On This Day: April 27th
This is 117th day of the year and 248 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—22 Nisan 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 23rd day of the 3rd month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Samuel F. B. Morseinventor
Coretta Scott Kingcivil-rights leader
Mary Wollstonecraftauthor and feminist
C. Day Lewisauthor
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.