27 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 2nd century BC1st century BC1st century
Decades: 50s BC  40s BC  30s BC  – 20s BC –  10s BC  0s BC  0s
Years: 30 BC 29 BC 28 BC27 BC26 BC 25 BC 24 BC
27 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 27 BC
XXVI BC
Ab urbe condita 727
Ancient Greek era 188th Olympiad, year 2
Assyrian calendar 4724
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −619
Berber calendar 924
Buddhist calendar 518
Burmese calendar −664
Byzantine calendar 5482–5483
Chinese calendar 癸巳(Water Snake)
2670 or 2610
    — to —
甲午年 (Wood Horse)
2671 or 2611
Coptic calendar −310 – −309
Discordian calendar 1140
Ethiopian calendar −34 – −33
Hebrew calendar 3734–3735
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 30–31
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3074–3075
Holocene calendar 9974
Iranian calendar 648 BP – 647 BP
Islamic calendar 668 BH – 667 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar 27 BC
XXVI BC
Korean calendar 2307
Minguo calendar 1938 before ROC
民前1938年
Nanakshahi calendar −1494
Seleucid era 285/286 AG
Thai solar calendar 516–517
Tibetan calendar 阴水蛇年
(female Water-Snake)
100 or −281 or −1053
    — to —
阳木马年
(male Wood-Horse)
101 or −280 or −1052

Year 27 BC was either a common year starting on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday or a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.

Events[change | change source]

  • January 16 – The Roman Senate votes Octavian the title of Augustus. He accepts this honor, having declined the alternative title of Romulus. He is known as Augustus afterwards.
  • Augustus becomes consul for the seventh time. His partner Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa becomes consul for the third time.
  • Augustus, as consul, returns power to the Senate of Rome.
  • Augustus starts a new military reform.
  • Northern statue of the Colossi of Memnon is shattered by an earthquake in Egypt (according to Strabo).

Births[change | change source]

for more information, see Category:27 BC births.

Deaths[change | change source]