July 27: Day of the Week
July 27, 2021 is the 208th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 157 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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July 27 Historical Event(s)
- 1189Friedrich Barbarossa arrives at Niš, the capital of Serbian King Stefan Nemanja, during the Third Crusade.
- 1214Battle of Bouvines: in France, Philip II of France defeats John of England.
- 1549The Jesuit priest Francis Xavier’s ship reaches Japan.
- 1720The Battle of Grengam marks the second important victory of the Russian Navy.
- 1794French Revolution: Maximilien Robespierre is arrested after encouraging the execution of more than 17,000 “enemies of the Revolution”.
- 1917The Allies reach the Yser Canal at the Battle of Passchendaele.
- 1921Researchers at the University of Toronto led by biochemist Frederick Banting prove that the hormone insulin regulates blood sugar.
- 1990The Jamaat al Muslimeen attempt a coup d'état in Trinidad and Tobago, occupying the Trinidad and the studios of Trinidad and Tobago Television, holding Prime Minister A. N. R. Robinson and most of his Cabinet as well as the staff at the television station hostage for 6 days.
- 1997About 50 people are killed in the Si Zerrouk massacre in Algeria.
- 2007Phoenix News Helicopter Collision: news helicopters from Phoenix, Arizona television stations KNXV and KTVK collide over Steele Indian School Park in central Phoenix while covering a police chase;
Who were born on July 27?
- 1740Jeanne Baré, French explorer (d. 1803)
- 1922Norman Lear, American television writer and producer
- 1924Vincent Canby, American film critic (d. 2000)
- 1936J. Robert Hooper, American politician
- 1942Dennis Ralston, American tennis player
- 1948Betty Thomas, American actor and film director
- 1968Tom Goodwin, American baseball player
- 1972Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, Malaysian astronaut, the first Malaysian in space
- 1981Christopher Weselek, German rugby player
- 1981Susan King Borchardt, American basketball player
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