July 27: Day of the Week
July 27, 2020 is the 209th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 157 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 1189Friedrich Barbarossa arrives at Niš, the capital of Serbian King Stefan Nemanja, during the Third Crusade.
- 1214Battle of Bouvines: in France, Philip II of France defeats John of England.
- 1880Second Anglo-Afghan War: Battle of Maiwand – Afghan forces led by Ayub Khan defeat the British Army in battle near Maiwand, Afghanistan.
- 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.
- 1953Fighting in the Korean War ends when the United States, the People’s Republic of China, and North Korea sign an armistice agreement. Syngman Rhee, President of South Korea, refuses to sign but pledges to observe the armistice.
- 1955The Allied occupation of Austria stemming from World War II, ends.
- 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.
- 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.
- 2007Phoenix News Helicopter Collision: news helicopters from Phoenix, Arizona television stations KNXV and KTVK collide over Steele Indian School Park in central Phoenix while covering a police chase;
Who were born on July 27?
- 1784Denis Davydov, Russian general and poet (d. 1839)
- 1906Jerzy Giedroyc, Polish writer and activist (d. 2000)
- 1916Elizabeth Hardwick, American literary critic and novelist (d. 2007)
- 1917Bourvil, French actor (d. 1970)
- 1932Forest Able, American basketball player
- 1944Barbara Thompson (musician), English jazz saxophonist, flautist and composer
- 1949Robert Rankin, English novelist
- 1956Carol Leifer, American actress
- 1977Foo Swee Chin, Singaporean comic book artist
- 1981Collins Obuya, Kenyan cricketer
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