What happened this day in history July 27, 2005

What are the important events that happened on July 27, 2005? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

July 27, 2005: Facts & Myths About This Day

July 27, 2005 is the 208th day of the year 2005 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 157 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 14, 2005 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,122,422,400 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

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

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $49.60. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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

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

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July 27, 2005 Historical Events

  • 2005
    STS-114: NASA grounds the Space Shuttle, pending an investigation of the continuing problem with the shedding of foam insulation from the external fuel tank. During ascent, the external tank of the Space Shuttle Discovery sheds a piece of foam slightly smaller than the piece that caused the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster; this foam does not strike the spacecraft.

Who died on July 27, 2005?

  • 2005
    Marten Toonder, Dutch comic writer (b. 1912)

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