September 27: Day of the Week
September 27, 2020 is the 271st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 95 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 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)
- 1422after the brief Gollub War the Teutonic Knights sign the Treaty of Melno with the Kingdom of Poland and Grand Duchy of Lithuania
- 1669The Venetians surrender the fortress of Candia to the Ottomans, thus ending the 21-year long Siege of Candia.
- 1825The Stockton and Darlington Railway opens, and begins operation of the world’s first service of locomotive-hauled passenger trains.
- 1903Wreck of the Old 97, a train crash made famous by the song of the same name.
- 1942Last day of the September Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marine Corps troops barely escape after being surrounded by Japanese forces near the Matanikau River.
- 1944The Kassel Mission results in the largest loss by a USAAF group on any mission in World War II.
- 1956USAF Captain Milburn G. Apt becomes the first man to exceed Mach 3 while flying the Bell X-2. Shortly thereafter, the craft goes out of control and Captain Apt is killed.
- 1979The United States Department of Education receives final approval from the U.S. Congress to become the 13th US Cabinet agency.
- 1998The Google internet search engine retrospectively claims this as its birthday.
- 2003Smart 1 satellite is launched.
Who were born on September 27?
- 1544Takenaka Shigeharu, Japanese samurai (d. 1579)
- 1830William Babcock Hazen, American Civil War general (d. 1887)
- 1866Eurosia Fabris, Italian Catholic Blessed (d. 1932)
- 1911Marcey Jacobson, American photographer (d. 2009)
- 1919Charles H. Percy, American politician (d. 2011)
- 1941Peter Bonetti, English footballer
- 1948Robin Jackson, Northern Irish loyalist (d. 1998)
- 1951David Starobin, American classical guitarist, record producer, and film director
- 1960Jean-Marc Barr, French-American actor and director
- 1964Stephan Jenkins, American singer (Third Eye Blind)
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