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Sunday January 27, 2019

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 French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.

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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.

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January 27 Historical Event(s)

  • 661
    The Rashidun Caliphate ends with death of Ali.
  • 1785
    The University of Georgia is founded, the first public university in the United States.
  • 1888
    The National Geographic Society is founded in Washington, D.C.
  • 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.
  • 1967
    The 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.
  • 1971
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Pig in Chinese astrology.
  • 1983
    The 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.
  • 1984
    Pop singer Michael Jackson suffers second degree burns to his scalp during the filming of a Pepsi commercial in the Shrine Auditorium.
  • 1996
    In a military coup Colonel Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara deposes the first democratically elected president of Niger, Mahamane Ousmane.

Who were born on January 27?

  • 1621
    Thomas Willis, English physician (d. 1675)
  • 1805
    Sophie of Bavaria, Archduchess of Austria (d. 1872)
  • 1848
    Togo Heihachiro, Japanese admiral (d. 1934)
  • 1924
    Sabu Dastagir, Indian actor (d. 1963)
  • 1937
    John Ogdon, English pianist (d. 1989)
  • 1940
    Petru Lucinschi, second President of Moldova
  • 1948
    Valeri Brainin, Russian/German musicologist, music manager, composer, and poet
  • 1954
    Ed Schultz, American radio talk show host
  • 1969
    Marc Forster, German-Swiss filmmaker
  • 1989
    Daisy Lowe, British model

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