April 27th Holidays, Horoscope and History


Did you ever wonder about the history of you birthday. Well here is a collection of information including celebrity birthdays, historical events, holidays and a bunch of other trivia.

April 27th Holidays

Thank you for stopping by to find out the daily holidays that fall on April 27th!

April 27th Zodiac

Taurus is the second astrological sign in the present zodiac. The Sun is in the sign of Taurus.
Horoscope Zodiac Astrological Sign Taurus Shirt

Time period: April 20 – May 21
Ruling planet: Venus
Symbol: Bull
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 IndependenceJohn Balliol‘s Scottish army is defeated by an English army commanded by John de Warenne, 6th Earl of Surrey at the Battle of Dunbar.Beethoven
  • 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, American poet, philosopher. passes away from pneumonia.
  • 1920 – The #1 movie was, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.”
  • 1922 – Jack Klugman actor from the “The Odd Couple” was born.
  • 1927 – Coretta Scott King, American author, activist, civil rights leader, and the wife of Martin Luther King Jr. An active advocate for African-American equality, she was a leader for the Civil rights movement in the 1960s, was born.
  • 1932 – Casey Kasem radio host was born.
  • 1951 – Ace Frehley American rock musician from the band, KISS was borImpeach Nixon retouchedn.
  • 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.
  • 1963 – The #1 song was, “Can’t Get Used To Losing You,” by  Andy Williams.
  • 1971 – The first black admiral in the U.S. Navy Capt. Samuel L. Gravely, Jr. is selected.
  • 1978 – The #1 movie  was, “The Last Waltz.
  • 1985 – The #1 movie was, “Stick,” starring Burt Reynolds.
  • 1985 – The #1 song was, “We Are The World,” by USA For Africa.
  • 1992 – The first woman Speaker of House for the British House of Commons,  Betty Boothroyd. was elected.
  • 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.
  • 2018 – The #1 song on the Hot Country Songs Billboard was, “Meant To Be,” by  Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line.”

April’s Holidays & Observations

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