September 27: Day of the Week
September 27, 2019 is the 270th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 95 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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)
- 489Odoacer attacks Theodoric at the Battle of Verona, and is defeated again.
- 1590Pope Urban VII dies 13 days after being chosen as the Pope, making his reign the shortest papacy in history.
- 1822Jean-François Champollion announces that he has deciphered the Rosetta stone.
- 1928The Republic of China is recognised by the United States.
- 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.
- 1961Sierra Leone joins the United Nations.
- 1983Richard Stallman announces the GNU project to develop a free Unix-like operating system.
- 1996The Julie N. tanker ship crashes into the Million Dollar Bridge in Portland, Maine spilling thousands of gallons of oil.
- 2001Zug massacre: In Zug, Switzerland, Friedrich Leibacher shoots 18 citizens, killing 14 and then kills himself.
- 2008CNSA astronaut Zhai Zhigang becomes the first Chinese person to perform a spacewalk while flying on Shenzhou 7.
Who were born on September 27?
- 1879Cyril Scott, English composer (d. 1970)
- 1898Vincent Youmans, American composer and producer (d. 1946)
- 1911Marcey Jacobson, American photographer (d. 2009)
- 1932Gabriel Loubier, Canadian politician
- 1943Amedeo, 5th Duke of Aosta, Italian aristocrat
- 1945Bob Spiers, British television director (d. 2008)
- 1946Robin Nedwell, English comedy actor (d. 1999)
- 1951Paul Craig, British law professor
- 1959Beth Heiden, American speed skater
- 1981Sophie Crumb, American comics artist
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