July 27 Holidays

July 27 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | July 27 Calendar

July 27th Daily Holidays include:

  • Bagpipe Appreciation Day
  • Barbie-In-A-Blender Day
  • Cross Atlantic Communication Day
  • Gary Gygax Day
  • National Chicken Finger Day
  • National Chili Dog Day – July 27, 2023 (Last Thursday in July)
  • National Creme Brulee Day
  • National Intern Day – July 27, 2023 (Last Thursday in July)
  • National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day
  • National Refreshment Day – July 27, 2023 (Fourth Thursday in July)
  • National Scotch Day
  • Norfolk Day
  • Take Your Houseplant For a Walk Day
  • Take Your Pants For a Walk Day
  • Walk on Stilts Day

July 27: Famous Birthdays

  • July 27, 1921 – Garry Davis, America pilot who created the World Passport (d. 2013)
  • July 27, 1931 – Jerry Van Dyke, American actor (d. 2018)
  • July 27, 1938 – Gary Gygax, American game designer, who co-created Dungeons & Dragons (d. 2008)
  • July 27, 1944 – Bobbie Gentry, American singer and songwriter
  • July 27, 1948 – Peggy Fleming, American figure skater and sportscaster who was the 1968 Olympic Champion in Ladies Singles)

July 27: Historical Events

  • July 27, 1663 – The Second Navigation Act is passed by the English Parliament requiring all goods bound for America have to be send in English ships from English ports
  • July 27, 1694 – A Royal charter is granted to the Bank of England
  • July 27, 1775 – The Second Continental Congress passes legislation establish the U.S. Army Medical Department
  • July 27, 1789 – The Department of Foreign Affairs is the first U.S. Federal government agency established
  • July 27, 1866 – The first permanent transatlantic telegraph cable is completed from Valentia Island, Ireland to Heart’s Content, Newfoundland
  • July 27, 1919 – The Chicago Race Riot erupts which results in 38 fatalities and 537 injuries during a five day period
  • July 27, 1921 – The hormone insulin regulates blood sugar as proved by researchers at the University of Toronto led by biochemist Frederick Banting
  • July 27, 1929 – The Geneva Convention of 1929 is signed by 53 nations and deals with treatment of prisoners of war
  • July 27, 1940 – The character of Bugs Bunny is introduced in the animated short A Wild Hare
  • July 27, 1955 – The Austrian State Treaty restores Austrian sovereignty
  • July 27, 1955 – El Al Fight 402 is shot down by two fighter jets after straying into Bulgarian air space killing all 58 people onboard
  • July 27, 1964 – Five thousand more American military advisers are sent to South Vietnam
  • July 27, 1974 – The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee vote 27 to 11 to recommend the first article of impeachment against President Richard Nixon
  • July 27, 1987 – The first expedited salvage of wreckage of the RMS Titanic begins by RMS Titanic Inc.
  • July 27, 1989 – Korean Air Flight 803 crashes just short of the runway at Tripoli International Airport in Libya, killing 75 of the 199 passengers and crew and four people on the ground
  • July 27, 1995 – The Korean War Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington DC
  • July 27, 2002 At the Air show at Lviv, Ukraine, a Sukhoi Su7-27 fighter crashes killing 77 and injuring more than 500 others

July 27: Music Events

  • July 27, 1974 – Sweet Home Alabama is released by Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • July 27, 1984 – Prince stars in the movie Purple Rain
  • July 27, 1996 – The debut single Wannabe from the Spice Girls hits #1 in the UK
  • July 27, 2013 – Taylor Swift brings out Carly Simon to sing with her on You’re So Vain at Gillette Stadium in Boston

July 27: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for July 27 is Leo.

July Birthstone:

What is the July Birthstone? Ruby

The ruby, a precious gemstone renowned for its deep red hue, is the birthstone for the month of July. Rubies are said to bring good luck and protection to those who wear them, and are believed to bring passion and energy to the wearer. Rubies are also thought to bring wealth and success, and are often given as a symbol of love and commitment. The ruby is a symbol of courage and strength, and is said to bring out the best in people. It is also believed to bring out the inner fire and passion in those who wear it. Rubies are a beautiful and powerful gemstone, and wearing one is sure to bring good luck and protection to the wearer.


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