July 27: Day of the Week
July 27, 2020 was the 209th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 157 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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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.
- 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.
- 1689Glorious Revolution: the Battle of Killiecrankie ends.
- 1694A Royal Charter is granted to the Bank of England.
- 1862Sailing from San Francisco to Panama City, the SS Golden Gate catches fire and sinks off Manzanillo, Mexico, killing 231.
- 1929The Geneva Convention of 1929, dealing with treatment of prisoners-of-war, is signed by 53 nations.
- 1987RMS Titanic, Inc. begins the first expedited salvage of wreckage of the RMS Titanic.
- 1996Centennial Olympic Park bombing: in Atlanta, United States, a pipe bomb explodes at Centennial Olympic Park during the 1996 Summer Olympics. One woman (Alice Hawthorne) is killed, and a cameraman suffers a heart attack fleeing the scene. 111 are injured.
- 1997About 50 people are killed in the Si Zerrouk massacre in Algeria.
- 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?
- 1777Thomas Campbell, Scottish poet (d. 1844)
- 1949André Dupont, Quebec ice hockey player
- 1949Rory MacDonald, bassist (Runrig)
- 1952Roxanne Hart, American actress
- 1955Allan Border, Australian cricketer
- 1968Julian McMahon, Australian actor
- 1968Ricardo Rosset, Brazilian Formula One driver
- 1968Tom Goodwin, American baseball player
- 1973Cassandra Clare, American author
- 1977Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Irish actor
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