On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 2017

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Catalan parliament meets and unilaterally declares independence from Spain

President of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont
President of Catalonia
Carles Puigdemont
  • First operation to separate conjoined twins joined at the head in India completed in New Delhi

Famous Deaths

  • Ladislav KubĂ­k, Czech-American composer (Aulos; Subterranean River) and educator (Florida State University, 1990-2017), dies at 71
2017 Highlights

About October 27, 2017

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio