Saturday July 27, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

July 27: Day of the Week

July 27, 2024 is the 209th day of the year 2024 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 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.

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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.

July 27 Historical Event(s)

1214
Battle of Bouvines: in France, Philip II of France defeats John of England.
1302
Battle of Bapheus: decisive Ottoman victory over the Byzantines opening up Bithynia for Turkish conquest.
1866
The first permanent transatlantic telegraph cable is successfully completed, stretching from Valentia Island, Ireland, to Heart’s Content, Newfoundland.
1917
The Allies reach the Yser Canal at the Battle of Passchendaele.
1955
The Allied occupation of Austria stemming from World War II, ends.
1981
6 year old Adam Walsh, son of John Walsh is kidnapped in Hollywood, Florida and is found murdered two weeks later.
1981
British television: on Coronation Street, Ken Barlow marries Deirdre Langton, which proves to be a national event scoring massive viewer numbers for the show.
1997
About 50 people are killed in the Si Zerrouk massacre in Algeria.
2005
STS-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.
2007
Phoenix 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?

1870
Hilaire Belloc, English writer (d. 1953)
1896
Sir Robert George, British RAF officer and Governor of South Australia (d. 1967)
1918
Leonard Rose, American cellist (d. 1984)
1929
Marc Wilkinson, Australian composer and conductor
1952
Roxanne Hart, American actress
1953
Yahoo Serious, Australian comedian
1964
Rex Brown, American bassist (Pantera)
1972
Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, Malaysian astronaut, the first Malaysian in space
1973
Gorden Tallis, Australian rugby league footballer
1989
Charlotte Arnold, Canadian actress

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