October 27: Day of the Week
October 27, 2020 is the 301st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 65 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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October 27 Historical Event(s)
- 312Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross.
- 1275Traditional founding of the city of Amsterdam.
- 1553Condemned as a heretic, Michael Servetus is burned at the stake just outside Geneva.
- 1806The French Army enters Berlin.
- 1904The first underground New York City Subway line opens; the system becomes the biggest in United States, and one of the biggest in world.
- 1953British nuclear test Totem 2 is carried out at Emu Field, South Australia.
- 1981The Soviet submarine U 137 runs aground on the east coast of Sweden.
- 1986The British government suddenly deregulates financial markets, leading to a total restructuring of the way in which they operate in the country, in an event now referred to as the Big Bang.
- 1994Gliese 229B is the first Substellar Mass Object to be unquestionably identified.
- 2011The Royal Australian Navy announces that they discovered the wreck of a World War II submarine in Simpson Harbour, Papua New Guinea during Operation RENDER SAFE - it is likely to be Japanese.
Who were born on October 27?
- 1744Mary Moser, English painter (d. 1819)
- 1932Sylvia Plath, American poet (d. 1963)
- 1933Floyd Cramer, American popular pianist (d. 1997)
- 1934Giorgos Konstantinou, Greek actor and director
- 1935Frank Adonis, American actor
- 1954Jan Duursema, American comic book artist
- 1966Hege Nerland, Norwegian politician (d. 2007)
- 1971Jade Arcade, American comics artist and writer
- 1986Jon Niese, American baseball player
- 1988Evan Turner, American basketball player
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