May 27th: What is special about this date?

May 27th marks the 147th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 148th in case of leap years). There are 218 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on May 27th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to May 27th and what happened on May 27th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 27th.


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

On May 27th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Henry Kissinger
    Henry Kissinger (1923)

    German-american official in government, advisor, negotiator, and secretary of state under president nixon.

  • Christopher Lee
    Christopher Lee (1922)

    American actor, who gained a large following after the films "curse of frankenstein" in 1957 and "dracula" one year later.

  • Chris Colfer
    Chris Colfer (1990)

    Chris colfer is an american actor best known for his role as kurt hummel on the television series glee.

  • Alain Souchon
    Alain Souchon (1944)

    French pop singer, songwriter, and actor (mother) of swiss descent was born in morocco.

  • Joseph Fiennes
    Joseph Fiennes (1970)

    British actor.

  • Paul Bettany
    Paul Bettany (1971)

    Paul bettany is an english actor known for his roles in movies such as a beautiful mind, the da vinci code, and the marvel cinematic...

  • Vincent Price
    Vincent Price (1911)

    American actor and author, best known for his elegantly sophisticated roles in horror.

  • Lily-Rose Depp
    Lily-Rose Depp (1999)

    French-american actress and model.

  • Cilla Black
    Cilla Black (1943)

    British tv host and singer.

  • Rachel Carson
    Rachel Carson (1907)

    American marine biologist employed in the u.s.

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May 27th: who died on this date?

On May 27th the following celebrities died:

  • Jeff Conaway
    Jeff Conaway (2011)

    American actor, aged ten, in the broadway musical "all the way home".

  • Jeffrey Hunter
    Jeffrey Hunter (1969)

    Actor christopher pike-star trek cage, dies at 43.

  • Paul Gleason
    Paul Gleason (2006)

    American actor (b. 1939).

  • Bill Pertwee
    Bill Pertwee (2013)

    English actor (b. 1926).

  • Mary Philbin
    Mary Philbin (1993)

    American actress (born in 1903).

  • Ruth McDevitt
    Ruth McDevitt (1976)

    Actress (jo all in the family), died at 80.

  • Maurice Richards (2000)

    Legendary ice hockey player known for his scoring prowess.

  • Calvyn MacLeod (1564)

    Key figure in the Protestant Reformation in Scotland.

  • Jozeph Roth (1939)

    Austrian novelist famous for 'The Radetzky March'.

  • Amun Nehru (1964)

    Indian independence activist and political leader.

  • See all famous people who died on May 27th


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

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

Gemini zodiac sign

May 27th: what is special about the Gemini sign?

The Gemini sign encompasses people born between May 21st and June 20th.

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

If you're a Gemini born in May discover why May born are so special.


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

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

  • May 27, 1903: 37th Belmont Stakes: John Bullman aboard Africander wins in 2:21.75.
  • May 27, 1920: Tatar ASSR is established in Russian SFSR.
  • May 27, 1923: The Ku Klux Klan in the United States defies a law requiring publication of its members.
  • May 27, 1941: German battleship Bismarck sunk by British naval force
  • May 27, 1949: Martin Canine, cartoon character, spoofs Martin Kane
  • May 27, 1958: Vanguard SLV-1 launched for Earth orbit (failed).
  • May 27, 1968: NL awards Montreal and SD major league franchises
  • May 27, 1979: Penny Pulz wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic.
  • May 27, 1980: The Gwangju Massacre: Airborne and army troops of South Korea retake the city of Gwangju from civil militias, killing at least 207 and possibly many more.
  • May 27, 2005: Australian Schapelle Corby was sentenced to 20 Years in Kerobokan Prison after being convicted of drug smuggling.
  • May 27, 2009: Heritage Numismatic Auctions holds a Central States Signature Auction from May 31 to June 1.
  • May 27, 2017: War in Afghanistan (2001-present: At least 18 people were killed and six others injured by a car bomb blast in Khost, eastern Afghanistan.

What day of the year is May 27th?

May 27th marks the 147th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 148th in case of leap years).

There are 218 days remaining until the end of the year.

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