What day of the week was July 27, 2005?

The day of the week July 27th, 2005 fell on was a Wednesday.

Marten Toonder the Dutch author and illustrator (b. 1912) died on this day in 2005.

STS-114: NASA grounds the Space Shuttle the pending an investigation of the continuing problem with the shedding of foam insulation from the external fuel tank. During ascent, the external tank of the Space Shuttle Discovery sheds a piece of foam slightly smaller than the piece that caused the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster; this foam does not strike the spacecraft.