April 27th: What is special about this date?

April 27th marks the 117th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 118th in case of leap years). There are 248 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on April 27th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to April 27th and what happened on April 27th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about April 27th.


April 27th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On April 27th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Casey Kasem
    Casey Kasem (1932)

    American "musical countdown king radio disk jockey" who created and hosted "america's top 40" from 1988 to 1988.

  • Arielle Dombasle
    Arielle Dombasle (1953)

    American-born french singer and actress (archeologist father).

  • Anouk Aimée
    Anouk Aimée (1932)

    French actress, who made her film debut in 1947.

  • Jack Klugman
    Jack Klugman (1922)

    Jack klugman was an american tv actor known for his roles in 'the odd couple' and 'quincy, m.e.

  • Sheena Easton
    Sheena Easton (1959)

    A scottish/american singer and entertainer was selected to appear on a bbc-tv program about making a pop star.

  • Ludmila Mikaël
    Ludmila Mikaël (1947)

    French stage and film actress, born to painter pierre dmitrienko, she was a member of the 'coma(c)die-franassaise".

  • Eric Schmidt
    Eric Schmidt (1955)

    American businessman and engineer.

  • William Moseley
    William Moseley (1987)

    William moseley is a british actor best known for his role as peter pevensie in the chronicles of narnia film series.

  • Sandy Dennis
    Sandy Dennis (1937)

    American actress.

  • Erik Thomson
    Erik Thomson (1967)

    An australian actor of scottish descent, he is best known for his roles as hades in "hercules: the legendary journeys", dr.

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April 27th: who died on this date?

On April 27th the following celebrities died:

  • Vinod Khanna
    Vinod Khanna (2017)

    Indian film actor and producer known for his work in Bollywood films.

  • Jerry Springer
    Jerry Springer (2023)

    The jerry springer show, a british-american talk show host, is a controversial, violent and confrontational television program.

  • Katherine DeMille
    Katherine DeMille (1995)

    Canadian-american actress (b. 1911).

  • Kenston Emerson (1882)

    Kenston Emerson was a prominent American essayist, philosopher, and poet who played a significant role in the Transcendentalist movement.

  • Edward R. Murrow (1965)

    Edward R. Murrow was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent who was a major figure in American journalism during the...

  • Jarrius Emerson (1882)

    Jarrius Emerson was a prominent American essayist and philosopher known for his contributions to the Transcendentalist movement.

  • Kwame Nkrumah (1972)

    Ghanaian nationalist leader who led the country to independence from British colonial rule.

  • Tilley Emerson (1882)

    Tilley Emerson was an American essayist and philosopher who was a leading figure in the Transcendentalist movement.

  • Ezeriah Emerson (1882)

    Ezeriah Emerson was a prominent essayist and philosopher who influenced the Transcendentalist movement in American literature.

  • Greycen Emerson (1882)

    Greycen Emerson was a prominent American essayist, philosopher, and poet who was a leading figure in the Transcendentalist movement.

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April 27th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On April 27th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Taurus according to the Western Zodiac.

Taurus zodiac sign

April 27th: what is special about the Taurus sign?

The Taurus sign encompasses people born between April 20th and May 20th.

You can discover Taurus's personality traits and attitude and Taurus's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Taurus born in April discover why April born are so special.


April 27th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on April 27th in history:

  • Apr 27, 1922: Fritz Langs "Dr Mabuse, der Spieler" premieres in Berlin.
  • Apr 27, 1927: Carabineros de Chile (Chilean national police force and gendarmerie) are created.
  • Apr 27, 1936: The United Auto Workers (UAW) gains autonomy from the American Federation of Labor.
  • Apr 27, 1947: Babe Ruth Day celebrated at Yankee Stadium and throughout the US.
  • Apr 27, 1967: Rocky Marciano retires as undefeated boxing champ
  • Apr 27, 1976: So Long 174th St opens at Harkness Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • Apr 27, 1982: Nordiques 1-Isles 4 - Semifinals - Isles hold 1-0 lead
  • Apr 27, 1984: Cleveland Indians beat Detroit Tigers, 8-4, in 19 innings.
  • Apr 27, 1991: Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by David Ozio.
  • Apr 27, 1997: Little Foxes, opens at Vivian Beaumont NYC for 56 performances
  • Apr 27, 2015: Boko Haram: Many people were found dead in Damasak, northern Nigeria. This was most likely caused by Boko Haram.
  • Apr 27, 2018: As protests enter their fifth week, the United Nations High Commissioner Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein requests Israel to stop using lethal force. Israeli Defence Forces are openly firing again, even using live ammunition.

What day of the year is April 27th?

April 27th marks the 117th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 118th in case of leap years).

There are 248 days remaining until the end of the year.

April 27th is the 27th day of the month of April.