October 27: Day of the Week
October 27, 2022 is the 300th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 65 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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.
- 710Saracen invasion of Sardinia.
- 1810United States annexes the former Spanish colony of West Florida.
- 1827Bellini’s third opera Il pirata is premiered at Teatro alla Scala di Milano
- 1870Marshal François Achille Bazaine surrenders to Prussian forces at Metz along with 140,000 French soldiers in one of the biggest French defeats of the Franco-Prussian War.
- 1904The first underground New York City Subway line opens; the system becomes the biggest in United States, and one of the biggest in world.
- 1954Benjamin O. Davis Jr. becomes the first African-American general in the United States Air Force.
- 1961NASA launches the first Saturn I rocket in Mission Saturn-Apollo 1.
- 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.
- 1999Gunmen open fire in the Armenian Parliament, killing Prime Minister Vazgen Sargsyan, Parliament Chairman Karen Demirchyan, and 6 other members.
Who were born on October 27?
- 1766Nancy Storace, the first soprano to sing Susanna in Mozart’s opera Le nozze di Figaro (d. 1817)
- 1904Erno Schwarz, Hungarian American soccer player (d. 1974)
- 1917Augustine Harris, British Bishop of Middlesbrough (d. 2007)
- 1922Michel Galabru, French actor
- 1946Carrie Snodgress, American actress (d. 2004)
- 1951Jayne Kennedy, American actress, model and sportscaster
- 1972Lee Clark, English footballer
- 1977Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lankan cricketer
- 1978Sergei Samsonov, Russian ice hockey player
- 1984Brady Quinn, American football player
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