On This Day: January 27th
This is 27th day of the year and 339 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—1 Shevat 5780
- Chinese calendar—the 3rd day of the 1st month of 4718 (Geng Zi)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
The Russians liberated Auschwitz concentration camp, where the Nazis had killed over 1.5 million people, including over 1 million Jews.
1756–1791, Austrian Composer.
John G. Roberts, Jr.jurist
Frank Millerartist, writer
Trickysinger, music producer
Samuel C.C. Tingphysicist
Samuel Gomperslabor leader
Hyman G. Rickoveradmiral
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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.