July 27: Day of the Week
July 27, 2022 was the 208th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 157 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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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)
- 1202Battle of Basian.
- 1663The English Parliament passes the second Navigation Act requiring that all goods bound for the American colonies have to be sent in English ships from English ports.
- 1880Second Anglo-Afghan War: Battle of Maiwand – Afghan forces led by Ayub Khan defeat the British Army in battle near Maiwand, Afghanistan.
- 1917The Allies reach the Yser Canal at the Battle of Passchendaele.
- 1941Japanese troops occupy French Indo-China.
- 1949Initial flight of the de Havilland Comet, the first jet-powered airliner.
- 19816 year old Adam Walsh, son of John Walsh is kidnapped in Hollywood, Florida and is found murdered two weeks later.
- 1990The Supreme Soviet of the Belarusian Soviet Republic declares independence of Belarus from the Soviet Union. Until 1996 the day is celebrated as the Independence Day of Belarus; after a referendum held that year the celebration of independence is moved to June 3.
- 1995The Korean War Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C.
- 2005STS-114: NASA grounds the Space Shuttle, pending an investigation of the continuing problem with the shedding of foam insulation from the external fuel tank. During ascent, the external tank of the Space Shuttle Discovery sheds a piece of foam slightly smaller than the piece that caused the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster; this foam does not strike the spacecraft.
Who were born on July 27?
- 1768Charlotte Corday, French aristocrat who killed Jean-Paul Marat (d. 1793)
- 1848Thomas Herbst German painter (d. 1915)
- 1866António José de Almeida, Portuguese politician and 6th President of Portugal (d. 1929)
- 1912Vernon Elliott, British bassoonist, conductor and composer (d. 1996)
- 1916Skippy Williams, American jazz tenor saxophonist and musical arranger (d. 1994)
- 1935Billy McCullough, Northern Irish footballer
- 1936J. Robert Hooper, American politician
- 1952Hannu-Pekka Hänninen, Finnish sports commentator
- 1975Alessandro Pistone, Italian footballer
- 1987Jordan Hill, American basketball player
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