2017 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
National Preschool Fitness Day - January 27, 2017 (Last Friday in January)
Punch the Clock Day
Thomas Crapper Day
Vietnam Peace Day
2017 Weekly Holidays that include January 27, are:
International Hoof Care Week - January 24-27, 2017
International Snowmobile Safety and Awareness Week - January 21-29, 2017
National Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Week - January 22-28, 2017
National Clean Out Your Inbox Week - January 22-29, 2017
National Handwriting Analysis Week - January 22-28, 2017 (Week of John Hancock's birthday on January 23)
National Medical Group Practice Week - January 23-27, 2017 (M-F week that starts on Fourth Monday in January )
National School Choice Week - January 22-28, 2017
Tax Identity Theft Week - January 27-31, 2017
2017 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! 2017 Dates are January 5 - February 28, 2017
Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show - January 13 - February 4, 2017 (Fort Worth, TX)
International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo - January 19-29, 2017 (Monaco)
Sundance Film Festival - January 19-29, 2017 - An American Film festival held each year in Park City, Utah.
Chinese New Year Festival and Parade - January 21 - February 19, 2017 (San Francisco, CA)
Saint Paul Winter Carnival - January 26 - February 5, 2017 (St. Paul, MN)
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