27 BC facts for kids

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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 other calendars
Gregorian calendar 27 BC
Ab urbe condita 727
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4724
Bahá'í calendar -1870–-1869
Bengali calendar -619
Berber calendar 924
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 518
Burmese calendar -664
Byzantine calendar 5482–5483
Chinese calendar 癸巳
— to —
Coptic calendar -310–-309
Ethiopian calendar -34–-33
Hebrew calendar 3734–3735
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 30–31
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3075–3076
Holocene calendar 9974
Iranian calendar 648 BP – 647 BP
Islamic calendar 668 BH – 667 BH
Japanese calendar
Korean calendar 2307
Minguo calendar 1938 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 517

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.


  • 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).


for more information, see Category:27 BC births.


  • Marcus Terentius Varro, Roman scholar (b. 116 BC)

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