July 27

July 27 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances
(Alphabetical Order)

2023 Daily Holidays that fall on July 27, include:

  • Bagpipe Appreciation Day 
  • Barbie-In-A-Blender Day 
  • Cross Atlantic Communication Day 
  • Gary Gygax Day 
  • National Chicken Finger Day 
  • National Chili Dog Day - July 27, 2023 (Last Thursday in July)
  • National Creme Brulee Day 
  • National Intern Day - July 27, 2023 (Last Thursday in July)
  • National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day 
  • National Refreshment Day - July 27, 2023 (Fourth Thursday in July)
  • National Scotch Day 
  • Norfolk Day 
  • Take Your Houseplant For a Walk Day 
  • Take Your Pants For a Walk Day 
  • Walk on Stilts Day 

2023 Weekly Holidays that include July 27, are:

  • Air Conditioning Appreciation Days - July 3 - August 15
  • Ashura - Evening of July 27 - Evening of July 28, 2023
  • National Moth Week - July 22-30, 2023 (Last Full Week in July and two weekends in July)
  • Perseid Meteor Showers - July 17 - August 24, 2023, will peak on the nights between August 12-13, 2023)
  • Quilt Odyssey Week - July 27-29, 2023 (Last Thursday to Saturday in July)
  • RAGBRAI - July 22-29, 2023
  • Tish B'av - Evening of July 26 - Evening of July 27, 2023

2023 Monthly Holidays that include July 27, are:

There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our July Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of July.


  1. A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
  2. 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.

Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for July 27 is Leo.

Birth Flower of the Month

The Birth Flower(s) for the Month of July are:

  • Larkspur - Levity and lightness. Strong bonds of Love are represented by Larkspur.
  • Waterlily
  • Delphinium




The Birthstone(s) for July is:

  • Rubies which are said to guarantee health, wisdom, wealth, and success in love

Famous Birthdays

  • 1921 - Garry Davis, America pilot who created the World Passport (d. 2013)
  • 1931 - Jerry Van Dyke, American actor (d. 2018)
  • 1938 - Gary Gygax, American game designer, who co-created Dungeons & Dragons (d. 2008)
  • 1944 - Bobbie Gentry, American singer and songwriter
  • 1948 - Peggy Fleming, American figure skater and sportscaster who was the 1968 Olympic Champion in Ladies Singles)

Famous Deaths

  • 2003 - Bob Hope, American actor, comedian and businessman (b. 1903)
  • 2017 - Sam Shepard, American actor, author, screenwriter, and director (b. 1943)

Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 1857 - The Emperor of Mexico Maximilian I marries Princess Charlotte of Belgium
  • 1986 - Director Cameron Crowe marries Nancy Wilson of Heart

Quote of the Day

Life is Beautiful!

Live Life to the Fullest - Life is Beautiful!

Recipe of the Day or a
Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day

There are many emotional eating tips & strategies that you can try, to end emotional eating. Distraction is an excellent place to start, and a great lifestyle solution. 

  • Relaxation
  • Have More Fun
  • Be More Active
  • Find New Ways to Have a Great Attitude

There are many Emotional Eating Tips and Strategies that you can try to end emotional eating

Choose some of these emotional eating tips & strategies to deal with emotional eating. Put them on a list, and post them on your refrigerator, as a reminder of ways to deal with your feelings, that do not involve eating.

For more details in each of the four categories above and how to implement these in your life see Kerry's Emotional Eating Tips page on her Healthy Diet Habits website!

There are many Emotional Eating Tips and Strategies that you can try to end emotional eating

This Day in History

  • 1663 - The Second Navigation Act is passed by the English Parliament requiring all goods bound for America have to be send in English ships from English ports
  • 1694 - A Royal charter is granted to the Bank of England
  • 1775 - The Second Continental Congress passes legislation establish the U.S. Army Medical Department
  • 1789 - The Department of Foreign Affairs is the first U.S. Federal government agency established
  • 1866 - The first permanent transatlantic telegraph cable is completed from Valentia Island, Ireland to Heart's Content, Newfoundland
  • 1919 - The Chicago Race Riot erupts which results in 38 fatalities and 537 injuries during a five day period
  • 1921 - The hormone insulin regulates blood sugar as proved by researchers at the University of Toronto led by biochemist Frederick Banting
  • 1929 - The Geneva Convention of 1929 is signed by 53 nations and deals with treatment of prisoners of war
  • 1940 - The character of Bugs Bunny is introduced in the animated short A Wild Hare
  • 1955 - The Austrian State Treaty restores Austrian sovereignty
  • 1955 - El Al Fight 402 is shot down by two fighter jets after straying into Bulgarian air space killing all 58 people onboard
  • 1964 - Five thousand more American military advisers are sent to South Vietnam
  • 1974 - The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee vote 27 to 11 to recommend the first article of impeachment against President Richard Nixon
  • 1987 - The first expedited salvage of wreckage of the RMS Titanic begins by RMS Titanic Inc.
  • 1989 - Korean Air Flight 803 crashes just short of the runway at Tripoli International Airport in Libya, killing 75 of the 199 passengers and crew and four people on the ground
  • 1995 - The Korean War Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington DC
  • 2002 At the Air show at Lviv, Ukraine, a Sukhoi Su7-27 fighter crashes killing 77 and injuring more than 500 others

This Day in Music

  • 1974 - Sweet Home Alabama is released by Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • 1984 - Prince stars in the movie Purple Rain
  • 1996 - The debut single Wannabe from the Spice Girls hits #1 in the UK
  • 2013 - Taylor Swift brings out Carly Simon to sing with her on You're So Vain at Gillette Stadium in Boston (video below)

This Day in Sports

  • 1959 - The Continental League is announced as baseball's 3rd major league in the U.S.
  • 1966 - During the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, a pipe bomb explodes at Centennial Olympic Park

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

Portend (verb)

1.  (transitive) To serve as a warning or omen.
2. (transitive) To signify; to denote.

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