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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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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.
- 1302Battle of Bapheus: decisive Ottoman victory over the Byzantines opening up Bithynia for Turkish conquest.
- 1549The Jesuit priest Francis Xavier’s ship reaches Japan.
- 1865Welsh settlers arrive at Chubut in Argentina.
- 1900Kaiser Wilhelm II makes a speech comparing Germans to Huns; for years afterwards, “Hun” would be a disparaging name for Germans.
- 1917The Allies reach the Yser Canal at the Battle of Passchendaele.
- 1928Tich Freeman becomes the only bowler ever to take 200 first-class wickets before the end of July.
- 1941Japanese troops occupy French Indo-China.
- 1942World War II: Allied forces successfully halt the final Axis advance into Egypt.
- 1995The Korean War Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C.
Who were born on July 27?
- 1848Loránd Eötvös, Hungarian physicist (d. 1919)
- 1906Herbert Jasper, Canadian physiologist and neurologist (d. 1999)
- 1913Gérard Côté, Quebec marathon runner (d. 1993)
- 1923Masutatsu Oyama, Japanese Kyokushin founder (d. 1994)
- 1932Forest Able, American basketball player
- 1933Nick Reynolds, American folk singer
- 1944Jean-Marie Leblanc, French cyclist
- 1952Roxanne Hart, American actress
- 1972Jill Arrington, American sports reporter
- 1975Alessandro Pistone, Italian footballer
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