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October 27 is the 300th day of the year(301st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 65 days remain until the end of the year.

A leap year is a calendar year containing an additional day added to keep the calendar year synchronized with the astronomical or seasonal year. Because seasons and astronomical events do not repeat in a whole number of days, calendars that have the same number of days in each year drift over time with respect to the event that the year is supposed to track. By inserting an additional day or month into the year, the drift can be corrected. A year that is not a leap year is called a common year.

The Gregorian calendar is the calendar used in most of the world. It is named after Pope Gregory XIII, who introduced it in October 1582. The calendar spaces leap years to make the average year 365.2425 days long, approximating the 365.2422-day tropical year that is determined by the Earth's revolution around the Sun. The rule for leap years is:

Every year that is exactly divisible by four is a leap year, except for years that are exactly divisible by 100, but these centurial years are leap years if they are exactly divisible by 400. For example, the years 1700, 1800, and 1900 are not leap years, but the year 2000 is.

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Events

312 Year

Year 312 (CCCXII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Constantinus and Licinianus. The denomination 312 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years. 312 (CCCXII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 312th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 312th year of the 1st millennium, the 12th year of the 4th century, and the 3rd year of the 310s decade. As of the start of 312, the Gregorian calendar was 1 day ahead of the Julian calendar, which was the dominant calendar of the time.

939 Year

Year 939 (CMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar.

Æthelstan 10th-century King of the Anglo-Saxons, King of the English

Æthelstan or Athelstan was King of the Anglo-Saxons from 924 to 927 and King of the English from 927 to 939 when he died. He was the son of King Edward the Elder and his first wife, Ecgwynn. Modern historians regard him as the first King of England and one of the greatest Anglo-Saxon kings. He never married and had no children. He was succeeded by his half-brother, Edmund.

Births

892 Year

Year 892 (DCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar.

Emperor Ai of Tang, also known as Emperor Zhaoxuan (昭宣帝), born Li Zuo, later known as Li Chu, was the last emperor of the Tang dynasty of China. He reigned—as but a puppet ruler—from 904 to 907. Emperor Ai was the son of Emperor Zhaozong.

921 Year

Year 921 (CMXXI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.

Deaths

Year 1269 (MCCLXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar.

Ulrich III, Duke of Carinthia Duke of Carinthia

Ulrich III, Duke of Carinthia, also known as Ulrich III of Spanheim was ruling Lord in the March of Carniola from c. 1249 and Duke of Carinthia from 1256 until his death, the last ruler from the House of Sponheim.

Year 1272 (MCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar.

Holidays and observances

Abbán saint

Abbán moccu Corbmaic, also Eibbán or Moabba, is a saint in Irish tradition. He was associated, first and foremost, with Mag Arnaide and with Cell Abbáin. His cult was, however, also connected to other churches elsewhere in Ireland, notably that of his alleged sister Gobnait.

Saint Abraham the Poor was a fourth-century Egyptian hermit and a saint.

Frumentius Bishop of Aksum

Saint Frumentius was the first bishop of Axum, and is credited with bringing Christianity to the Kingdom of Aksum. He is sometimes known by other names, such as Abuna and Aba Salama.

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