October 27: Day of the Week
October 27, 2019 is the 300th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 65 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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)
- 1682Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is founded.
- 1827Bellini’s third opera Il pirata is premiered at Teatro alla Scala di Milano
- 1916Battle of Segale: Negus Mikael, marching on the Ethiopian capital in support of his son Emperor Iyasus V, is defeated by Fitawrari abte Giyorgis, securing the throne for Empress Zauditu.
- 1953British nuclear test Totem 2 is carried out at Emu Field, South Australia.
- 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.
- 1988Ronald Reagan decides to tear down the new U.S. Embassy in Moscow because of Soviet listening devices in the building structure.
- 1991Turkmenistan achieves independence from the Soviet Union.
- 1994Gliese 229B is the first Substellar Mass Object to be unquestionably identified.
- 1995Former Prime Minister of Italy Bettino Craxi is convicted in absentia of corruption.
- 2005The SSETI Express micro-satellite is successfully launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome.
Who were born on October 27?
- 1873Emily Post, American etiquette author (d. 1960)
- 1894Oliver Leese, British general (d. 1978)
- 1931Nawal el-Saadawi, Egyptian writer
- 1940Maxine Hong Kingston, American writer
- 1949Clifford Antone, American businessman (d. 2006)
- 1958Felix Wurman, American cellist and composer (d. 2009)
- 1971Theodoros Zagorakis, Greek footballer
- 1978Stephanie Abrams, American meteorologist
- 1984Emilie Ullerup, Danish actress
- 1990Dimitrios Gkourtsas, Greek footballer
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