July 27 is the 208th day of the year. There are 157 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday (58 in 400 years each) than on Saturday or Sunday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Thursday (56).
+ 1940 – The animated short A Wild Hare is released, introducing the character of Bugs Bunny.
+ 1987 – RMS Titanic Inc. begins the first expedited salvage of wreckage of the RMS Titanic.
+ 1996 – In Atlanta, United States, a pipe bomb explodes at Centennial Olympic Park during the 1996 Summer Olympics.
( Births )
+ 1905 – Leo Durocher, American baseball player and manager (d. 1991)
+ 1931 – Jerry Van Dyke, American actor
+ 1944 – Bobbie Gentry, American singer-songwriter and guitarist