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July 27th is the 208th day of the year (209th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 157 days remaining until the end of the year.
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Famous People born on July 27th
1667 Johann Bernoulli (mathematician)
1733 Jeremiah Dixon (astronomer, surveyor - surveyed the Mason-Dixon Line)
1881 Hans Fischer (chemist)
1916 Kennan Wynn (actor)
1929 Jack Higgins (author)
1930 Shirley Williams (British politician)
1937 Don Galloway (actor)
1938 Garry Gygax (games designer - Dungeons & Dragons)
1944 Bobbie Gentry (singer)
1949 Robert Rankin (actor)
1950 Simon Jones (actor)
1953 Yahoo Serious (actor, film director, film score composer)
1958 Christopher Dean (ice dancer)
July 27th in History
1694 Royal Charter granted to the Bank of England.
1866 First permanent transatlantic telegraph cable is completed.
1890 Vincent Van Gogh shoots himself (he dies two days later)
1900 Kaiser Wilhelm II compares German troops fighting the Boxer Rebellion in China to the Huns. "Hun" subsequently becomes a disparaging term used to refer to Germans.
1928 Tich Freeman becomes the only bowler ever to take 200 first class wickets before the end of July.
1940 Bugs Bunny first says "What's up, Doc?" in A Wild Hare.
1941 Japan sends troops to occupy French Indochina.
1949 First flight of de Havilland Comet, the first commercial jet airliner.
1987 First salvage of wreckage from RMS Titanic (sank in 1912)
July 27th is also
Memorial Day for War Martyrs (Vietnam)
Feast of Saint Pantaleon (Catholicism)
People born on July 27th are Leo
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