What day of the week was July 27, 1917?

The day of the week July 27th, 1917 fell on was a Friday.

Bourvil the French actor and singer (d. 1970) was born on 27 July in 1917.

Emil Theodor Kocher the Swiss physician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1841) died on this day in 1917.

The Allies reach the Yser Canal at the Battle of Passchendaele.