What happened this day in history January 27, 1967

What are the important events that happened on January 27, 1967? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 27, 1967: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 27, 1967 is the 27th day of the year 1967 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 338 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 14, 1967 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘icosiheptagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $187.15. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Horse is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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January 27, 1967 Historical Events

  • 1967
    Astronauts Gus Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee are killed in a fire during a test of their Apollo 1 spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida.
  • 1967
    The United States, United Kingdom, and Soviet Union sign the Outer Space Treaty in Washington, D.C., banning deployment of nuclear weapons in space, and limiting use of the Moon and other celestial bodies to peaceful purposes.

Who were born on January 27, 1967?

  • 1967
    Bobby Deol, Indian actor
  • 1967
    Byron Mann, Hong Kong actor
  • 1967
    Dave Manson, Canadian ice hockey player

Who died on January 27, 1967?

  • 1967
    Alphonse Juin, Marshal of France (b. 1888)
  • 1967
    Edward White – Crew of Apollo 1 (b. 1930)
  • 1967
    Roger Chaffee – Crew of Apollo 1 (b. 1935)
  • 1967
    Virgil “Gus” Grissom – Crew of Apollo 1 (b. 1926)

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