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Thursday May 27, 2021

May 27: Day of the Week

May 27, 2021 is the 147th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 218 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.

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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

May 2021
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Zodiac & Birthstone

Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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May 27 Historical Event(s)

  • 1860
    Giuseppe Garibaldi begins his attack on Palermo, Sicily, as part of the Italian Unification.
  • 1883
    Alexander III is crowned Tsar of Russia.
  • 1905
    Russo-Japanese War: The Battle of Tsushima begins.
  • 1933
    The Walt Disney Company releases the cartoon Three Little Pigs, with its hit song “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?”
  • 1941
    World War II: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaims an “unlimited national emergency”.
  • 1942
    World War II: In Operation Anthropoid, Reinhard Heydrich is assassinated in Prague.
  • 1965
    Vietnam War: American warships begin the first bombardment of National Liberation Front targets within South Vietnam.
  • 1967
    The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy is launched by Jacqueline Kennedy and her daughter Caroline.
  • 1980
    The Gwangju Massacre: Airborne and army troops of South Korea retake the city of Gwangju from civil militias, killing at least 207 and possibly many more.
  • 2006
    The May 2006 Java earthquake strikes at 5:53:58 am local time (22:53:58 UTC May 26) devastating Bantul and the city of Yogyakarta killing over 6,600 people.

Who were born on May 27?

  • 1626
    William II, Prince of Orange (d. 1650)
  • 1756
    King Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria (d. 1825)
  • 1820
    Mathilde Bonaparte, French princess and socialite (d. 1904)
  • 1876
    Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski, Polish writer (d. 1945)
  • 1923
    Henry Kissinger, 56th United States Secretary of State, Nobel Peace Prize laureate
  • 1925
    Tony Hillerman, American writer (d. 2008)
  • 1930
    John Barth, American novelist
  • 1971
    Lisa Lopes, American singer (TLC) (d. 2002)
  • 1985
    Chiang Chien-ming, Taiwanese baseball player
  • 1997
    Danny McKinnon, Canadian actor

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