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 French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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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)
- 1275Traditional founding of the city of Amsterdam.
- 1644Second Battle of Newbury in the English Civil War.
- 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.
- 1962A plane carrying Enrico Mattei, post-war Italian administrator, crashes in mysterious circumstances.
- 1994Gliese 229B is the first Substellar Mass Object to be unquestionably identified.
- 1995Latvia applies for membership in the European Union.
- 1997October 27, 1997 mini-crash: Stock markets around the world crash because of fears of a global economic meltdown. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummets 554.26 points to 7,161.15.
- 2004Major League Baseball: The Boston Red Sox complete a four-game sweep of the 2004 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals, giving the team their first World Series championship since 1918.
- 2005Riots begin in Paris after the deaths of two Muslim teenagers.
Who were born on October 27?
- 1766Nancy Storace, the first soprano to sing Susanna in Mozart’s opera Le nozze di Figaro (d. 1817)
- 1918Teresa Wright, American actress (d. 2005)
- 1920K. R. Narayanan, 10th President of India (d. 2005)
- 1920Nanette Fabray, American actress
- 1935Frank Adonis, American actor
- 1940John Gotti, American crime boss (d. 2002)
- 1952Topi Sorsakoski, Finnish singer
- 1957Jeff East, American actor
- 1977Sheeri Rappaport, American actress
- 1978Vanessa-Mae, Singapore musician
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