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)
- 312Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross.
- 1275Traditional founding of the city of Amsterdam.
- 1838Missouri governor Lilburn Boggs issues the Extermination Order, which orders all Mormons to leave the state or be exterminated.
- 1904The first underground New York City Subway line opens; the system becomes the biggest in United States, and one of the biggest in world.
- 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.
- 1936Mrs Wallis Simpson files for divorce which would eventually allow her to marry King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom, thus forcing his abdication from the throne.
- 1944World War II: German forces capture Banská Bystrica during Slovak National Uprising thus bringing it to an end.
- 1954Benjamin O. Davis Jr. becomes the first African-American general in the United States Air Force.
- 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.
Who were born on October 27?
- 1156Count Raymond VI of Toulouse (d. 1222)
- 1906Kazuo Ohno, Japanese dancer (d. 2010)
- 1914Dylan Thomas, Welsh poet (d. 1953)
- 1946Carrie Snodgress, American actress (d. 2004)
- 1951Jayne Kennedy, American actress, model and sportscaster
- 1967Dejan Raičković, Montenegrin footballer
- 1969Peter O'Meara, Irish actor
- 1981Volkan Demirel, Turkish footballer
- 1983Brent Clevlen, American baseball player
- 1990Dimitrios Gkourtsas, Greek footballer
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