänge, German footballer
- 1989Carl Magnay, British footballer
- 1989Daisy Lowe, British model
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