September 27: Day of the Week
September 27, 2018 was the 270th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 95 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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September 27 Historical Event(s)
- 1066William the Conqueror and his army set sail from the mouth of the Somme River, beginning the Norman Conquest of England.
- 1825The Stockton and Darlington Railway opens, and begins operation of the world’s first service of locomotive-hauled passenger trains.
- 1916Iyasu is proclaimed deposed as ruler of Ethiopia in a palace coup in favor of his aunt Zauditu.
- 1928The Republic of China is recognised by the United States.
- 1937Balinese Tiger declared extinct.
- 1940World War II: The Tripartite Pact is signed in Berlin by Germany, Japan and Italy.
- 1959Nearly 5000 people die on the main Japanese island of Honshū as the result of a typhoon.
- 1996In Afghanistan, the Taliban capture the capital city Kabul after driving out President Burhanuddin Rabbani and executing former leader Mohammad Najibullah.
- 2003Smart 1 satellite is launched.
- 2008CNSA astronaut Zhai Zhigang becomes the first Chinese person to perform a spacewalk while flying on Shenzhou 7.
Who were born on September 27?
- 1765Antoine Philippe de La Trémoille, French counterrevolutionary (d. 1794)
- 1898Vincent Youmans, American composer and producer (d. 1946)
- 1924Josef Škvorecký, Czech writer and publisher
- 1941Serge Ménard, Québécois politician
- 1947Barbara Dickson, Scottish singer
- 1971Aaron Belz, American poet
- 1978Ani Lorak, Ukrainian singer and actress
- 1979Jon Garland, American baseball player
- 1981Sophie Crumb, American comics artist
- 1987Austin Carlile, American musician (Attack Attack!, Of Mice & Men)
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