October 27th is the 300th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day Catalonia declared independence from Spain; the Democratic Republic of Congo was renamed Zaire, and Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. became the first African-American general in the United States Air Force. Famous October 27th birthdays include Theodore Roosevelt and Duran Duran singer Simon Le Bon. Today is National American Beer Day and National Black Cat Day.
We have 5 holidays listed for October 27.
National American Beer Day
National American Beer Day celebrates distinctly domestic lagers and ales brewed across the country.
National Black Cat Day
Black cats need some positive PR to dispel their reputation as an omen of bad luck.
Geelong Cup Day
The day of the running of the Geelong Cup — a Group 3 thoroughbred horse race.
National Mentoring Day
The perfect time to think of a mentor that shaped you into who you are today.