On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 2017

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos briefly becomes world's richest man at $91.4bn overtaking Bill Gates for half a day

Amazon Entrepreneur Jeff Bezos
Amazon Entrepreneur
Jeff Bezos
Founder of Microsoft and Computer Scientist Bill Gates
Founder of Microsoft and Computer Scientist
Bill Gates

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Boy Scouts of American chief Michael Surbaugh apologies for politically motivated remarks made by President Donald Trump at rally attended by 30,000 scouts

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • Reince Priebus resigns as Chief of Staff to US President Donald Trump, shortest non-interim tenure ever

Famous Deaths

  • Sam Shepard Ill, American actor and playwright (Frances, Crimes of the Heart), dies at 73
2017 Highlights

About July 27, 2017

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo