December 27th: What is special about this date?

December 27th marks the 361st day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 362nd in case of leap years). There are 4 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on December 27th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to December 27th and what happened on December 27th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about December 27th.


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

On December 27th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Salman Khan
    Salman Khan (1965)

    He is an indian film producer, actor and tv personality.

  • Gérard Depardieu
    Gérard Depardieu (1948)

    French actor with a rugged, heavy-set face, great charisma, and a gift to comedy.

  • Marlene Dietrich
    Marlene Dietrich (1901)

    German-american singer and actress who enjoyed 62 years of international success as a screen goddess in american and german films.

  • Emilie de Ravin
    Emilie de Ravin (1981)

    Australian actress.

  • Michel Piccoli
    Michel Piccoli (1925)

    French actor, singer, director, and producer (d. 2020).

  • Eva LaRue
    Eva LaRue (1966)

    American actress and model.

  • Heather O'Rourke
    Heather O'Rourke (1975)

    American child actress (b. 1975).

  • Maryam d'Abo
    Maryam d'Abo (1960)

    English actor and producer.

  • Aaron Stanford
    Aaron Stanford (1976)

    American actor.

  • Irene Handl
    Irene Handl (1901)

    London, england -- actress (riding high, morgan).

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December 27th: who died on this date?

On December 27th the following celebrities died:

  • Carrie Fisher
    Carrie Fisher (2016)

    American actress, author and playwright, debbie reynolds is the daughter of eddie fisher and debbie reynolds, who are also noted family...

  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto (2007)

    A pakistani politician and the first female leader of islam.

  • Hoagy Carmichael
    Hoagy Carmichael (1981)

    Hoagy carmichael was an american composer known for writing and performing popular songs such as 'stardust' and 'georgia on my mind'.

  • Alan Bates
    Alan Bates (2003)

    British actor, stage and screen.

  • George Roy Hill
    George Roy Hill (2002)

    American film director (born in 1922).

  • Stein Eriksen (2015)

    Norwegian alpine ski racer, and olympic gold medallist.

  • Norman Schwarzkopf (2012)

    American career military officer who was also known as "stormin' norman" during the gulf war.

  • Jaan Kross (2007)

    Estonian writer and journalist known for his novels and essays.

  • See all famous people who died on December 27th


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

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

Capricorn zodiac sign

December 27th: what is special about the Capricorn sign?

The Capricorn sign encompasses people born between December 22nd and January 19th.

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

If you're a Capricorn born in December discover why December born are so special.


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

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

  • Dec 27, 1905: M A Noble scores 281 (369 minutes, 21 fours) New South Wales versus Victoria.
  • Dec 27, 1935: Mao Zedong issues the Wayaopao Manifesto, ''On Tactics Against Japanese Imperialism'', calling for a National United Front against the Japanese Invasion.
  • Dec 27, 1942: NFL Pro Bowl: NFL All-Stars beats Washington 17-14.
  • Dec 27, 1944: Greece: British Premier Churchill flies back to London
  • Dec 27, 1959: Baltimore Colts beat the New York Giants 31-16 in NFL championship game
  • Dec 27, 1988: Bulgaria stops jamming Radio Free Europe after more than three decades.
  • Dec 27, 1993: Candles, Snow, and Mistletoe opens at Palace Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • Dec 27, 1999: Storm Martin caused damage throughout France, Spain, Switzerland and Italy, including an emergency due to flooding at the Blayais Nuclear Power Plant.
  • Dec 27, 2004: Radiation from an explosion on the magnetar SGR 1806-20 reaches Earth. It is the brightest extrasolar event known to have been witnessed on the planet.
  • Dec 27, 2010: A car bomb explodes in Kandahar near Kabul Bank, killing at least three people and injuring others.
  • Dec 27, 2011: Helen Frankenthaler, the pioneer of Color Field painting, has died at the age of 83.
  • Dec 27, 2014: Somali Civil War: Zakariya Ahmed Hersi, a top Somali al-Shabab militant, surrenders under arrest.

What day of the year is December 27th?

December 27th marks the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 362nd in case of leap years).

There are 4 days remaining until the end of the year.

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


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