September 27, 2023 was the 270th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 95 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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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.
September 27 Historical Event(s)
The Battle of Płowce between the Kingdom of Poland and the Teutonic Order is fought.
The armies of Sweden are defeated by the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth in the Battle of Kircholm.
Bobby Jones wins the U.S. Amateur Championship to complete the Grand Slam of golf. The old structure of the grand slam was the U.S. Open, British Open, U.S. Amateur, and British Amateur.
World War II: The Tripartite Pact is signed in Berlin by Germany, Japan and Italy.
The stage musical Hair opens at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London, where it played 1,998 performances until its closure was forced by the roof collapsing in July 1973.
The Sukhumi massacre takes place in Abkhazia.
The Government of the United States unveils the first of its redesigned bank notes with the 0 bill featuring a larger portrait of Benjamin Franklin slightly off-center.
In Afghanistan, the Taliban capture the capital city Kabul after driving out President Burhanuddin Rabbani and executing former leader Mohammad Najibullah.
The Julie N. tanker ship crashes into the Million Dollar Bridge in Portland, Maine spilling thousands of gallons of oil.
Zug massacre: In Zug, Switzerland, Friedrich Leibacher shoots 18 citizens, killing 14 and then kills himself.
Who were born on September 27?
Thomas Nast, German-born American political cartoonist (d. 1902)
Olive Tell, American actress (d. 1951)
Sammy Benskin, African American pianist and bandleader (d. 1992)
Fred Singer, American scientist
Gordon Honeycombe, British playwright
Kay Ryan, American poet
Paul Craig, British law professor
Craig L. Rice, American politician
Thomas Gates, American rugby league footballer
Shermon Tang, Hong Kong actress
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