On This Day: August 27th
This is 239th day of the year and 126 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—16 Elul 5778
- Chinese calendar—the 17th day of the 7th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Tom Fordfashion designer, film director
Man Rayphotographer, painter,
Charles G. Dawesstatesman
Frank Leahyfootball coach
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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.