2016 Daily Holidays that fall on January 27, include:
Auschwitz Liberation Day
Chocolate Cake Day
Holocaust Memorial Day - January 27 (United Kingdom)
International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
International Mobile Phone Recycling Day
National Geographic Day
Punch the Clock Day
Thomas Crapper Day
Vietnam Peace Day
2016 Weekly Holidays that include January 27, are:
National Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Week - January 24-30, 2016
National Clean Out Your Inbox Week - January 24-30, 2016
National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Week - January 25-30, 2016
National Medical Group Practice Week - January 25-29, 2016 (M-F week that starts on Fourth Monday in January )
National School Choice Week - January 24-29, 2016
Tax Identity Theft Week - January 24-29, 2016
2016 Monthly Holidays that include January 27, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out my January Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of January.
A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
World Festivals and Events
Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival - Starts annually on January 5, and typically runs for a month or more, in Harbin, China and is the largest ice and snow festival in the world! 2016 Dates are January 5 - February 28, 2016
Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show - January 15 - February 6, 2016 (Fort Worth, TX)
Sundance Film Festival - January 21-31, 2016 - An American Film festival held each year in Park City, Utah.
Carnival of Venice - January 23 - February 9, 2016 - An annual festival held in Venice, Italy where people wear masks and costumes.
The Astrological Sign for January 27 is an Aquarius.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month for January are:
Carnation - The Carnation is the Birth Flower for January. The symbolization of the Carnation means love, pride, beauty, purity, distinction, fascination, and loyal.
Snowdrop is a white flower with three small petals in the middle surrounded by three larger petals on the outside. The symbolization of the snowdrop means love, fascination, and purity.
See our GARDEN HOLIDAYS page for all the special days celebrating things of the garden!
The Birthstone for January is Garnet, which comes in a rainbow of colors. It is considered a great gift to symbolize friendship and trust.
1756 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian composer (d. 1791)
1832 – Lewis Carroll, English author (d. 1898) (Alice in Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass)
1850 – Edward J. Smith, English captain of the RMS Titanic (d. 1912)
1908 – William Randolph Hearst, Jr., American newspaper magnate (d. 1993)
1595 – Sir Francis Drake, English explorer (b. c.1540) ( Elizabeth I of England awarded Drake a knighthood in 1581)
1910 – Thomas Crapper, English inventor (b. 1836)
2010 – J. D. Salinger, American novelist (b. 1919) (Catcher in The Rye)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1937 - Singer Nat King Cole marries dancer Nadine Robinson