May 27: Day of the Week
May 27, 2020 was the 148th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 218 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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)
- 1860Giuseppe Garibaldi begins his attack on Palermo, Sicily, as part of the Italian Unification.
- 1883Alexander III is crowned Tsar of Russia.
- 1896The F4-strength St. Louis-East St. Louis Tornado hits in St. Louis, Missouri and East Saint Louis, Illinois, killing at least 255 people and causing $2.9 billion in damage (1997 USD).
- 1907Bubonic plague breaks out in San Francisco, California.
- 1927The Ford Motor Company ceases manufacture of the Ford Model T and begins to retool plants to make the Ford Model A.
- 1930The 1046 ft Chrysler Building in New York City, the tallest man-made structure at the time, opens to the public.
- 1933The Century of Progress World’s Fair opens in Chicago, Illinois.
- 1935New Deal: The Supreme Court of the United States declares the National Industrial Recovery Act to be unconstitutional in A.L.A. Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States, (295 U.S. 495).
- 1995In Culpeper, Virginia, actor Christopher Reeve is paralyzed from the neck down after falling from his horse in a riding competition.
- 1997The U.S. Supreme Court rules that Paula Jones can pursue her sexual harassment lawsuit against President Bill Clinton while he is in office.
Who were born on May 27?
- 1623William Petty, English scientist and philosopher (d. 1687)
- 1904Chūhei Nambu, Japanese athlete (d. 1997)
- 1911Hubert H. Humphrey, 38th Vice President of the United States and Senator from Minnesota (d. 1978)
- 1921Caryl Chessman, American robber and rapist (d. 1960)
- 1924Ernest Ingenito, American mass murderer (d. 1995)
- 1933Manfred Sommer, Spanish comic artist (d. 2007)
- 1944Alain Souchon, French singer and songwriter
- 1945Bruce Cockburn, Canadian musician
- 1951Ana Belén, Spanish singer and actress
- 1984Blake Ahearn, American basketball player
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