July 27: Day of the Week
July 27, 2019 was the 208th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 157 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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.
- 1549The Jesuit priest Francis Xavier’s ship reaches Japan.
- 1778American Revolution: First Battle of Ushant – British and French fleets fight to a standoff.
- 1865Welsh settlers arrive at Chubut in Argentina.
- 1941Japanese troops occupy French Indo-China.
- 1942World War II: Allied forces successfully halt the final Axis advance into Egypt.
- 1964Vietnam War: 5,000 more American military advisers are sent to South Vietnam bringing the total number of United States forces in Vietnam to 21,000.
- 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.
- 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?
- 1835Giosuè Carducci, Italian writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1907)
- 1910Julien Gracq, French writer (d. 2007)
- 1933Ted Whitten, Australian rules footballer (d. 1995)
- 1946Peter Reading, English poet (d. 2011)
- 1959Joe DeSa, American baseball player (d. 1986)
- 1967Kellie Waymire, American actress (d. 2003)
- 1970Nikolaj Coster Waldau, Danish actor
- 1974Eason Chan, Hong Kong singer
- 1979Jorge Arce, Mexican boxer
- 1985Benedita Pereira, Portuguese actress
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