On This Day: May 27th
This is 147th day of the year and 218 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—22 Iyyar 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 23rd day of the 4th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
1923–, American political scientist and U.S. Secretary of State (1973–77), born in Fürth, Germany.
Wild Bill Hickokfrontier marshal
Rachel Louise Carsonbiologist, author
Julia Ward Howeauthor and social reformer
Cornelius Vanderbiltindustrialist, financier
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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.