On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 2020

Historical Events

  • Google decides its employees can work from home until July 2021, the largest tech company to commit to working from home

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US congressman John Lewis becomes the first black lawmaker to lie in state in the Rotunda in Washington D.C.

Civil Rights Leader and Congressman John Lewis
Civil Rights Leader and Congressman
John Lewis

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WHO head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus states that COVID-19 is "easily the most severe" global health emergency the WHO has faced

Head of the World Health Organisation Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Head of the World Health Organisation
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Famous Deaths

  • Denise Johnson, British rock and soul singer (Primal Scream - "Don’t Fight It, Feel It"), and songwriter ("Where Does It Go"), dies at 56
2020 Highlights

About July 27, 2020

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 1 year and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo