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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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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)
- 1302Battle of Bapheus: decisive Ottoman victory over the Byzantines opening up Bithynia for Turkish conquest.
- 1917The Allies reach the Yser Canal at the Battle of Passchendaele.
- 1919The Chicago Race Riot erupts after a racial incident occurred on a South Side beach, leading to 38 fatalities and 537 injuries over a five-day period.
- 1921Researchers at the University of Toronto led by biochemist Frederick Banting prove that the hormone insulin regulates blood sugar.
- 1940The animated short A Wild Hare is released, introducing the character of Bugs Bunny.
- 19816 year old Adam Walsh, son of John Walsh is kidnapped in Hollywood, Florida and is found murdered two weeks later.
- 1981British television: on Coronation Street, Ken Barlow marries Deirdre Langton, which proves to be a national event scoring massive viewer numbers for the show.
- 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.
- 2002Ukraine airshow disaster: a Sukhoi Su-27 fighter crashes during an air show at Lviv, Ukraine killing 85 and injuring more than 100 others, the largest air show disaster in history.
Who were born on July 27?
- 1733Jeremiah Dixon, English surveyor and astronomer (d. 1779)
- 1857José Celso Barbosa, Puerto Rican politician (d. 1921)
- 1916Keenan Wynn, American actor (d. 1986)
- 1917Bourvil, French actor (d. 1970)
- 1922Norman Lear, American television writer and producer
- 1937Don Galloway, American actor (d. 2009)
- 1957Allan Simmons, British Scrabble player
- 1967David Chacón Perez, Venezuelan award-winning producer and artistic director
- 1983Goran Pandev, Macedonian footballer
- 1990Nick Hogan, American reality TV star
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