April 27th Holidays
Thank you for stopping by to find out the daily holidays that fall on April 27th!
- Babe Ruth Day
- Denim Day
- Matanzas Mule Day
- Morse Code Day
- National Prime Rib Day
- National Tell a Story Day
April 27th Zodiac
Time period: April 20 – May 21
Ruling planet: Venus
Zodiac quality: Fixed
Birthstones: Emerald, Diamond, Sapphire, Garnet, Rose quartz
Famous Tauruses: Dwayne Johnson, Queen Elizabeth II, Megan Fox, George Clooney, Adele, Mark Zuckerberg, Shakespeare, David Beckham, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge
April 27th Trivia
- 629 – Shahrbaraz is crowned as king of the Sasanian Empire.
- 1296 – First War of Scottish Independence: John Balliol‘s Scottish army is defeated by an English army commanded by John de Warenne, 6th Earl of Surrey at the Battle of Dunbar.
- 1667 – John Milton, blind and poor, sells the copyright of Paradise Lost for £10.
- 1810 – Beethoven first composes Für Elise.
- 1822 – Ulysses Simpson Grant , the 18th U.S. President was born.
- 1865 – Worst Maritime Disaster in U.S. history happened on this day. A boiler explosion on the steamboat Sultana, near Memphis, killed 1,547 people. The Sultana was designed for a max capacity of 376 passengers, but was carrying 2,155 causing three of her four boilers exploded.
- 1882 – Ralph Waldo Emerson b. 1803 American poet, philosopher. was born.
- 1922 – Jack Klugman actor from the “The Odd Couple” was born.
- 1932 – Casey Kasem radio host was born.
- 1951 – Ace Frehley American rock musician from the band, KISS was born.
- 1974 – Ten thousand march in Washington, D.C., calling for the impeachment of U.S. President Richard Nixon.
1978 – Former United States President Nixon aide John D. Ehrlichman is released from an Arizona prison after serving 18 months for Watergate-related crimes.
- 1981 – Xerox PARC introduces the computer mouse.
- 1887 – The first U.S. Appendectomy George Thomas Morton removes the appendix of a 26-year-old patient.
- 1994 – The first democratic general election in South Africa, in which black citizens could vote.
- 1944 – Cuba Gooding Sr., American singer was born.
- 1959 – Sheena Easton, Scottish-American singer-songwriter, actress, and producer was born.
- 1992 – The first woman Speaker of House for the British House of Commons, Betty Boothroyd. was elected.
- 1971 – The first black admiral in the U.S. Navy Capt. Samuel L. Gravely, Jr. is selected.
- 2006 – Construction begins on the Freedom Tower (later renamed One World Trade Center) in New York City.
- 2011 – The 2011 Super Outbreak devastates Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and Tennessee when 205 tornadoes touched down on April 27 alone, killing more than 300 and injuring hundreds more.