July 27: Day of the Week
July 27, 2019 is the 208th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 157 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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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)
- 1054Siward, Earl of Northumbria invades Scotland and defeats Macbeth, King of Scotland somewhere north of the Firth of Forth.
- 1189Friedrich Barbarossa arrives at Niš, the capital of Serbian King Stefan Nemanja, during the Third Crusade.
- 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.
- 1720The Battle of Grengam marks the second important victory of the Russian Navy.
- 1778American Revolution: First Battle of Ushant – British and French fleets fight to a standoff.
- 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.
- 1941Japanese troops occupy French Indo-China.
- 1976Former Japanese prime minister Kakuei Tanaka is arrested on suspicion of violating foreign exchange and foreign trade laws in connection with the Lockheed bribery scandals.
Who were born on July 27?
- 1733Jeremiah Dixon, English surveyor and astronomer (d. 1779)
- 1833Thomas George Bonney, English geologist (d. 1923)
- 1853Vladimir Korolenko, Ukrainian-Russian writer (d. 1921)
- 1918Leonard Rose, American cellist (d. 1984)
- 1938Isabelle Aubret, French singer
- 1941Johannes Fritsch, German composer (d. 2010)
- 1944Jean-Marie Leblanc, French cyclist
- 1948Betty Thomas, American actor and film director
- 1987Marek Hamšík, Slovakian footballer
- 1994Spencer Achtymichuk, Canadian actor
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