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 French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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)
- 939Edmund I succeeds Athelstan as King of England.
- 1682Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is founded.
- 1795The United States and Spain sign the Treaty of Madrid, which establishes the boundaries between Spanish colonies and the U.S.
- 1806The French Army enters Berlin.
- 1914World War I: The British super-dreadnought battleship HMS Audacious (23,400 tons), is sunk off Tory Island, north-west of Ireland, by a minefield laid by the armed German merchant-cruiser Berlin.
- 1958Iskander Mirza, the first President of Pakistan, is deposed in a bloodless coup d'état by General Ayub Khan, who had been appointed the enforcer of martial law by Mirza 20 days earlier.
- 1961Mauritania and Mongolia join the United Nations.
- 1962A plane carrying Enrico Mattei, post-war Italian administrator, crashes in mysterious circumstances.
- 1973The Cañon City meteorite, a 1.4 kg chondrite type meteorite, strikes in Fremont County, Colorado.
- 2005Riots begin in Paris after the deaths of two Muslim teenagers.
Who were born on October 27?
- 1844Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Swedish writer and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1916)
- 1885Sigrid Hjertén, Swedish modernist painter (d. 1948)
- 1920Nanette Fabray, American actress
- 1922Michel Galabru, French actor
- 1951Nancy Jacobs, American politician
- 1967Simone Moro, Italian mountaineer
- 1968Vinny Samways, English footballer
- 1975Nicola Mazzucato, Italian rugby union player and coach
- 1977Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lankan cricketer
- 1986Jon Niese, American baseball player
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