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October 27th is the 300th day of the year (301st day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 65 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about October 27th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on October 27th
1466 Erasmus (Theologian)
1728 James Cook (Explorer)
1782 Niccolo Paganini (violinist, guitarist, composer)
1858 Theodore Roosevelt (naturalist, explorer, adventurer, big game hunter, 1906 Nobel Peace Prize Winner and 26th US President!)
1914 Dylan Thomas (poet, writer)
1923 Roy Lichtenstein (artist)
1925 Warren Christopher (US politician, diplomat, Secretary of State 1993-1997)
1939 John Cleese (actor, comedian)
1940 John Gotti (gangster)
1945 Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (President of Brazil 2003-2011)
1950 Fran Lebowitz (author)
1952 Francis Fukuyama (political scientist, economist, author - wrote "The End of History and the Last Man")
1962 Glenn Hoddle (soccer player and manager)
1966 Matt Drudge (blogger - the Drudge Report)
1978 Vanessa Mae (violinist)
1984 Kelly Osbourne (TV personality, singer)
October 27th in History
312 Constantine the Great (Roman Emperor) receives the Vision of the Cross, and is the first Roman Emperor to convert to Christianity.
710 Saracens invade Sardinia.
1682 Philadelphia founded.
1810 USA annexes former Spanish colony of West Florida.
1904 First New York Subway line opens.
1922 Rhodesia (today known as Zimbabwe) votes in a referendum against joining the Union of South Africa
1979 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines independent from UK.
1991 Turkmenistan independent from the USSR.
1994 US prison population exceeds one million for the first time.
October 27th is also
Independence Day (Turkmenistan)
Independence Day (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines)
Navy Day (USA) - Now celebrated on Armed Forces Day (May 21)
People born on October 27th are Scorpio
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