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January 27th holds significant importance for diverse reasons. It's marked globally as the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a solemn occasion to remember and honor the six million Jews who tragically lost their lives during the Holocaust. On a lighter note, it's also National Geographic Day, National Chocolate Cake Day, and more.

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Interesting Facts of January 27th

  1. 1. Steve Jobs unveiled the first Apple iPad on this day, in 2010.
  2. 2. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27, 1756.
  3. 3. The siege of Leningrad ended after 872 days, this was during World War II on this day in 1944.
  4. 4. NASA astronauts Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Edward H. White, and Roger B. Chaffee died in a disastrous fire during a test of the Apollo 1 spacecraft in 1967.
  5. 5. On January 27, 1880, Thomas Edison received a US Patent for his Electric Incandescent Lamp that would revolutionize lighting.